Thursday, August 28, 2014: Africa.com’s Daily Top 10
1. WHO Says Ebola Cases Could Exceed 20,000
The World Health Organization has been closely following the Ebola outbreak in Africa and says numbers could increase to "six times more cases than doctors know about currently."
Source: Al Jazeera
2. Zimbabwe Economy: Investments Plunging, says Bank Governor
Why foreign interest and investment in Zimbabwe is decreasing rapidly.
3. Texas-Based Nigerian Filmmaker Explores Tardiness as Cultural Rift
Nigerian filmmaker Kelechi Eke takes a look at one of the strongest African habits, tardiness. Check out how he tackles the topic in film.
Source: Voice of America
4. Liberian Doctor Treated With an Experimental Drug Dies From Ebola
The experimental drug that cured two American missionaries did not have a positive effect on a Liberian doctor who died from the Ebola virus.
Source: New York Times
5. The Battle for Africa
Here is an in-depth look at China's increasing influence in Africa. What Al Jazeera found in an investigation of the country's presence on the continent.
Source: Al Jazeera
6. Nigeria Says Has "Thus Far Contained" Ebola, One Case Left to Treat
Nigeria's health minister said they have Ebola outbreak contained.
7. Immunizing Africa, Committing to a Healthy Future For All
Find out how Africa's leaders plan to increase immunization practices through a new agreement called Immunise Africa 2020 declaration. How can this investment possibly change their nations.
8. Joburg’s Veiled Little Addis
Learn more about Johannesburg's intimate Ethiopian community as This Is Africa does an investigation.
Source: This is Africa
9. Building a Literary Tradition in a Land with No Alphabet
How Somaliland, a country with no alphabet, is home to East Africa's most anticipated book fair.
10. African Style Book: 7 Looks We Love from iamISIGO’s White Noise Collection
Africans have style...and lots of it. Here's a look at picks from the 2015 collection of Nigerian label, iamISIGO.