Thursday, June 19, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 19 June 2014

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

India overtakes US as Nigeria's biggest oil importer
Source: BBC News

President Uhuru Kenyatta tells EU to buy more African goods
Source: Standard Digital

Kenya Travel Warning
Source: U.S. Department of State

Is Africa's meteoric rise to riches sustainable?
Source: Christian Science Monitor

US imposes sanctions on Uganda for anti-gay law
Source: BBC News

“The Chibok Girls—Nigeria’s Side of the Story”
Source: Africa in Transition

Uganda Reserves $8 Billion in Rail Plans for Chinese Bidders
Source: Bloomberg

Poaching elephants: Africa's wars take toll on wildlife
Source: Chicago Tribune

Using outsourcing to help alleviate poverty in Africa and South Asia
Source: The Guardian

Huge demand for ivory threatens to wipe out Africa's elephants
Source: Detroit Free Press

Why illegal fishing off Africa's coast must be stopped
Source: The Guardian

Media Advisory: ‘A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent’
Source: Wake Forest University

Why Crowdfunding Can Fuel Economic Development in Africa

Investors who overlook Africa risk losses
Source: Moneyweb

In Africa Counterterror Pivot, a Focus on ISR
Source: DefenseNews

State bureaucracy slows down Africa’s growth, says report
Source: Standard Digital

Rebranding Africa isn’t just about image
Source: Zambia Daily Mail

Singapore Billionaire Bets Big on Energy in Africa, Asia
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

Africa's Sahel region 'threatened by Islamist violence'
Source: BBC News

Africa’s first online learning platform wins innovation award
Source: Cape Business News

Africa facing terrorism “storm”—Senegalese president
Source: Asharq al-Awsat

UN investigator says thousands flee Eritrea every month
Source: EIN Newsdesk

East Africa's elegant antelope on the verge of bowing out
Source: Christian Science Monitor

Ghana ranked 4th top investment destination in Africa – Report
Source: GhanaWeb

Chinese envoy calls for coherent, effective int'l support for Sahel in tackling security threats
Source: Xinhua

Nigeria’s move to muzzle media invites wrath
Source: Oman Tribune

Facebook Improves Its App By Testing It In Africa
Source: Ubergizmo