Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 15 July 2014

‘Democracy dividend’ bringing real economic growth to Africa
Source: The Yorkshire Post

Oscar Pistorius allegedly involved in drunken altercation at South Africa nightclub
Source: UPI

Uhuru's rockstar cousin to tour with Linkin Park
Source: The Star

It’s official: No more Malawi arrests under anti-gay laws
Source: Erasing 76 Crimes

Two African Obituaries: Dikko and Gordimer
Source: Africa in Transition

Uganda destined for middle income status - PM
Source: New Vision

Has Kenya Destroyed the ICC?
Source: Foreign Policy

Zimbabwe sex workers flood Botswana
Source: Bulawayo24

Botswana refuses to register sex workers’ association
Source: StarAfrica

WATCH: Four Youth Arrested, Forced to Explain Gay Sex in Equatorial Guinea
Source: The Advocate

How a piece of apartheid history became jewelry
Source: Quartz

Local man builds a hospital in Africa, with help of retired St. Vincent priest
Source: Akron Beacon Journal

University Of Ghana’s Institute Of African Studies Hosts 2014 MILEAD Fellows Institute
Source: Government of Ghana

Africa's next generation of leaders learns from UTSA entrepreneurship curriculum
Source: UTSA Today

Chinese president pledges to further ties with South Africa
Source: Xinhuanet

Johannesburg – A world class African city?
Source: Moneyweb

New partnership to support 10,000 new PhDs in Africa
Source: Punch

France to deploy troops across Africa's Sahel region
Source: Aljazeera America

New Contraceptive Shot Being Released in Africa
Source: New York Times

Who Aids Whom? Exposing the True Story of Africa’s $192 Billion Losses
Source: Think Africa Press

Aid to Africa: donations from west mask '$60bn looting' of continent
Source: The Guardian

No Quick End in Sight for Ebola Epidemic in West Africa
Source: Voice of America

Mozambique receives US$78.8 million from OPEC fund
Source: Macauhub

Uganda: Dissidents begin to shake Museveni’s base
Source: The Africa Report

Amnesty Calls on Kenya for Justice Six Years After Poll Violence
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

Nairobi county, Chinese automaker Foton ink deal to improve public transport
Source: Global Post

Tetra Tech Wins USAID Contract to Assist Power Africa - Analyst Blog
Source: NASDAQ

Nelson Mandela protégé and figure of conscience bows out of S. Africa politics
Source: Christian Science Monitor

The Virginia Man Who Crowned Himself King In Africa Is Much More Serious Than You Think
Source: Business Insider Australia

Sub Saharan Africa Film Festival With Femi Kuti
Source: SpyGhana