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30/05/2013

African press review 30 May 2013

Ugandan police are still camped outside newspaper offices. Kenyan police are accused of terrorising refugees. There are violence and boycott threats ahead of Mozambique's election.
29/05/2013

African press review 29 May 2013

Kenya's teachers threaten strike action. MPs reverse a pay cut and take the rest of the week off after their exertions. Police chiefs feud. Is the ICC racist?

 

Ghana's Mahama praises France's Mali intervention
29/05/2013 - African news explained

Ghana's Mahama praises France's Mali intervention

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama praised France's intervention in Mali in an interview with RFI after meeting President François Hollande in Paris Tuesday.

 

Ghana's President John Mahama talking to RFI, Paris, 28 May, 2013
28/05/2013 - Ghana - France

RFI interview with Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama held talks with President François Hollande in Paris yesterday, fresh from attending the African Union summit in Addis Ababa.
African Union wants progress on Western Sahara
28/05/2013 - African news explained

African Union wants progress on Western Sahara

In Addis Ababa, the African Union summit ended yesterday with its final declaration making a special mention of Western Sahara.
Liberia's president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf talking to RFI in Addis Ababa Sunday evening
27/05/2013 - Report: Africa - Liberia

Border security a priority, Liberia’s President Johnson-Sirleaf tells RFI

Peace and security throughout the West African region, particularly the Liberian borders with Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea, are a top priority for Liberia, said Liberian President Ellen ...
25/05/2013 - Report: Somalia

Somali MPs accuse Kenyan troops of refusing to protect them on Kismayo mission

Somali MPs have accused Kenyan forces of refusing to protect them during a a fact-finding mission in southern city of Kismayo.
Venezuela’s new president
25/05/2013 - The Sound Kitchen

Venezuela’s new president

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23/05/2013 - Eritrea

Eritrea’s 20th anniversary - haunted by perceptions or reality?

Eritrea celebrates its 20th anniversary of independence on Friday with state-run media describing festivities across the country.
Khartoum and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement start talks in Addis Ababa
23/04/2013 - African news explained

Khartoum and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement start talks in Addis Ababa

Negotiations between Khartoum and the main rebel group in Sudan are set to open today in Addis Ababa.
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