Wednesday, September 17, 2014: Africa.com’s Daily Top 10


1. U.S. to Commit Up to 3,000 Troops to Fight Ebola in Africa

Yesterday, President Obama announced an expansion of military and medical resources in an effort to cap the spread of Ebola.
Source: New York Times

2. Pistorius Judge Under Police Protection in South Africa After Decision to Clear the Athlete of Murder

Why the judge in the Pistorius trial is currently living under police protection after her decision to acquit the athlete of murder.
Source: Daily Mail

3. Surviving Childhood in Africa

An in-depth look at the continent's conditions and the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDG) created to help address and eradicate those issues by 2020.
Source: BBC

4. Aid In The New Africa Paradigm

CNBC Africa takes a look at the Resilience Partnership as "a new model for solving the complex and interrelated challenges of the 21st century such as persistent and often extreme poverty, food insecurity, and climate shocks."
Source: CNBC Africa

5. Battle For Oil in ‘Africa’s Last Colony’

What is in store for Africa's often-forgotten region, Western Sahara.
Source: Financial Times

6. TB Joshua Lagos Church Collapse: Many South Africans Dead

The are new details in the recent collapse of Nigerian TV evangelist TB Joshua's Lagos church, including the death of more than 60 South Africans.

Source: BBC

7. Africa’s Rapid Growth is Down to Industry and Free Markets

Find out why Africa could "go from a $2 trillion economy today to a $29 trillion economy by 2050."

Source: The Telegraph

8. #MyAfrica – Help Us Change the Way the World Sees Africa

We'e still running our photo contest! Learn how you can enter and help us change the way the world sees our continent!
Source: Africa.com

9. Winners Not Witches: Ghana's Disabled Athletes Strive to Beat Stigma

Find out how Ghana's disabled community is having fun and setting records as athletes.
Source: CNN

10. Lupita Appears on Sesame Street

Africa's golden girl made her appearance on the world's most famous children's show. Watch this clip to see Lupita on Sesame Street.
Source: This Is Africa