Friday, June 6, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 6 June 2014

Central African bloc to grow by up to 5.5 percent this year: IMF
Source: Reuters

AfDB institutes $100bn for industrial development
Source: Punch

Africa is rising and open for business
Source: The Hill

Searching for South Africa's real tip
Source: Stuff

Brazil: missing out in Africa
Source: Financial Times

How South Africa is connected to the global Internet
Source: Moneyweb

Why ending child marriage in Africa can no longer wait
Source: Ahram Online

UN Report Sees No Genocide in C. African Republic
Source: ABC News/AP

The Battle for Africa's Oldest National Park
Source: National Geographic

Nigerian Navy receives two 17 metre Nautic Africa patrol boats
Source: defenceWeb

Why Big Tech Companies Think Africa is a Game-Changer
Source: Equities

FW de Klerk tells YIBC: 'South Africa was an omelette'
Source: Hull Daily Mail

African students association: No one speaks African
Source: Daily American

Columbus Zoo to host fundraiser for water pumps for Africa
Source: Columbus Dispatch

Internet access ‘crucial to education in Africa’
Source: SciDevNet

New TV audience measurement service goes live in Africa
Source: Digital TV Europe

Khloe Kardashian spotted at MTV Africa Music Awards press conference in Durban
Source: Channel 24

West African oil exports set to shrink
Source: Moneyweb

A Boko Haram Enclave in Northeastern Nigeria?
Source: Africa in Transition

Smartphones drives mobile digital revolution in Africa
Source: Daily News

Africa’s Internet Usage To Continue Exponential Growth
Source: Ventures Africa

Fitch Affirms Gabon at 'BB-'; Outlook Stable
Source: Reuters

Tanzania, Burundi to finally waive work permit fees
Source: The Star

AFRICA INVESTMENT-Investors ignore risk in favour of value on Zimbabwe's bourse
Source: Reuters

Kenya: US Embassy increases defenses amid threat
Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer/AP

World Cup to host 21 leaders
Source: New Vision

Are Nigerian Military Officers in Court Martial for Helping Boko Haram?
Source: Africa in Transition

India must refocus on South Africa
Source: NITI Central

Kenya launches direct flights to Abuja
Source: Routes News

South Africa, Long a Haven for African Immigrants, Tightens Rules
Source: Voice of America

Africa - a magnet for investors?
Source: Deutsche Welle

Kenyan Startup Aims to Speed Bitcoin to Africa
Source: Wall Street Journal

Remembering South Africans killed in the Great War: 1914-1918
Source: The South African

Kenyatta charm offensive in the USA
Source: The Indian Ocean Newsletter