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29/09/2014

African press review 29 September 2014

Kenya celebrates Dennis Kimetto's Berlin marathon triumph and in South Africa there's speculation about Jacob Zuma's future - some of the stories in today's African papers...

24/09/2014

African press review 24 September 2014

Zimbabwe's finance minister wants to cut the public-sector wage bill. SA papers have their eyes on China and the Middle East. Egypt's president is to meet Barack Obama for the first time.
23/09/2014

African press review 23 September 2014

The "Islamic State" armed group, which now controls part of Iraq and Syria, is making quite a few front pages this morning, following its call for the murder of nationals of countries ...
22/09/2014

African press review 22 September 2014

With at least two police officers dead and seven injured following yesterday's bomb attack in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, this morning's Egyptian papers are, tragically, full of explosions.

18/09/2014

African press review 18 September 2014

SA inflation is higher than expected ... but it hasn't stopped the shoppers. Economic Freedom Fighters are thrown out of parliament. Kenyan hecklers try to apolgise to their president.
09/09/2014

African press review 9 September 2014

The investment bank Morgan Stanley has cut South Africa's gross domestic production forecast for this year by half a percent.

Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu
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Turkey's presidential candidates: Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu

Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu is not a politician but an academic and diplomat, who has headed the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for the past nine years.
US Secretary of State John Kerry in Cairo
23/07/2014 - Report: US - Egypt - Middle East

Kerry in Cairo to push for Gaza ceasefire

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cairo on Tuesday in an attempt to push for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius (L) with his Egyptian counterpart Samih Shukri (R) in Cairo
19/07/2014 - France - Middle East

Truce in Gaza urgent, French FM says during Egypt visit

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has called for an “urgent” ceasefire in Gaza, backing the Egyptian plan rejected by Hamas this week.
Three journalists working for Al Jazeera- Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed (L-R) have been jailed in Egypt
18/07/2014 - Report: Egypt - European Union

European parliament calls for ban on spy technology export to Egypt

The European parliament yesterday called for a ban of surveillance and military technology to Egypt.
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