Wednesday 25 April 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-04-25

Pages

Local wire News

All International wire news

AFP - 4/13/18

UN forces in the Central African Republic (CAR) said they helped prevent a prison breakout in the capital on Tuesday as deadly clashes unfolded in a flashpoint...

AFP - 3/30/18

Equatorial Guinea carried out a wave of arrests and torture after an attempted coup last December, activists say.

Several members of the opposition Citizens...

AFP - 3/17/18

Cameroon's long-ruling President Paul Biya on Thursday convoked a rare cabinet meeting and vowed to push ahead with a military crackdown on English-speaking...

AFP - 3/11/18

Gabon is to withdraw its forces from the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, a force known by its initials of MINUSCA.

The cabinet on...

AFP - 3/8/18

A cartoonist who was held in custody for more than five months in Equatorial Guinea was released on Wednesday, an NGO said.

Ramon Esono Ebale, who works under...

AFP - 3/7/18

"Sir, we're going to handcuff you," a coast guard from Sao Tome tells a man accused of fishing illegally in the archipelago's waters.

But the "fisherman" is...

AFP - 3/1/18

Gabon on Tuesday accused Veolia of pollutingthe country as the government and the French company wage an increasingly bitter dispute in public over the cancellation...

AFP - 2/20/18

Separatists in Cameroon's restive English-speaking regions have faced a violent crackdown since declaring the creation of "Ambazonia", a self-proclaimed republic...

AFP - 2/13/18

Cameroon's army said on Monday that it was continuing to search for a local official after separatists in a restive English-speaking region claimed to have captured...

AFP - 2/10/18

The Cameroonian army on Friday denied its troops were responsible for alleged atrocities against separatists in English-speaking regions after unverified footage...

AFP - 2/8/18

Ever tried to put a GPS real-time tracking collar on a five-tonne animal?

Well in Gabon conservationists have begun trying to use the devices on elephants;...

AFP - 2/5/18

The European Union sees "a sharp decline" in human rights in Equatorial Guinea where an opposition figure died in custody and over 130 people have been detained since...

AFP - 2/5/18

Misuse of a powerful painkiller has spread like wildfire among schools in the west African state of Gabon, where teachers blame it for violent changes in mood among...

AFP - 1/22/18

A spotted hyena has been sighted in a Gabon national park for the first time in 20 years, conservationists said Friday, the latest large predator to have returned to...

AFP - 1/17/18

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has rejected opposition claims that one of its activists died in custody after being tortured, and that some 200 of...

AFP - 1/17/18

Democratic Republic of Congo's former military chief, who has been accused by Kinshasa of an attempted coup against President Joseph Kabila in 2011, has been arrested...

AFP - 1/15/18

Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping was prevented from taking a flight to France late Saturday by security forces who said he needed to stay over a judicial matter, he...

AFP - 1/14/18

Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping was on Saturday prevented by the security forces from taking a flight to France over a judicial matter, he told AFP.

"I was...

AFP - 1/6/18

Equatorial Guinea has launched a dragnet for "mercenaries" behind an attempt to overthrow President Theodoro Obiang, Africa's longest-serving leader, a senior...

AFP - 1/2/18

Gabon's President Ali Bongo vowed "radical change in governance" in the coming year and pledged to foster social cohesion among his citizens in his televised end-of-...

AFP - 12/29/17

"Here you're in the heart of precarious living," one of Gabon's first medical responders says in Kolo Ngoum, a grubby shanty suburb of Libreville that has seen no...

AFP - 12/20/17

A grocer from Niger who knifed a Danish couple in Gabon shouting "Allahu akbar" came to the capital just two days before the attack and had been stalking the pair, a...

AFP - 12/18/17

Police in Gabon arrested dozens of people Sunday over a knife attack that wounded two Danish nationals working for National Geographic, apparently in retribution for...

AFP - 12/18/17

The World Health Organization has declared Gabon a "polio-free country", given the lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country.

...

Pages