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Laurent Gbagbo arrives at the ICC on Thursday
01/02/2016 - COTE D'IVOIRE - FRANCE - ICC

Gbagbo accuses France of helping Ouattara topple him by force at ICC trial

Lawyers for deposed Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo accused current President Alassane Ouattara of seizing power by force with the help of France,


African press review 1 February 2016

Newly free of US and European Union sanctions, Iran is attempting to carve out a niche in the east African petrol industry.
Former Cote d'Ivoire's President Laurent Gbagbo attends his trial in The Hague on 28 January, 2016
28/01/2016 - Cote d'Ivoire

Gbagbo pleads not guilty

Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo pleaded "not guilty" to four charges of crimes against humanity on Thursday.

African press review 15 January 2015

There's no light at the end of the tunnel for the South African economy, on the brink of recession according to most analysts.

African press review 23 November 2015

African press predicts 30-year struggle to overcome trrorism and jihad in the Middle East; Is NATO's regime change policies fuelling Jihad in the Middle East?; And Jihadists square off in twitter ...

African press review 21 November 2015

The Mali hotel attack is on many African front pages . . . with various versions of the story depending on when the web sites were updated.


African press review 20 November 2015

Tanzania gets a former schoolteacher as its new prime minister. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urges Burundian leader Pierre Nkurunziza to revive peace talks and prevent civil war.

African press review 19 November 2015

Kenya continues to arm-wrestle with the International Criminal Court; the authorities in Egypt accept that a bomb caused last month's Sinai plane crash; an American politician advises Ugandans to ...

African press review 9 November 2015

The water crisis gets really serious in South Africa with a threat to national food security.

African press review 14 October 2015

The coal sector strike is over in South Africa; the dispute between the ANC and Thuli Madonsela is not. Nigeria has asked for international help to get the missing oil billions back.