Africa News Headlines for 9 August 2015

A selection of Africa news headlines from around the globe during the past 24 hours. Cecil the lion: Guide who helped US dentist Walter Palmer slaughter big cat may only get £260 fine Source: The Mirror Bad News Dims Kenya’s Star Power Source: The Wall Street Journal New book exposes U.S. ‘hidden war’ on Africa …

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Science alone can’t shift anti-gay prejudice in Africa

Dennis Altman, La Trobe University This article is part of a series The Conversation Africa is running on issues related to LGBTI in Africa. You can read the rest of the series here. South Africa was the first country in the world to include protection on the grounds of sexuality in its constitution. It remains …

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Africa News Headlines for 2 June 2015

Internet Society report points to rapid internet growth in Africa; Outlines path to further expansion Source: PC Tech Magazine Road mooted from Kampala to Addis Source: East African Business Week SA must pursue US free-trade deal Source: BD Live ‘Child porn not taken seriously in SA’ Source: IOL/The Star Morocco’s King Mohammed VI to visit …

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Africa News Headlines for 17 May 2015

Opinion: 10 Ways The U.S. Should Mend Relations With Nigeria Source: AFK Insider Energy minister out in the cold on Zuma’s Russia trip Source: Sunday Times Park confers medals on 24 Koreans over Ebola relief Source: The Korea Times Analyst: China’s Djibouti Ambitions a Sign of the Future Source: Defense News Why Africa Might Be …

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Africa News Headlines for 14 May 2014

United Nations on racism and marginalisation against people of African descent Source: The Africa Report U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passes African trade bill Source: Reuters Burundi coup bid: Rivals battle to control Bujumbura Source: BBC News Kenyan town savors saintly sex surge – report Source: Rappler China joins Ethiopia to address ivory trafficking Source: TRAFFIC Art …

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