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African press review 4 February 2016

Suspended South African Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says she's the victim of a witch hunt over her role in the 2012 Marikana massacre.
Former US president Jimmy Carter speaking in London, UK on the Carter Center's efforts for eradication of Guinea worm.
03/02/2016 - Africa health

Guinea worm eradication will be my most gratifying achievement, says Jimmy Carter

After a 30-year fight to destroy Guinea worm disease, former US president Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that only 22 cases of the debilitating disease remain worldwide, all in sub-Saharan Africa.


African press review 7 December 2015

There are worries for Africa ahead of next week's World Trade Organisation ministerial summit.

African press review 5 December 2015

War trauma in Nigeria as soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgency reveal what it's like living with death in Boko Haram's minefields.

African press review 4 December 2015

South Africa inks giant contracts with China as second Sino-Africa forum opens in Johannesburg. Nigeria's minimum wage reform in danger due to shrinking oil revenue.


African press review 3 December 2015

Africa is the wrong place to wage the war on terror in Africa; Transparency International places Nigeria in new basket of graft-devastated nations; Kenya slumps into new low of pessimism as details ...

African press review 2 December 2015

Failure of Cop21 conference looms as summit avoids unequal distribution of carbon emissions; fault lines emerge as attention shifts from lyrical speeches to funding; 41 billion euros needed to ...
Central African Republic neglected by the international community? Analysis
06/10/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Central African Republic neglected by the international community? Analysis

In the Central African Republic, protests, clashes, reprisal attacks and armed conflict were sparked recently by the killing of a Muslim taxi driver in Bangui.

African press review 13 August 2015

Kenyan surgeons struggle to save the life of a baby born with part of his brain outside.
Boko Haram fears spread burqa ban across parts of Africa
04/08/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Boko Haram fears spread burqa ban across parts of Africa

Niger has now joined Chad and Cameroon in banning the burqa — the full veil worn by some devout Muslims — after a series of attacks across the countries in which Boko Haram suicide ...