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African press review 26 January 2015

There's a lot of confusion in Nigeria, reflected on this morning's front pages...


African press review 23 January 2015

Nigerians go to the polls on 14 February to elect their president and members of the National Assembly and that's the story which dominates today's papers there.

My Watch by Olesegun Obasanjo
14/12/2014 - Interview: Former Nigerian president Olesegun Obasanjo

Exclusive: Obasanjo lays into Jonathan as autobiography faces Nigeria libel ban

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo slammed a Nigerian politician who has held up publication of his autobiography by suing him for libel in an exclusive interview with RFI.

African press review 12 November 2014

Lawyers fight for the victims of the Marikana massacre. SA receives fewer asylum seekers. More money may be spent on Zuma's home. Nigeria's Jonathan opens his bid for reelection.

African press review 09 October 2014

Kenyatta returns home after ICC trip, Nigeria accuses South Africa of blocking a legal arms purchase and uncertainty over South Africa's mining laws dominate the front page stories of African ...

African press review 20 June 2014

The Nigerian press is furious about the federal government’s dropping of criminal proceedings against former president Sani Abacha' son, Mohammed, accused of stealing two billion euros during ...

African press review 4 June 2014

Al-Sisi's declared the winner in Egypt. The SA economy is not doing that badly, a banker claims. Nigeria's new central bank governor will have a tough job defending the naira.

African press review 3 June 2014

Egypt’s top women’s rights official throws out EU observers, the AU congratulates Malawi, Nigeria’s still grappling with Boko Haram, SA platinum bosses’ offer may not end ...

African press review 2 June 2014

Nigeria and Boko Haram, politics in Malawi and South Africa's government reshuffle are among the topics in the papers today ..