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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.
A day in the life of the Baobab refugee centre in Rome
15/09/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

A day in the life of the Baobab refugee centre in Rome

The "refugees welcome" movement is alive and well in Italy. In Rome, dozens of volunteers are running a transit camp known as the Baobab. Neighbours support the centre with donations.
Amisom soldiers on patrol in front of a mosque in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
08/09/2015 - Somalia - Kenya

Islamists retake Somali towns as Kenya shakes up anti-Shebab security

Islamist militant group al-Shebab have regained control of three towns in Somalia, after attacking two African Union convoys in the south of the country last week.
London Somalia Conference, May 2013.

Somalia: Accusations from UN experts prompt corruption probe into British oil company

UN sanctions experts this week accused a British company of making large payments to Somalia’s oil ministry, saying it creates a serious conflict of interest.
The rubble of Jazeera Palace hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, following a suicide bomb blast.
27/07/2015 - SOMALIA

Will Kenya’s heightened security leave with Obama?

Kenya has successfully kept Al-Shebab at bay throughout US President Barack Obama’s landmark visit to the country.
Mo Farah celebrated his victory in London with his trademark pose the 'Mobot'
25/07/2015 - athletics

Mo betters blues to win in London

Back in 2012 Mo Farah became only the seventh man to win the 5,000 and 10,000 metres at the same Olympic games.
Counterfeit medicine emerges in Somalia
04/07/2015 - International report

Counterfeit medicine emerges in Somalia

In Somalia, after more than two decades of civil conflict, the country continues to suffer from the destruction of its law enforcement agencies.
Somali traders sell vegetables at a market as Muslims prepare for the fasting month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, June 17, 2015.
18/06/2015 - Somalia

Al-Shebab attack thwarted as Somali political talks continue

Security forces in Somalia on Thursday shot dead four al-Shebab insurgents during an attempted suicide attack on a political conference.

15/06/2015 - Kenya

Kenya could overtake Syria as new jihadist destination: expert

With the advent of possible British jihadist Thomas Evans killed in the al-Shebab attacks in Kenya, the east African country could supplant Syria as a place for Europeans seeking jihad, says Horn of ...