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The men were described as the ringleaders among 35 former fighters from the UNITA opposition party who allegedly tried to seize power in January 2016.
Nikolay Glushkov, former Deputy Director-General of Aeroflot (SU, Moscow Sheremetyevo), has been convicted in absentia on charges of embezzlement, fined RUB1 million (USD17,000) and sentenced to eight years in prison, reports Kommersant.
Britain's biggest banks are assessing more than 35,000 staff who could face jail if they are found to have ripped off customers.
Gambian authorities have released 98 prisoners, mostly from the notorious Mile 2 prison, an Interior Ministry spokesman said Friday, as the country seeks to turn a page on the authoritarian era of ousted former President Yahya Jammeh.
When Gambian intelligence officers arrested journalist Ebrima Manneh at his newspaper, he asked an office guard to save some tea. "I'm coming right back," he said, according to colleague Alhagie Jobe, who was present in the newsroom.
President Adama Barrow of The Gambia has ordered the release of 98 more prisoners from the country's notorious Mile II prisons. ADVERTISING ... Local media reports that prison authorities on Thursday night began the mass release of inmates held in the ...
The arrested activists were taken to Mile 2 prison and later to the National intelligence Agency for interrogation. His party ... He was released from jail after Jammeh lost the December 2016 elections to opposition coalition candidate, Adama Barrow ...
When Barrow ordered the release of a number of political detainees soon after his return from exile in Senegal, Adama went to the prisons in Banjul hoping she would finally find her brother. "I went to headquarters where the list was brought to see if ...
The year saw widespread patterns of violent and arbitrary crackdowns on gatherings and protests - hallmarked by protest bans, arbitrary arrests, detentions and beatings as well as killings - in a long list of countries including Angola, Benin, Burundi ...
This allowed the French government to depose former President Modibo Keita who was replaced by Moussa Traore. President Modibo Keita died in prison, a sad fate for a man of integrity. In 2011, during the campaign against Colonel Gaddafi, former ...
As a result, a total of 171 inmates in the tiny West African nation's notorious 2 Mile prison were set free. They were all detained without trial some time ... that have spent time in the Mile 2 prison," he said. "Many politicians have either died in ...
Of course, the leader of the Chinese dictatorship didn't mention how he and his cronies jail and disappear human rights activists, persecute ethnic minorities and religious groups, and operate a vast censorship and surveillance system, among other ...
Local media reports that prison authorities began releasing inmates from the dreaded Mile II prisons facility on Saturday.
A regime is an rights-violating, oppressive thuggery ruled by elected dictators such as in Venezuela, Russia and Turkey; totalitarian dictators as in North Korea and Equatorial Guinea; or in Communist political prisons such as China, Vietnam and Cuba.
Jerry Sandusky's adult son is in jail, awaiting a preliminary hearing scheduled for next week on child sexual abuse charges.
Johnson said that Britain could help the Gambia - which Adama Barrow's government said had been looted by Jammeh before he left for Equatorial Guinea - with its education, security and "your wonderful tourism industry", adding that it had been "hard to ...
Of course, the leader of the Chinese dictatorship didn't mention how he and his cronies jail and disappear human rights activists, persecute ethnic minorities and religious groups, and operate a vast censorship and surveillance system, among other ...
Seeing doom at the end of the tunnel, Jammeh fled to Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo's equally tiny but oil rich fiefdom-- Equatorial Guinea. Obiang has ruled Equatorial Guinea for nearly 40 years and is deputised by his playboy son Teodorin Nguema ...
Co-hosts with Equatorial Guinea as recently as 2012, there is still a lingering sense that this tournament returned to Gabon at the wrong time, and at too high a price.
Only Teodoro Obiang Nguema, president of Equatorial Guinea, has been in power longer than Angola's head of state. dos Santos has been ... He spent a year in jail with 16 other members of the opposition because of alleged involvement in a coup. He was ...
Only Teodoro Obiang Nguema, president of Equatorial Guinea, has been in power longer than Angola's head of state. dos Santos has been ... He spent a year in jail with 16 other members of the opposition because of alleged involvement in a coup. He was ...
