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Gulf of Guinea leaders buy their credibility
African leaders are funding expensive PR campaigns on foreign soil in order to ensure international support.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2011 11:45 GMT
Cote d'Ivoire: The forgotten war?
Hundreds have been killed and thousands displaced, but the crisis has garnered little international attention.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2011 18:49 GMT
Gabon 'siphoned funds' to France
Millions stolen from African bank went into political parties' coffers, leaked cables quote US embassy source as saying.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2010 11:28 GMT
For sale: a bus-sized satellite?
Internet activists rally to buy a multi-million dollar orbiting satellite to provide web access to the world's poor.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2010 14:41 GMT
France halts African leaders probe
Appeals court stops investigation into three African leaders accused of embezzlement.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2009 20:05 GMT
Gabon riots follow Bongo poll win
Troops and protesters clash after son of late leader wins presidential election.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2009 01:48 GMT
Ali Bongo wins Gabon election
Interior minister says son of late leader is victor in presidential election.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2009 14:00 GMT
Tense Gabon awaits poll outcome
Opposition supporters demonstrate in the capital against any dynastic succession.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2009 08:00 GMT
Gabon votes for new president
With the opposition divided, the son of the late president is expected to take power.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2009 13:24 GMT
Gabon to vote for new president
Son of the former president expected to triumph in polls with opposition divided.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2009 03:33 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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