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Michael Fitzpatrick

French press review 16 September 2014

It's hard to get a grip on this morning's French dailies...

African press review 15 September 2014

Does Zimbabwe's First Lady deserve the doctorate she was awarded at the weekend?


French press review 15 September 2014

This is going to be the "week of truth" for several French political figures.


African press review 11 September 2014

More on the Marikana Inquiry in South Africa, new figures on Ebola, and the failure to rescue the 150 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria - all in today's papers ...


French press review 11 September 2014

There's a whiff of disaster about this morning's front pages . . . "Government paralysed by the failure of its economic policies," reads the main headline in Le Monde.

African press review 10 September 2014

Nigerian police are missing after a Boko Haram attack. SA police deny political pressure ahead of the Marikana massacre. A witness at the ICC Kenya trial recants.

French press review 10 September 2014

This morning's front pages would make you wonder if we're all living on the same planet.

African press review 9 September 2014

The investment bank Morgan Stanley has cut South Africa's gross domestic production forecast for this year by half a percent.