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Edward McAllister

Exclusive: Mine workers demanded more protection before deadly Burkina Faso attack

19 Nov 2019

DAKAR Five months before an ambush killed 39 colleagues, local workers at a Canadian-owned gold mine in Burkina Faso pleaded with managers to fly them to the site rather than go by a road that was prone to attacks, two people present at the meeting said.

Mistrust, disbelief taint Cameroon peace talks

04 Oct 2019

YAOUNDE General Capture and Destroy stepped to the microphone and in an impassioned speech to the media urged his fellow separatist fighters to lay down their arms and join Cameroon's government-led peace talks.

RPT-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners

01 Jul 2019

DAKAR/LIMA, June 30 The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals.

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners

30 Jun 2019

DAKAR/LIMA The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals.

African migrants turn to deadly ocean route as options narrow

03 Dec 2018

DAKAR Assane Diallo is making final preparations for a journey he knows could cost him his life: one thousand miles across open ocean from Senegal to the Canary Islands in a 50-foot wooden boat held together with rusty nails. | Video

Facebook's Cameroon problem - stop online hate stoking conflict

05 Nov 2018

YAOUNDE A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood fire.

INSIGHT-Facebook's Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

05 Nov 2018

YAOUNDE, Nov 5 A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood fire.

Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, ruling party denies

08 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday's presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya's party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Cameroon candidate Kamto declares victory, ruling party denies

08 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE, Oct 8 Cameroon opposition candidate Maurice Kamto declared victory in Sunday's presidential election, but incumbent President Paul Biya's party dismissed his claim as fantasy and accused him of breaking the law by making it.

Polls close in Cameroon after vote marked by separatist unrest

07 Oct 2018

YAOUNDE/DOUALA, Cameroon Cameroon saw isolated incidents of unrest in separatist Anglophone regions during voting on Sunday in an election widely expected to extend the rule of President Paul Biya, one of Africa's last multi-decade leaders. | Video

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Pelosi says Democrats will draft articles of impeachment against Trump

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, a historic step that sets up a fight over whether to oust him from office.