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African press review 23 April 2014

SA's platinum mining strike looks set to drag on. A record number of parties will stand in the general election. Cairo's drivers have a poor sense of direction. Al-Sisi is accused of bribery.


African press review 15 April 2014

The ANC's move to delay the probe into the Nkandla scandal in South Africa, Somalians in Nairobi and Egypt's terrorism act all feature in today's African newspapers ..


African press review 3 April 2014

Were the bombings at Cairo University Islamist revenge?


African press review 1 April 2014

A donkey, minibuses, Jacob's Zuma's private farm and Uganda's anti-gay law all make the newspapers around Africa today ..


African press review 31 March 2014

Egypt first this morning, and yesterday's announcement by the electoral commission in Cairo that the presidential elections will take place on 26 and 27 May.


African press review 28 March 2014

The Egyptian media react to Field Marshal Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s announcement of his decision to stand in the 17July presidential elections. Nigeria gets tough with dodgy telecom operators.


African press review 27 March 2014

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's decision to stand in Egypt's presidential election, from South Africa more on Zuma's private farm, the report on the Westgate shopping centre attack in Kenya - all covered ...


African press review 25 March 2014

The mass death sentences given to 529 Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt, Jacob Zuma's luxury farm retreat and the search for bodies in Lake Albert on the Uganda-DRC border are all covered ...