Africa news in brief

Some links to recent stories of interest:

Following Spanish Pime Minister Rajoy’s bizarre, euro-centric assertion that ‘Spain is not Uganda’ with regards to its failing economy and the bailout the BBC compares the two countries: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18408448

A new low-cost Airline for Africa? http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/jun/13/sir-stelios-low-cost-african-airline-fastjet

Ben Ali jailed: http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE85C03Y20120613

Ivory Coast claims to have uncovered coup plot: http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE85C00620120613

Extending West-Africa’s high-speed broadband: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/jun/13/west-africa-high-speed-broadband

 

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