Weekly Roundup of Uganda News Headlines – 28 October 2015

A selection of Uganda news headlines from the week of October 21-18, 2015, gathered from publications around the globe. Uganda calls for new approach in addressing extremism in Africa Source: Coastweek/Xinhua Uganda’s wildlife ‘travels’ to the UN Source: The Daily Monitor Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Travels to Uganda and Ethiopia Source: U.S. Department of …

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Africa News Headlines for 11 October 2015

A selection of Africa news headlines from around the globe that appeared over the past seven days Partnership allows UVa to offer more-obscure language classes Source: The Daily Progress Facebook to beam Internet to Africa with Israeli AMOS-6 communications satellite Source: Port2Port Malawi, Sudan and Ethiopia cost of living highest in Comesa Source: The Star …

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Africa News Headlines for 24 February 2015

Obama’s Legacy in Africa Is One of Broken Promises, Says South African Executive Source: Atlanta Black Star Rwanda matters to Germany Source: East African Business Week ISIS and Boko Haram Source: Africa in Transition Letter from Gabon: An Oil-Rich Oasis Source: Stratfor Global Intelligence Tanzania Plans to Ditch English for Swahili Source: Ventures Africa Gas …

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New Africa Book of the Day – 14 July 2014

Different Shades of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice, and Political Ecology, by Byron Caminero-Santangelo Release Date: July 16, 2014Publisher: University of Virginia Press Engaging important discussions about social conflict, environmental change, and imperialism in Africa, Different Shades of Green points to legacies of African environmental writing, often neglected as a result of critical perspectives shaped …

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Interview with Karol Boudreaux on prospects for African economic development

“Americans tend not to think about very many places outside of America, so I’m not sure how many Americans are thinking about Africa,” said Karol Boudreaux, director of investments for the Omidyar Network, “but if they do think about Africa, I think it’s mostly in a humanitarian sense. It’s a shame if Americans don’t recognize …

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