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The old neighbourhood of Mombasa, Kenya
14/04/2015 - Kenya

Kenya NGOs listed in probe say the government is 'soiling the names of institutions'

Some 86 entities in Kenya, including individuals, non-governmental human rights organisations, money changers with Somali names and those who work with the Somali community, have had their bank ...

African press review 13 April 2015

The Nigerian press is in a race against time as gubernatorial election results spring surprises in key states, with the president-elect's party poised for a massive win.
12/04/2015 - Kenya

Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp closure must be voluntary, UNHCR

The closure of Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp must be carried out on a voluntary basis and conducted in a systematic manner, a spokesperson for the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) in Kenya told RFI on ...
Mark Korir of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the 39th Paris Marathon in Paris
12/04/2015 - France - Sport

Kenya's Korir, Ethiopia's Mengistu win Paris Marathon 2015

Kenyan and Ethiopian runners were the stars of the 39th Paris Marathon, which took place in the French capital on Sunday.


African press review 11 April 2015

Queen Victoria goes green in Port Elizabeth, as the US and South Africa fight a chicken war. Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan continue to make progress on the Renaissance Dam project.

African press review 10 April 2015

Cecil John Rhodes is finally dragged off the Cape Town University campus. Robert Mugabe promises to improve Zimbabwe's infrastructure.
A candle-light vigil in Nairobi's Uhuru Park for Garissa victims
09/04/2015 - Kenya

In Kenya, fear and trauma haunt Garissa attack survivors

Hundreds of Kenyan students who survived the University of Garissa attack at the week-end are expected to pursue their studies.

African press review 9 April 2015

Cape Town University decides to dump colonial symbol Cecil John Rhodes. Robert Mugabe gets the star treatment on his visit to South Africa, but why is he there?

African press review 8 April 2015

France and South Africa decide to resuscitate a decade-old trade agreement; Cape Town University is today going to decide the fate of Cecil John Rhodes; Robert Mugabe visits South Africa for the ...

French press review 7 April 2015

French Muslim leaders terrify the far-right with a proposal to build 2,000 mosques by 2017.