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African press review 13 October 2015

Thuli Madonsela and Jacob Zuma are back in the wars according to the front page of South African financial paper, BusinessDay. Botswana is going to spend its way out of budget difficulties.
Coding for Africa
03/10/2015 - African Media

Coding for Africa

In this week's African Media, RFI takes a look at Code for Africa. Stephen Abbott Pugh, an ICFJ Knight fellow working with Code for Africa, talks about the initiative and how it aims to fund various open-data projects across Africa, enable data journalism and make more information available to the general public.


African press review 17 September 2015

The troubled situation in Burkina Faso is attracting editorial attention across Africa, even if the papers all seem to be sharing the same morsels of reliable information.

African press review 31 August 2015

The 'world's tallest man' is in Zimbabwe; the hour of reckoning nears for Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, who fanned xenophobic attacks on Africans; and the Nigerian president has his daggers drawn ...

African press review 24 August 2015

The Nigerian press is gloomy about the devastating effects of falling oil prices; Zimbabwe opens up a dialogue to tackle problems of bogus teachers and tycoons feeding fat on schools; and a Ugandan ...

French press review 12 August 2015

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU/PF party faces an implosion as the battle to succeed 91-year-old Robert Mugabe looms.
Chamunorwa Chibhabha (seen in this file picture) provided a steady start to Zimbabwe innings.
02/08/2015 - Cricket

Heroic Zimbabwe stun New Zealand in first ODI

Zimbabwe defeated World Cup finalists New Zealand in the first one day international at Harare on Sunday thanks to a brilliant unbeaten century by Craig Irvine.

29/07/2015 - Zimbabwe

Calls for American dentist to face justice over killing of Zimbabwe's 'Cecil the lion'

Rich American dentist Walter Palmer should face justice and possibly extradition to Zimbabwe for the illegal killing of ‘Cecil the lion’, according to the heads of conservation and safari groups.

Press freedom under threat in Zimbabwe
04/07/2015 - African Media

Press freedom under threat in Zimbabwe

In this week’s African Media, RFI takes you to Zimbabwe, where, at the end of last month, journalist Patrick Chitongo was sentenced to one year in prison for publishing an unregistered ...
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is seen on a television monitor while addressing the nation in Athens, Greece July 1, 2015.
01/07/2015 - Greece-Africa

Greece's economic woes are painful reminder of Africa's agony, analysts

Greece inched closer to dropping out of the eurozone on Wednesday, after defaulting on its 1.5 billion euro payment to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF rejected Athen's last-minute request for an extension, leading to scenes of chaos outside Greek banks.