Friday, July 25: Weekly News Top Ten Must Reads
1. Air Algerie: No Survivors as Plane Wreckage Found Near Burkino Faso Border - Live
French President François Hollande has confirmed all lives lost on the down flight as the black box was recovered.
2. FGM in Kenya: 'To End This Culture We Have To Make Everyone Accountable' - Video
Dr. Linah Kilimo talks about the movement to end the practice of female genital mutilation.
3. Africans Open Fuller Wallets to the Future
Despite the unfortunate events making headlines for Africa all around the world, the continent's people are thriving. A large majority are moving above the poverty line and beginning to become true consumers influencing the economy.
4. Ethiopian Bloggers and Journalists Charged with Terrorism
A judge found the imprisoned group of writers and reporters guilty of terrorism. Their story has made national headlines, specifically the Zone Nine.
5. Africa 'Missing Out on Biotech Green Revolution'
Why it is being said that "Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development."