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African press review 30 March 2015

Nigeria awaits presidential election results. Leaders of SA's main union grouping fall out. Kenyan in the Rift Valley threaten rebellion over cattle-rustling.

African press review 27 March 2015

Jonathan and Buhari promise to control their supporters but Lagos residents don't seem convinced. Kenyatta is praised for taking on corruption.

African press review 25 March 2015

South African President Jacob Zuma says ordinary people are too dependent on government, while today's African papers also cover charges against the deputy director of public prosecutions.

African press review 24 March 2015

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Monday signed an agreement on Ethiopian plans for a new Nile dam. The story is making front pages as far away as South Africa.


African press review 23 March 2015

South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance will not take part in a "secret process" to cover up President Jacob Zuma’s financial liability regarding the security upgrades to his ...

African press review 20 March 2015

There is more outpouring of emotions in the African press about the terrorist attack in Tunisia in which 21 people were killed at the National Bardo Museum, 17 of them tourists.

African press review 19 March 2015

This morning in South Africa, the big story is the ongoing saga of expenditure on Jacob Zuma's Nkandla personal residence, which cost R246-million - this pesky issue just won't go away for the ...

African press review 16 March 2015

The South African front pages are dominated by the tragic death on Sunday of Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane.

African press review 13 March 2015

Boko Haram, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and South Africa's Jacob Zuma make headlines today.