Tuesday, July 22, 2014: Africa.com’s Daily Top 10


1. A United States of Africa? Not Yet

What will it take to unite Africa's nations? Can the upcoming  summit in Washington D.C. help? Here's a look at some obstacles and historical points to keep in mind. 
Source: Wall Street Journal

2. Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan Meets Chibok Parents

The Nigerian President is meeting with the group for the first time since their children were kidnapped more than 100 days ago.

Source: BBC

3. Icons Revealed: Intimate Portraits Capture South Africa's Most Celebrated

Check out these stunning photographs of some of South Africa's most legendary thought leaders and political figures, including the late Nelson Mandela.
Source: CNN

4. African Moms Go Digital for Better Healthcare

How a digital security company is partnering with a mobile telecommunications association to help mothers learn about proper nutrition.
Source: Voice of America

5. Is Zimbabwe Missing Out on Africa’s Growth Wave?

Why this writer believes Zimbabwe is not ready for the fast growth overtaking Africa.
Source: Tech Zim

6. Ethiopia's Child Brides See Marriage As Key to Jobs Abroad, says Thinktank

The Overseas Development Institute researched the effect of early marriage on young Ethiopian girls, many of whom enter abusive marriages.
Source: The Guardian

7. CEO at Age 21: Budding Nigerian Entrepreneurs to Watch

Here is a list of young entrepreneurs you should take note of if you're looking to invest in the country with Africa's largest economy.  
Source: How We Made It In Africa

8. Where Are The Women in African Non-Fiction?

An afropolitan writer details why she believes there aren't many female authors lending their talents to the creation of an African voice in non-fiction.
Source: Al Jazeera

9. 9 Must-See Movies at This Year's Durban International Film Festival

A list of the must-see movies attendees should watch at the Durban festival.  
Source: CNN

10. The Top 10 Wizkid Songs

He's one of Nigeria's most popular Hip Hop stars, and his songs have been on heavy rotation since his debut just a few years ago. If you don't already know him, get to know Wizkid with this list of his top 10 songs.
Source: okayafrica