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24/04/2014

African press review 24 April 2014

The situation in South Sudan is not getting any less complicated.

Khalid Skah
23/04/2014 - France - Morocco - Norway

France vetoes athlete Khalid Shah's extradition to Norway

France has turned down a Norwegian request for the extradition of Moroccan athlete Khaled Skah, locked in a dispute with his ex-wife over custody of their two children.

23/04/2014

African press review 23 April 2014

SA's platinum mining strike looks set to drag on. A record number of parties will stand in the general election. Cairo's drivers have a poor sense of direction. Al-Sisi is accused of bribery.

Gilberto Rodriguez Leal when he was a prisoner of Mujao
23/04/2014 - France - Mali

France vows to punish Mali's Mujao for hostage's death

The death of French hostage Gilberto Rodrigues Leal will not go unpunished, French President François Hollande declared after Mali-based jihadi group Mujao on Tuesday announced that it had ...

21/04/2014 - Rwanda genocide 20 years

Killing your neighbour first—Murambi massacre remembered

In a little valley surrounded by hills outside of Butare, Rwanda’s second city, sits Murambi Technical School.

18/04/2014

African press review 18 April 2014

There’s confusion over the fate of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls. SA prepares for a post-Zuma ANC.

Abdelaziz Bouteflika is wheeled into the polling station to cast his vote
18/04/2014 - Algeria

Bouteflika camp claims victory, Benflis claims fraud in Algeria presidential poll

Supporters of Abdelaziz Bouteflika claim he has won a "crushing victory" in his bid to win a fourth term as Algeria's president.

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