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African press review 25 July 2014

The crash of Air Algérie flight AH 5017 in northern Mali with 118 passengers and crew on board is the top story in most African newspapers.


African press review 24 July 2014

Boko Haram dominates the Nigerian press, South Africa unveils its long-term plans to eliminate Aids and phones as well as dinners may be unsafe in Kenya.


African press review 23 July 2014

Nigeria pledges to help free girls abducted by Boko Haram, Liberia boosts the fight against Ebola and South Africa struggles to keep members of parliament out of overalls.


African press review 22 July 2014

Kenya and Nigeria are both struggling with their digital demons and South Africa is looking to boost nuclear.


African press review 21 July 2014

South Africa calls on Israel to cease violence, Nigeria's political scandal unfolds, Rwanda needs to dust off its electric circuits and Uganda harnesses the sun to light its streets.


African press review 18 July 2014

The African papers lead with the Malaysia Airlines crash in east Ukraine. Nigeria’s government brings in PR experts after the abduction of schoolgirls by Boko Haram.


African press review 17 July 2014

Rail track theft in South Africa, Kenyan politics, and Nigeria's president asks his parliament for an urgent loan to help fight Boko Haram - all in today's papers.


African press review 16 July 2014

SA’s engineering strike looks set to spread, Kenya’s opposition want troops pulled out of Somalia, auditors find most Kenyan counties misuse public money and Uganda charges 97 in ...


African press review 14 July 2014

Al Shebab, Richard Branson and alcohol consumption all feature in stories in today's African papers ...


African press review 11 July 2014

The South African press is buzzing about rejection of parole for apartheid death squad commander De Kock imprisoned 20 years ago. And South African men prefer the World Cup to sex.