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African press review 27 March 2015

Jonathan and Buhari promise to control their supporters but Lagos residents don't seem convinced. Kenyatta is praised for taking on corruption.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Sharm el-Sheikh, 15 March 2015.
26/03/2015 - Report: Egypt

Egypt's Coptic Christians are politically divided

Egypt's Christian community have often bared the brunt of political and sectarian tensions following the 2011 revolution. Christians in Egypt are said to number at least 10 million.
Attack in Gombe, northeast Nigeria, after President Goodluck Jonathan's visit, 2 Feb.
26/03/2015 - Report: Nigeria

Nigeria election campaign marred by violence

Thursday is the final day of campaigning before presidential elections in Nigeria on Saturday.

African press review 25 March 2015

South African President Jacob Zuma says ordinary people are too dependent on government, while today's African papers also cover charges against the deputy director of public prosecutions.

African press review 24 March 2015

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Monday signed an agreement on Ethiopian plans for a new Nile dam. The story is making front pages as far away as South Africa.


African press review 23 March 2015

South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance will not take part in a "secret process" to cover up President Jacob Zuma’s financial liability regarding the security upgrades to his ...

African press review 20 March 2015

There is more outpouring of emotions in the African press about the terrorist attack in Tunisia in which 21 people were killed at the National Bardo Museum, 17 of them tourists.

African press review 19 March 2015

This morning in South Africa, the big story is the ongoing saga of expenditure on Jacob Zuma's Nkandla personal residence, which cost R246-million - this pesky issue just won't go away for the ...
A large number of security forces were deployed in Tunis following a terror attck on Wednesday
18/03/2015 - FRANCE/AFRICA

Hollande expresses solidarity with Tunisia

The French President spoke with his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi following the terror attack in Tunis in which at least eight people were killed.