Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Africa News Headlines - Special Ebola Edition - 28 October 2014

African students address their peers' misconceptions about Ebola
Source: The Daily Pennsylvanian

Finding Ebola's 'patient zero'
Source: The Guardian/Daily Maverick

New paper Ebola test can detect strains within 30 minutes
Source: UPI

WHO vaccines boss Marie-Paule Kieny signs up as first Ebola trial guinea pig
Source: Biznews.com/Reuters

The real worry isn’t Ebola in New York. It’s Ebola in Mali.
Source: The Washington Post

Virginia's tie to Liberia should bind us in Ebola fight
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Why the Cuomo/Christie Ebola Quarantine is Stupid
Source: Reason

Ebola literacy
Source: Trinidad Express

Ebola: Experienced doctors still rare
Source: IRIN

Ebola ‘infects’ African tourism
Source: Newstime Africa

Ebola's family history revealed
Source: The Daily Mail

Ebola pandemic: Wake-up call for Africa
Source: The Standard

Evaluating Ebola as a Biological Weapon
Source: Forbes

AU offers 2,000 more staff to aid Ebola-hit region
Source: BusinessDay

Travellers with Ebola should not be stigmatised: UN chief
Source: ZeeNews

WHO plans to roll out mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015
Source: Standard Digital/AFP

President Obama: "Focused on the Fight Against Ebola"
Source: The White House

Rap’s newest obsession: Lyrics about Ebola
Source: The Washington Post

Uganda sends more medical personnel to Ebola-hit West Africa
Source: Business Standard

Virginia increases Ebola monitoring of travelers, stops short of mandatory quarantine
Source: Roanoke Times

DP William Ruto calls for African unity in fight against Ebola, terrorism
Source: Standard Digital

Watch (and Cringe): U.S. vs. U.K. Media on Ebola
Source: Reason

New quarantine rules considered for aid workers returning to U.S. from Ebola-stricken region
Source: Washington Post

“Ebola virus will not be gone. It will only be hiding again”
Source: Salon

UN Foundation CEO on 3 untold Ebola stories
Source: Fortune

WHO sending Ebola experts to Mali, 43 people monitored for virus
Source: Reuters

Safari Operators Amend Cancellation Policies to Counter Ebola Panic
Source: Travel Pulse

4 innovative solutions to deliver on education amid Ebola crisis
Source: devex

US Isolates Troops After Ebola Efforts in West Africa
Source: Voice of America

Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads: WHO
Source: Reuters

U.S. Ebola fighters head to Africa, but will the military and civilian effort be enough?
Source: The Washington Post

Fear and indifference leave West Africa desperate for Ebola staff
Source: Reuters

Cuban sent to fight Ebola dies of malaria
Source: New Vision

No runners from Ebola-stricken nations in marathon
Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

Monsters in suits: Ebola's traumatic effect on children
Source: News24

Australia slaps visa ban on Ebola-hit West Africa states
Source: Delhi Daily News

UK Ramps Up Ebola Monitoring in Shipping Industry
Source: International Business Times

Murray State Deferring Applications from Africa
Source: WBKO/AP

Halloween In The Time of Ebola
Source: SitNews

In a Liberian slum swarming with Ebola, a race against time to save two little girls
Source: The Washington Post

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 22 October 2014

Why Ebola Hasn’t Really Spread Across West Africa
Source: TIME

Programs help young women in Kenya flee prostitution
Source: Catholic Online

In defence of globalisation: The moral and liberal case
Source: BusinessDay

France's CanalPlus to Launch Pan-African Entertainment Channel
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Georgetown Remembers Revered SFS Dean Carol Lancaster
Source: Georgetown University

Airtel partners with UNESCO for IT youth training in Gabon
Source: Memeburn

MPs express mixed feelings over Mbabazi taking leave
Source: NTV Uganda

Central African Republic: Forgotten Crisis
Source: Africa in Transition

Challenge to Anti-LGBT Law in Nigeria Dismissed
Source: HRC Blog

Most expensive wines in South Africa
Source: BusinessTech

University of Zimbabwe condemned for kissing ban
Source: BBC News

Doubts over Angola snatching Africa's top oil spot
Source: AFP/Yahoo! News

New tactics needed to tap African demand, experts say
Source: The PIE News/Professionals in International Education

