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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.

African press review 21 February 2014

The Nigerian central bank governor is in hot water and the markets are not happy. Official Zimbawe prepares to pay tribute to Mugabe but Zanu-PF appears divided over salarygate. 


African press review 5 September 2013

Sanctions against Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, South Africa's global competitiveness are among the subjects in today's African press...

Mugabe ally Kumbirai Kangai dies
26/08/2013 - African news explained

Mugabe ally Kumbirai Kangai dies

Kumbirai Kangai, a close ally of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, has died in Harare at the age of 75. Kangai was a former minister who played a major role in the fight to end British rule.

African press review 5 August 2013

South Africa's president congratulates Robert Mugabe for election win; fears the United States are pulling back from hunding down a militant group in Uganda; and an embarrasing diplomatic incident ...

African press review 2 August 2013

Africa’s newspapers react to the tense situation in Zimbabwe after claims of landslide victory by President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party in the 31 July election.And Ugandan Catholic ...
31/07/2013 - Report: Zimbabwe

Big turnout in Zimbabwe presidential election

Voters turned out in force for Zimbabwe’s presidential election on Wednesday with current President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai the favourites.

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30/07/2013 - Photo report: Zimbabwe

Slideshow: Tsvangirai holds final rally in Zimbabwe presidential election

Thousands of supporters of outgoing prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai gathered in Harare on Monday to back his bid to become Zimbabwe's president.

African press review 9 July 2013

Kenya's government refuses to cede to striking teachers. Tanzania and Uganda are winning the FDI race. Overseas Rwandands lose refugee status. Mugabe's opponents get together. 


African press review 14 May 2013

There are a lot of mining stories on South African front pages this morning...