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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.

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.

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.

African press review 23 May 2015

The Kenyan press celebrates a beatification event in the central highlands, while the South African media says Johannesburg is illegally cutting off residents’ water supply.


African press review 22 May 2015

The row over high heels at the Cannes Film Festival features in the African papers.

African press review 20 May 2015

We begin with continuing speculation in the Nigerian press about the fate of the more than 200 Chibok girls whose kidnapping by Boko Haram revealed the barbaric designs of the Islamic sect to the ...

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.

African press review 18 May 2015

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

African press review 16 May 2015

President Pierre Nkurunziza is reportedly back in Burundi but he's keeping a low profile.

African press review 15 May 2015

Are tourists being scared away from South Africa by the visa regulations? What can sub-Saharan Africa do to improve the way countries use human resources? And what's really going on in Burundi?