Monday 11 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-11

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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...

AFP - 9/17/17

Simmering unrest and clashes in the chronically unstable Central African Republic has led a "record number" of 1.1 million people -- about a fourth of the population...

AFP - 9/9/17

Gabon's opposition leaders, including former African Union chief Jean Ping, are free to travel again, the government said Saturday, nearly a week after banning them...

AFP - 9/8/17

Civilians in a central province of the strife-torn Central African Republic are enduring "a horrifying surge in torture, pillage and forced displacement", Amnesty...

AFP - 9/5/17

Gabon on Sunday announced a ban on opposition leaders, including former top African Union official Jean Ping, from leaving the country in what it said was a "...

AFP - 8/10/17

Six Red Cross workers were killed last week amid violent clashes in southern Central African Republic, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said...

AFP - 7/26/17

Ten people were injured in Libreville on Tuesday as Gabon police broke up a rally organised to mark the return of opposition leader Jean Ping following a trip to...

AFP - 7/20/17

Cameroon's security forces were on Thursday accused of torturing hundreds of Boko Haram suspects, leading to dozens of deaths, in what Amnesty International said was...

AFP - 7/20/17

Dozens of Boko Haram suspects have died in Cameroon custody, rights group Amnesty International said Thursday, with security forces brutally torturing them in the...

AFP - 7/5/17

"Heavy gunfire in Zemio. Impossible to go out. They have cut the phones and we can't go out -- it's just too dangerous. So I am posting on Facebook."

The sense...

AFP - 7/5/17

Armed groups in the Central African Republic have killed hundreds of civilians in an unfettered spree of bloodletting, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday.

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AFP - 6/18/17

A team from the International Criminal Court (ICC) will visit Gabon next week to look into claims of post-election violence last year, the court prosecutor's office...

AFP - 6/18/17

Gabon authorities said Saturday that they were investigating threats by a critic of President Ali Bongo, including an ultimatum to step down before the arrival of an...

AFP - 6/17/17

For several months, electric fences have been put up in Gabon as part of a new programme to stop the country's 40,000 forest elephants from destroying crops.

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AFP - 6/11/17

A newsreader for Gabon state television has been taken off the air after mistakenly announcing the death of President Ali Bongo, the channel said on Saturday.

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AFP - 6/10/17

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres voiced concern Friday over the "widespread instability" and attacks on UN troops in the Central African Republic, which has been...

AFP - 5/16/17

Ugandan troops deployed in eastern Central African Republic to fight Ugandan rebels have sexually abused local women and girls, Human Rights Watch reported Monday....

AFP - 4/27/17

US special forces on Wednesday began to pull out from Central Africa, ending a five-year hunt for brutal LRA warlord Joseph Kony, who is wanted for crimes against...

AFP - 3/29/17

Gabonese President Ali Bongo launched a forum Tuesday of political and social groups on resolving a crisis sparked by his re-election last year, but the talks are...

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