Thursday, July 31, 2014: Africa.com’s Daily Top 10
1. Liberia Shuts Schools as Ebola Spreads, Peace Corps Leaves 3 countries
The country is taking a number of precautions including closing boards and schools.
2. Female Suicide Bomber Targets Nigeria College
The female suicide bomber kills three students at Kano college. Authorities also arrested a 10-year-old girl with explosive belt.
Source: Al Jazeera
3. If Mad Max Were a Brilliant Architect, Here's What He'd Build
A Cape-Town artist creates a fantasy place that is out of this world. Check out the stunning images of this unique architecture.
4. Facebook Expands Africa Push
The company, in partnership with Internet.org, is attempting to provide free internet to users in Zambia and position itself as a leader connecting people to the online community.
5. SME Heroes: The Kenyan Brand Empowering Local Artisans
Learn more about Bora Wear, and its founder who has a passion to help local artisans.
Source: Ventures Africa
6. US: One American in Nigeria Dies from Ebola
The victim was fine when boarding a flight to Nigeria, but by arrival time, he had fallen sick.
Source: Voice of America
7. How Different Parts of the World are Responding to West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak
A look at how regions connected to West Africa are taking swift precautions prevent the spread of the deadly virus in other parts of the continent and the world.
Source: Washington Post
8. Grace Mugabe Joins Fray Over Zim Succession
Source: Mail & Guardian
9. Old Language, Dazzling Sounds at Cape Town World Music Festival
The controversial use of the 'world music' label and a look at the sounds and sights on stage at the Cape Town World Music Festival.
Source: This Is Africa
10. Luxury That’s From Africa, and For Africa
Learn more about Okapi, the brand started by a South-African based in London. Find out how it is influenced by African fashion trends.
Source: New York Times