Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Africa.com’s Daily Top 10


1. Sixty Dead in Suicide Blasts in Nigeria

The death toll continues to rise following the suicide bombing of a market in Maiduguri, a city in northern Nigeria. Now, 60 people are dead.
Source: Al Jazeera

2. Namibia Prepares For Africa’s First E-Vote

"Namibia will vote in Africa’s first electronic ballot on Friday, a general election that will usher in a new president and quotas to put more women in government."
Source: Business Day Live

3. Africa Fashion Week Showcases the Continent’s Best Talent

TIME magazine takes a look at Africa's growing fashion industry and the trend of Fashion Weeks. Find out why Africa Fashion week is bringing the industry to the world.

Source: TIME

4. MTN Ranked Africa’s Most Valuable Brand

The company, a major mobile service provider on the continent, was named Most Admired and the Most Valuable Brand in Africa. MTN is worth close to $6 billion.
Source: Ventures Africa

5. Bringing Education to African Girls

Learn more about Ann Cotton and this initiative for girls education on the continent funded by The Qatar Foundation. How can funding make a difference for women?

Source: New York Times

6. Ebola Outbreak: Sierra Leone Workers Dump Bodies in Kenema

In protest of unpaid wages, burial workers in Kenema, Sierra Leone are dumping bodies in public.
Source: BBC

7. South Africa’s Ruling ANC Looks to Learn from Chinese Communist Party

Why is the ANC’s 'courting of China' is being seen as a cause for concern in the West.
Source: TIME

8. Africa.com's 2014 Gift Guide

Cyber Monday is just a few days away. Check out our gift guide with a number of unique lists, including a top worn by Beyonce and ankara socks.
Source: Africa.com

9. Ugandan Designers Seek Cut of Africa Fashion Market

Learn more about the Kampala Fashion Week show which featured 10 Ugandan women and menswear designers.
Source: New Vision Uganda

10. Watch: ONE’s Star Studded Campaign Clip Calls Leaders to Action Over Ebola Outbreak

Eighteen of Africa and the US's most recognizable celebs joined forces to protest in this silent video. How can it bring attention to the Ebola crisis?
Source: This Is Africa