Thursday, October 30, 2014: Africa.com’s Daily Top 10


1. Secularist Win Is Confirmed in Tunisia

The country's election board confirmed a win for Nidaa Tounes this week.

 
Source: The New York Times

2. Call to Blockade Burkina Faso Parliament

Protest have sprung up in the streets of Burkina Faso's Ouagadougou. The gathering is in response to attempts aimed at changing the constitution to extend the rule of President Blaise Compaore.
Source: Yahoo

3. 10 Tallest Buildings in Africa

This Is Africa complied the list that includes structures in Cairo, Egypt and Durban, South Africa.
Source: This Is Africa

4. Nigeria's Jonathan to Run for President Again in February

Jonathan was already expected to run for a second term and will be the ruling party candidate.
Source: ARISE TV

5. South Africa’s Tech Future: Building Smart Cities through ICT Innovation

A look at plans to foster this "smart cities" idea, and why it requires "not only government commitment, but also engagement from citizens and the collaboration of the private sector in order to succeed."  
Source: Africa Business Review

6. Boko Haram Seizes Nigerian City

The militant group is said to have stormed the city of Mubi releasing jailed militants held in prison.  
Source: Voice of America

7. War-Scarred Ivory Coast Aims to Conquer the World of Cashews

Find out how Ivory Coast, now the world's top exporter of cashews, went from growing 80,000 tons of raw cashews per year to half a million tons.  
Source: Reuters

8. Senzo Meyiwa Shooting: Suspect Images Released

Take a look at the two men suspected of killing SA football captain Senzo Meyiwa.

 
Source: BBC

9. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa 2014 – Day 1: Taibo Bacar

The fashion festivities kicked off this week with a beautiful display of a Spring/Summer collection by the Mozambican designer.
Source: Bella Naija

10. What If We Publish Children’s Books African Kids Could Relate To?

Learn more about Kio Global Book Publishing, is founder and the motivations behind the multi-cultural book outlet.
Source: Africa Is A Country