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Blackwater founder expands operations in Congo

13 Jun 2019

DAKAR, June 13 A company run by private security firm Blackwater's founder Erik Prince has registered a subsidiary in Democratic Republic of Congo with a mandate to extract minerals and timber and conduct financial operations, corporate filings show.

Mali struggles to disarm ethnic militia suspected of massacre

19 Apr 2019

DAKAR Shortly after rolling into the central Malian town of Koro to detain a leader of an ethnic militia suspected of massacring about 160 villagers, a pickup truck of army soldiers was swarmed by hostile residents.

Buhari's stronghold becomes key battleground in tight Nigeria election

24 Feb 2019

KANO, Sunday Nicholas voted for Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's 2015 presidential election, but the 32-year-old factory worker in the northern city of Kano was casting his ballot on Saturday for the president's challenger, Atiku Abubakar.

RPT-Buhari's stronghold becomes key battleground in tight Nigeria election

24 Feb 2019

* Buhari secured 90 percent of vote in regional hub Kano in 2015

Buhari's stronghold becomes key battleground in tight Nigeria election

24 Feb 2019

KANO, Sunday Nicholas voted for Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's 2015 presidential election, but the 32-year-old factory worker in the northern city of Kano was casting his ballot on Saturday for the president's challenger, Atiku Abubakar.

How Kabila's election strategy unraveled in Congo

19 Jan 2019

KINSHASA In Kinshasa's lush Botanical Garden, the scene was set to celebrate the election of the man Joseph Kabila had chosen to replace him as president of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Congo's president-elect steps out of father's shadow but doubts persist

11 Jan 2019

KINSHASA For most of his life, Felix Tshisekedi lived in the long shadow of his father Etienne, a firebrand veteran opposition leader in and out of prison and government over the course of a near 60-year career until his death in 2017.

Newsmaker: Congo's president-elect steps out of father's shadow but doubts persist

10 Jan 2019

KINSHASA For most of his life, Felix Tshisekedi lived in the long shadow of his father Etienne, a firebrand veteran opposition leader in and out of prison and government over the course of a near 60-year career until his death in 2017.

Congo cartoonist prepares to sketch a new president

29 Dec 2018

KINSHASA Thembo Kashauri has sketched some of the most scathing parodies of Joseph Kabila, yet Congo's best-known political cartoonist has mixed feelings about the taciturn president's impending departure after nearly two decades in power. | Video

Congo cartoonist prepares to sketch a new president

28 Dec 2018

KINSHASA Thembo Kashauri has sketched some of the most scathing parodies of Joseph Kabila, yet Congo's best-known political cartoonist has mixed feelings about the taciturn president's impending departure after nearly two decades in power.

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