Sunday 18 February 2018

All International wire news

E.g., 2018-02-18

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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.

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AFP - 12/17/17

Two Danish nationals were wounded Saturday in a knife attack in Gabon's capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims", a rare assault...

AFP - 12/12/17

Plans by Central African Republic's beleaguered government to reassert control in the north of the country were in difficulties on Monday after clashes marred the...

AFP - 12/9/17

Sudan's Janjaweed, Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army and other notorious militias are wreaking havoc on wildlife in central Africa, poaching and trafficking elephants,...

AFP - 11/29/17

"We are all sick. It's our health, and we are being conned," Moise Massala says angrily.

The 82-year-old is a retired geochemist who used to work in a uranium...

AFP - 11/5/17

Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping on Saturday said he would try to scuttle proposed changes to the country's constitution, describing draft changes as "autocratic"...

AFP - 10/23/17

In Gabon, they're called "sexually transmitted grades" -- when university teachers use the threat of giving low marks in order to coerce female students into...

AFP - 9/26/17

Wildlife guards funded by the WWF and other conservation groups have carried out systematic abuses against tribes in central Africa, an activist group claimed on...

AFP - 9/17/17

The UN's peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) said Friday that it would probe allegations that investigations into sexual abuse by UN...

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