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Who are the 3 African leaders who will sue Transparency over corruption case?

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Who are the 3 African leaders who will sue Transparency over corruption case?

- Bata, Equatorial Guinea | AFP | The leaders of the oil-rich African nations of Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Congo will sue Transparency International over a case in France involving allegedly ill-gotten properties worth hundreds of millions, President Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea has said. French human rights lawyer William Bourdon instigated the investigation in 2007 by making a formal complaint on behalf of the pressure group Transparency International France (TIF)
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French prosecutor seeks jail, huge fine for Equatorial Guinea leader's son

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French prosecutor seeks jail, huge fine for Equatorial Guinea leader's son

- PARIS: A French public prosecutor on Wednesday asked a court to sentence the son of Equatorial Guinea's president to three years in jail on charges of using money plundered from his country to buy Parisian luxury properties and exotic cars. The public prosecutor also said Obiang should pay a 30 million euro fine and have all his assets in France confiscated
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Parliament probes UPDF deployment in Equatorial Guinea

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Parliament probes UPDF deployment in Equatorial Guinea

- Parliament is probing the circumstances under which the Uganda government has sent UPDF troops to Equatorial Guinea. The state minister for defence Col. Charles Okello Engora has confirmed that the Uganda government has sent troops to troubled Equatorial Guinea. The minister made the statement on Tuesday in Parliament while responding to a presentation by Lwemiyaga MP Theodore Ssekikubo who said Ugandan troops had been deployed to Equatorial Guinea without seeking
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Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces

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Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces

- Kampala - Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Equatorial Guinea under an agreement to train the West African country's troops, a military official said on Thursday. Between 100 and 150 troops had been sent after the agreement was signed between the two countries at the start of this year, military spokesman Brigadier Richard Karemire told The Associated Press. The government of Equatorial Guinea hopes the "training and monitoring"
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Equatorial Guinea confirms presence of ousted Gambian leader Jammeh

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Equatorial Guinea confirms presence of ousted Gambian leader Jammeh

- Equatorial Guinea confirmed on Tuesday it was hosting ousted Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who fled his country after West African troops threatened to remove him by force if he did not concede his election defeat. Information Minister Eugenio Nse Obiang confirmed that Jammeh was in the country in a statement sent out to journalists. He gave no further details. Jammeh plunged Gambia into turmoil in December when he refused to
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Equatorial Guinea confirms hosting ousted Gambian leader Jammeh

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Equatorial Guinea confirms hosting ousted Gambian leader Jammeh

- MALABO - Equatorial Guinea confirmed on Tuesday that it was hosting ousted Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who fled there after West African troops threatened to remove him by force if he does not concede his election defeat. Information Minister Eugenio Nse Obiang confirmed that Jammeh was in country in a statement sent out to journalists. REUTERS.
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France tries Equatorial Guinea leader's son in absentia over alleged corruption

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France tries Equatorial Guinea leader's son in absentia over alleged corruption

- The son of Equatorial Guinea's president was put on trial in his absence on Monday in France, accused of buying palatial Parisian properties and exotic cars with money plundered from his native country, a small oil-rich state on Africa's west coast. Teodorin Obiang, eldest son of President Teodoro Obiang and a vice-president himself, denies charges of laundering embezzled public funds, which expose him to a sentence of 10 years in
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Equatorial Guinea leader’s son on trial

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Equatorial Guinea leader’s son on trial

- THE playboy son of Equatorial Guinea’s leader, notorious for his extravagant taste in cars, homes and Michael Jackson memorabilia, went on trial yesterday in Paris charged with plundering his country’s coffers to fund his jetset lifestyle in France. Teodorin Obiang, his country’s vice president, is accused of using state money to buy a mansion on one of the swankiest avenues in Paris as well as a collection of Italian supercars
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Playboy son of Equatorial Guinea leader goes on trial in France

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Playboy son of Equatorial Guinea leader goes on trial in France

