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ReutersMALABO (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea arrested at least four members of the opposition for seeking to organize a protest ahead of an legislative election this month, Amnesty International and a local rights activist said on Wednesday. The founders of...
JOHANNESBURG -- Africa loses the benefit of billions of dollars each year through illegal tax evasion, money transfers and secretive business deals, more than all the money coming into the continent through aid and investment, according to a report...
Tags: Angola, Government, Energy Resources, Politics, Nigeria
Reuters* Crewmen from Ukraine, Russia and Kiribati seized * Gulf of Guinea oil region vulnerable to pirates LONDON/ABUJA, April 25 (Reuters) - Pirates kidnapped four crew members when they attacked a container ship off the coast of Equatorial Guinea, the...
Tags: Kiribati, Nigeria, Piracy, Guinea, Petroleum Industry
Reuters* Fund looking into firms active in Equatorial Guinea * Fund had $2.71 bln invested in Exxon at end-2012 * Fund is 10th-largest investor in Exxon * Also invested in Marathon Oil and Hess By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, April 24 (Reuters) - Norway's sovereign...
World NowThe son of the autocratic president of Equatorial Guinea is wanted by French authorities investigating him for alleged corruption. Police have already confiscated 14 luxury cars belonging to Teodoro Obiang....
Was Moammar Gadhafi the last of the "buffoon dictators," asked BBC News in October. His legend was earned not merely with his now-famous, dirty-old-man scrapbook of Condoleezza Rice photos. Wrote a BBC reporter, "One day [Gadhafi] was a Motown [backup]...
L.A. NOWThe federal government is moving to seize $70.8 million in assets, including a Malibu mansion, a Gulfstream jet and $2 million worth of Michael Jackson memorabilia, from the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, alleging that the wealth was......
The Swampby Richard Simon Former Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-La.), who gained national attention after federal agents found $90,000 in his freezer, was convicted Wednesday of political corruption. Jefferson, 62, was found guilty in federal court in Alexandria,...
Tags: FBI, Democratic Party, Justice System, Politics, Nigeria
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Aug 6, 2009 |Blog| Chicago Tribune
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