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African press review 12 October 2015

The South African ruling party plans to lead a campaign to get African countries out of the International Criminal Court, considered by many to be biased against African interests.

African press review 10 October 2015

There is news at last that the Chibok girls are alive, cheering hearts in Nigeria.
Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards says his team must believe Australia's winning run can be stopped.
09/10/2015 - rugby

Wales seek end to Australia jinx

When the draw was made, Pool A was dubbed the 'pool of death' as it featured hosts England, Wales and Australia. But as the final round of games approach, there's no more tension.

African press review 9 October 2015

Revelations about MTN money in tax havens cast doubt on the presidential ambitions of South Africa's deputy Cyril Ramaphosa; and the Nigerian Senate sets unprecedentedly hard conditions for President ...

African press review 8 October 2015

African press applauds China's offer to build 100 hospitals in Africa as Sino African health development forum closes in Cape Town; Boko Haram insurgents meet deadly fire in daring attack on Yobe ...
Oscar Pistorius during his trial in 2014
06/10/2015 - SPORT

Review board keeps Pistorius behind bars

Former Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been told he must remain in jail, after a decision to grant him parole was again delayed.
Stuart Lancaster is the first England coach to have failed to reach the quarter-finals at the rugby World Cup.
04/10/2015 - rugby

Lancaster, Robshaw under pressure after England's rugby World Cup humiliation

England are out of the rugby World Cup following their loss on Saturday night against a Bernard Foley inspired Australia.
Coding for Africa
03/10/2015 - African Media

Coding for Africa

In this week's African Media, RFI takes a look at Code for Africa. Stephen Abbott Pugh, a fellow with Code For Africa, talks about the initiative and how it aims to fund various open-data projects across Africa, enable data journalism and make more information available to the general public.


African press review 30 September 2015

Gauteng continues to hold the grim record as South Africa's deadliest province; and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari takes charge of the oil ministry as he sends picks for the cabinet to the ...

African press review 29 September 2015

Kenya laments the suicide of a college girl blackmailed by a Facebook tormentor; Cabinet fever grips Nigeria; and the press welcomes Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's UN appeal for fiscal havens ...