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If you have a weak stomach or are prone to heartburn, you would be wise to avoid “Treasure Islands,” written by Nicholas Shaxson. He is a competent investigative reporter whose mission is made clear in his subtitle, “Uncovering The...
Babylon & BeyondThree months after his father's death, Ali Bongo, the son of Gabon's former president Omar Bongo, beat two opposition candidates to become the West African country's new head of state Saturday. The idea of a politician succeeding his father as......
Associated PressGabon President Omar Bongo, whose nearly 42-year rule was a throwback to an era when Africa was ruled by "Big Men," died Monday of cardiac arrest in a Spanish hospital. He was 73. Doctors at the Quiron Clinic in Barcelona, Spain, announced Bongo's...
Tags: Health, Heads of State, Politics, Spain, Obituaries
Tribune foreign correspondentIn the steamy twilight of the jungle, Gilles Bokande hunkered beside a mossy stump and pinched his nose between his index and middle fingers. Blowing air through the back of his throat, he bleated like a duiker, a tiny forest antelope. Nothing happened....
Feb 3, 2012 |Story| Herald Mail
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