Thursday, April 24, 2014: Africa.com’s Daily Top 10


1. South Sudan President Salva Kiir Sacks Army Chief

Why South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sacked the head of the army, General James Hoth Mai.

Source: BBC

2. Africa’s Top Ten Problems – And They Are Not Even The Ones You’re Thinking About!

Africa nations have their problems but don't all countries? Here, a discussion produces a list of problems 'affecting the people’s ability to fix themselves and handle their destinies.'
Source: Nigerian Bulletin

3. New Research Reveals How Africa Tweets

Read this interview with the head of the Nairobi office of a strategic communications agency  and find out more about social media engagement in Africa.  
Source: Forbes

4. 20 Years On, Mandela's Party Faces Tough Test In South Africa

Analysts are saying the ANC party faces toughest tests at the polls in May. Find out what has changed for the party 20 years after Mandela's inauguration.
Source: Yahoo.com

5. Malawi Women Intensify Fight for Equal Space in Public Office

Find out how more of Malawi's women are working to increase their influence in parliament. Currently, only 22 percent of the seats are held by women.
Source: Voice of America

6. Paul Kagame Hints At Seeking Third Term As Rwandan President

Will he run again? Why opposing politicians and watchdogs are asking President Kagame to respect the two-term limit in the constitution.

Source: The Guardian

7. Africa’s Path to Prosperity

Kenyan editor Murithi Mutiga shares his thoughts on Africa's potential and international interest in the continent's growth.
Source: New York Times

8. Senegal Gets A Unique Taste of America

Learn more about Mawa Hughes' plans to serve 'cross-continental cuisine' to locals, tourists and foreign residents dining in Dakar, Senegal.  
Source: CNN

9. South Sudan: Supermodel Draws World's Attention To Crisis At Home

Nykhor Paul is a supermodel with a mission. Check out her campaign to highlight violence in South Sudan.
Source: The Guardian

10. Inside Victoria Beckham’s visit to Africa to meet children with HIV as she lends support to Born Free Foundation

Learn more about the former Spice Girl and fashion mogul's trip to South Africa to learn about a pill for pregnant mothers infected with HIV. Photos of her were taken for Vogue.   
Source: Daily Mail