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African press review 13 October 2015

Thuli Madonsela and Jacob Zuma are back in the wars according to the front page of South African financial paper, BusinessDay. Botswana is going to spend its way out of budget difficulties.

African press review 12 October 2015

The South African ruling party plans to lead a campaign to get African countries out of the International Criminal Court, considered by many to be biased against African interests.

African press review 10 October 2015

There is news at last that the Chibok girls are alive, cheering hearts in Nigeria.

African press review 9 October 2015

Revelations about MTN money in tax havens cast doubt on the presidential ambitions of South Africa's deputy Cyril Ramaphosa; and the Nigerian Senate sets unprecedentedly hard conditions for President ...

African press review 8 October 2015

African press applauds China's offer to build 100 hospitals in Africa as Sino African health development forum closes in Cape Town; Boko Haram insurgents meet deadly fire in daring attack on Yobe ...

African press review 7 October 2015

Climate change tracker ranks South Africa 12th highest emitter of green house gases; expropriated Kenyan businessman posts message to President Kenyatta in newspaper ad; and Nigeria's Senat snubs ...

African press review 6 October 2015

The former Nigerian oil minister arrested last week is back in the news in London. Governance is going backwards in Africa. So, sadly, are economic growth prospects.

African press review 3 October 2015

A former Nigerian oil minister is released on bail in London, arrested by officers investigating suspected bribery and money-laundering offences. Burundi is to get less aid cash from Belgium.

African press review 2 October 2015

A South African bill on the private security industry is likely to strain relations between Washington and Pretoria, and could see the US vote against further development funds for Jacob Zuma's ...

African press review 1 October 2015

The release of President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet picks create havoc during National Day celebrations in Nigeria. The list is to be completed before confirmation hearings begin next week.