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African press review 18 December 2014

Must Scott go? Will Boko Haram attack the emir of Kano? How did a snake embarrass a deputy governor? Can Kenyan parties agree on anti-terror law? Wll the rouble's troubles destabilise South Africa?

African press review 16 December 2014

Nigerian motorists queue for petrol as oilworkers strike. Nobody opposes Malema in the Economic Freedom Fighters leadership election. Conflict in South Sudan has cost thousands of lives.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said there should be better coordination among security forces of countries in Africa
15/12/2014 - FRANCE/AFRICA

Le Drian urges African countries to combine efforts against jihadist threat

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian made the appeal at a security conference in Senegal on Monday.

My Watch by Olesegun Obasanjo
14/12/2014 - Interview: Former Nigerian president Olesegun Obasanjo

Exclusive: Obasanjo lays into Jonathan as autobiography faces Nigeria libel ban

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo slammed a Nigerian politician who has held up publication of his autobiography by suing him for libel in an exclusive interview with RFI.

African press review 4 December 2014

The Kenyan Daily Nation says that the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta at the International Criminal Court is close to collapse.


African press review 3 December 2014

Kenya’s security chiefs are fired. SA sold arms to Compaoré’s Burkina Faso. Mugabe purges Zanu-PF. Angola and Nigeria find themselves on the losing side in Opec.

Drummer and Afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen
30/11/2014 - World music matters

Drummer and Afrobeat co-founder Tony Allen

Our guest on this week's World Music Matters is the legendary drummer and co-founder of the musical genre Afrobeat - Tony Allen from Nigeria. He talks about looking back ...
29/11/2014 - The Sound Kitchen


This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about Ebola.

African press review 28 November 2014

Kenya's middle managers confess to corruption. US troops join the fight against Ebola. A Nigerian journalists' union takes up the cudgels for young workers treated as "slaves".

African press review 27 November 2014

More on the drug trafficking case which is gripping Ghana, what's going on with Joice Mujuru in Zimbabwe? will the next world financial crisis start in Africa?