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27/02/2015

African press review 27 February 2015

SA’s budget ruffles few feathers. Al-Shebab brags about attacking Somalia’s presidential palace and threaten more violence in Kenya.
25/02/2015

African press review 25 February 2015

Nigeria’s opposition lashes Jonathan over continuing Boko Haram violence. A new crisis looms for Kenya’s education system. Kenyan corruption-watchers are accused of corruption.
Chadian soldiers participate in the opening ceremony of Flintlock 2015, an exercise organized by the US military in Ndjamena February 16, 2015. The "Flintlock" manoeuvres unfold as Chad and four neighbouring states prepare a taskforce to take on Boko Haram
21/02/2015 - France - Chad - Cameroon - Niger

French Foreign Minister touring African countries affected by Boko Haram

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius visited Chad on Saturday before travelling to Cameroon and Niger in a show of solidarity with the three French-speaking countries increasingly affected by Boko ...
20/02/2015 - Nigeria - United States

US reluctant to provide lethal equipment to Nigeria for fight against Boko Haram, interview former top US diplomat for Africa

Johnnie Carson, the former US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, has told RFI that the US is unwilling to provide lethal weaponry to Nigeria in their fight against the ...
20/02/2015

African press review 20 February 2015

An albino child is abducted in Tanzania. Boko Haram continues its attacks. Soyinka calls for resistance against “misrule”. Obasanjo comes under editorial fire.
18/02/2015

African press review 18 February 2015

Zuma comes under fire for letting police drag MPs out of parliament. Copts call off a protest for security reasons but Muslim Brothers supporters demonstrate in universities.
16/02/2015

African press review 16 February 2015

Was the loss of cellphone signal as MPs protested during Zuma’s State-of-the-Nation address just a glitch? Will diamond prices regain their glitter?
15/02/2015 - Nigeria - Boko Haram

West Africa must fight Nigeria's Boko Haram with international support, interview UN Special Representative

UN Special Representative for West Africa Mohammed Ibn Chambas has urged Lake Chad basin countries to “aggressively” tackle Nigerian militant group Boko Haram themselves.
13/02/2015

African press review 13 February 2015

Zuma addresses the nation's problems but not Nkandlagate. The EFF raises the question in its own inimitable way.
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