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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.


African press review 23 July 2015

Muhammadu Buhari says he's going to get Nigeria's stolen oil billions back. The South African opposition were not impressed by what they saw during yesterday's visit to Jacob Zuma's home in Nkandla.

African press review 21 July 2015

It's hard to get away from US President Barack Obama this morning. He's been talking to the new Nigerian leader in Washington.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Washington DC shaking hand with spokesman Shehu Garba
20/07/2015 - Nigeria - United States

Nigerian anti-gay activists fear Obama pressure on Buhari during US visit

Nigerian opponents of gay rights vowed to defend the country’s anti-gay laws as President Muhammadu Buhari met his United States counterpart Barack Obama in Washington DC on Monday.

African press review 16 July 2015

Kenya is troubled by the outbreak of a strange illness that paralyses children. And, an inside account about why US President Barack Obama never inherited his father's estate.

Former Nigeria skipper Sunday Oliseh will replace Stephen Keshi as Super Eagles coach.
15/07/2015 - Football

Sunday Oliseh named new Nigeria coach

Nigeria turned to former skipper Sunday Oliseh to lead them on their journey to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The 40-year-old replaces his old international team-mate Stephen Keshi.


African press review 15 July 2015

South Africa's Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is gripped by an incredible controversy about tall trains and tall stories as it prepares to launch a new flagship service.

African press review 14 July 2015

All change at the helm of the Nigerian military machine; local papers ask how much difference the new men are likely to make in the war aganist the armed Islamists of Boko Haram; and South African ...
11/07/2015 - Nigeria

Dispelling the myths about Nigeria's Boko Haram

Nigerian militant Boko Haram group has become a permanent fixture on the news, especially with the kidnap of the Chibok girls.

African press review 11 July 2015

Trouble looms for the South African mining industry, hit by a slowdown in Chinese demand for raw materials and by a global slump in prices.