Africa News Headlines for 20 April 2015

Guinea’s president bears the weight of what Ebola has done to his country Source: The Washington Post A Language of Their Own: Swahili and Its Influences Source: Harvard Political Review Use of Kiswahili in public schools hurting students’ performance – don Source: IPP Media Why francophone Africa lags in start-ups Source: Tech Central Internet Solutions …

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Africa News Headlines for 28 January 2015

Are 60% of sex workers in South Africa HIV-positive? Source: The South African AFRICOM Commander Wants Full Counterinsurgency Plan for Boko Haram Source: Defense One Data Providers Need To Step Up To Africa’s Internet Demand Source: Ventures Africa China defends aid role in Africa Source: Business Recorder African students show progress Source: The Whig Are …

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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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