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African press review 17 April 2014

The uncertain fate of Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls, Mugabe's record as Zimbabwe prepares to celebrate 34 years of independence, pay rises for Kenya's teachers and much more in today's African ...


African press review 16 April 2014

Nigerian schoolgirls are abducted by gunmen. Ugandan troops are court-martialled for training al-Shebab in secret. Nairobi's matatu operators win a court victory.


African press review 15 April 2014

The ANC's move to delay the probe into the Nkandla scandal in South Africa, Somalians in Nairobi and Egypt's terrorism act all feature in today's African newspapers ..


African press review 14 April 2014

SA power company employees may lose their biscuits. Finance minister Gordhan doesn't believe the pessimists. Kenya and Rwanda are under fire over press freedom.


African press review 11 April 2014

Was Jesus Christ married? Did Abacha's son rob Nigeria? Has Mugabe slandered Nigerians? And are white people lying about Jacob Zuma?


African press review 10 April 2014

The probe into Jacob Zuma's Nkandla private residence, a bid to combat the rise in rhino poaching, killings in CAR and corruption in Uganda are among today's stories in the African press ...


African press review 9 April 2014

Good news in SA. Kenyan villagers moourn Barack Obama's aunt. Nigeria's airlines could face an international ban. Sisi may debate with his presidential rivals.


African press review 8 April 2014

Kenya steps up security. Raila is accused of threatening bloodshed in 2007. SA's Netcare denies it is bankrupting Lesotho's health system. Opposition parties plan to march against Zuma.


African press review 7 April 2014

Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, Nigeria takes over from South Africa as the continent's economic powerhouse and angry muslims in Kenya - all in today's papers ...

Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia crosses the finish line to win the 38th Paris Marathon
06/04/2014 - France - Ethiopia - Kenya

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele wins Paris marathon with new record

Ethiopian triple Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele won the 38th Paris marathon on Sunday, beating previous event records with a time of two hours five minutes and two seconds.