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A demonstration in Port-au-Prince calls for President Michel Martelly to resign and eletions to be held
14/12/2014 - Haiti

Haiti’s prime minister resigns amid anti-government protests

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has resigned after repeated anti-government protests and calls for him to quit. A man was shot dead as youths clashed with police on Saturday.

Hage Geingob is the new president of Namibia elected with over 86% of the votes
02/12/2014 - Report: Namibia

Hage Geingob wins in Swapo landslide, DTA beats RDP in Namibia

The final count from Namibia's sixth general election, has given a landslide victory to the ruling Swapo party, which has been in power since independence in 1990.

Marine Le Pen during her re-election as head of the Front National at the party's congress on 30 November 2014 in Lyon.
30/11/2014 - FRANCE

Marine Le Pen wins 100% support to stay chief of France’s Front National

Marine Le Pen was re-elected with 100 percent of the votes cast as the leader of France’s far-right Front National in party congress vote results given Sunday.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy tipped to lead right-wing UMP party.
29/11/2014 - FRANCE

Sarkozy tipped to win leadership of French right political party

France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy was on Saturday tipped to win the leadership of the right-wing UMP in party elections against main rival Bruno Le Maire – a former minister and ...

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?

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.

French press review 26 November 2014

Racial anger in the United States, the Pope in Strasbourg and Nicolas Sarkozy on the front page of Le Figaro. That just about sums up this morning's French papers.


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.

French press review 25 November 2014

The Front National finds the banks taht says "da" in Moscow. Russia's embassy buys Paris a Christmas tree. Diesel-driven cars are pouring filth into the French capital's air.

French press review 24 November 2014

A political power struggle, an unhappy police force, a new form of democracy, and the reshaping of regional France, those are the eye-catching stories on this morning's French front ...