Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 4 June 2014

Gabon launches vaccination campaign against polio
Source: StarAfrica

US Lauded in Africa for New Coal Emission Proposal
Source: ABC News/AP

Kanungu leaders row over Museveni visit
Source: The Observer

China Swaps Gusto for Rigor as It Learns From Africa
Source: Bloomberg

Big money for Niger's child brides
Source: BBC News

Total awards $1.1B deal for Nigerian oil rig
Source: UPI

We’ll protect Kenya’s sovereignty at all costs – Uhuru
Source: Capital FM

How African Consumer Habits Are Changing
Source: AFK Insider

Africa rising—Building to the future
Source: Business Day

Forensic Technology Helps Case Against West African Ivory Dealer Accused as a Trafficker
Source: National Geographic

Analyst: Counterterrorism Likely Focus of US-Africa Summit
Source: Voice of America

Grocer Casino to Take E-Commerce Unit to Africa With Bollore
Source: Bloomberg

Africa and the New European Parliament: How Much Change Can We Expect?
Source: Brookings/Africa in Focus

Trio team up to challenge Vodafone’s M-Pesa hold in Africa
Source: Financial Times

Minn. Soldiers Deploy to Horn of Africa
Source: KSTP-TV

Poly students win Africa Day debate competition
Source: New Era

In Mombasa, Africa's first 'alternative currency' helps Kenyans fight poverty
Source: Christian Science Monitor

Africa-Singapore trade worth $11billion
Source: StarAfrica

Fitting Africa into the musical map
Source: Independent Online

Africa should harmonise for broadband: Ericsson
Source: TechCentral

2 Nigerians Makes Forbes Richest Kings in Africa List
Source: Bella Naija

From the Arctic to Africa: Where China’s Wealthy Want to Travel
Source: Wall Street Journal

Experts Highlight Opportunities in Intra-Africa Trade
Source: This Day Live

Why delivering soft infrastructure matters in Africa
Source: Independent Online

Purdue tech creates storage for African crops
Source: Lafayette Journal & Courier

Chief Justice of South Africa: I will protect gay rights despite being against equal marriage
Source: Pink News UK

Chinese firms more cautious about Africa
Source: BDLive

Islamic Development Bank loans $180 million for Africa projects
Source: Business Day

Mbeki goes to core of Africa’s problems
Source: Independent Online

US to name first envoy to Somalia in decades
Source: Aljazeera

Lawmakers See Possible Contractor Issues in Africa as US Quietly Pivots There
Source: Defense News

Goat plague spreads down Africa
Source: Independent Online