Thursday, July 31, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 31 July 2014

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: Judge Thokozile Masipa Has Considerable Testimony To Consider
Source: Sports World News

Michelle Obama Urges Young Africans to Embrace Women's Rights
Source: Voice of America

Trade, Investment, Growth Are Key Issues at US-Africa Summit
Source: Voice of America

Barclays Africa to expand in Nigeria
Source: Business Day

Ambulance fitted to restore eyesight in Togo, West Africa
Source: Tyler Morning Telegraph

Fort Worth doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola virus
Source: KHOU-TV

Liberia shuts all schools as Ebola virus spreads
Source: France24

World’s first malaria vaccine to hit markets soon
Source: Free Malaysia Today

US not looking for permanent military presence in Africa
Source: Business Standard

First lady asks African leaders to change gender attitudes
Source: The Modesto Bee/AP

State Dept. official: Anti-gay laws ‘not consistent’ with African values
Source: Washington Blade

U.S. Africa Summit Leaders Face Weighty Agenda for Continent
Source: United States Institute of Peace

EU, Cameroon Implement Economic Partnership Agreement
Source: Tax-News

President Jonathan Drops Wife From Washington DC Trip, To Travel With 73 Delegates
Source: Sahara Reporters