BBC Launches WhatsApp ‘Ebola Lifeline’ Service in West Africa
Source: 10,000 Words

Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda leaders to meet Kiir Wednesday
Source: Radio Tamazuj

Ebola and Marburg
Source: Africa in Transition

Uganda Mulls Rebuilding National Airline
Source: Voice of America

Shell finds gas off the coast of Gabon
Source: UPI

South Sudan leaders sign new peace agreement in Tanzania
Source: Vatican Radio

Chimps Caught in First Known Nighttime Crop Raids
Source: Smithsonian

U.S commends Uganda over Peace Corps program
Source: New Vision

Tanzania to hold referendum on new constitution in April 2015
Source: Reuters

Gabon Telecom to bring 4G to 8 cities in first phase
Source: Telecompaper

Church profits from Amama-Museveni row
Source: The Observer

Minnesota readies Ebola monitoring for travelers from W. Africa
Source: Minnesota Public Radio

Nestle keeps W. Africa plants open, ready to act if Ebola spreads: CEO
Source: Reuters

Lalla Salma Ranks third World’s Most Beautiful First Lady
Source: Morocco World News

Africa News Headlines - Special Ebola Edition - 21 October 2014

Source: Sub-Saharan Monitor

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Africa News Headlines - Special Ebola Edition - 21 October 2014

Woah! Did The Simpsons predict Ebola outbreak 17 years back?
Source: First Post

John Hoffmire: What's the next step in the Ebola crisis?
Source: Deseret News

Ebola vaccine trials could start in Africa in January
Source: USA Today

Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones in support of the fight against Ebola
Source: Biztech Africa

Ebola: Wake up call for Africa to build its own institutions
Source: Nehanda Radio

Cameroon braces-up though Nigeria declared Ebola-free
Source: CRTV

Rwanda to screen U.S. visitors for Ebola
Source: USA Today

Could Ebola Kill Our Chocolate Supply?
Source: Broward/Palm Beach New Times

Ebola hits West Africa food security
Source: IRIN

World Bank hails Uganda over Ebola fight
Source: New Vision

Cocoa industry donates $600K to Ebola prevention
Source: FoodBev.com

Ebola fears: Blame Hollywood?
Source: The Hill

Georgetown professor drops class to become U.S. Ebola coordinator
Source: Georgetown Voice

Plane Of Good Samaritans: Why Fly To (And From) West Africa
Source: North Country Public Radio

Ivory Coast Exporters Ramp Up Cocoa Shipments Amid Ebola Fears
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Ebola’s negative economic impact to spread in Africa
Source: The Malay Mail Online

Army medics' Africa mission to battle Ebola outbreak
Source: Darlington & Stockton Times

Uganda says no fresh cases of Ebola like Marburg virus
Source: Capital FM

Doctors back Kenya fight against Ebola
Source: The Star

“The Hot Zone” and the mythos of Ebola
Source: ScienceBlogs

Could mobile marketing be the key to combating Ebola in Africa?
Source: Bizcommunity.com

Nine "Diseases" CDC Considers More Important Than Ebola
Source: Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog

Navy scientist serves as front line Ebola fighter in Liberia
Source: Stars and Stripes

Cuba pledges more doctors, nurses to fight Ebola in Africa
Source; Myrtle Beach Online

Ugandan leader calls for political mobilization against Ebola
Source; StarAfrica

An Ebola Outbreak Contained: What U.S. And Other Nations Can Learn From Nigeria
Source: Forbes

Ebola Hysteria Fever: A Real Epidemic
Source: Huffington Post

Red Algae Extract Fights Ebola … and HIV, SARS and HCV
Source: Global Research

What the Ebola Experts Miss
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Former ObamaCare adviser: Pentagon’s Ebola team is ‘overkill’
Source: The Hill

U.N. Group Urges China's Wealthy to Fight Ebola
Source: The Wall Street Journal

In Fight to Stop Ebola, Nigeria Got Right Everything America Got Wrong
Source: The Cable

New Africa Books - Special Ebola Edition for 20 October 2014
Source: Sub-Saharan Monitor

Monday, October 20, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 20 October 2014

Erasing infrastructure deficit key to Africa’s growth, development – UN official
Source: UN News Centre

