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Abdullah Kurdi, father of three-year old Aylan Kurdi, cries after viewing his son's body in Mugla, Turkey
04/09/2015 - FRANCE - Germany - Syria

France in U-turn on migrant quotas as Syrian boy's photo shocks Europe

As European politicians react to the shock aroused by the photo of the body of three-year-old Syrian Aylan Kurdi on a Turkish beach, France has executed a U-turn in its policy on refugee quotas.
Soldiers sheltering behind sandbags while waiting for their commander. Bambari, Central African Republic, French outpost, August 16, 2014. Edouard Elias, winner of the Ville de Perpignan Rémi Ochlik Award 2015.
04/09/2015 - France

Photojournalism prize-winner Elias portrays French soldiers in Cental African Republic

For 26 years Visa Pour L’Image (A Visa for Images)- in Perpignan, south-west France has been giving a platform to photoreporters from all over the world and to their work.
French police examine the debris from the Malaysia Airlines MH370 in July
04/09/2015 - France - Malaysia - China

France confirms Réunion debris from missing Malaysia Airlines plane

French prosecutors have confirmed that a wing fragment that washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of Réunion in July belonged to the Malaysia Airlines flight 370 that went missing last ...

African press review 4 September 2015

The rising costs of electricity and labour are contributing to weak business confidence in South Africa, this month at a 16-year low.

Liberians hope to get on with their lives, says health minister, after country declared Ebola-free

Liberia was declared free of the Ebola on Thursday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said, 42 days since the last confirmed case passed a second negative test for the virus.

African press review 3 September 2015

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has called time on the politics of rhetoric, Nigeria increases oil exports projecting shipments of 63 million barrels by October and a Ugandan business school ...

African press review 2 September 2015

The African press examines the appointments made by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari last week.


African press review 1 September 2015

Nigeria's first test tube baby is reunited with her doctor at her birthplace. Ugandan politicians are engaged in a dramatic comedy show during the election year.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is set to spend four days in China
31/08/2015 - Sudan - China

Sudanese president on way to China for controversial business trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is making this week a rare long-distance “business trip”.

African press review 31 August 2015

The 'world's tallest man' is in Zimbabwe; the hour of reckoning nears for Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, who fanned xenophobic attacks on Africans; and the Nigerian president has his daggers drawn ...