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Claude Guéant with Nicolas Sarkozy in 2007 in Tripoli with Moamer Kadhafi
06/03/2015 - France - Libya

Former French interior minister Guéant detained over Sarkozy Libya finance allegations

Former French interior minister Claude Guéant was taken into custody on Friday in connection with the alleged financing by Moamer Kadhafi’s Libya of Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 ...

African press review 6 March 2015

Boko Haram murders again. Jonathan asserts that the Chibok girls are still alive. The last Ebola patient in Liberia is discharged. More and more South Africans are sinking into debt.

African press review 5 March 2015

Lesotho gets a change of government. SA weapons exports fall. Kagame may not wish to bow out as Rwanda's leader. Nigeria hopes that its petrol shortage will soon be over.
Foreign nationals, specifically African migrants, working and living in towns and cities across South Africa are routinely targeted
05/03/2015 - Report: South Africa

Xenophobic attacks erupt in South Africa's Limpopo province

Xenophobic attacks in South Africa have moved to the north-eastern province of Limpopo.
Gazans watch members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades take part in a military parade marking the 27th anniversary of Hamas's founding
05/03/2015 - Report: Gaza - Egypt

Hamas angered by Egyptian court’s ‘terrorist’ label

In Gaza the Islamist Hamas party has voiced outrage over an Egyptian court's ruling earlier this week that labels the group a terrorist organisation.

African press review 4 March 2015

SA's unions are split over scandal allegations. The Mugabes' alleged dairy debts leave a bitter taste in Zimbabwe. Nigeria is accused of preventing Chad pursuing Boko Haram on its territory.

African press review 3 March 2015

In Burundi, the top story this morning is the weekend prison break involving opposition political figure, Hussein Radjabu.

Frequent power cuts in Douala, Cameroon.
02/03/2015 - France - Africa

French group Schneider sets up 54 million euro fund to boost energy access in Africa

The French electrical firm Schneider announced on Monday a 54.5 million euro fund to finance access to energy in sub-Saharan Africa.

An employment exchange in Paris - unemployment among under-25s of African origin is over 40 per cent
01/03/2015 - France

Racism boosts second-generation African immigrant unemployment in France, report

Discrimination is keeping the children of immigrants at the bottom of France’s economic pile, a report advised Prime Minister Manuel Valls this weekend.