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Hand grenades and other items are displayed by police after a raid at a mosque in Mombasa on 17 November, 2014
19/11/2014 - Report: Kenya

Three killed by gang in Mombasa

At least three people have been killed by a gang of youths in the Kenyan city of Mombasa. The murders are said to be revenge following police raids on two mosques on Monday.
Frenchb police demonstrate in Paris on Thursday
14/11/2014 - France

France bans stun grenades after anti-dam activist’s death, police protest in Paris

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has banned the police from using stun grenades of the kind that killed a young anti-dam protester last month.
The site of the planned Sivens dam
13/11/2014 - France

French government fights protester’s death cover-up accusations

The French government was on the defensive on Thursday after the publication of police recordings showing that gendarmes were aware that an anti-dam protester had died

The site of the proposed dam at Sivens with a banner reading "Not Forgotten, Not Forgiven, Nor Negotiation. No Justice. No Peace for Remi"
09/11/2014 - France

Police and demonstrators clash at protests over French anti-dam activist’s death

Protests at the death of Green activist Rémi Fraisse took place in several French cities on Saturday.

African press review 7 November 2014

Boko Haram gain ground in Nigeria. A pipeline blaze endangers lives in Lagos State. SA cops get more than they asked for in a takeout meal.

African press review 6 November 2014

South Africa's hearing over violence at Marikana where 34 striking mineworkers have died, Boko Haram's attack against French-owned cement works and US's pressure against Yemen's former president Ali ...
Demonstrations in Toulouse on 1 November in memory of Rémi Fraisse turned violent.
02/11/2014 - FRANCE

Protests against police brutality get ugly after killing of eco-activist last week

In two French cities, protests over the death of an environmental activist turned violent yesterday. A sit-in is planned today in Paris in memory of the young man


French press review 30 October 2014

There are different takes on the controversial dam that is the object of protests in south-west France. Bosses are accused of pocketing money from tax breaks supposed to create jobs.

French press review 29 October 2014

Financial trickery and violence are the unhappy options offered by this morning's French front pages.There are reports on the uproar in France caused by the death of an ecology protester at the ...

African press review 27 October 2014

SA’s violence claims the life of its national team’s captain. Rating agencies atch out for mini-budget follow-up. Zimbabwe’s v-p denies plotting to oust Mugabe.