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Politicians, especially those holding a public office, are supposed to serve their country and their people. But many politicians use their political power for illegitimate private gains – at the expense of taxpayers, of course. According to a list of ten most corrupt prime ministers compiled by Fox News Point, ...
In a land rife with dictators, Paul Biya is now the longest-ruling dictator in Africa, controlling his country of Cameroon since 1975 when he became Prime Minister. ... Obiang has been President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979, when he ousted his uncle from power in a military coup. He tolerates little ...

The two were based in Equatorial Guinea with Yahya Jammeh since the dictator fled the country into exile last year. The list is already distributed to various border posts, security installations, and entry points around the country in a bid to improve alertness of the system that exists. It comprises names of 17 ...
(Thousands died in the ensuing conflict.) He also worked for the president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, who has committed major human rights violations for almost four decades. Other Davis clients have included Penn State during the Sandusky scandal, Harvey Weinstein, and for-profit colleges.
The soldier was intercepted along Amadlai/ Karang border by Gambian intelligence officers. He was arrested without an incident. He was among the soldiers, who traveled to Equatorial Guinea with dictator Yahya Jammeh. The soldier's name is yet to be established. Our sources will fill us in with additional ...
Jammeh looted the economy and flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea with some of his fortune. As Barrow's administration began probing the depths of corruption, the giddiness of ousting one of Africa's most colorful dictators quickly turned to despair. “The debt burden was very high, and was over 120 ...

Gambia's diaspora helped oust a dictator. Now they're asking: What's next ... lead-up to the election, he says. “Dictators grow strength in the shadows. ... But it still came as a surprise when Jammeh lost the election and fled to Equatorial Guinea, after threats of regional military intervention. Not only did many ...
As dictator Yahya Jammeh is increasingly isolated and getting lonelier by the day in Equatorial Guinea, family sources have it that his own mom Asombi Bojang, has also communicated to Jammeh her intention of returning to the Gambia not in the too distant future, the FREEDOM NEWSPAPER can reveal.
Since Jammeh was forced into exile in Equatorial Guinea a year ago, the victims of his brutal rule have been driving the demand for justice. Ayeshah is just one of many who feels she and her family will only get a sense of closure for their ordeal when the former dictator is tried and prosecuted. In October ...
It seems there was again a coup attempt a few days ago in Equatorial Guinea against Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who has been dictator there for 38 years. While social freedoms have opened in China, the Communist Party keeps its boot firmly on the necks of media and political freedoms.
At the end of January, African leaders from across the continent will meet in Addis Ababa for the 30th summit of the African Union (AU). But this year's slogan – 'Towards a peaceful, prosperous and integrated Africa' – is awkwardly juxtaposed against a backdrop of political instability and a humanitarian ...
In return for going without a fight, he was given asylum in Equatorial Guinea, an even worse African dictatorship. Teodoro Obiang, its president for the past 38 years, has never signed up to the International Criminal Court (ICC), which means that Mr Jammeh (pictured) cannot be extradited for trial.
Kabila, a young man of 46, younger than the just elected Liberian president George Weah, 51, has caught the African presidential disease of old tinpot dictators like Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda, Comrade Bob of Zimbabwe, Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and Cameroon's ...
... this should not raise an eyebrow in Africa where we had sit-tight African dictators like Mobutu, Eyadema, Omar Bongo, De Santos and Mugabe who between them spent 187 years in power. The trend is still being continued by rulers like the longest serving Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea who has ...
+ Now that Guinea has requested withdrawal its troops from UN Command, we believe SYG should consider encouraging withdrawal of those other ... President Nixon's Bureau for African Affairs justified the supply of arms to military dictators on the basis that they were unlikely to be used to attack ...
Launched on Oct. 21st, the campaign is also endorsed by the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa, Article 19 West Africa, Coalition for Change, The Gambia (CCG), TANGO, EG (Equatorial Guinea) Justice, Trial International (Switzerland), Human Rights Watch, Guernica 37 International ...
Unlike other members of the '37 Club', the dictator of Equatorial Guinea looks like he will clear 2017 still in power, but like the others, his family seems to have gotten them into a bit of a pickle in the oil-rich nation. In Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo's case, the fulcrum of that financial storm is his eldest ...

