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You need to be in good shape to keep up with Pierre Claver Mbonimpa. He walks fast and navigates the streets of Brussels like he has lived there all his life. Not long ago, Mutama (the Elder, the Wise one), as many refer to him, had a halo-vest more

Burundi

A host of austerity measures implemented by the Chadian authorities is pushing people into deeper poverty, undermining access to necessary health care and putting education beyond the reach of many, Amnesty International said in a new report. more

Chad

Armed separatists in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions have stabbed to death and shot military personnel, burned down schools and attacked teachers, while security forces have tortured people, fired on crowds and destroyed villages, in a spiral of more

Cameroon

At press time, post-election violence in Gabon had claimed three lives. Police had also arrested about 1,100 people following riots over the announcement of President Ali Bongo's re-election and subsequent accusations by his main rival - Jean Ping more

Gabon

The escalating violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) sparked by the murder of a motorcycle taxi driver at the end of September is threatening elections scheduled for later in October. more

Central African Republic