Africa News Headlines for 22 February 2016

A selection of Africa news headlines from around the globe over the past 24 hours. Small middle-income countries in Africa need to rethink their growth strategy Source: Brookings Institution/Africa in Focus Islamic political radicalism endangers African “identity politics” Source: Sudan Tribune Tragic Plight of African Albinos Source: New Pittsburgh Courier Elections Rwanda-style Source: KT Press …

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Africa News Headlines for 28 January 2016

A selection of headlines about Africa gathered from around the globe over the past 24 hours. Pride & Prejudice: How African LGBT Activists are Risking Their Lives to Bring Tolerance to Their Homes Source: Essence Unspoiled beaches, mangrove swamps and fields of ganja: A walk on the wild side Source: Daily Maverick Exposed! The world …

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Mauritius launches online weather portal for farmers

By Nasseem Ackbarally [PORT LOUIS] Mauritius has launched an agricultural decision support system (ADSS) to collect and disseminate timely and accurate information on weather and climate change. The ADSS will relay information about temperature, humidity, rainfall, wind speed and direction and solar radiation to farmers, university students and researchers. With the system, data collected by …

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Africa News Headlines for 5 December 2015

A selection of Africa news headlines gathered from around the globe over the past 24 hours. Africa, China relationship at its highest level ever following summit – Zuma Source: News24 Is China a brake on Africa’s progress? Source: BBC News Kenya single largest investor in Rwanda Source: Standard Digital China-Africa Relations Expanding Beyond Cash Deals …

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Africa News Headlines for 28 August 2015 – Special AGOA Forum Edition, Part 3

A selection of news headlines related to the 14th annual AGOA Forum held this week in Libreville, Gabon, and drawn from media in Africa and around the globe. AGOA Renewal Raises African Hopes of Unhindered Exports to U.S. Source: Apparel U.S. says regional trade pacts to curb poaching in Africa Source: Reuters Harnessing Botswana’s AGOA …

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