Africa Is Today's Attractive Destination For Increased Investment
Source: Government of Ghana

What’s motivating the Boko Haram cease-fire? – Part 2
Source: PBS Newshour

Rwanda to host 7th regional oil summit
Source: East African Business Week

India Planning To Invest More In Africa
Source: InSerbia News

IGAD-led South Sudan peace talks delayed again
Source: Radio Tamazuj

US Sets New Protocols for Ebola Health Workers
Source: Voice of America

Amama Mbabazi takes leave of NRM Secretary-General's office
Source: NTV Uganda

Nigeria Declared Ebola-Free by WHO
Source: The Wall Street Journal

African young achiever advises Michelle Obama
Source: The New Age

Julius Nyerere to land posthumous Catholic sainthood?
Source: NewsDay

Oscar Pistorius could be held in the same prison in Pretoria as Radovan Krejcir
Source: The Daily Mail

Kenyan girls trading sex for food: One woman's battle to help
Source: The Star

Nigeria saw off Ebola but fraud and Boko Haram plague country
Source: Financial Times

South Africa enlists Bank of China to help pull in Chinese investment
Source: South China Morning Post

Brussels strikes trade deal with East Africa
Source: Undercurrent News

Africa’s Sugar Ambitions Turn Sour
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Aliko Dangote on Development: 'Africa Needs Trade, Not Aid'
Source: Nigerian Bulletin

Ebola’s Economic Fallout Can’t Be Quarantined in Africa
Source: Bloomberg

Kenya among top 5 African aviation markets, says report
Source: Standard Digital

East Africa Targets Inclusive Prosperity for All
Source: CNBC Africa

New Africa Books - Special Ebola Edition for 20 October 2014

Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen

Release Date: October 20, 2014
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90 percent of its victims. In between these outbreaks, it is untraceable, hiding deep in the jungle. The search is on to find Ebola’s elusive host animal. And until we find it, Ebola will continue to strike. Acclaimed science writer and explorer David Quammen first came near the virus while he was traveling in the jungles of Gabon, accompanied by local men whose village had been devastated by a recent outbreak. Here he tells the story of Ebola—its past, present, and its unknowable future.

Extracted from Spillover by David Quammen, updated and with additional material.

David Quammen has been honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters and is the recipient of a John Burroughs Medal and the National Magazine Award. He is the author of The Song of the Dodo (1997), Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic (2013), The Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest (forthcoming, 2015), and The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution (2007), among other books.

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Ebola Virus Disease: From Epidemic To Pandemic: What You Should Know by Thomas Jerome Baker

Release Date: October 12, 2014
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

With news of the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S., the public is on edge and trying to find fast answers about just how vulnerable they are to the deadly virus. This book provides answers from the most reliable sources possible from a wide variety of perspectives: social, economic, health and medical.

Thomas Jerome Baker was president of TESOL Chile during 2010-2011. He is the head of the English Department at Colegio Internacional SEK in Santiago, Chile. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as a reviewer and as the HETL Ambassador for Chile. Baker is author of The Spelling Bee for EFL Teachers (2012), Teaching Debate in Chile: Age of Wisdom, Season of Light, Spring of Hope (2012), How to Teach Debating: Theory & Practical Handbook for the Non-Native Teacher, Debate Coach & International English Language Learner Worldwide (2013), and How to Coach a Debate Team (2012), among other works.

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Ebola Crisis: Its Origins, Treatment, & Future in the U.S. and the World by Joseph Spark

Release Date: October 14, 2014
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

In March 2014, an outbreak of Ebola was reported in Guinea. This is the first time the disease had hit this country and locals as well as health authorities were admittedly ill prepared to deal with the menace. Therefore, the virus spread rapidly throughout several communities in the country. Reports indicate that the first victim was a child who died late in 2013. The infections soon spread to other countries including Sierra Leone, Liberia and Senegal.

