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19/11/2014

African press review 19 November 2014

Mombasa is hit by gangs on the rampage. It's International Men's Day ... and International Toilet Day. Ramaphosa tried to restore discipline to the SA parliament.
19/11/2014

French press review 19 November 2014

You can have the news fried, boiled or scrambled this morning but the front pages are not likely to cheer you up much.

18/11/2014

African press review 18November 2014

In Zimbabwe, vice-president Joice Mujuru on Monday defended herself against allegations that she had masterminded a plot to assassinate President Robert Mugabe.

18/11/2014

French press review 18 November 2014

Both Le Monde and Le Figaro devote their top story to Maxime Hauchard, the 22-year-old Frenchman believed to have been involved in the recent decapitation of the American hostage, Peter Kassig, and ...
17/11/2014

African press review 17 November 2014

For once, the main story in the Nigerian Guardian is NOT about Boko Haram extremists. The Guardian is worried about the national economy.

17/11/2014

French press review 17 November 2014

The French press rounds up all the usual suspects . . .
13/11/2014

African press review 13 November 2014

Nigerians react to a suicide-bombing at a college. The SA oppostion wants Zuma fired, despite a parliamentary committee clearing him of blame for his home improvement bill.
13/11/2014

French press review 13 November 2014

Rosetta is on all this morning's front pages. She's the European space probe which yesterday landed a fridge-sized robot on the surface of the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
12/11/2014

African press review 12 November 2014

Lawyers fight for the victims of the Marikana massacre. SA receives fewer asylum seekers. More money may be spent on Zuma's home. Nigeria's Jonathan opens his bid for reelection.
12/11/2014

French press review 12 November 2014

Could the African Nations Cup be played outside Africa. Did Fillon discuss politics with an Elysée bureaucrat? Will Rosetta meet 67P? Can the Oslo accords still help the Middle East?

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