Sunday, May 4, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 4 May 2014

US offers $30M to Congo for upcoming elections
Source: Herald-Standard

FedEx acquires Supaswift businesses in Southern Africa
Source: Arabian Supply Chain

Retro rhetoric keeps red flag flying in South Africa
Source: DAWN

Kenyan Capital Hit by Blasts a Day After Explosions in Port City
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

Nigeria’s homegrown hydrocarbons sector needs international capital to grow
Source: Financial Times

Nigeria Becomes Biggest Importer Of Kerosene From US
Source: Ventures Africa

DR Congo opens one of Africa's largest gold mines
Source: New Vision

‘Theft and sabotage’ lead Nigeria into an oil crisis
Source: Financial Times

Childhood fascination with Africa becomes annual trek for Tucson woman
Source: Arizona Daily Star

Once lauded as model, Turkey's Africa initiative loses momentum
Source: Today's Zaman

McCarrick on a mission for peace in Africa
Source: Washington Post/AP

THE CHATTER: It doesn't pay to connect Africa's poor to the grid
Source: BDLive

Museveni receives award for promoting trade
Source: New Vision

IGAD firmly in control of South Sudan talks, says President Uhuru Kenyatta
Source: Standard Digital

Japan vows to steadily implement $32 billion in aid for Africa
Source: Global Post

China Premier Arrives in Africa Eyeing Better Ties
Source: ABC News/AP

After Kerry talks, Kiir briefs Uhuru in Nairobi
Source: News Kenya

This Troubling Image Explains Why So Many People Are Angry With Erykah Badu
Source: PolicyMic