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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.


African press review 27 July 2015

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

23/07/2015 - Burundi

Burundi civil society won't recognise Nkurunziza's re-election, violence set to continue

Provisional results in Burundi’s controversial presidential elections are expected on Friday.

French press review 18 July 2015

The 'Grexit' is out of sight but not out of mind, as the German parliament green-lights a Greek bailout plan with "legitimate scepticism".

French press review 17 July 2015

French papers square off over political bickering about President Francois Hollande's revelation of a foiled terrorism plot by homegrown jihadists.

A member of Burundi's National Electoral Commission counts ballot boxes at a warehouse used to store electoral material for the upcoming parliamentary elections, in the neighbourhood of Nyakabiga near the capital Bujumbura, 28 June 2015.
28/06/2015 - Burundi

Burundians head to polls as parliament head quits, slams president

Around 4 million Burundians are expected to cast their ballots in parliamentary elections on Monday to replace members of the National Assembly and the country's city councils.

French press review 20 June 2015

Greeks withdraw their savings as the country's default on its debt and possible exit from the euro looms and Nicolas Sarkozy's metaphor about migrants and "burst pipes" sparks outcry about ...

French press review 19 June 2015

Crisis looms in Europe as Greece faces default despite bullying from its creditors.

French press review 18 June 2015

Growing concern over the efficiency of France's sweeping plan to deal with thousands of asylum seekers streaming into the country as crisis migrants worsens.