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African press review 27 February 2015

SA’s budget ruffles few feathers. Al-Shebab brags about attacking Somalia’s presidential palace and threaten more violence in Kenya.

African press review 26 February 2015

Today's main story in the African press is BusinessDay's overview of yesterday's budget speech by South Africa's Finance Minister.

African press review 25 February 2015

Nigeria’s opposition lashes Jonathan over continuing Boko Haram violence. A new crisis looms for Kenya’s education system. Kenyan corruption-watchers are accused of corruption.

African press review 24 February 2015

The glass is either half full or half empty this morning in Kenya.


African press review 19 February 2015

Inflation down in South Africa, protests in Egypt and protocol and titles in Kenya - some of the stories in African papers today ...


African press review 18 February 2015

Zuma comes under fire for letting police drag MPs out of parliament. Copts call off a protest for security reasons but Muslim Brothers supporters demonstrate in universities.

African press review 17 February 2015

Cairo's response to the beheading by Islamic State armed group of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians and job losses in South Africa are among today's stories in Africa ..


African press review 16 February 2015

Was the loss of cellphone signal as MPs protested during Zuma’s State-of-the-Nation address just a glitch? Will diamond prices regain their glitter?