Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 18 June 2014

Gabon's Bongo struggles to transform African oil republic
Source: Reuters

Trees could boost crop yield in Africa
Source: Environmental Research Web

Is South Korea An Outlier For Trade In South Africa?
Source: Mondaq

Bob Geldof leads talk of Africa as next big aquaculture hub
Source: Undercurrent News

Africa Energy Forum kicks off in Istanbul
Source: Global Post/Xinhua

Paving the way for private sector growth
Source: The Africa Report

Genetically-engineered 'super bananas' could save millions of lives in Africa
Source: Yahoo! News

Chinese VP in Zambia to boost ties with Africa's copper giant
Source: The Business Times

Chimpanzees stealing crops in parts of Africa
Source: CBBC

On visit to Kenya, Liberman vows to help Africa fight terror
Source: The Times of Israel

African firm is selling pepper-spray bullet firing drones
Source: BBC News

Barrick Gold Unit Is Accused of Bribery in Africa
Source: Wall Street Journal

Guest post: how fast is Africa really growing?
Source: Financial Times

The U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit: Building a Strategy Together with Africa
Source: Africa in Focus/Brookings Institution

Doctors Aren't Sure How To Stop Africa's Deadliest Ebola Outbreak
Source: NPR

China zeroes in on investment pattern for Africa
Source: WantChinaTimes

Metals of Africa secures exploration funding
Source: African Mining

Two years jail for Togolese ivory smuggler 'Le Patron'
Source: AFP

Cementing Africa’s future: The rise and rise of Africa’s richest man
Source: Daily Maverick

Nigerians Despair as Search for Girls Stalls
Source: The Wall Street Journal

African Heads Summit in US: Black Americans Must be Proactive
Source: The African Executive

EXCLUSIVE: ICC to UN: Investigate Your Alleged Coverups in Darfur
Source: Foreign Policy/The Cable

Kenya, Corruption, and Terrorism
Source: The Huffington Post

Nigeria's Bid to Cut Oil Smuggling
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Nigeria: What Time Is It?
Source: Africa in Transition

Forget your wallet, text messaging is the way to go.
Source: Marketplace