Friday, July 18, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 18 July 2014

Nelson Mandela: Google Doodle honours former South African president and anti-apartheid revolutionary on the 96 anniversary of his birth
Source: The Independent

Sex-for-fish behaviour escalating HIV in Uganda
Source: New Vision

Bono-led relief no cure as Ghana, Zambia consider IMF aid
Source: Sydney Morning Herald

With oil in Uganda means there is huge deposits in Rwanda too – say experts
Source: Rwanda Eye

The struggling African farmer recast as enterprising entrepreneur
Source: Devex

Bringing Solar Power and Hope to the DRC
Source: Africa in Transition

Tulane hosts young African leaders as part of Obama initiative
Source: The Times-Picayune

DRC launches agri-business park in move to revamp farming
Source: The Africa Report

Ethiopian authorities charge nine journalists with terrorism

The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: Far from “Bungled”
Source: Brookings/Africa in Focus

'ICC should drop charges against Kenyatta – for now'
Source: The Guardian

Violence in Mali Continues Despite French Efforts
Source: Voice of America

Kidnapped women, kids sex slaves in DRC
Source: News24

US endorses Morocco's plan on Sahara
Source: Business Standard

Five years in hell: Behind the interview
Source: WTOP

Young African leaders visit Texas
Source: KSAT-TV

Where thieves are siphoning off oil
Source: Business Times

Why the U.S. Is Spending Millions to Circumcise African Men
Source: takepart

Zimbabwean prostitutes collecting sperm to sell to South African sangomas
Source: Nehanda Radio

Across Africa, MSM report low access to basic HIV services
Source: San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

Uganda police abuse street children, says HRW
Source: BBC News

Uhuru welcomes Toyota Corporation’s investment
Source: KBC

South Africa: Missions, Transformation, and the Legacy of Apartheid
Source: Africa in Transition

Uganda’s LGBT and HIV/AIDS activists answer your questions
Source: PBS Newshour

Making a living as a Zimbabwean poet
Source: Radio Netherlands Worldwide

It’s time for Africa again as Hollande starts three-nation visit
Source: France24

Ambassador of hope: Home again in Uganda, a doctor sees progress
Source: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Top UN officials call for effective investment in Africa
Source: Shanghai Daily