Republic of Guinea
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: New American citizen Serge Siba Guilao from the west African country of Guinea fills out a voter registration form following a naturalization ceremony held at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), office on May 17, 2013 in New York City. One hundred and fifty immigrants from 38 different countries became U.S. citizens at the event. Some 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. stand to eventually gain American citizenship if Congress passes immigration reforms currently under negotiation.
Paramilitary police charged with rape in Guinea
thousands inside, in a massacre that shocked the region. Dozens of women were gang raped on the stadium turf.Souleymane Bah, of the Guinean Observatory for Human Rights, said that the gendarme was charged on April 30. A justice ministry official, who spoke Read more »
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William and Charles go to war...to save Kate's romantic paradise as African idyll where Royal couple got engaged is besieged by poachers
while the elephant populations of countries such as Cameroon, Chad, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Mali and the Central African Republic have been almost entirely wiped out. For thousands of years, the horns of a rhino and tusks of an elephant were a means of survival. 5/18/13 from Daily Mail - UK Read more »
US Civil War hero 'Stonewall' Jackson still venerated
an arm. "He has lost his left arm, but I have lost my right arm," said his commander, Robert E. Lee. Medics took Jackson to Guinea Station, at the time a busy supply depot, to recover, but he died of pneumonia on May 10 in a simple wood building now preserved 5/18/13 from AlterNet.org Read more »
Piracy: Somali Piracy: Gone for Good?
died down somewhat (and there is no guarantee the lull is permanent), piracy on the opposite side of the continent, in the Gulf of Guinea, is rising. Is there a link? In an interview with the author, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said the two business 5/18/13 from Mike Hitchen Online Read more »
Gulf of Guinea Comes Under Digital Surveillance
Rear Admiral Joseph Aikhomu said with the establishment of the centre, the Navy’s reaction to developments at the Gulf of Guinea would be swifter. He commended the company, which installed the facility, Protection Plus Services Ltd, for assisting the command from THISDAY LIVE Read more »
Interview: Chadian Blogger And Journalist Expelled From Senegal To Guinea
Makaila Nguebla, an opponent of his country's President Idriss Déby who has ruled Chad for more than two decades, to neighboring Guinea after refusing to grant him political refugee status. Nguebla, who was living in exile in Senegal's capital city of Dakar from Internews Read more »