Africa News Headlines for 26 January 2015

Azerbaijan and Gabon to sign a memorandum of cooperation
Source: ABC.az

Jesuits say violence continues South African history of xenophobia
Source: Catholic Register/CNS

Big broadband speed increases in South Africa
Source: Mybroadband

Facebook to test Facebook Lite in Africa
Africa-GreenSource: IT News Africa

South Sudan finds hope in honey
Source: Reuters

Digital storytelling promotes HIV and AIDS education in Africa
Source: Medical Xpress

President Uhuru hands over EAC chairmanship to Kikwete on February 20
Source: Standard Digital

South Sudanese factions obstinate ahead of IGAD summit: diplomats
Source: Radio Tamazuj

Africa gets its first commercial TV white space offering
Source: Memeburn

Growing Africa’s next Scientists: Meet NASA’s Ashitey Trebi-Ollenu
Source: GhanaWeb

Aiding Rwanda tribunal helped shape nominee for attorney general
Source: Seattle Times

Rwanda: Tyranny and lies – why I quit as Kagame’s economic advisor
Source: Norwegian Council for Africa

African Union’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma slams human trafficking
Source: RFI

Zimbabwe Faces Troubling Spike in Cases of Multi-Drug Resistant TB
Source: Independent European Daily Express

Gabon to deliver e-visas, launches immigration website
Source: BizTech Africa

Coordinating office to monitor Ugandans’ investments back home
Source: New Vision

Kenya Ruling Coalition Lawmakers Approve Merger to Single Party
Source: Bloomberg

Africa needs Sh36 trillion to connect homes to power grid
Source: Standard Digital

Sometimes, voting along tribal lines can be the ‘smartest’ thing for an African voter to do – study says
Source: Mail & Guardian