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14/08/2012

African press review 14 August 2012

The President of Egypt’s decision to make himself head of the armed forces is welcomed by the Egyptian press.

17/07/2012

African press review 17 July 2012

The death of Kenyan's Internal Security Minister, George Saitoti, makes headlines today, as does the suggestion that electing South Africa's Dlamini-Zuma to chair the African Union commision might ...

Newly elected head of the African Union Dlamini-Zuma faces criticism
17/07/2012 - African news explained

Newly elected head of the African Union Dlamini-Zuma faces criticism

The newly elected head of the African Union faced criticism from some delegates at the regional body's summit in Addis Ababa on Monday.

16/07/2012 - Report: African Union summit

Freedom fighter Dlamini-Zuma takes the helm of African Union

The African Union ushered in a new era on Sunday, as South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, became the first woman to be elected to the top spot of the regional ...

16/07/2012

African press review 16 July 2012

South Africa's electricity prices make headlines in African papers today, as does Dlamini-Zuma, who has become the first woman to head the African Union.

Chad's former leader Hissène Habré to be tried in Senegal
16/07/2012 - African news explained

Chad's former leader Hissène Habré to be tried in Senegal

Senegal's President Macky Sall announced during the AU Summit that Chad's former leader, Hissène Habré, would be brought to trial in Senegal, and not in Belgium.

15/07/2012 - Report: African Union summit

African Union summit opens in Addis Ababa

African Jihadism is gripping Africa, said African Union Commission Chairperson Dr. Jean Ping at the opening of the 19th AU Summit in Addis Ababa on Sunday.

African Union deals with instability in Great Lakes Region
13/07/2012 - African news explained

African Union deals with instability in Great Lakes Region

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region signed a plan of action at the African Union Summit held in Addis Ababa to deal ...

11/07/2012

African press review 11 July 2012

Egypt's power struggle continues. What will Hillary Clinton have to say on her visit this weekend? Have Uganda's PM and president fallen out? Has someone been fiddling Kenya's statistics?

10/07/2012

African press review 10 July 2012

Cairo's stock exchange doesn't like the Egyptian president's confrontation with the military. Controversy continues over the deaths of two Nigerian politicians at a funeral.

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