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Michael Fitzpatrick
18/12/2014

African press review 18 December 2014

Must Scott go? Will Boko Haram attack the emir of Kano? How did a snake embarrass a deputy governor? Can Kenyan parties agree on anti-terror law? Wll the rouble's troubles destabilise South Africa?
18/12/2014

French press review 18 December 2014

Russia, Cuba, a 70th birthday party, French roads and an increase in violence and bad manners . . . it's hard to believe we're just one week away from Christmas!

17/12/2014

African press review 17 December 2014

Controversy over freedom and fighting political violence continues in Kenya. Malema calls for land occupation. Developing ecnomies lose 900 billion euros in hidden capital transfers.
17/12/2014

French press review 17 December 2014

The French front pages are divided between fear and shock this morning, the fear provoked by Russia's financial woes, the shock by the murder of 136 schoolchildren by the Pakistani Taliban.

16/12/2014

African press review 16 December 2014

Nigerian motorists queue for petrol as oilworkers strike. Nobody opposes Malema in the Economic Freedom Fighters leadership election. Conflict in South Sudan has cost thousands of lives.
16/12/2014

French press review 16 December 2014

Immigration, retirement, austerity and taxis are the main items on this morning's front page menu.

15/12/2014

African press review 15 December 2014

Police investigate the origin of an Improvised Explosive Device that was found on the roadside in a suburb of Nairobi.
15/12/2014

French press review 15 December 2014

Former US president George W Bush and former vice president Dick Cheney are described as “Torturers”.
11/12/2014

African press review 11 December 2014

Mugabe picks his new V-Ps and claims someone has triedto kill one of them already. All South Africa's languages are equal but some are mor equal than others.
11/12/2014

French press review 11 December 2014

Socialists fall out over the right to shop on Sunday and nobody else seems to like the government's latest attempt to reform the French economy.
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