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Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi, sentenced to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for violence, kidnapping and torturing protesters in 2012
21/04/2015 - Egypt

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood calls Morsi verdict biased

The 20-year jail sentence handed to ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi on Tuesday after he was found guilty of kidnapping, torturing and killing demonstrators in 2012 was biased, says a ...

African press review 21 April 2015

The Zulu king blames the media for the current wave of violence against foreigners in South Africa, as President Jacob Zuma has his own gripe against the press.

African press review 20 April 2015

A warning to those organising violence against foreigners in South Africa, the possibility that the Kenyan armed forces trained some of the young men now fighting for the Al-Shebab militia and ...
Press freedom worsening in Egypt, journalist
18/04/2015 - African Media

Press freedom worsening in Egypt, journalist

This week’s African Media takes a look at media freedom in Egypt.

African press review 11 April 2015

Queen Victoria goes green in Port Elizabeth, as the US and South Africa fight a chicken war. Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan continue to make progress on the Renaissance Dam project.

African press review 10 April 2015

Cecil John Rhodes is finally dragged off the Cape Town University campus. Robert Mugabe promises to improve Zimbabwe's infrastructure.

African press review 2 April 2015

An early challenge for Nigeria's president-elect, a mobile phone application to help tourists follow in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela and a rush to buy guns in Kampala, all stories featuring on ...
Death sentences rose worldwide last year but not the number of executions

Death penalty is becoming a thing of the past, Amnesty International

2014 saw a global spike in death sentences, Amnesty International reported on Wednesday.

African press review 1 April 2015

Nigeria has a new president, Uganda halts the al-Shebab World Cup murder trial, and Kenyan political figures rush to their legal advisors . . .
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Sharm el-Sheikh, 15 March 2015.
26/03/2015 - Report: Egypt

Egypt's Coptic Christians are politically divided

Egypt's Christian community have often bared the brunt of political and sectarian tensions following the 2011 revolution. Christians in Egypt are said to number at least 10 million.