Africa News Headlines for 16 October 2015: #RaiseYourVoice Edition

This year Blog Action Day is October 16, with the theme “Raise Your Voice” (hashtag #RaiseYourVoice).  This is a selection of recent news headlines from and about Africa that fit under the theme and address issues related to bloggers and blogging, freedom of the press, and free expression in the African subcontinent.   Bloggers and …

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Africa News Headlines for 24 April 2015

Sudan changes law that left rape victims punished for adultery: TRFN Source: Reuters Israel refuses visa to South African cabinet minister en route to Palestinian Authority Source: Haaretz Refugees from Burundi flow into Rwanda as tensions mount Source: 12NewsNow/AP Tigo offers Tanzanians first 4G service Source: Ventures Africa What next for Africa’s kidnapped girls? Source: …

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Africa News Headlines for 19 April 2015

Zanzibar University hosts Islamic Epistemology Conference Source Daily News Gabon receives EU funding for air surveillance of its protected areas Source: StarAfrica What has Nigeria done to stop Boko Haram? Source: Gulf News Lowered expectations for Ghana’s Hope City? Source: Aljazeera America Wildlife and gold trade worth over 1bn fuel war in DRC Source: BizNews.com …

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Africa News Headlines for 16 March 2015

Online Bitcoin Trading Takes Root in Africa Source: Coin Telegraph Uganda offers six blocks to oil companies Source: East African Business Week Africa’s development: How to get there, fast Source: The Africa Report Kofi Annan roots for research in universities Source: New Vision ‘School dropout rate holds South Africa back’ Source: The Citizen Leading Role …

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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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