Joseph Spark is author of ISIS Taking Over the Middle East: The Rise of Middle Eastern Supremacy-ISIS/ISIL (2014), Best Places to Retire: United States vs. the World (2014), Police vs. The Public: Brutality Or Justice (2014), and Facts You Need to Know About the Ebola Crisis (2014), among other works.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 14 October 2014

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Fight Ebola Outbreak
Source: The Wrap

"Africa Week" kicks off with top UN officials calling for integrated, peaceful continent
Source: Shanghai Daily

Ebola threatens chocolate
Source: Politico

Uganda to honour Ebola, Marburg medics
Source: New Vision

Frequently unanswered questions about Ebola
Source: Houston Chronicle

The rise of the "baksheesh state" in Ethiopia
Source: Somalilandpress

Uganda to Take Mineral Ownership from Landowners
Source: Voice of America

New film inspires with story about Zambian soccer
Source: Daily Trojan

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete would be 'vulnerable in jail'
Source: BBC News

10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen, WHO warns
Source: WABC-TV

Appraising Gains Of US-Africa Leaders’ Summit
Source: The Nigerian Observer

Tanzania to grant citizenship to 200,000 Burundi refugees
Source: eNCA

Church leaders arrested over noise pollution in Rwanda
Source: StarAfrica

Most hectares of organic land in Africa found in Uganda
Source: Fresh Plaza

Kenyan Ali Mazrui Remembered as Great Pan-Africanist
Source: Voice of America

Process to eject Mbabazi from secretary general job starts
Source: New Vision

Prepare for a stronger Africa at UN climate talks, says Congo envoy
Source: RTCC

Somaliland: Our Country is Open for Business” President Silanyo
Source: Somaliland Sun

ISU is playing an inspiring role in impoverished areas of Uganda
Source: The Des Moines Register

Maroc Telecom CEO granted audience with Ali Bongo ahead of Gabon Telecom 4G launch
Source: TeleGeography

Seven ways you know you're an African, according to Jacob Zuma
Source: Mail & Guardian

Cameroon joint venture expands Woodside international exploration
Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Uganda, Rwanda to promote East Africa as single Tourism destination
Source: New Vision

South African judge who fought against apartheid defends 'activist judges'
Source: Columbia Missourian

Porn decision on hold
Source: IT Web

Porn plot thickens after Icasa slip-up
Source: IOL/Cape Times

Africa Week underway at UN HQ
Source: defenceWeb

Controversy dogs Tanzania's draft constitution‏
Source: World Bulletin

Mbabazi tells youth that ambition is not bad
Source: NTV Uganda

Africa News Headlines - Special Ebola Edition - 13 October 2014
Source: Sub-Saharan Monitor

Monday, October 13, 2014

Africa News Headlines - Special Ebola Edition - 13 October 2014

Male Ebola survivors: No sex or wear a condom for 3 months
Source: Detroit Free Press

9 questions you were too afraid to ask about Ebola
Source: Vox

Frequently asked questions about Ebola
Source: Chicago Tribune

Sex in a time of Ebola
Source: The Washington Post

Ebola: Statistics about the deadly virus
Source: Coventry Telegraph

Ebola may pose risk to Africa Cup of Nations
Source: Sunday World

Ebola epidemic 'could lead to failed states', warns WHO
Source: BBC News

Ebola to cost MSF nearly $60m this year
Source: News24

Another Side-Effect of Ebola: Headaches For An Ohio University Professor
Source: WOUB Public Media

How to protect yourself from Ebola: 10 top tips to avoid the deadly disease
Source: Daily Mirror

UN budget committee approves funding for UN Ebola response mission
Source: UN News Centre

Are dogs a risk for Ebola transmission to humans?
Source: Outbreak News Today

Report: Not All Ebola Patients Will Display A Fever
Source: The Daily Caller

'We are late, but not too late to fight and win this battle,' against Ebola – UN
Source: UN News Centre

Why is Ebola being treated as an 'African disease?'
Source: Mail & Guardian

UVa panel discusses Ebola; local sites have contingency plans
Source: The Daily Progress

Liberians cope with the fear and realities of Ebola
Source: CBS Evening News

Can all US hospitals safely treat Ebola?
Source WBTW News 13

Ebola deflating hopes for 3 poor African economies
Source: AP/NWI.com

University Holds Interdisciplinary Symposium on Ebola Crisis
Source: Georgetown University

The many flaws of airports' Ebola screenings
Source: Crain's Chicago Business

UVa researchers identify structure in Ebola virus
Source: The Daily Progress

Ebola in UK: 'Don't Panic' says virus expert at University of Northampton
Source: Northants Herald & Post

