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Victor Muhammadu Buhari to be sworn in an Nigerian president
28/05/2015 - Nigeria

Buhari-mania sweeps Nigeria but new president faces tough challenges

Muhammadu Buhari, the former military leader who won a resounding victory in Nigeria’s historic elections in February, will be sworn in as president on Friday.
Africa's small-scale farmers have needs, too
26/05/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Africa's small-scale farmers have needs, too

Africans around the world celebrated unity day on Monday, and many will continue to fete the benefits of a united continent this week.
Premier Bank is the second international bank to be launched in Mogadishu
22/05/2015 - Somalia

Somalia's new international bank brings more debit cards to war-torn country

A new international bank has been launched in Mogadishu, the latest sign of life in the city after more than two decades of civil war which engulfed its bright lights.

An incumbent President Faure Gnassingbé campaign billboard
28/04/2015 - Togo

Togo opposition cries foul after Gnassingbé victory in presidential poll

The opposition in Togo says the presidential election at the weekend was marred by ballot-stuffing as partial results indicate President Faure Gnassingbé is set to win by a wide margin.

African diaspora wants voice at AU
01/02/2015 - International report

African diaspora wants voice at AU

While the African Union (AU) is a chance for all 54 member states to get together to discuss the pressing issues on the continent, it's also a chance for civil society and in some cases others from ...
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
26/01/2015 - Report: African Union Summit

African Union's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma slams human trafficking

As the 24th African Union Summit kicks off in the Ethiopian capital later this week on the 30th, today marked the first day of the 26th session of the Executive Council.

An Air Afrique Airbus
22/01/2015 - Report: South Africa

Transport ministers debate opening Africa’s skies

Transport ministers from a dozen African countries gathered outside Pretoria, South Africa, on Wednesday to discuss opening the continent's skies.
Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida in Ouagadougou on 14 November
19/11/2014 - Burkina Faso

Army holds on to Burkina power with Zida named prime minister

Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida has been named Burkina Faso’s prime minister.
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.
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