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Donald Kaberuka, outgoing president of the African Development Bank
26/05/2015 - African economy

Who will be Africa's next top banker?

The African Development Bank is meeting this week for their annual meeting and will decide who among the eight candidates will become the next president of the African Development Bank.
Following the attack on their bus, Sri Lankan players were airlifted from the ground during their 2009 Pakistan tour.
19/05/2015 - Cricket

Cricket action resumes in Pakistan after six years

Zimbabwe has become the first country to tour Pakistan in six years. The Zimbabwean squad landed in Lahore this morning to play three One Day Internationals and two T20 matches.

A primary school in Murambinda, in Manicaland, Zimbabwe
13/05/2015 - Zimbabwe

Chinese as a compulsory language in Zimbabwe schools is "rank madness"

The government proposal to make Chinese, Kiswahili, French and Portuguese compulsory in Zimbabwe’s state-run schools is “rank madness”, says Rejoice Ngwenya, the head of Comaliso, a ...
Zimbabwean farmer digs out weeds from a maize crop.
06/05/2015 - Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean farmers shouldn’t be evicted because of party politics: opposition

Zimbabwe's main opposition party has opposed the eviction of smallholder Zimbabwean farmers from their land, even though they voted for ruling party Zanu-PF.
Violence in South Africa has targeted foreigners
23/04/2015 - Africa

Nigerian Senate calls for more action on xenophobia in South Africa

Tensions are brewing between Africa’s two main powerhouses, Nigeria and South Africa, with the Nigerian Senate calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate Zulu King Goodwill ...
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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.