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African press review 28 January 2016

Kenya, Somalia and Nigeria mark the Al-Shebab attack on a military camp, while South Africans worry about corruption. All that, and more, in today's African press review.


African press review 23 January 2015

Do you have any idea why South African President Jacob Zuma sacked his finance minister, Nhlanhla Nene, last month? A daily paper in Johannesburg has some interesting suggestions.

African press review 22 January 2015

The UN Security Council is in Bujumbura this morning, hoping to convince Burundi's president to accept an African Union (AU) peacekeeping mission.

African press review 16 January 2015

The Burundi Supreme Court sentences four former army and police chiefs to life imprisonment for their part in last year's failed coup.
Crosses adorned with Kenyan flags in tribute to Garissa University massacre
04/01/2016 - Kenya

Defiant Kenyan university reopens after terror attack

In Kenya, Garissa University College reopened on Monday, nine months after al Shebab extremists killed 147 people in a student residence.

African press review 4 January 2016

Washington is upset at Paul Kagame's decision to run for a third term as president of Rwanda.

African press review 2 November 2015

The tripartite alliance in South Africa is dead according to former president Kgalema Motlanthe. Tanzania's president-elect, John Pombe Magufuli faces an uphill struggle.
Strokes on the rise in Somalia
02/11/2015 - International report

Strokes on the rise in Somalia

In light of World Stroke Day, doctors in the war torn country of Somalia say, the disease has taken its toll on citizens due to several reasons including stress and fear relating to periodic ...

African press review 25 September 2015

Teachers are making the front pages in both Kenya and South Africa. The suspect weapons found earlier this week on a vessel in the port of Mombasa turn out to belong to the United Nations.
CULTURE IN FRANCE Highlights of Photojournalism Festival in Perpignan
16/09/2015 - Culture in France

CULTURE IN FRANCE Highlights of Photojournalism Festival in Perpignan

The Visa pour l'Image annual festival of photo-journalism exhibits the photos taken before and after those featured on the front pages from around the world, illustrating headline news.