Africa News Headlines for 30 June 2014

Oscar Pistorius murder trial: liveSource: The Telegraph Trade volumes strengthening Zambia-Japan tiesSource: Zambia Daily Mail Yahsat Targets 600m Africans With Satellite BroadbandSource: Leadership Newspapers Buying Into Paradise – Mauritius Woos Foreign InvestorsSource: Ventures Africa South Africa to commemorate Mandela DaySource: Korea Times The case for capital market integration in West AfricaSource: Business Day African successes …

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New Africa Book of the Day – 30 June 2014

A History of South Africa: From the Distant Past to the Present Day, edited by Fransjohan Pretorius Release Date: June 30, 2014Publisher: Protea Boekhuis [This book’s] broad scope includes South Africa’s pre-colonial history, slavery, Afrikaner nationalism, an environmental history and an analysis of a post-apartheid South Africa. Some relevant questions are asked in this book. …

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New Africa Book of the Day – 26 June 2014

Education in East and Central Africa, by Charl Wolhuter Release Date: June 26, 2014Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic [Kindle Edition] Education in East and Central Africa is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. With chapters written by an international team of leading regional education experts, the book explores the education systems of Djibouti, …

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This Week’s Africa Holidays – Mozambique, Madagascar & Djibouti

This week three African countries celebrate their independence days — Mozambique yesterday (June 25), Madagascar today (June 26) and Djibouti tomorrow (June 27). MozambiqueLocated in southeastern Africa (where it borders several countries:  Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, with Madagascar across the Mozambique Channel to its southeast.) Mozambique gained its independence from Portugal …

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Africa News Headlines for 26 June 2014

Gabon Bound Airplane Disappears in Camerounian AirspaceSource: This Day Live Zuma is Africa’s third most followed leader on TwitterSource: TimesLIVE Nigeria promises to meet EU’s long term gas supply needsSource: Platts Russia offers to train Kenya police on anti-terrorismSource: KBC Security Hazards of Being a FIFA World Cup SpectatorSource: Africa in Transition ISS: Kenya’s dilemma …

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