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African press review 7 July 2015

Warnings that South Africa is becoming a golden handshake republic, as the government splashes out millions of rand to pay for their errors.

French press review 7 July 2015

Greece and its eurozone members contemplate their fortunes as euro-dyssey looms following massive rejection of creditors' plan to bail Athens out of bankruptcy.


African press review 6 July 2015

We begin with reactions in South Africa to the drama unfolding in Greece after the massive rejection in a referendum of the bailout plan proposed by international creditors to prevent the country ...

French press review 6 July 2015

The Greek people spoke on Sunday and it was a massive "oxi", or no, by 60 per cent of the electorate to the demands of its creditors.


French weekly magazines review 5 July 2015

This week's magazines look at Abou Bakr al-Baghdadi and his efforts to establish an Islamic caliphate in the Middle East.

African press review 4 July 2015

Burundi continues to dominate the continental news agenda, with another death in clashes in Bujumbura and another crisis meeting of regional leaders.

French press review 4 July 2015

The countdown to decision day in Greece continues, with analyses and counter-analyses aplenty.

African press review 3 July 2015

South Africa takes an interest in Lesotho's security. Boko Haram allegedly murders Muslims in north-east Nigeria. Burundi's election commission refuses to recognise an opposition boycott of polls.

French press review 3 July 2015

This morning's front pages suggest that the nation's editors may be trying to save money by recycling stories.


African press review 1 July 2015

The debate continues in South Africa about whether a chicken coop and a swimming pool constitute security upgrades at Presedent Zuma's private home in KwaZulu Natal.