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21/08/2015

African press review 21 August 2015

Crime, shock and the secret to the fountain of youth make the headlines of the African press, as Kenyan police make a breakthrough in April's Garissa attack.
20/08/2015

African press review 20 August 2015

Accusations of sectarianism, suicidal ministers and a couple who prove that love isn't blind, are some of the stories topping the African papers.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the 21st anniversary commemoration of the genocide in Kigali this year
19/08/2015 - FRANCE - RWANDA

French prosecutors fail to prove genocide charges against Rwandan priest

French public prosecutors have called for charges to be dismissed in the case of a Catholic priest accused of taking part in Rwanda's 1994 genocide, 21 years after they started investigating the ...
19/08/2015

African press review 19 August 2015

Giving your legs a climb, walk or a jump can boost your brain power, resuscitate you or help you find criminals, some of Africa's papers reveal.
Maxime Hauchard, 1 out of 9 French nationals fighting jihad in Syria, is seen in this still shot taken from  a propaganda video.
11/08/2015 - France

Tracking jihadists one problem, confirming they're dead another

France's scramble to confirm the reported killing in Syria of a key Islamic State recruiter shows the headache authorities face in pinning down evidence of jihadists' deaths, which may be fabricated ...
Omar Omsen, also known as Omar Diaby, was one of the main recruiters of French nationals to the jihadist fight in Syria
09/08/2015 - France-Syria

Notorious ISIS recruiter, Omar Omsen, dies in Syria

Franco-Senegalese jihadist, Omar Diaby, better known as Omar Omsen, has been killed in Syria, French media reported on Sunday.
French troops patrol in an armored vehicle in Bangui, Central African Republic, December 6, 2013.
30/07/2015 - France-Germany

Franco-German merger to be the 'Airbus' of tank manufacturing

French and German tank producers have teamed up to stay competitive in the international market.
A security officer tries to protect Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic with an umbrella as he is stoned at Srebrenica
12/07/2015 - France - Bosnia-Herzegovina - Serbia

France condemns Serbian prime minister attack at Srebrenica

France has condemned a stone-throwing attack by an angry mob that forced Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to flee a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia ...
Tunisian army soldiers arrive after a gunman opened fire on a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, 26 June 2015
27/06/2015 - Tunisia-France

Tunisia confronted with dilemma of security over liberty after Sousse attack

Tunis on Saturday announced a raft of tough measures to eradicate the growing terror threat, after an Islamist gunman shot dead 38 tourists at a beachfront hotel. Plans include a clampdown on radical mosques that spread religious extremism, as well as deploying army reservists around archaeological sites and coastal areas.

Islamic State fighter
23/06/2015 - SYRIA - United States - Libya

US airstrike kills IS recruiter as Kurdish forces advance in Syria

A "high profile" recruiter for the Islamic State armed group has been killed in a US airstrike in northern Iraq.
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