New Africa Book of the Day – 29 May 2014

Ireland, Africa and the End of Empire: Small State Identity in the Cold War 1955-75 by Kevin O’Sullivan Release Date: May 29, 2014Publisher: Manchester University Press In the twenty years after Ireland joined the UN in 1955, one subject dominated its fortunes: Africa. The first detailed study of Ireland’s relationship with that continent, this book, …

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Africa News Headlines for 29 May 2014

BBC zones in on African audiencesSource: Independent Online Lagarde Urges Africa to Act on PovertySource: International Business Times Electrify Africa: bringing light to the dark continentSource: Media Club South Africa African Currencies Weaken, as Emerging Markets Bounce Back Source: Wall Street Journal Marlon Wayans To Host The 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards Source: Vibe Made …

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Africa News Headlines for 28 May 2014

Making a hash(tag) of Africa policySource: The Hill Gabon Oil Company to boost oil sales, eyes acquisitionsSource: Reuters Independents stepping up role in Nigeria’s oil industrySource: Business Day China Turns To Africa For Resources, Jobs And Future CustomersSource: NPR’s Fresh Air Zebras take prize for longest terrestrial large mammal migration in AfricaSource: PBS Newshour Interactive …

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Africa News Headlines for 26 May 2014

U.S. Trains African Commandos to Fight TerrorismSource: New York Times Saudis drawn to Cameroon as investment and tourism destination Source: Saudi Gazette FG to revigorate rural electrification agency •Pledges renewable energy policy soon Source: Nigerian Tribune Mobile Internet Comes To Africa In A Big WaySource: NPR Morning Edition Why Nigeria, Others Lose Investors in PowerSource: …

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Africa News Headlines for 25 May 2014

INTERVIEW-Oil-dependent Gabon seeks to diversify economy -presidentSource: Thomson Reuters Foundation Anura Perera yet to sue Kenya for new demands on Anglo LeasingSource: Standard Digital Millennium Villages Project in Africa remains a trend-setterSource: Gulf Times Zambia, Uganda, Nigeria, SAPP top winners at African Utility Week AwardsSource: Biztech Africa Nigeria’s Ventures Magazine Lists 55 Billionaires in AfricaSource: …

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