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Michael Fitzpatrick
27/05/2015

African press review 27 May 2015

There are conflicting accounts of what happened in Garissa, Kenya, earlier this week. The only good news is that the original death toll seems to have been exaggerated.
27/05/2015

French press review 27 May 2015

Today's ceremonies commemorating the French résistance during World War II will culminate with the induction of four new national heroes to the Panthéon in Paris.
26/05/2015

African press review 26 May 2015

Is the Nigerian fuel crisis over? That's a question being asked from Abuja to Pretoria, and the answers proposed are, frankly, contradictory.
26/05/2015

French press review 26 May 2015

Spanish elections draw a lot of attention this morning, as French editors sift the results for lessons at local and European level.
25/05/2015

African press review 25 May 2015

Burundi, Nigeria and South Sudan are all making headlines this morning. South Africa is suffering from a shortage of medicines, including antiretrovirals, in state-run hospitals and clinics.
25/05/2015

French press review 25 May 2015

The decline in the active membership of French political parties has Le Monde worried. Only the far-right Front National has been able to reverse the trend.
19/05/2015

African press review 19 May 2015

The strike slowing construction work at a South African electricity plant appears to be losing steam. The African National Congress wants no truck with hostile journalists.
19/05/2015

French press review 19 May 2015

Some French schools are closed today as teachers protest against proposals to reform secondary education. The debate continues to generate lots of heat but not much light.
18/05/2015

African press review 18 May 2015

The South African police start rounding up the usual suspects in the wake of recent violence against foreigners.
18/05/2015

French press review 18 May 2015

Doubt, discord and dissension in Socialist ranks. What does the Paris government really think about Jean-Claude Juncker's immigration quotas?
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