Letter From a Spanish Ebola Expert in Sierra Leone
Source: The World Post

Why Isn't Silicon Valley Doing More to Fight Ebola?
Source: The Daily Beast

Majority of Americans Want Flights Banned From Ebola Countries: Survey
Source: NBC News

Obama reviews foreign, domestic response to Ebola
Source: Lynchburg News & Advance

Virginia Congressman Robert Hurt discusses Africa policy, Ebola threat, and AGOA
Source: Examiner.com

Ebola Panic Is Worse Than the Disease
Source: The Daily Beast

UPDATED: UVa. Patient Tests Negative For Ebola
Source: Newsplex

5 Ugandans in isolation over Marburg virus
Source: News24

Ebola airport screenings may seem intrusive, but they’re legal, experts say
Source: PBS Newshour/AP

Liberia healthcare workers demand Ebola hazard pay
Source: Oman Tribune

UVa Is Now Banning All Student Travel to Ebola Countries
Source: InTheCapital

UN agency: Ebola cuts food in Sierra Leone
Source: AP/Townhall.com

Obama, Ban call for more 'robust' fight against Ebola
Source: AFP/Rappler

Read this to get a better understanding of how Ebola spreads
Source: Reuters

Richmond clinic evaluating whether patient is at risk of Ebola
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Thursday, October 2, 2014

New Africa Book of the Day - 2 October 2014

Broadcasting the End of Apartheid: Live Television and the Birth of the New South Africa, by MJ Evans

Release Date: October 2, 2014
Publisher: I. B. Tauris

South Africa came late to television; when it finally arrived in the late 1970s the rest of the world had already begun to shun the country because of apartheid. While the ruling National Party feared the integrative effects of television, they did not foresee how exclusion from globally unifying broadcasts would gradually erode their power. Throughout the apartheid-era South Africa was barred from participating in some of television's greatest global attractions, including sporting events such as the Olympics and contests such as Miss World. After apartheid, and with the release of Nelson Mandela from prison – itself one of the world's most memorable media events, came a proliferation of large-scale live broadcasts that attracted the admiration of the rest of the world. At the same time, the country was permitted to return to international competition. These events were pivotal in shaping and consolidating the country's emerging post-apartheid national identity. Broadcasting the End of Apartheid assesses the socio-political effect of live broadcasting on South Africa's transition to democracy. MJ Evans argues that just as print media had a powerful influence on the development of Afrikaner nationalism, so the 'liveness' of television helped to consolidate the 'newness' of the post-apartheid South African national identity.

MJ Evans teaches journalism and media studies courses at the University of Cape Town. She has written for the Mail & Guardian and the Argus and won a 2008 travel writing award from the Sunday Independent.

Speeches to the United Nations General Assembly by African Leaders - Part IV

Nearly every sitting African head of state has spoken during the opening debate of the 69th United Nations General Assembly.

Here are brief excerpts from the speeches delivered by heads of state or their representatives on Saturday, September 27, with links to the full reported remarks, in chronological order.

For the speeches by African leaders that were delivered on  Wednesday, September 24, see this previous post. For those from Thursday, September 25, see this post. For speeches from Friday, September 26, click here.

His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
President, Republic of Mali

[UN summary] "Terrorist attacks were on the rise in Libya, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tunisia and the Middle East, he said, expressing regret that terrorism was taking root under the name of religion. The Malian crisis in 2012 had led to the adoption of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel. Ministers for Foreign Affairs in the region had decided to meet every six months. At the second meeting in Bamako on 16 May, the Malian Road Map had been adopted. He also expressed concern about extremists in Syria and Iraq, particularly the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), calling for the implementation of relevant United Nations resolutions. His country was committed to cutting the flow of illegal light and small weapons, a factor contributing to violence. The Arms Trade Treaty as a genuine step forward."

His Excellency Salva Kiir
President, Republic of South Sudan

"The conflict in South Sudan is purely a political struggle for power -- not an ethnic conflict as reported. The citizens displaced by the conflict, especially in the three States of Jonglei, Unity, and Upper Nile, have sought refuge in the neighbouring states of Lakes, Warrap, Central Equatoria, and Eastern Equatoria, and in the neighbouring countries. These innocent victims of the conflict urgently need and deserve humanitarian assistance. We, therefore, thank the United Nations, the Government of Norway and the other stakeholders for organizing the Donor Conference in Oslo, Norway, in May 2014, to support our humanitarian needs. We also deeply appreciate and welcome the High-level Ministerial Meeting on South Sudan, which the UN organized in the margin of the 69th Session of UN-GA on 25 September 2014 during which a number of donors made [pledges] of support. My Government is fully committed to render humanitarian access and has taken the necessary measures to facilitate access for Humanitarian Agencies."

