Saturday, July 19, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 19 July 2014

South Africa launches limited edition Mandela coins in birthday tribute
Source: GMA News

Witches & wizards issue warning to Boko Haram leader
Source: Bulawayo24

Future African leaders get a crash course in U.S. history
Source: Virginian-Pilot

Sub-Saharan Africa moves up innovations rankings
Source: New Vision

UN decries Africa's high interest rates
Source: Shanghai Daily

Immigrants Forced to Leave Gabon
Source: Voice of America

Inventors struggle to protect patents in Africa
Source: Business Day

Uganda Earns Big From Organic Agriculture
Source: Africa Agribusiness

African ministers meet on Africa’s infrastructure and integration
Source: SpyGhana

$50m Needed To Upgrade Zambian Railways Network
Source: Ventures Africa

Iron County Extension agent helps bring 4-H to Africa
Source: The Daily Globe

Ouattara urges developed countries to bail Africa on climate issues
Source: StarAfrica

Kony’s rebels change tactics to evade hunt
Source: Washington Post

Zone 9 Bloggers Charged by Ethiopian Court for Terrorism
Source: U.S. Department of State

Tourism gets tech savvy in Southern and Eastern Africa
Source: BBC News

Italy PM kicks off Africa tour in Mozambique
Source: Channel NewsAsia

French president in Chad announces new operation of 3,000 French troops in 5 African countries
Source: U.S. News & World Report

Françafrique: François Hollande’s African adventures
Source: The Economist

Oil find to transform East African economies
Source: SpyGhana

Fretting over 'bullying,' 'racism,' African Union to set up own court
Source: Interaksyon/AFP

Baltimore-area natives lift Uganda to success in world lacrosse championships
Source: The Baltimore Sun

Al-Shabab and the origins of East Africa's recent violence
Source: Aljazeera America

Danone Buys 40% of Kenyan Dairy to Expand African Footprint
Source: AgWeb/Farm Journal

France's Hollande Warns of Islamist Threat in W. Africa
Source: Sudan Vision Daily

Persecution of homosexuals in Africa hinders fight against AIDS
Source: Deutsche Welle

China Invests US$620m in Tororo Mining Project

The $10 Billion Pet Cheetah and Chimp Industry
Source: The Daily Beast

Your chocolate addiction is only going to get more (and more, and more) expensive
Source: Washington Post

Boy, 9, marries 62-year-old woman in South Africa
Source: Updated News