Thursday, December 11, 2014

Africa News Headlines for 11 December 2014

UN Launches International Decade Of People Of African Descent
Source: Bernama

Nigerian Ex-Ruler Buhari Wins Opposition Presidential Ticket
Source: Voice of America

Dissident ‘choirboy’: Rwandan gospel star on trial
Source: Aljazeera

The Radio Battle to Educate Ebola’s Kids
Source: The Daily Beast

Ebola outbreak: Vaccine trial put on hold
Source: The Independent

More Ebola victims found in Sierra Leone
Source: UPI

US Analysts Weigh Nigeria, Russia Arms Deal
Source: This Day Live

Lesotho parties sign electoral pledge
Source: The Citizen

S. Africa pledges to address power outages
Source: Global Post/Xinhua

Uganda launches food aid initiative to South Sudan
Source: New Vision

Sioux Falls group brings relief to South Sudan
Source: Argus Leader

Uhuru to switch on Sh6bn lighting project for Nairobi
Source: Capital FM

Low grid capacity dampens Nigeria’s trans-African power export hope
Source: Business Day

Seychelles accepted as a member of the World Trade Organisation
Source: Seychelles News Agency

Ethiopian voted as The Best Airline to Africa by Premier Traveler Magazine Survey
Source: Ethiosports

Museveni in Kenya for Northern Corridor Summit
Source: New Vision

South Korea avails US$25m loan for Mozambican hospital
Source: StarAfrica

South African president begins state visit to China
Source: Capital FM

Kenya, Ethiopia sign border security agreement
Source: StarAfrica

What we can learn from Tanzania’s hidden socialist history
Source: The Guardian

Security Council voices concern over security in Central Africa
Source: Business Standard

Gov’t, stakeholders debate cyber security, internet freedom
Source: New Vision

Capital FM video was among most watched in Kenya
Source: Capital FM

African Universities or Universities in Africa
Source: Inside Higher Ed

Governance is a key tool for MCC in changing Africa
Source: The Hill

IMF warns on South African economy
Source: Financial Times

Dr. Dan Leads $139 Billion Fund in South Africa’s Frail Economy
Source: Bloomberg

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