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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.

Police disperse Wednesday's Barakat protest
17/04/2014 - Algeria

Ailing Bouteflika votes in Algerian presidential election, protests broken up

Polling opened in Algeria on Thursday morning following a campaign marked by the absence of incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

17/04/2014

African press review 17 April 2014

The uncertain fate of Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls, Mugabe's record as Zimbabwe prepares to celebrate 34 years of independence, pay rises for Kenya's teachers and much more in today's African ...

16/04/2014

African press review 16 April 2014

Nigerian schoolgirls are abducted by gunmen. Ugandan troops are court-martialled for training al-Shebab in secret. Nairobi's matatu operators win a court victory.

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