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African press review 28 October 2014

Egypt gets a handout from the US and continues its clampdown on protesters. SA police rush to find Senzo Meyiwa’s killers. Malema is in trouble with the police.

African press review 27 October 2014

SA’s violence claims the life of its national team’s captain. Rating agencies atch out for mini-budget follow-up. Zimbabwe’s v-p denies plotting to oust Mugabe.

French press review 25 October 2014

Today’s big story is the release of France’s latest unemployment figures which have hit a new record in September.
An even match …
20/09/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

An even match …

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the France World Cup football match on 25 June.

The Swiss may be great bankers … but are they great footballers?
13/09/2014 - The Sound Kitchen

The Swiss may be great bankers … but are they great footballers?

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the quiz about the France-Switzerland World Cup football match.

French press review 6 September 2014

We begin with a new poll predicting that French Front National leader Marine Le Pen would win the first round of the 2017 presidential elections, and defeat President François Hollande in the ...

French press review 29 August 2014

French Socialists go to La Rochelle for what promises to be a stormy get-together. Hollande hopes for help from Europe. Lagarde is in trouble in her home country.
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.
10/08/2014 - France

Ligue 1 opening weekend beset by violence

Clashes broke out after a football match in Corsica on Saturday night that left 44 French riot and paramilitary police officers injured, the interior ministry said Sunday.


French press review 2 August 2014

The deadly Ebola virus spiralling out of control in West Africa after claiming 729 lives and infecting more than 1,300 others since March gained front page attention from Le Monde this ...

African press review 11 July 2014

The South African press is buzzing about rejection of parole for apartheid death squad commander De Kock imprisoned 20 years ago. And South African men prefer the World Cup to sex.