Posted on

Africa Weekly – a round up of news and features from Africa

This week on Africa Weekly we visit Somalia’s first dairy factory and then we look at the dangers of skin whitening creams which are popular across the African continent.FOR SUBSCRIBERS OF AFRICA WEEKLY ONLY

Posted on

Animal Baby Boom at 2-Zoo Partnership

(27 Jul 2018) About a year after moving into spacious new digs in New Orleans, African animals are doing just what officials from two zoos had hoped when they created the forested paddocks: being fruitful and multiplying. (July 26)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/8002ff6e7afb3a078ec9fc05f4e951d5

Posted on

Animal Baby Boom at 2-Zoo Partnership

(27 Jul 2018) About a year after moving into spacious new digs in New Orleans, African animals are doing just what officials from two zoos had hoped when they created the forested paddocks: being fruitful and multiplying. (July 26)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Website: https://apnews.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP
Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews
Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/

You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/44c0fe478a86dfee0c828caa3241e77a

Posted on

Obama inspires young African leaders on Mandela’s birthday

Former President of the United States Barack Obama inspires young African leaders in a speech on what would have been Mandela’s 100th birthday. Obama speaks to 200 young people selected from across Africa to attend a five-day leadership course at a Johannesburg Town Hall, hosted by the Obama Foundation.

Posted on

Rare White Lion Cub Debuts at Texas Zoo

A rare 7-week-old white lion cub is on public display at an animal sanctuary in northeastern Texas. Luna, a white African lioness, made her debut last week at the Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary in Tyler. (July 18)

Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress
Get updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNews

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats.
AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings. AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information.
Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content – we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress

http://www.ap.org/
https://plus.google.com/+AP/
https://www.facebook.com/APNews

Posted on

Nigeria prepare for ‘their World Cup final’ against Argentina

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa, who struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday, says their final group match against Lionel Messi’s struggling Argentina will be “(their) World Cup final”, as a win will secure the African side a spot in the knockout stage. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITES