31 Oct 2018

France: Russia not helping to stabilize Central African Republic

France has accused Russia of working towards its own interests and not towards that of the country in the Central African Republic, where Russia has sent weapons and 175 trainers, with plans to send more. The Russian presence there is the largest on the continent in decades, and has been

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30 Oct 2018

Anonymous hacks Gabon’s government websites

Anonymous claimed the recent hack of over 70 Gabon government websites, citing the dictatorial government as the reason and target. The current government of Gabon has been controlled by the family of current President Ali Bongo for almost 50 years. The country saw elections on Saturday, with the current administration

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18 Oct 2018

How Russia moved into Central Africa

“When Central African Republic (CAR) pleaded for help last year to fight marauding militias, former colonial ruler France offered guns it had seized off Somalia. But Russia objected and donated its own weapons instead. By early February, Russia had sent nine planes with weapons along with dozens of contractors to

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