Africa News Headlines for 28 January 2015

Are 60% of sex workers in South Africa HIV-positive?
Source: The South African

AFRICOM Commander Wants Full Counterinsurgency Plan for Boko Haram
Source: Defense One

Data Providers Need To Step Up To Africa’s Internet Demand
Africa-GreenSource: Ventures Africa

China defends aid role in Africa
Source: Business Recorder

African students show progress
Source: The Whig

Are Cellphones Really Changing the World?
Source: Newsweek

Landscape management ‘key to Africa’s agriculture’
Source: SciDevNet

Africa in 2030: drones, telemedicine and robots?
Source: The Guardian

South Africa’s digital marketing future is as diverse as its people
Source: Memeburn

‘Uganda to become agribusiness investment destination’
Source: New Vision

How Boko Haram brought hunger to northern Cameroon
Source: IRIN

Judy Asks: Can Europe Help Africa’s Failed States?
Source: Carnegie Europe

Multidimensional Child Poverty in sub-Saharan Africa
Source: UNICEF Connect

IMF chief advises Rwanda on achieving middle income status
Source: Global Post/Xinhua

Jesuit Institute says South Africa must end shameful Xenophobia
Source: Vatican Radio

Botswana doctor appointed to lead WHO in Africa
Source: Mmegi Online

The fight to save SA’s rhinos: What the Minister didn’t say
Source: Daily Maverick

What to Expect from the African Union Summit
Source: Africa in Transition

Coons to South Africa: Drop chicken trade restrictions
Source: Newsworks

African Hip-Hop Is Bridging Culture Gaps in China
Source: The Atlantic Citylab

Railway saga: Chinese Firm Denies Connections With Rosa Whitaker
Source: Uganda Radio Network

David Shapiro: Resources, retail and oil worries in Africa

Lower oil prices and South Africa: A positive in a sea of negatives
Source: How We Made It in Africa

Nigeria elections put Christians in danger of more Muslim attacks
Source: The Washington Times

APSA issues call for 2015 Africa Workshop Fellows
Source: Sub-Saharan Monitor

Satellites, mathematics and drones take down poachers in Africa
Source: Sub-Saharan Monitor

Ambrosini’s ghost: The ongoing challenge to decriminalise dagga and other sacramental substances
Source: Daily Maverick