Africa News Headlines for 1 January 2015

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What Pope Francis’ message on human trafficking means to Africa
Source: Vatican Radio

Egyptian TV Presenter Apologizes to Moroccans Over Sorcery Accusations
Source: Morocco World News

Crowdfunding saved Timbuktu’s manuscripts. What’s next?
Source: The Guardian

Sands of indifference bury Mbeki’s Timbuktu dream
Source: Times Live

‘There can’t be serious development without polytechnic education’
Source: Nigerian Tribune

Sierra Leone’s President Calls for Week of Fasting, Prayer Over Ebola
Source: Big News Network

Teacher who changed the face of learning in Kenya
Source: Standard Digital

Africa-GreenJamie makes a splash for water charity
Source: Shields Gazette

Africa’s Most Successful Women: Mo Abudu
Source: Forbes

Inzikuru Recruited In Uganda Police Force
Source: Kawowo Sports

Uhuru reiterates govt’s resolve to protect Kenyans
Source: KBC

Uganda opens consulate in Botswana
Source: Mmegi Online

Looking Forward: Africa 2015
Source: Africa in Transition

Africa: High-risk elections and tricky succession battles
Source: Mail & Guardian

Africa 2014: The Quest for Unity and the Role of Imperialism
Source: Global Research

Africa: High-risk elections and tricky succession battles
Source: Mail & Guardian

Africa 2014: The Quest for Unity and the Role of Imperialism
Source: Global Research

Largest Ebola outbreak ever reveals truths about the mysterious, deadly disease
Source: Winnipeg Free Press

Unimpressed, investors desert Africa’s Silicon savannah
Source: The Economic Times/Reuters

Best of 2014: In Central Africa, policymakers’ knowledge of climate change found wanting
Source: Forests News

Largest Ebola outbreak ever reveals truths about the mysterious, deadly disease
Source: Winnipeg Free Press

#BlackLivesMatter: Black Liberation Movements in South Africa and U.S. Can Learn From Each Other
Source: Atlanta Black Star