Her Excellency Catherine Samba-Panza
President, Transitional Government of the Central African Republic

[UN summary] "On the humanitarian front, she said that the number of internally displaced persons had dropped; 81 per cent had left the camps and returned to their communities. Yet, the situation was generally concerning as it hinged on fragile security. The conflict had cut the country's economic growth rate by 36 per cent in 2013, plunging it into recession. She expressed hope that the agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on rapid disbursement of funds would put the country on a path of growth. On the political front, she had focused on "disarming hearts and minds" through national reconciliation. The Ebola outbreak and the spread of Boko Haram and the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, terrorist groups in neighbouring Nigeria and Cameroon were also worrying."

His Excellency Prosper Bazombanza
Vice-President, Republic of Burundi

[UN summary] "His Government was preparing for the upcoming presidential and general elections, scheduled to begin in May 2015, he said. Owing to the adoption of a road map for the various political parties, the elections should be transparent, free and democratic. Parliament already had adopted the electoral code. The Independent National Electoral Commission announced the elections schedule last June. Among his Government’s efforts towards good governance was a law passed by Parliament to set up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission under the 2000 Arusha Agreement. Consultations were under way for the election of its 11 commissioners. In addition, an ad hoc committee for the selection of candidates had been established by general consensus."

His Excellency Oldemiro Marques Balói
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Republic of Mozambique

"The principle of the right to self-determination continues to be central to the full enjoyment of human rights. In this context, the United Nations ought to continue to be engaged in the fulfillment of these rights by the peoples of Palestine and Western Sahara.

"Mozambique reiterates its full support to a just and lasting solution to the problem of Palestine through peaceful means, in accordance with the International Law and all the relevant Resolutions of the United Nations.

"On the Western Sahara, we note with encouragement the new initiative taken by the Chairperson of the African Union to appoint H.E. Joaquim Alberto Chissano, former President of the Republic of Mozambique, as a Special Envoy to the P5+Spain, an effort to step up the search for a solution that will ensure the fulfilment of the right of the Saharaoui people to self-determination, to which Mozambique reaffirms its unconditional support."

Africa News Headlines for 2 October 2014

Oscar Pistorius' iPad Included 'Free Mobile Porn' Visit Day Before He Killed Girlfriend, Report
Source: Sports World News

Ebola and Counterinsurgency—A Struggle for Legitimacy
Source: Africa in Transition

Museveni calls for value addition in mining industry
Source: New Vision

Q&A: YALI Fellow Amadou “Chico” Cissoko Talks African Innovation
Source: AFK Insider

US increases cap on duty-free apparel from Africa
Source: just-style

Here Are The Economic Effects Of The Worsening Africa Ebola Outbreak
Source: Africa in Focus

Rugunda sworn in as PM, sets out priorities
Source: New Vision

Nigeria’s Boko Haram and Heavy Weapons
Source: Africa in Transition

Africans attacked in Delhi: Envoys seek 'fair probe'
Source: Hindustan Times

12 Africans Shortlisted For UK Engineering Innovation Awards
Source: Ventures Africa

Stocks Looking for the Next Big Africa Oil Gusher in Namibia
Source: Small Cap Network

Uganda to showcase 14 projects at London summit
Source: New Vision

Free giveaways planned for Equatorial Guinea's .gq domain
Source: IT Web Africa

Boko Haram leader dismisses claims of his death in new video
Source: Yahoo!7 News

Elephant conservation: The need for political will
Source: Daily Maverick

Tanzania to ban public officials from holding private sector jobs
Source: Reuters

UN General Assembly President welcomes multilateral fight against terror
Source: Xinhua

'Together we can make a difference,' says General Assembly President, previewing work ahead
Source: India Blooms

Owners will lose rights over mineral-rich land - Museveni
Source: Daily Monitor