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UN sends home Gabonese peacekeepers in CAR over sexual abuse

Sep. 15, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday ordered the immediate repatriation of the entire U.N. peacekeeping contingent from Gabon serving in the Central African Republic following credible reports of sexual abuse by some of its 450 members and past allegations....

UN withdraws Gabon peacekeepers in Central African Republic

Sep. 15, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — The United Nations is withdrawing 450 Gabonese peacekeepers from its mission in Central African Republic following allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse, Gabon’s government said Wednesday. “Following the numerous cases of allegations...

Salah joins Egypt for World Cup qualifier in Gabon

Sep. 04, 2021 07:50 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah arrived in Gabon to join the Pharaohs for their World Cup qualifying match, the Egyptian soccer association said Saturday. The association said in a brief statement that Liverpool’s Salah has joined the Egyptian team in...