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Kenya: Govt Says Ruto's Jet Hired for Sh18.5 Million
The government has denied reports that it spent Sh100 million in hiring a private jet for Deputy President William Ruto to use on his four African nation tour.
Fri May 17, 2013
Kenya wants the Amison troops in Somalia expanded
Deputy President William Ruto said the instability in Somalia is piling pressure on Kenya's security situation.
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Morocco: Combating Terrorism With Opportunity
While some think of North Africa as a region of turmoil and unrest half a world away, one nation has emerged as a leader, demonstrating a commitment to cooperation and regional security that can ultimately benefit the interests of theU.S. Morocco, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, recently deepened its ties in Africa and underscored the ... (more)
CAR: UN envoy urges Security Council to bolster security
New York, May 16 : A neutral security force is urgently needed to help restore the stability and counter the absence of law and order in the Central African Republic , a United Nations envoy on Wednesday told the Security Council, while also calling on the body to consider sanctions against rebel groups for gross violations of human rights.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Thousands protest in Gabon against ritual killings
Several thousand people protested in Gabon on Saturday against a spate of ritual killings that has seen mutilated bodies washing up on beaches in the central African state this year.
Gabon: Thousands march against ritual killings
Thousands of Gabonese people marched to protest ritual killings, in which people are murdered so their body parts can be used in amulets to bring good luck.
Mon May 06, 2013
A Gabonese Envoy received by Philemon Yang
President Ali Bongo Odimba of Gabon has tendered a letter of invitation to President Paul Biya to participate in two important events to take place at the Gabonese Capital Libreville in June 2013; the meeting of the New York Forum Africa and a summit of the African sub-region. A special envoy, who is Gabonese Minister of Foreign Affairs, ... (more)
Acciona seals a 50 million euros deal to build Gabon's largest drinking water plant
ACCIONA, a global provider of renewable energy, infrastructure and water services, has been awarded a 50m contract to design and build Gabon's largest drinking water treatment plant .
Then and Now: The Schweitzer Hospital
A century ago, in 1913, Albert Schweitzer and his wife traveled 200 miles into the interior of what was then French Equatorial Africa to found a hospital.
Acciona Wins $66 Million Water Treatment Contract in West Africa
Acciona SA , the Spanish construction company that has built more than 70 desalination plants globally, won a 50 million-euro contract to design and build Gabon's biggest drinking water-treatment plant.
Sat May 04, 2013
Zimbabwe: PM Tsvangirai Meets Gabon, Nigeria Presidents
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Thursday took his diplomatic offensive to Central and West Africa, where he met Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba and Nigerian leader President Goodluck Jonathan as part of his tour to press for Africa's support for free and fair elections in Zimbabwe.
Thu May 02, 2013
Gabon - Gabon advised to repeal 2001 media law and draft new...
Wed May 01, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Zuma to attend CAR meeting to discuss security
"[The president] will undertake a working visit to the Demo to attend the contact group meeting on the Central African Republic , scheduled for May 3," said Clayson Monyela, spokesperson for the international relations department, in a statement.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
No policy change on CAR - Zuma
Politicians and public managers are being carried away with excitement, by the possibilities of what the e-tolling technology can achieve, says Dr Rennie Naidoo .
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Why Did Gabon Give President Obama a Gift Worth $52,695?
Does Gabon need someone to take away its credit card? States in darker blue spent more on U.S. presidential gifts.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Gabon Telecom CEO announces price cuts, cites 'competitive market'
In a press conference held last Friday in Libreville, the chief executive office of Gabon Telecom, Lhoussaine Oussalah, announced wide-ranging cuts in fixed, mobile and broadband pricing to maintain an edge in an increasingly competitive local market.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Smit Lamnalco Welcomes New Vessels in Gabon
A welcoming ceremony was held for two newbuild vessels SL Gabon and SL Libreville at Port-Gentil, Gabon on April 17.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
UN official, visiting Central African Republic, calls for end to abuses, disorder
"Foremost at this time is the urgent need to establish law and order throughout the country and to protect civilians from abuse," Jeffrey Feltman, the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs told the press in the country's capital, Bangui.
Mail & Guardian
Eccas urges Zuma to redeploy SA troops to CAR
Leaders from the Economic Community of Central African States have begged President Jacob Zuma to redeploy troops to the Central African Republic.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Visiting region, top political official assures Central African leader of UN engagement
Jeffrey Feltman, the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, assured CAR Prime Minister Nicolas Tiangaye yesterday of continued support for implementation of the Libreville Accords signed with a rebel coalition that ousted his Government from the CAR capital, Bangui, on 24 March, according to a UN spokesperson.