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African press review 30 July 2015

Is South Africa's economy booming? And Nigeria forms military alliance against Boko Haram with regional allies.


African press review 28 July 2015

Has South Africa forgotten its war veterans? And fantastic tales from Mama Sarah Obama about a dream reunion with her presidential grandson.

The rubble of Jazeera Palace hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, following a suicide bomb blast.
27/07/2015 - SOMALIA

Will Kenya’s heightened security leave with Obama?

Kenya has successfully kept Al-Shebab at bay throughout US President Barack Obama’s landmark visit to the country.

African press review 27 July 2015

The Kenyan press basks in the glorious homecoming of its prodigal son Barack Obama.


French press review 27 July 2015

The French press applauds Tour de France's "unloved winner Christopher Froome" amid persisting allegations of doping.
Chris Froome (centre) crosses the finishing line with his Sky Team mates.
27/07/2015 - Tour de France 2015

Froome wins second Tour de France

Three weeks of trials and tribulations came to an end on the Champs Elysées in Paris on Sunday. The 2015 Tour de France is over and Chris Froome is the cyclist supreme.


African press review 25 July 2015

Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has received the country’s most famous son, US President Barack Obama. 'The prodigal son' has returned.


French press review 25 July 2015

Ankara has finally decided to join the anti-Islamic State group coalition. They will offer aircraft and airspace to help bring down the jihadists.
Kiswahili in Kenya series part 5/5
24/07/2015 - International report

Kiswahili in Kenya series part 5/5

Young people in Kenya, especially in Nairobi, have over the years developed their own version of Kiswahili that is known as Sheng.

African press review 24 July 2015

Obamamania rocks Kenya as the US president visits the land of his ancestors. But questions loom about his agenda amid heightened security and a logjam in Nairobi.