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African press review 14 May 2015

Burundi faces the worst as an army general announces the toppling of President Nkurunziza in a coup.

African press review 13 May 2015

Nigeria's Patience Jonathan sends her critics giggling again after convening a last African First Ladies' summit, while her husband fine tunes his exit from power ahead of Muhammadu Buhari's ...

African press review 12 May 2015

South Africa's new opposition chief Mmussi Maimane and the power of social media, a giant Nigerian refugee camp in Cameroon on the verge of becoming a maternity ward, and a court martial for top ...

African press review 11 May 2015

"Soweto nice guy" Mmusi Maimane shrugs off racial logjam after his election as South Africa's new opposition leader.
Nigerian soldiers patrol the north of Nigeria to snuff out Boko Haram militants.
02/05/2015 - Nigeria

New hostage release marks turning point in Nigerian army's war against Boko Haram

The Nigerian army has freed 234 more women and girls from Boko Haram's stronghold in Sambisa forest, bringing the total number of hostages released to 700.


French press review 15 April 2015

French candle light vigils for Nigeria's Chibok girls, Nokia's offer of a life wire for ageing jewel of French industry Alcatel-Lucent, distress calls from France's councils hit by the Socialist ...

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 ...

French press review 14 April 2015

The French press shows compassion for grieving Nigerian parents of the Chibok girls as they mark the first anniversary of the abduction of 219  students by Boko Haram insurgents.


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.
Nigeria marks one year since abduction of Chibok girls
14/04/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

Nigeria marks one year since abduction of Chibok girls

It has been a year since more than 200 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in a late-night raid.