Monday, July 14, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 14 July 2014

Nadine Gordimer, South African author, dies at 90
Source: BBC News

U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Approaches, Website Goes Live
Source: The White House

Cape Town carves out new African art museum
Source: eNCA

Are These New Rules A Lift For Uranium?

Malala meets parents of abducted girls
Source: IOL News

Africa battles to get games on phones
Source: IT Web

Africa looks to youth for future development
Source: African Brains

Swaziland: Africa's last absolute monarchy
Source: Deutsche Welle

Dartmouth College welcomes fellows from Africa
Source: WCAX

Maputo regains its place as a trade hub for Southern Africa
Source: Macauhub

Power grid will be set up in West Africa – Mahama
Source: CitiFMOnline

CPJ urges respect for media freedom in South Africa
Source: Committee to Protect Journalists

Globeleq completes 138MW Jeffreys Bay wind farm in South Africa
Source: Energy Business Review

Cold Nights in Africa: How Temperature Threatens Birds
Source: NatGeo Newswatch

US father takes unclaimed African kingdom so his daughter can be a princess
Source: The Telegraph

Chinese firms indulging in corrupt practices in Africa: Envoy
Source: Business Standard

US offers Egypt late invite to Africa summit
Source: Channel NewsAsia

Lack of equity: A cause of many conflicts in Africa
Source: Sudan Tribune

China bemoans its people’s behavior in Africa—including undergarment ivory smuggling
Source: Quartz

External forces responsible for Africa’s instability – Wynter Kabimba
Source: Lusaka Times

Wealthy Somalis Flout Kenyan Law to Have Daughters Circumcised
Source: Bloomberg

Kenya begins potentially painful civil service shake-up
Source: Standard Digital

China Touts $14.4 Billion in Foreign Aid, Half of Which Went to Africa
Source: The Wall Street Journal

President Uhuru says role of women in Government to grow
Source: Standard Digital