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Free To Plunder: Prince Charles Praise Gambians For Removing Yahya Jammeh

AFRICANGLOBE - Britain’s Prince Charles is applauding Gambians for overturning the two decade rule of former president Yahya Jammeh during his first stop on a West African tour. On Thursday, Prince Charles called the regime change that ousted longtime leader Yahya Jammeh an “important milestone.”

Tensions Rising In Gambia As West Africans Leaders Pressure Jammeh

AFRICANGLOBE - Security forces have taken control of the electoral commission in The Gambia, where a visiting delegation of African heads of state wants to persuade President Jammeh to relinquish power. A group of African leaders has arrived in the tiny West African nation of The Gambia to urge the country's president, Yahya Jammeh, to respect the outcome of elections that voted him out of office.

China’s Appetite For Wood Is Devastating West Africa’s Forest

AFRICANGLOBE - Conservation researcher Hazel Chapman tells us about the alarming pace of woodland destruction in Nigeria and elsewhere in West Africa — fueled by a highly valued tree species. The rampant logging of Rosewood (Pterocarpus erinaceus) — a valuable timber used for luxury furniture — is devastating woodlands in Nigeria and beyond in West Africa. And where is the Rosewood going? To China, of course, the world’s biggest timber importer.

Equatorial Guinea’s President Appoints Son VP

AFRICANGLOBE - Equatorial Guinea’s veteran ruler, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, on Wednesday named his son Teodorin Nguema Obiang vice president of the tiny oil-rich nation, in charge of defence and security.

West Africa May Lead World’s Next Oil Production Boom

AFRICANGLOBE - Experts in the oil and gas sector have projected the West African region potentials to be among the best in the world, advocating optimal exploitation of advanced technologies that could bring the dream to reality.

Five-Year-Old African Girl Raped By French Soldier As Another Filmed It

AFRICANGLOBE - France has suspended two of its soldiers over allegations they sexually abused children, including a five-year-old girl, while operating in West Africa, the defence ministry has confirmed. The child is understood to have been attacked in the impoverished former French colony of Burkina Faso by two servicemen who were known to her parents.

Huge Rail Network To Put West African Economies On The Right...

AFRICANGLOBE - When it comes to minerals found in our phones, laptops, cars and planes, most are found in the resource-rich mines of West Africa. Mineral exports are a major economic driver of nations such as Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Niger, and are predicted to rise from 109,000 tonnes a year to 3.4 million tonnes a year by 2030.

Africa’s First Smartphone And Tablet Maker Starts Expansion Programme

AFRICANGLOBE - VMK plans to expand its store locations to five countries in the region by the end of the year. A second store is scheduled to open in Abidjan before three others will be opened in Kinshasa, Douala and Dakar before the end of 2015.

This Nigerian Woman Just Launched West Africa’s Largest Data Center

AFRICANGLOBE - “We are delighted to launch West Africa’s largest and best-connected data center,” said Funke Opeke, MainOne’s Chief Executive Officer at the launch in Lagos, Nigeria. “This reaffirms our capabilities in meeting the needs of business for reliable connectivity and data center services in a dynamic and fast paced global economy.”

Ebola And Inept Leaders: Africans Must Save Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ebola crises in West Africa is another occasion where the whole world gets to see inept leadership in many African countries. There have recently been many postings on social media critical of the United States for deploying military personnel and medical workers to West Africa in response to the Ebola crises. A estimated 6,000 or so people have already infected in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea and deaths approach 3,000.

Ebola, Human Rights And Poverty – Making The Connection

AFRICANGLOBE - The unimaginable suffering we are witnessing is in no way simply an inevitable result of the “natural” pathophysiology or epidemiology of the disease. It is not a coincidence that, in addition to the legacy of colonial exploitation, and pillaging by their own corrupt and unaccountable governments in recent history, Liberia and Sierra Leone are two countries that have been ravaged by brutal civil wars.

European Invasion: Ireland Sending Soldiers To West Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Ireland is planning to send a small number of Irish Defence Forces personnel to Sierra Leone in West Africa, allegedly to help in the fight against the Ebola virus.

Ebola Con: How The West Is Invading West Africa Under False...

AFRICANGLOBE - The imperialist powers are using the West Africa Ebola outbreak as a cover for re-establishing or strengthening their military presence in their former colonies. Their aim is to further their geo-strategic interests including control of the region’s offshore oil resources. To this end, rather than sending financial or healthcare assistance, they are deploying military forces.

US Bio-Warfare Laboratories In West Africa Are The Origins Of The...

AFRICANGLOBE - Could Ebola Have Escaped From US Bio-warfare Labs? American law professor Francis A. Boyle reveals that USA have been using West Africa as an offshore to circumvent the Convention on Biological Weapons and do bio-warfare work.

U.S. Responsible For Ebola Outbreak In West Africa – Liberian Scientist

AFRICANGLOBE - - Dr. Cyril Broderick, A Liberian scientist and a former professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Liberia says the West, particularly the U.S. is responsible for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Dr. Broderick claims the following in an exclusive article published in the Daily Observer based in Monrovia, Liberia.

Nigerian Volunteers To Fight Ebola In West Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Nearly 600 Nigerian health volunteers will be sent to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to help contain the Ebola outbreak. Volunteers from different health professions have been registering, willing to join the effort in to combat the deadly illness.