Monday, May 5, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 5 May 2014

Gabon expects output boost
Source: Upstream

China vows to avoid 'colonial' path in Africa. What will it do instead?
Source: Christian Science Monitor

An Unholy Alliance in East Africa

Trade with Africa will double by 2020, Li Keqiang tells Ethiopia conference
Source: South China Morning Post

China, Ethiopia PMs launch Ethiopia's 1st-ever expressway
Source: Turkish Press

Kenya’s Polygamy Problem
Source: Slate

Microfinance: A little goes a long way
Source: The Daily Progress

Japan, African nations renew vow to join hands in developing Africa
Source: Kyodo News International

The Green War on Africans
Source: National Review Online

Thousands gather for Africa Bike Week
Source: IOL

Beer, banks and cement: Global companies tapping into Africa’s emerging growth pole
Source: Business Day

Inventor battles unsafe drinking water in Africa
Source: USA Today

Africa and Europe need a stable Libya, seminar told
Source: The Irish Times

What role for US in efforts to rescue Nigeria's kidnapped girls?
Source: Alaska Dispatch

African nations assured of continued flow of aid
Source: The Japan Times

US Signs Long-Term Lease for Military Base in Djibouti
Source: Voice of America

DHL optimistic about Africa's retail industry future
Source: New Business Ethiopia

Etisalat to sell African business for $650m
Source: The Peninsula

Apollo signs farm-in over Gabon gold project
Source: Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Bomb attacks: Kenya deputy president blames judges
Source: Washington Post/AP