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African press review 16 April 2015

The South African press is embarrassed by a wave of xenophobic attacks against foreigners in the country.


African press review 15 April 2015

Prayers, processions and protests for Nigeria's Chibok girls, as President-elect Muhammadu Buhari lays out his agenda to fight Boko Haram terrorism and militancy in a high profile New York Times ...

African press review 14 April 2015

The Nigerian press marks a day of remembrance for the missing Chibok girls, one year after their abduction from their boarding school by Boko Haram.

African press review 13 April 2015

The Nigerian press is in a race against time as gubernatorial election results spring surprises in key states, with the president-elect's party poised for a massive win.
A crowd gathers in Garissa to see the bodies of the attackers exhibited by the authorities on 4 April
05/04/2015 - Kenya

Not enough police in Garissa because it’s a 'punishment zone': analyst

The Kenyan government was hit by accusations from mainstream media after the Daily Nation newspaper revealed that the security detail in Nairobi did not arrive in Garissa until some 11 hours after ...
03/04/2015 - Kenya

Kenyan security questioned in wake of Garissa university attack

Kenyan security forces could have done more to prevent the Garissa attack which left 147 students dead, the head of the teachers’ union in Garissa told RFI on Friday.
Pro and anti-Islamic State students clash at Turkish universities
28/11/2014 - International report

Pro and anti-Islamic State students clash at Turkish universities

In Turkey masked, stick6wielding students chanting religious slogans have clashed with left-wing students over banners criticising the Islamic State armed group in echoes of the 1970s, when deadly ...
The victims were studying oenology in Bordeaux
26/11/2014 - France - China

French men jailed for attack on Chinese wine students

In France three men aged 21-23 have been jailed and fined for attacking a group of Chinese exchange students last year.
23/09/2014 - France

EU's Erasmus student exchange spawns one million babies

The EU student exchange programme Erasmus has led to the birth of one million babies, according to a study published Monday.
Students face housing problems in crowded Paris
17/09/2014 - On-the-spot France

Students face housing problems in crowded Paris

In France the pressures of starting third-level studies after high school often come with the added dilemma of finding a place to live in a difficult housing market.