Burkina Faso

MILITARY SCOOPS UP MAJOR POSTS

Nov. 29, 2014, 2:47 a.m.

Three weeks after a people’s revolt in Burkina Faso, which sent President Blaise Campaore fleeing into exile, dreams of a civilian-led transition to free elections were dimmed this week as the military held on to powerful posts in a new ... more

Cameroon

CHRONICLE OF INTERNATIONAL

April 19, 2016, 3:43 p.m.

Donald Trump is a multibillionaire. It is not known if he has read the French writer who wrote that “behind every fortune lies a crime.”

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E U CAUGHT IN ITS OWN TRAP

Dec. 19, 2015, 2:31 a.m.

Pressed to conclude an Economic Partnership Agreement with Cameroon, Brussels submitted negotiations on rules of origin that are delaying the implementation of the agreement.

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INTERVIEW WITH ALAIN FOGUE

Nov. 10, 2015, 1:21 a.m.

In his book, just published by Editions Harmattan, Cameroon American Geostrategy in Africa (1993-2014), Alain Fogue, a specialist in defense issues and Professor of Strategic and International Relations ... more

THE US AND FRANCE BATTLE IN

Nov. 7, 2015, 2:05 a.m.

Official sources are not very forthcoming on the memorandum of understanding signed Friday, October 30, 2015 between Joseph Beti Assomo, the Cameroonian minister delegate in charge of Defense and General David M. ... more

US ACTION INSPIRES FRANCE

Nov. 6, 2015, 1:58 a.m.

After the visit of the commander of Africom (US forces for Africa), the commander of the French forces stationed in Gabon landed in Cameroon last week.

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Central African

François Bozizé’s New Life in

April 12, 2014, 3:32 a.m.

Something happened in Baboua in the night', a Burundian officer of the International Support Mission to the Central African Republic (Misca) keeps repeating to his subordinates. Since this morning of ... more

Chad

CANCELLATION: AMERICANS LEAVE

Nov. 10, 2015, 1:52 a.m.

A Rebellion Penetrates the North. Boko Haram, Islamists and Other Groups Regain Strength.  A President Gets Sick and Returns to his Village. Danger in Sight.

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Côte d'Ivoire

SIMONE GBAGBO’S TRIAL ADJOURNS

Jan. 2, 2015, 1:02 a.m.

         The trial of Simone Gbagbo, former first lady of Cote d'Ivoire, opened on Friday December 26, 2014 in Abidjan. She is accused of aiding the movement to keep her husband in power after his defeat in the 2010 elections, igniting  ...  more 

C.A.C.I-USA SAYS NO TO

Nov. 19, 2014, 10:33 a.m.

On October 30th and 31st, an exemplary mobilization of the forces of change in Burkina Faso ousted Capitain Blaise Compaoré from the  dictatorial power he had held since 1987, and to which he attempted to cling. This historic ... more

Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC 2016: OBAMA GETS INVOLVED

April 18, 2015, 7:20 p.m.

The US president asks Joseph Kabila to respect the Constitution and also stresses the importance of holding a credible presidential election in time.

 

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SUPPORT FOR CREDIBLE ELECTIONS

May 11, 2014, 3:30 p.m.

The United States undertakes to release 30 million dollars

 

The United States just committed $30 million to support the ... more

After a closed door plenary

April 11, 2014, 8:57 p.m.

Meeting on Monday, March 31, 2014, in the Hall of Congress of the People's Palace for a fraught in-camera session, the elected representatives of the people rejected the initiative of their colleague Emery Okundji, ... more

Constitutional revision: the

April 11, 2014, 8:43 p.m.

From March 31 to April 3, the attendees for the platform "Save the DRC" sharpened their weapons to answer, point by point, the conclusions that came out of the last meeting of the members of the Presidential Majority ... more

A Congressman campaigns against

April 11, 2014, 8:14 p.m.

Kinshasa National deputy Steve Mbikayi, initiator of a bill on the prohibition of homosexuality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has intensified his campaign against all forms of homosexual practice ... more

Gabon

ALI BONGO COMES OUT OF

April 26, 2016, 2:40 a.m.

A flood of resignations in the PDG (Gabonese Democratic Party). Family feuds. Challenges over his Gabonese nationality. The Presidential election. The African Cup of Nations... The president of the Gabonese ... more

Liberia

RESULTS OF THE PROVISIONAL

Dec. 27, 2014, 11:27 a.m.

Despite low turnout in Liberia’s Senate elections, observers are already predicting winners and losers, and President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson seems to be among the losers.

The provisional results of the 2014 senatorial election were ... more

Libya

FRANCE DESTROYS THE DREAM OF

May 10, 2016, 3:10 a.m.

Eliminating Gaddafi before losing total control of Africa in 2014 is the actual rationale that guided France and their allies in their campaign against Gaddafi.

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New York City

70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UN

Nov. 14, 2015, 7:16 a.m.

Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General introduced the commemorative event of the end of World War II.

 

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COLLABORATION

April 5, 2015, 11:07 a.m.

A valid local identity card for all can help marginalized members of the community feel integrated by providing access to city services and allowing people to prove who they ... more

Nigeria

REGIONAL SECURITY SUMMIT IN

May 21, 2016, 10:08 a.m.

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, Nigeria hosted the second international summit on the fight against Boko Haram. This summit comes two years after the one held in Paris on May 17, 2014, and which led to the establishment of ... more

SHOULD NIGERIANS REELECT

Feb. 5, 2015, 12:14 p.m.

North East of Nigeria has been decimated and no economic growth. It is not a difficult concept to understand….

 

Next week’s Presidential polls in Nigeria – ... more

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN

Nov. 29, 2014, 3:32 a.m.

With Three Months to go, Nigeria is in Grip of election fever madness

With only three months to presidential elections, Nigeria is in the grip of election fever with public feuding plumbing new depths between ... more

USA

SUPER TUESDAY

March 7, 2016, 5:18 p.m.

Super Tuesday is one of the most important days in American politics, the biggest day of the election season as the greatest number of party delegates are chosen to represent their candidate for the November general ... more

THE PUTIN ANSWER AT THE UNO

Oct. 2, 2015, 8:38 a.m.

On the eve of the 70th session of the General Assembly of the UN, Putin didn’t pull any punches in the interview he gave US journalist Charlie Rose for CBS and PBS, when he made the following comment: ... more

OBAMA CALLS FOR DIPLOMACY

Sept. 30, 2015, 6:12 p.m.

Just after Brazil’s turn at the opening of the of the UN General Assembly’s general debate on Monday September 28, 2015 in New York, the President of the United States, Barack Obama stressed that he favors ... more