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30/07/2015

African press review 30 July 2015

Is South Africa's economy booming? And Nigeria forms military alliance against Boko Haram with regional allies.

29/07/2015 - Zimbabwe

Calls for American dentist to face justice over killing of Zimbabwe's 'Cecil the lion'

Rich American dentist Walter Palmer should face justice and possibly extradition to Zimbabwe for the illegal killing of ‘Cecil the lion’, according to the heads of conservation and safari groups.

28/07/2015

African press review 28 July 2015

Has South Africa forgotten its war veterans? And fantastic tales from Mama Sarah Obama about a dream reunion with her presidential grandson.

The rubble of Jazeera Palace hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, following a suicide bomb blast.
27/07/2015 - SOMALIA

Will Kenya’s heightened security leave with Obama?

Kenya has successfully kept Al-Shebab at bay throughout US President Barack Obama’s landmark visit to the country.
27/07/2015

African press review 27 July 2015

The Kenyan press basks in the glorious homecoming of its prodigal son Barack Obama.

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh gives his July 22, 2015 speech where he pardoned more than 200 detainees from Mile 2 prison in Banjul
26/07/2015 - The Gambia

Recently released detainees fleeing Gambia to avoid re-arrest

Many of the reported 200 detainees released from Gambia’s notorious Mile 2 prison in Banjul are trying to get out of the country as soon as possible in order to avoid being picked up by police ...
Apollonia, the daughter of Claude Verlon, viewing her father's name on a monument dedicated to journalists killed in war, in October 2014
26/07/2015 - Mali - France

Hollande meets with relatives of RFI journalists killed in Mali

Relatives of the two Radio France Internationale journalists killed in Mali in 2013 met with French President Francois Hollande this weekend to discuss difficulties in the investigation of the ...
25/07/2015

African press review 25 July 2015

Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has received the country’s most famous son, US President Barack Obama. 'The prodigal son' has returned.

Jean-Yves Le Drian, France's defence minister
25/07/2015 - EGYPT - FRANCE

French defence minister in Egypt after Rafale delivery

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian began a two-day visit to Cairo Saturday, days after France delivered the first three of 24 Rafale fighter jets sold to Egypt in a 5.2-billion-euro deal.
US President Obama and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailermariam Desalegn during meeting in New York, 25 September 2014
24/07/2015 - Ethiopia

Obama's visit to Ethiopia must extend relationship beyond security and business: activists

Rights activists and press freedom advocates are pushing US President Barack Obama to raise concerns over political space, press freedom and human rights in Ethiopia, ahead of his trip to Addis Ababa ...
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