Thursday, June 12, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 12 June 2014

Sex toys may be illegal in many African states but social taboos are fading
Source: The Guardian

Afreximbank to inject over $18m into Gabonese economy
Source: StarAfrica

African Wildlife Conservation and Kenya’s Wildlife Policy Act
Source: Africa in Transition

Total starts new oil operations in Angola
Source: UPI

FEATURE: Is there enough funding for startups in Africa?
Source: HumanIPO

Canada not exploiting competitive advantages to boost African trade: forum told
Source: Montreal Gazette

Economic and Financial Integration, a Must for Africa: Moroccan Minister
Source: Morocco World News

Africa-America Institute Begins Conversations on Africa Series in Washington
Source: Sierra Express Media

Nigeria’s Internally Displaced Population a Humanitarian Disaster Waiting to Happen
Source: Africa in Transition

Made In Africa, Duty-Free In The US, And About To Expire. Will the Sun Set On AGOA?
Source: AFK Insider

Germany adopts new Africa policy: ambassador
Source: Global Post/Xinhua

Hillary Clinton says in memoir that there's very little U.S. military presence in Africa
Source: Tampa Bay Times/Politifact

Kenya, Israel to resume direct flights after 12 years
Source: World Bulletin

Towards Making Africa an Innovation Hub
Source: This Day Live

Zimbabwe leads Africa in literacy
Source: Bulawayo 24

What Africa's children need to succeed
Source: The Guardian

Is Brazil losing interest in Africa?
Source: Eye Witness News

Q&A with the South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool
Source: Africa Agribusiness

Terrorism threat cripples Kenya's tourism industry
Source: Sowetan

West Africa needs to look at partially decriminalising drugs, says thinktank
Source: The Guardian

Why a U.S. Partnership with Africa Makes Sense
Source: Institutional Investor

Africa and West pledge more support in war against Boko Haram
Source: Reuters Canada

MasterCard Index Ranks Africa’s Cities with Highest Growth Potential
Source: StarAfrica

Africa and the FIFA World Cup - a historical journey
Source: GhanaWeb

Metals of Africa raises funds; focus on Rio Mazoe Project in Mozambique
Source: Proactive Investors Australia

Meet Ranger Jay: The extraordinary adventures of Jay Katzen
Source: Anchorage Press

Engaging Wall Street On Power Africa
Source: 3BL Media