You can "steal defibrillators from impoverished hospitals, then use that cash to shoot elephants on a rare game safari" or send an errand boy halfway around the world with a suitcase stuffed with cash that's used to buy an original Elvis jumpsuit (that's how Teodoro Obiang, son of Equatorial Guinea's dictator ...
Others pursued by the authorities in Europe include Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue — vice-president of Equatorial Guinea and son of the president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo — who was given a three-year suspended jail term by a French court for plundering public money in October.
Carved out of Equatorial Guinea's virgin rainforest is a private airport, a football stadium that hosted games for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, a deserted three-lane ... In a region where deposed dictators can quickly find themselves in search of retirement homes, Obiang seems to have recognized that his ...
The case sets a precedent for France which has long turned a blind eye to African dictators pouring their ill-gotten gains into Parisian real estate and luxury products. France delegation member Alain Pellet said on Monday that Equatorial Guinea was attempting to "slow down, or even paralyse the criminal ...
Equatorial Guinea has gone to the United Nations' highest court to challenge a conviction in France against its vice-president for embezzling public money ... which for a long time turned a blind eye to the families of corrupt foreign dictators buying Parisian real estate and going on luxury spending sprees.
Equitorial Guinea Prexy 'will analyse' request for Jammeh trial ... Part of this interview focused on Gambia's exiled dictator, Yahya Jammeh. ... President Obiang: I think that firstly the thing you have to [do is to] congratulate the decision of Equatorial Guinea to take in the former president of The Gambia ...
Teodoro Obiang, the long-running president of Equatorial Guinea, took in Mr Jammeh last January after the Gambian president unexpectedly lost elections to opposition underdog Adama ... The Equatorial Guinean leader, who seized power in 1979, has just as dismal a human rights record as Mr Jammeh.
That Africa alone is home to dictators, a continent uniquely scarred by a species of repressive autocrats not seen in other places? Or even that the whole of this diverse and ... So we get Equatorial Guinea, although the author admits he has not visited the tiny coastal nation. But this allows a romp through the ...
In January, the world watched in awe as the eccentric Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh was shown the door. By CIUGU MWAGIRU More by this Author ... Later, greater or lesser elections were held in the Republic of Congo, Senegal, Equatorial Guinea and breakaway Somaliland. In the meantime Zambia, ...
Opposition is hardly tolerated in Equatorial Guinea. A 2013 article in Der Spiegel quoted the president as asking a rhetorical question: “What right does the opposition have to criticise the actions of a government?” His government is similar to the once upon a time Ugandan government under errant Idi Amin ...
In fact, a representative of the regime of Syrian dictator and mass ... created prizes named after the dictators of Bahrain and Equatorial Guinea, ...
In addition to Bloom dropping off of the Weinstein crisis team, DC lawyer Lanny Davis, who's represented dictators in Equatorial Guinea and the ...
The people of the Equatorial Guinea must really enjoy his autocratic rule ... Obiang, a former chairman of the continental body, is not a dictator?
The 75-year-old dictator appointed his son – Teo Nguema as the Vice ... Teo used to serve as a minister in Equatorial Guinean cabinet.
Broody said it was the victims of the Chadian dictator who did this; ... organisations from The Gambia and people from Equatorial Guinea (we ...
Dictators aren't known for their sense of humor. ... Governing in Equatorial Guinea has been an Obiang family business — an often ruthless one ...
In effect, that simply means that it is ruled by two or more dictators instead ... Cuba, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, ...
Carved out of Equatorial Guinea's virgin rainforest is a private airport, ... Obiang Nguema, the country's long-standing dictator and self-styled ... In a region where deposed dictators can quickly find themselves in search of ...
Sitting alone in his tiny cell in the African state of Equatorial Guinea, one of ... The plotters justification was that Obiang was a dictator whose ...
He defeated Gambia's longtime dictator Yahya Jammeh. Mr. Jammeh is living in exile in Equatorial Guinea. Meanwhile, some Gambians have ...
Even by dictator-bling standards Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue ... But, while oil and timber rich, Equatorial Guinea is a tiny country of fewer ...
Dictator Yahya Jammeh, has exited out, and Fatu has just landed in ... has also found himself in a wonderland in Equatorial Guinea, where ...
Samba's editors, tasked with feeding the dictator's ego, would invariably .... jet to Guinea, and later Equatorial Guinea, where they remain in exile. .... things together—in that particular, unseemly way that dictators so often do.
... who is currently living in exile in Equatorial Guinea with his mom and a handful ... Zeinab Souma is the daughter of a former Guinean Diplomat. ... She married Jammeh after the dictator had divorced his former wife Tuti Faal.
... feature a gallery of the world's dictators from the Soviet Union's Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) to Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang (1942).
Dictator Museveni, right, has taught South Sudan's Salva Kiir the lessons ... Eyadema of Togo; Teodoro Obiang Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea; ...
... and strong-fisted leadership align on Avenue Foch at the former mansion of Equatorial Guinea's dictator Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, ...
Carved out of Equatorial Guinea's virgin rainforest is a private airport, ... In a region where deposed dictators can quickly find themselves in ...
The government of Equatorial Guinea is attempting to get the Dutch ... Nguema is the son of dictator President Teodoro Obiang Nguema ... The Laws of Dictators and Kings was first set forth by Louis XIV, " L'Etat, c'est moi".
President Obiang describes his regime's management of Equatorial Guinea's vast oil revenues as a “state secret” and in the past two years the ...
... I've been curious about the excesses of dictators' children in SA. ... of Equatorial Guinea, whose properties in Clifton have been attached.
He is, in so many ways, the archetypal African dictator, having first taken office 35 years ago. In the pantheon of presidents-for-life, only Equatorial Guinea's Teodoro Obiang has ... This is in stark contrast to other dictators.
His specialty: Tiny countries where the power hungry get away with murder and democracy is in high demand - places like Swaziland, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and, until recently, Gambia. If, as he believes, the cause of those countries' woes ...


 

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