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Africa Last Updated: Mar 29, 2017 - 10:31:19 AM


Africa
The unfinished business between Cameroon and France
In January this year, Cameroonian President Paul Biya (in office since 1982), cut off the southwest and northwest regions of the country’s access to the internet to punish anglophone Cameroonians for protesting their linguistic, political and economic marginalization.

Mar 29, 2017 - 10:30:08 AM

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Ivory Coast's ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo acquitted of crimes against humanity
An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life.

Mar 29, 2017 - 10:21:47 AM

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Mariage impossible entre le RDR et le PDCI ?
Amorcé en 2005, le projet de fusion entre le RDR et le PDCI patine. Rassemblés lors des législatives, les deux alliés ont finalement renoncé à s’unir au sein d’un groupe parlementaire. Et la perspective de la présidentielle de 2020 ne fait que raviver leurs ambitions respectives…

Mar 28, 2017 - 10:35:45 AM

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EFCC Probe Details How Senate President Saraki And His Aides Embezzled N3.5B From Paris Club Loan Refunds
Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have formally named Senate President Bukola Saraki, a former Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Robert Mbonu, a firm, Melrose General Services Limited, the relationship manager to Mr. Saraki, Kathleen Erhimu, the deputy Chief of Staff to Senator Saraki, Gbenga Peter Makanjuola, as targets of an investigation into the embezzlement of as much as N19 billion that accrued as refunds to state governments that had made excess payments on loans obtained from international lenders, the London and Paris Clubs

Mar 28, 2017 - 10:20:10 AM

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France's Le Pen calls for end to Francafrique relations, CFA franc currency
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen pledged on Wednesday to break with her country�s decades-old relationship with Africa known as �Francafrique� and abolish the CFA franc currency policy that binds Paris and its former colonies.

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:27:33 AM

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