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African press review 15 April 2015

Prayers, processions and protests for Nigeria's Chibok girls, as President-elect Muhammadu Buhari lays out his agenda to fight Boko Haram terrorism and militancy in a high profile New York Times ...

African press review 14 April 2015

The Nigerian press marks a day of remembrance for the missing Chibok girls, one year after their abduction from their boarding school by Boko Haram.

African press review 13 April 2015

The Nigerian press is in a race against time as gubernatorial election results spring surprises in key states, with the president-elect's party poised for a massive win.
Jean-Marie Le Pen with his granddaughter Marion Marechal-Le Pen , file picture 2012.
13/04/2015 - FRANCE

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen pulls out of regional elections

Jean-Marie Le Pen, the founder of France’s Front National, pulled out of regional elections Monday following a row with his daughter and party leader Marine Le Pen.

11/04/2015 - Nigeria

Allegations of voter intimidation in Rivers state as Nigeria votes in local elections

Nigerian voters go to polls on Saturday to elect state governors and local assemblies, weeks after the All Progressives Congress (APC) party scored the first ever opposition win in the presidential ...

African press review 4 April 2015

African press in tell-it-all rush as details emerge about Garissa University massacre by Al-Shebab Islamists and a goodwill meeting takes place between staunch rivals in Nigeria's presidential ...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy
04/04/2015 - FRANCE

More Sarkozy associates charged in election finance scandal

Three officials of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy's 2012 election campaign have been charged in relation to alleged attempts to dodge finance limits.
Nigerian military releases detained Al-Jazeera journalists
04/04/2015 - African Media

Nigerian military releases detained Al-Jazeera journalists

In this week's African Media, RFI focuses on a media clampdown during Nigeria's presidential elections.

African press review 3 April 2015

Kenya's press is in shock over the deadly university attack carried out by gunmen loyal to the Somali Islamist group Al-Shebab.


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 ...