- PARIS (AFP) - The playboy son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, notorious for his extravagant taste in cars, homes and Michael Jackson memorabilia, went on trial Monday (Jan 2, 2017) in France accused of plundering his country to fund his jetset lifestyle. Teodorin Obiang, his country's vice-president, is suspected of using more than 100 million euros of state money to buy a mansion on one of the swankiest avenues in Paris
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Who are the 3 African leaders who will sue Transparency over corruption case?
Who are the 3 African leaders who will sue Transparency over corruption case? Bata, Equatorial Guinea | AFP | The leaders of the oil-rich African nations of Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Congo will sue Transparency International over a case in France involving allegedly ill-gotten properties worth hundreds of millions, President Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea has said. French human rights lawyer William Bourdon instigated the investigation in 2007 by making a formal complaint on behalf of the pressure group Transparency International France (TIF)   Read More ...
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French prosecutor seeks jail, huge fine for Equatorial Guinea leader's son
French prosecutor seeks jail, huge fine for Equatorial Guinea leader's son PARIS: A French public prosecutor on Wednesday asked a court to sentence the son of Equatorial Guinea's president to three years in jail on charges of using money plundered from his country to buy Parisian luxury properties and exotic cars. The public prosecutor also said Obiang should pay a 30 million euro fine and have all his assets in France confiscated   Read More ...
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French prosecutor seeks jail, huge fine for Equatorial Guinea leader's son
A French public prosecutor on Wednesday asked a court to sentence the son of Equatorial Guinea's president to three years in jail on charges of using money plundered from his country to buy Parisian luxury properties and exotic cars. The public prosecutor also said Obiang should pay a 30 million euro fine and have all his assets in France confiscated. Teodorin Obiang, eldest son of President Teodoro Obiang and a vice-president himself, denies charges of laundering embezzled public funds   Read More ...
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George Soros 'plotted to oust Equatorial Guinea's leader'
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Taleveras, Exxon Mobil win Equatorial Guinea oil blocks
Three major oil firms namely Exxon Mobil, Taleveras and Ophir on Monday won oil blocks in Equatorial Guinea. Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Gabriel Obiag-Lima, disclosed this at the African Oil and Gas Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The winners were revealed by Obiag-Lima at a press conference. Exxon Mobil, in a statement confirmed it has signed its Production Sharing Contract with Equatorial Guinea for Oil acreage E   Read More ...
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Equatorial Guinea becomes OPEC member
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UPDF in Equatorial Guinea to build capacity – Museveni
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Gambia’s ousted dictator is living the good life in a palace in Equatorial Guinea
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PICS: Exiled Gambian ex-leader Jammeh works on farm in Equatorial Guinea
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Parliament probes UPDF deployment in Equatorial Guinea
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Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces
Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces Kampala - Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Equatorial Guinea under an agreement to train the West African country's troops, a military official said on Thursday. Between 100 and 150 troops had been sent after the agreement was signed between the two countries at the start of this year, military spokesman Brigadier Richard Karemire told The Associated Press. The government of Equatorial Guinea hopes the "training and monitoring"   Read More ...
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Uganda deploys troops to train Equatorial Guinea forces
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government has deployed scores of troops to Equatorial Guinea under an agreement to train the West African country's troops, a military official said Thursday. Between 100 and 150 troops had been sent after the agreement was signed between the two countries at the start of this year, military spokesman Brig. Richard Karemire told The Associated Press. The government of Equatorial Guinea hopes the "training and   Read More ...
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Top court set to arbitrate in Gabon, Equatorial Guinea border row
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Jammeh living in Equatorial Guinea
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Equatorial Guinea Confirms Hosting Ousted Gambian Leader
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Equatorial Guinea confirms presence of ousted Gambian leader Jammeh
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Equatorial Guinea confirms hosting ousted Gambian leader Jammeh
Equatorial Guinea confirms hosting ousted Gambian leader Jammeh MALABO (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea confirmed on Tuesday it was hosting ousted Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who fled his country after West African troops threatened to remove him by force if he did not concede his election defeat. Information Minister Eugenio Nse Obiang confirmed that Jammeh was in the country in a statement sent out to journalists. He gave no further details. Jammeh plunged Gambia into turmoil in December when   Read More ...
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Equatorial Guinea confirms hosting ousted Gambian leader Jammeh
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Equatorial Guinea silent on Jammeh's presence
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Equatorial Guinea stays silent on Jammeh's presence
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Equatorial Guinea silent on Jammeh's presence
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Africa: Gambia ex-President Yahya Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea
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Gambia's Jammeh heads to exile in Equatorial Guinea: ECOWAS
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Gabon, a host of contradictions
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French trial of Equatorial Guinea leader’s son postponed until June
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France tries Equatorial Guinea leader's son in absentia in corruption case
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France tries Equatorial Guinea leader's son in absentia over alleged corruption
France tries Equatorial Guinea leader's son in absentia over alleged corruption The son of Equatorial Guinea's president was put on trial in his absence on Monday in France, accused of buying palatial Parisian properties and exotic cars with money plundered from his native country, a small oil-rich state on Africa's west coast. Teodorin Obiang, eldest son of President Teodoro Obiang and a vice-president himself, denies charges of laundering embezzled public funds, which expose him to a sentence of 10 years in   Read More ...
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Equatorial Guinea leader’s son on trial
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Playboy son of Equatorial Guinea leader goes on trial in France
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Son of Equatorial Guinea's president facing trial in France
PARIS (AP) — The son of Equatorial Guinea's president is going on trial in France for corruption, money laundering and embezzlement after a years-long investigation. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, who is also Equatorial Guinea's second vice president, faces up to 10 years in prison if found guilty of acquiring real estate, luxury cars and other goods in France with public funds from his country. Obiang's lawyer, Emmanuel Marsigny, said he   Read More ...
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France must protect premises Equatorial Guinea says is housing diplomatic mission in Paris – UN court
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Banyana look to end Awcon jinx
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Ivory Coast, Mali eye perfect start
Ivory Coast, Mali eye perfect start With their so called 'golden generation' having finally lived up to their billing in Equatorial Guinea early last year, a new crop of Ivory Coast players will aim to write their own piece of history - starting with a win over Mali in their opening Group C 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday evening. Kick-off at the Stade Bouaké is scheduled for 8pm, with the match live on SS3   Read More ...
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Bafana optimistic over qualifiers opener
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Benin win boosts Afcon hopes
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Morocco begin WCup bid with victory
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Pirates duo make Caf Top 10 shortlist
Pirates duo make Caf Top 10 shortlist Orlando Pirates duo striker Kermit Erasmus and Equatorial Guinea-born goalkeeper Felipe Ovono have made the shortlist for the Top 10 players vying for the Africa-based Player of the Year award.   Read More ...
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Plagiarism vs. originality debate takes centre stage in book reading
The novelist Virginia Woolf once said that if you want to come up afresh in thousands of minds and books long after you were dead, the way to do it is to start thinking for yourself.   Read More ...
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