Sunday, July 6, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 6 July 2014

Kidnapped Nigerian girls escape from Boko Haram abductors - reports
Source: The Independent

Akin Bello wins Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa
Source: WorldStage

US military Africa chief: Chaos in Libya is destabilizing the region
Source: Asharq Al-Awsat

Equatorial Guinea leader's son Obiang loses legal case against French magazine
Source: RFI English

Video footage shows Pistorius re-enacting killing
Source: NBC29

Senegal prime minister sacked
Source: Aljazeera

Uganda taxpayers to pay for Kutesa’s one-year stay in New York
Source: The London Evening Post

Cape schoolgirls in animal porn shock
Source: IOL News

Muhwezi envious of Mbabazi – ex minister Hope Mwesigye
Source: The Observer

Malaria Remains A Threat In Southern Africa
Source: Bernama

African Youth and the Job Market: Asset or Liability?
Source: Fair Observer

13 Nigerian banks make top 1000 world ranking, lead Africa
Source: The Guardian Nigeria

Philippines, S. Africa in air talks
Source: Business World Online

Avoid unhealthy competition, PM tells universities
Source: New Vision

Gambian passport is 5th most powerful in Africa – report
Source: Star Africa

Ugandan president accuses sex as root of African problems
Source: Business Standard

Guinea-Bissau gets new government
Source: IOL News

Ugandans celebrate Pride in secret, despite anti-gay laws
Source: Gay Star News

Could it be that African farmers are seeking new jobs?
Source: GhanaWeb

Uganda salutes USA Independence
Source: New Vision

No visa required: Africa’s most powerful passports
Source: How We Made It in Africa

Nine low-income African countries win funding to transform renewable energy services
Source: Star Africa

Into Africa: Capturing unforgettable memories on a photo expedition
Source: The Anniston Star

Malawi celebrates fifty years of independence
Source: Aljazeera

Electrify, energize and power Africa: Partnering with Africa for the long run
Source: Business Day

Jill Biden Travels to East Congo on Africa Tour
Source: ABC News

This time for Africa: why India must woo this continent
Source: Hindustan Times

Uganda army kills 41 'tribal gunmen' near DRC
Source: Aljazeera

Airtel to work with Government in developing ICT and help fight Ebola
Source: PC Tech Magazine

Unrefined oil politics: How close links to Mbabazi cost Chinese US$3bn deal
Source: The Independent