24, just days after former president Jammeh fled into exile in Equatorial Guinea. Sawaneh had ... The 65-year-old had been picked up as he led volunteers clearing grass in the local cemetery in October 2015 and held at a prison in the Central River Region.
Senegal has announced the arrest of a top Gambian official who was head of the country's prisons during the Yahya Jammeh era.
The other candidates in the race include Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi (Botswana's foreign minister), Moussa Faki Mahamat (Chad's foreign minister), Agapito Mba Mokuy (Equatorial Guinea's foreign minister) and Abdoulaye Bathily (Former UN special envoy to ...
Colley was made the director of prisons by Gambia's former leader, Yahya Jammeh, who lost an election last month but refused to step down.
He often basked in the shadows of other Africa's strongmen among them Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (37 years), Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe (36 years), Cameroon's Paul Biya (33 years), Uganda's Yoweri Museveni ( 31 years), Sudan's Omar ...
He had taken the oath of office in neighboring Senegal, shortly before longtime dictator Yahya Jammeh was forced into exile. Some of Jammeh's top associates fled with him to Equatorial Guinea, another autocratic state led by Africa's longest-serving ...
Teodoro Obiang, the dictator of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea, is used to shady guests. A decade ago, his Black Beach prison held Simon Mann, a British mercenary who was sentenced to 34 years for his role in the botched "Wonga coup" that tried to topple ...
Despite pleading not guilty to charges of unlawful assembly, Darboe and 17 others were sentenced to three years in prison in July 2016 by a High Court in Banjul.
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (Equatorial Guinea) - in power for 37 years. President of Equatorial Guinea since ... His main political challenger, Kiza Bessigye has repeatedly been thrown in jail and harassed by the police. He is known for being very ...
Diplomatic sources in Addis Ababa told the East African that the outcome will depend on how the presidents of the five countries that have presented candidates - Kenya, Chad, Senegal, Botswana and Equatorial Guinea - engage their counterparts at the ...
He is now in Equatorial Guinea, home to Africa's longest-serving ruler and not a state party to the International Criminal Court.
He is now in Equatorial Guinea, home to Africa's longest-serving ruler and not a state party to the International Criminal Court.
Mr Jammeh, thought to now be in Equatorial Guinea, is not the first leader accused of lining his own pockets with state funds.
He is now in Equatorial Guinea, home to Africa's longest-serving ruler and not a state party to the International Criminal Court.
(Banjul, Gambia ) - Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the state coffers and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser for the new president said Sunday.
Banjul, Gambia (AP) - Gambia's capital on Sunday was awaiting the arrival of the country's new leader and an era of democracy, hours after the authoritarian ruler of 22 years flew into exile with an extraordinary set of assurances from the ...
He landed in Conakry, Guinea`s capital but set off again for Equatorial Guinea, where he will remain in exile, the president of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), Marcel Alain de Souza, said at a Dakar press conference.
We are no longer in prison. We do not have to watch our back before we express our opinions," said Fatou Cham, 28, who was celebrating with her friends.
Equatorial Guinea, Equatorial President son trial, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Obiang trial, A former manager of China's top state-run oil company was on Thursday sentenced to 15 years in prison for accepting bribes and holding a huge sum of property ...
I was listening to BBC at dawn of Monday, 13th October, 2014, when a news item chronicling the exploits of the son of Equatorial Guinea's president. The story was about amount of properties he has acquired in America with stolen cash from his nation.
The Supreme Court of India has set a deadline on a case looking into alleged irregularities in the acquisition of aircraft for Air India (AI, Mumbai Int'l), reports The Financial Express.
Every few weeks, for example, European officials seize the property of the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, who was accused of corruption and money laundering.
Teodorin Obiang, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, is on trial in France for plundering the nation's treasury to fund his aristocrat lifestyle.
(Reuters https://yhoo.it/2hV937p). A leading Egyptian activist behind the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak was released from prison Thursday after serving a three-year sentence for violating a ban on unauthorized protests. (AP https://yhoo.it ...
Since his indictment in 2014, Teodorin Obiang has unsuccessfully appealed against his charges by claiming immunity as a joint vice-president of Equatorial Guinea and has asked the International Court Of Justice to dismiss the case. It isn't hard to see ...


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