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
Africa-GreenSource: 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 Gabon
Source: SpyGhana

Conference on Urbanisation in Africa opens
Source: GhanaWeb

Gabon hires banks ahead of potential US dollar bond
Source: Reuters

View: Agoa in danger of slipping between the cracks
Source: IOL/Bloomberg

Tanzanian low-cost water filter wins innovation prize
Source: BBC News

Medical Marijuana Smoking Linked to Parasite Prevention
Source: New Historian

Delta Militants Question Amnesty as Buhari Takes Office
Source: Voice of America

African wildlife amused, perplexed and angered by mirror
Source: UPI

Wal-Mart makes slow progress navigating Africa’s challenges
Source: WHBL/Reuters

Liberia Ranks 83 of 102 Nations in Rule of Law Performance
Source: Front Page Africa

Internet cafes in Nigeria are quickly becoming a thing of the past
Source: PRI’s The World

African markets are primed for explosive growth in mobile tech
Source: Quartz

African Countries Are Urged to Investigate Reports of Abuse by Peacekeepers
Source: New York Times

Cisco’s John Chambers: The Digital World provides Africa’s springboard to leapfrog

Nigeria Charges Banking Officials In Fraud Scandal, Days After Buhari Takes Office
Source: International Business Times

The jobs ranking where Zambia, Botswana and Cameroon are stars, and Nigeria and Ethiopia struggle
Source: Mail & Guardian

Are 30,000 children really ‘trafficked’ in South Africa every year? The claim exaggerates the problem
Source: The South African

Mozambique To Decriminalize Homosexuality June 29: Southeast African Nation Is Latest Country In Africa To Legalize Being Gay
Source: International Business Times