Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 19 August 2014

Plan early, Uganda sports federations urged
Source: Kawowo

Gender Commission criticises Uhuru’s Envoys list
Source: Kenya Satellite Network

United Nations warns Nigeria on dangers of open defecation
Source: The Guardian

UN predicts rapid urbanization in Uganda
Source: New Vision

African elephant numbers collapsing
Source: Nature

Legalising prostitution could 'boost' SA's economy
Source: Eyewitness News

Biggest porn watchers in SA revealed
Source: mybroadband

Museveni to water down anti-gay law
Source: Legalbrief Today

Africa needs ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ projects
Source; Business Day

Uganda criminalises HIV transmission
Source: GayNZ.com

The President of Gabon meets with Eni’s CEO
Source: Energy Global

Africa' top business school goes on show in Johannesburg
Source: Bizcommunity

Nigeria-South Africa forum to discuss intra-African trade
Source: SouthAfrica.info

Ugandan President Says Humanities Are Useless; Here’s Why He’s Wrong
Source: Ventures Africa

Partnership with Lagos is for skill acquisition, capacity building – Nigerite
Source: Business Day

UPDF Somalia troops not paid for six months
Source: The Observer

Ugandan archbishop acknowledges gays are “human beings”
Source: Metro Weekly

Arusha college launches degree in good governance
Source: Daily News

African Writers Rip U.S. Summit, Asking ‘For Whose Benefit?’
Source: Black Press USA

Middle Class in Nigeria, Others to Balloon, Says Standard Bank
Source: This Day Live

Crude Oil from Africa Surging to Decrease Dependency on Middle East
Source: Business Korea

Can South Africa's Tourism Boom Survive Its Own Government's Regulations?
Source: Travel Pulse

In Rural Kenya, Pressure Builds Against Female Circumcision
Source: Big News Network/VOA

Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law Masks The Real Scandal – 
A Growing Western Child Sex Trade In Africa
Source: The Daily Caller

Post US-Africa Summit Analysis: Kenya Won The Beauty Pageant
Source: AFK Insider

Ten Books for Approaching Religious Conflict in Nigeria
Source: Africa in Transition

Angola’s Benguela rail project is complete, says construction firm
Source: Out-Law.com

Diplomatic appointments unconstitutional, Uhuru told
Source: News24