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African press review 24 November 2015

President Uhuru Kenyatta's big bang against runaway corruption in Kenya; and in Nigeria, a warning from the press about the dangers of diabolising the secessionist agitations of ethnic Igbo groups ...

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 18 November 2015

The authorities in Egypt refuse to accept Russian suggestions that last month's Sinai plane crash was caused by a bomb.
14/11/2015 - Paris attacks

African leaders stand in solidarity with France following Paris attacks

Several African leaders on Saturday sent messages of support and condolence to the French government and people of France following the deadly Paris attacks.
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete and Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, Washington DC, August 2014.
12/11/2015 - Burundi

Kenya sends envoy to meet Burundi government and opposition

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a special envoy to Burundi to meet with the government and opposition leaders to discuss the ongoing crisis.

African press review 9 November 2015

The water crisis gets really serious in South Africa with a threat to national food security.
Lamine Diack made way for Sebastian Coe as head of the IAAF.
04/11/2015 - athletics

Former athletics chief Lamine Diack charged with corruption

Lamine Diack stepped away from the top administrative job in athletics after the world championships in Beijing in August.