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Cecil John Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town
31/03/2015 - South Africa

University's Rhodes statue sparks new row over South Africa's past

The ruling body of South Africa’s oldest university is set to rule next week on the removal of a bronze statue of Cecil John Rhodes, the mining magnate who gave his name to Rhodesia, ...
27/03/2015

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.
23/03/2015

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 ...
06/03/2015

African press review 6 March 2015

Boko Haram murders again. Jonathan asserts that the Chibok girls are still alive. The last Ebola patient in Liberia is discharged. More and more South Africans are sinking into debt.
05/03/2015

African press review 5 March 2015

Lesotho gets a change of government. SA weapons exports fall. Kagame may not wish to bow out as Rwanda's leader. Nigeria hopes that its petrol shortage will soon be over.
04/03/2015

African press review 4 March 2015

SA's unions are split over scandal allegations. The Mugabes' alleged dairy debts leave a bitter taste in Zimbabwe. Nigeria is accused of preventing Chad pursuing Boko Haram on its territory.
03/03/2015

African press review 3 March 2015

In Burundi, the top story this morning is the weekend prison break involving opposition political figure, Hussein Radjabu.

A long-lost Egyptian queen
21/02/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

A long-lost Egyptian queen

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about the recently discovered tomb in Abu-sir, Egypt.
91 years old on Saturday - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe
19/02/2015 - Report: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe opposition wants Mugabe birthday bash cancelled

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party has demanded that President Robert Mugabe call off his 91st birthday party scheduled for later this month.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe at the African Union summit last month
13/02/2015 - Report: Zimbabwe

Row over elephant on menu at Mugabe’s 91st birthday party

A 91st birthday party for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is just two weeks away now and it looks as if partygoers will be eating elephant.
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