Africa News Headlines for 23 February 2015

The Academy Award-nominated film “Timbuktu” explores the war within Islam Source: Foreign Policy ‘Timbuktu’ director wants more cinema from West Africa Source: Japan Times/Reuters Lupita at the Oscars Source: The Herald Ivory Coast moves to close digital divide Source: Biztech Africa Modern African Poetry Finds Its Voice Online Source: Highbrow Magazine High time SAPS got …

Continue reading ‘Africa News Headlines for 23 February 2015’ »

Africa News Headlines for 9 February 2015

Why Were Nigeria’s Presidential Elections Postponed? Source: Africa in Transition Homosexuals in Tanzania excluded from HIV prevention efforts Source: Medical Xpress Time to decriminalise prostitution Source: Cape Times/IOL Electricity: Africa’s Newest Cash Cow Source: Ventures Africa Rwanda in biggest solar park venture Source: East African Business Week France: Nigeria is Investors’ Unavoidable Destination Source: This …

Continue reading ‘Africa News Headlines for 9 February 2015’ »

Africa News Headlines for 4 February 2015

Sex crimes up amid Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone Source: IRIN Cameroon Inks $400K Pact With Squire Patton Boggs Source: O’Dwyer’s Unlikely trio helps Congolese street kids get an education Source: The Star Israelis to dedicate largest solar field in east Africa Source: The Times of Israel Gabon lifts ban on main opposition party Source: …

Continue reading ‘Africa News Headlines for 4 February 2015’ »

Africa News Headlines for 22 October 2014

Why Ebola Hasn’t Really Spread Across West AfricaSource: TIME Programs help young women in Kenya flee prostitutionSource: Catholic Online In defence of globalisation: The moral and liberal caseSource: BusinessDay France’s CanalPlus to Launch Pan-African Entertainment ChannelSource: The Hollywood Reporter Georgetown Remembers Revered SFS Dean Carol LancasterSource: Georgetown University Airtel partners with UNESCO for IT youth …

Continue reading ‘Africa News Headlines for 22 October 2014’ »

Africa News Headlines – Special Ebola Edition – 21 October 2014

Woah! Did The Simpsons predict Ebola outbreak 17 years back?Source: First Post John Hoffmire: What’s the next step in the Ebola crisis?Source: Deseret News Ebola vaccine trials could start in Africa in JanuarySource: USA Today Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones in support of the fight against EbolaSource: Biztech Africa Ebola: Wake up call for Africa to …

Continue reading ‘Africa News Headlines – Special Ebola Edition – 21 October 2014’ »