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African press review 3 October 2015

A former Nigerian oil minister is released on bail in London, arrested by officers investigating suspected bribery and money-laundering offences. Burundi is to get less aid cash from Belgium.

African press review 2 October 2015

A South African bill on the private security industry is likely to strain relations between Washington and Pretoria, and could see the US vote against further development funds for Jacob Zuma's ...

African press review 1 October 2015

The release of President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet picks create havoc during National Day celebrations in Nigeria. The list is to be completed before confirmation hearings begin next week.


African press review 30 September 2015

Gauteng continues to hold the grim record as South Africa's deadliest province; and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari takes charge of the oil ministry as he sends picks for the cabinet to the ...

African press review 29 September 2015

Kenya laments the suicide of a college girl blackmailed by a Facebook tormentor; Cabinet fever grips Nigeria; and the press welcomes Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's UN appeal for fiscal havens ...

African press review 28 September 2015

South Africa's new mines minister is dogged by controversy even before taking office; Nigeria's Senate president pays the price for "reptilian" politics; and President Muhammadu Buhari ...

African press review 22 September 2015

It's D-Day for the president of the Nigerian Senate, facing indictment for corruption; 4,000 inmates are evacuated from South Africa's Pollsmoor prison after the death of prisoner from a rat-borne ...

African press review 21 September 2015

Nigeria's Senate president faces arrest today on graft allegations; a Nigerian man slaughters his father and runs away with the heart; and Boko Haram's leader Abubakar Shekau posts a new audio ...

African press review 18 September 2015

Nigerian conmen swallow 156,000 dollars nabbed near Lagos airport; a bribe-taking policeman shoots a Lagos family returning home from church; and an update on the Burkina Faso coup by rebels close ...

African press review 17 September 2015

The troubled situation in Burkina Faso is attracting editorial attention across Africa, even if the papers all seem to be sharing the same morsels of reliable information.