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African press review 27 November 2014

More on the drug trafficking case which is gripping Ghana, what's going on with Joice Mujuru in Zimbabwe? will the next world financial crisis start in Africa?
Hollande welcome Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the Elysée presidential palace
26/11/2014 - France - Egypt

Hollande calls for democratic transition in Egypt on Sisi Paris visit

French President François Hollande called on Egypt to pursue its “democratic transition” after lunching with Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday.

African press review 26 November 2014

Eskom plans to shed jobs. Suspected Ugandan rebels go on a killing spree in DRC. Nigeria devalues. A charity bike is stolen in Egypt. Kenyans get angry about security failures.

African press review 25 November 2014

Tunisia's presidential election goes to a second round. Power shortages weaken the SA economy. Plague hits Madagascar. Darfur villagers don't care if UN/AU soldiers stay or go.
Orange Blossom’s unchained Egyptian electro
23/11/2014 - World music matters

Orange Blossom’s unchained Egyptian electro

The French collective Orange Blossom travel the world working with largely unknown, traditional musicians, mixing everything from Middle Eastern classical, west African polyrhythms, electronica and ...

African press review 5 November 2014

South Africa succeeds in reducing poverty. Its top court orders police to look into alleged atrocities in Zimbabwe. Zambia’s interim president gives in to riots.

African press review 4 November 2014

What next for Burkina Faso, more extremist violence in Nigeria and journalists in Egypt worrying about press freedom - all in today's papers ..

President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi surrounded by his generals
02/11/2014 - france - mali - egypt

Crimes against journalists: Egyptian media under attack

In honour of the first anniversary of the killing of French journalists, Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon, the United Nations has deemed the 2nd of November 2014, as the first International Day to ...