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 of Nigeria’s sex-trafficking ‘Air Lords’
Source: Africa Independent Television

Yahoo Japan defends online ivory trade
Africa news headlinesSource: The Guardian

West to blame for terrorism in Africa
Source: The Hill

Too few women MPs in Africa: AU
Source: IOL/African News Agency

Korea aims to deepen ties with Nigeria
Source: CAJ News Africa

The Agoa Debacle
Source: News24

Morocco: The Future Gateway to Africa
Source: The Market Mogul

Randy Berry travels to southern Africa
Source: The Washington Blade

Ethiopia to sell electricity to Tanzania – Sources
Sources: StarAfrica

Eritrea trends with”All Men Must Marry 2 Wives” Story
Source: Bella Naija

China biting off more of Africa than it can chew
Source: The Japan Times

This rare white giraffe may be happy, but its life is in danger
Source: CNN

Female college students in South Africa awarded scholarships for remaining virgins
Source: New York Daily News

About half of the university graduates in Nigeria cannot find jobs
Source: Quartz

Fastvan app wants to revolutionise African logistics
Source: Disrupt Africa

Low oil price: the threats and opportunities for Africa producers
Source: Africa Times

Kenya benefits from $6.1 million fund for mental health
Source: Standard Digital

AWEP wants FG to exploit AGOA’s initiatives to boost export
Source: Naija247 News

Crackdown On Bloggers Augurs Badly for Freedom of Expression
Source: Daily Nation

African leaders urge passage of Electrify Africa Act
Source: The Hill

Nollywood’s Biggest Streaming Service Isn’t Afraid of Netflix
Source: Newsweek

Smart Africa: Smartphones pave way for huge opportunities
Source: Naija247 News

‘No progress on African corruption’ says watchdog
Source: BBC News

Eritrea orders men to marry two wives or be jailed
Source: Nehanda Radio

Electricity supply stabilises somewhat in Zimbabwe and Zambia
Source: Business Day

Kenya Ranked 139 out of 168 in global Corruption Perception Index (CPI)
Source: Citizen Digital

Report Lists Somalia, North Korea as World’s Most Corrupt Countries
Source: Voice of America

Thanks to green growth, Gabon is at the forefront of a sustainable Africa
Source: Africa Times

South African Scientists Think Software and Tribal Knowledge Can Predict Drought
Source: Motherboard

Is small no longer beautiful? And Africa has a new star as global corruption ranking released
Source: Mail & Guardian