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Abubakar Shekau ‘Ousted’ As Leader Of Boko Haram

AFRICANGLOBE - Abubakar Shekau, the head of the Boko Haram terrorist group that kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls last year, has been ousted as its leader, it has been claimed.

The Wealthiest African Leaders Of 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - Dos Santos has been the President of Angola for 36 years and holds major stakes in government assets, especially oil. His daughter, Isabel Dos Santos, is famous for being one of the richest women in Africa and is herself worth more than $3 billion.

Richest African Presidents 2014

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa is the second largest continent in the world. It is also world’s second most populous continent. There are 47 African nations led by leaders who have been ruling for over a decade. Some of these leaders and their families are very rich and their wealth are considered ill-gotten. They make their wealth from natural resources of these nations.

Chad Receiving MiG-29s

AFRICANGLOBE - Chad has acquired MiG-29 fighter jets from the Ukraine, with the first of three aircraft seen flying in Chadian colours. Chad has in recent years expanded its air force, and is currently receiving two C-27J Spartan transports from Alenia Aeronautica.

Libya Accused of Training Mercenaries to Attack Chad

AFRICANGLOBE - Idriss Deby, the president of Chad, has accused neighbouring Libya of not doing enough to stop Chadian "mercenaries" he says are being trained in western Libya. Speaking on Saturday, Deby said the fighters had set up a training camp in Benghazi from where they could seek to destabilise his country.

After Attacking Mali Arabs Preparing Assault On Chad

AFRICANGLOBE - Chadian rebels said they would take up arms again against President Idriss Deby after he failed to negotiate with them since they agreed to stop fighting more than two years ago. The Union of Forces of Resistance (UFR), a rebel coalition, put down their weapons after Chad and Sudan agreed to end their proxy wars in 2010 by ceasing their support for insurgents in each other's country.