Africa News Headlines for 31 January 2015

Meet Uganda’s First Olympic Snowboarder Source: Outside Everybody in Uganda Is Kung Fu Fighting Source: Roads and Kingdoms Perils And Future Of Circumcision Politics Source: The Star UN chief tells African leaders not to ‘cling to power’ Source: Yahoo! News/AFP Five African investment hotspots for 2015 Source: How We Made It in Africa Mobile Streams …

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New Africa Book of the Day – 31 January 2015

Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa, edited by Terry Kurgan, Betti-Sue Hertz, Frank Smigiel, and Dominic Willsdon Release Date: January 31, 2015 Publisher: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Public Intimacy brings together 25 artists and collectives who disrupt expected images of a country known largely through its apartheid history. The …

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Africa News Headlines for 30 January 2015: Special AU Summit Edition

What To Expect From the African Union Summit Source: Codewit World News African Union summit gets underway in Ethiopia Source: Business Standard Ebola and Nigerian strife to top AU summit agenda Source: Mail & Guardian African Union Chief Tries to Galvanize Organization Source: Wall Street Journal African Union Summit Begins with Series of Speeches Source: …

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Q&A: Revamping PhD training in Africa

By Anita Makri Republished with a Creative Commons license from SciDev.Net: News, views and information about science, technology and development This month, 35 years ago, the African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI) was established by UNESCO (the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to help universities and research institutions across the continent pool …

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Africa News Headlines for 29 January 2015

Morocco Improves Its Ranking in the Index of Economic Freedom 2015 Source: Morocco World News BGFI Bank of Gabon expands to Dakar Source: CPI Financial/Bloomberg China: Embracing Africa, But Not Africans Source: The Diplomat West Africa Does a Better Hummus Than You’d Think Source: Munchies In Search of Justice for Central Africans Source: Africa in …

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