Thursday, May 8, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 8 May 2014

Snip Decision: Africa's Campaign To Circumcise Its Men
Source: NPR All Things Considered

Michelle Obama's hashtag help sign for Nigerian girls irks Twitter critics
Source: Washington Times

How Africa Can Capitalize on Its Progress
Source: Wall Street Journal

South Africans disappointed by growing inequality
Source: Marketplace

Examining the state of media freedom in Southern Africa
Source: Bizcommunity

36 million arrivals and counting: Sub-Saharan Africa keeps growing
Source: TTG Digital

We Must Break Money Transfer Monopolies in Africa, Says WorldRemit
Source: MarketWatch

Cost of Somali piracy falls, but West Africa piracy increasing: Report
Source: Business Insurance

Civil War Invades An Elephant Sanctuary: One Researcher's Escape
Source: NPR Morning Edition

Report says Africa loses 50 bln USD in illicit cash flows
Source: Shanghai Daily

Nigeria, South Africa partner to push intra-African economic integration
Source: Business Day

Security Worries Cloud African Economic Picture
Source: Wall Street Journal

Global cost of Somali piracy 'halved' in 2013
Source: Aljazeera

Let’s reduce trade barriers, Uhuru tells Abuja panel
Source: Daily Nation

Peacekeeping Missions Lack Trust In Central African Republic
Source: NPR Morning Edition

Hell Is an Understatement: A report from the bloody, crumbling Central African Republic
Source: The New Republic

LRA leader within S. Sudan’s disputed region, says UN
Source: Sudan Tribune

An Hour With Africa’s Richest Man
Source: TIME

ANC losing parliamentary seats in South Africa's elections
Source: The Africa Report

France to Keep Troops in Africa Against Extremists
Source: ABC News/AP

China Proposes China-Africa Regional Aviation Plan
Source: Channels

Africa Features High On Emirates Airline Priority List
Source: Wall Street Journal

Fast growing retail and e-commerce in Africa offers Huge potential – DHL
Source: PC Tech

Content nodes to accelerate Africa’s Internet
Source: Biztech Africa

U.S. Team To Assist Nigeria In Locating Kidnapped School Girls
Source: NPR Morning Edition

Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta Helped Launch a “Visa free travel in Africa”
Source: Geeska Afrika

Africa Should Not Follow China's Model, Beijing's Ambassador Says
Source: Forbes

What’s Wrong With the Electrify Africa Act
Source: The Nation