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Summary.     Click for More > Firm agrees Ivorian waste payouts Massacre toll put at 157 Guinea leader survives attack  Moussa Dadis Camara, the military leader of the nation, was shot and wounded in an attack on his presidential convoy Nigerian accused of attacking US plane Father alerted US about plane bomber Suspect's father met with CIA
Opposition leader wins poll President shot dead  Renegade soldiers have shot dead Joao Bernardo Vieira as a revenge, after the army chief of staff died in an explosion a few hours earlier Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims   Obama's trip sends message to Africa  President Barack Obama is generating excitement in the west African nation and envy among its neighbors Obama speaks of hopes for Africa Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations Rebels announce 'truce' Islamist attacks spread   15 people have been killed after militants staged three attacks in northern Nigeria, taking the total killed in two days of violence to 150 Security boosted in north Nigeria Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect Islamist fighters 'flee' Girl's attack sheds light on Liberia rapes Captured leader of militant sect is dead Row over militant killing Missing ship 'found' off Africa Russia finds missing cargo ship   600,000 hit by flooding
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Opposition leader wins poll  John Atta Mills has won by 50.23% of the votes a tight presidential run-off in Ghana, saying he will be 'a president for all' French copter crash off Gabon kills 7 Adebayor crowned Africa's top footballer President shot dead


January 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Ruling party bids to halt key vote
Jan.3  
Jan.18
Jan.22  Europeans 'kidnapped in Sahara'
Jan.28  Hungry caterpillars force emergency


February 2009 ... more > Top ^
Feb.6  Poison in teething drug kills 84 children
Feb.11
Feb.16  Tamil Tigers 'target civilians'
Feb.25  S Leone trio guilty of war crimes


March 2009 ... more > Top ^
Mar.2  
  Renegade soldiers have shot dead Joao Bernardo Vieira as a revenge, after the army chief of staff died in an explosion a few hours earlier
 G-Bissau army 'not seeking power' Mar.18 1,000 seized in 'witch-hunt' Mar.28  Meningitis epidemic strikes Nigeria, Niger Mar.29 Stadium stampede kills 22

April 2009 ... more > Top ^
Apr.19  Nigerian militants to free British hostages Apr.29  Doctors target meningitis outbreak

May 2009 ... more > Top ^
May.18  Elephants suffering in drought May.28  'Angry' Man Utd fan kills four in bus attack

June 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Birthday release pledge for hostage Jun.3  Delta denied to Nairobi, Monrovia Jun.6  Pirates release tugboat held 10 months Jun.7 Gabon President Omar Bongo 'is dead'
Jun.8  Gabon's leader is confirmed dead   Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims  Royal Dutch Shell will pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit against its Nigerian subsidiary by the family of executed Nigerian environmental... Jun.19  Militants claim bomb attack on oil pipeline Jun.21  Royal Dutch Shell: Oil pipelines attacked

July 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jul.6  Militants claim pipeline blast Jul.9 Rebel Okah 'to be freed'
Jul.10     Obama's trip sends message to Africa
  President Barack Obama is generating excitement in the west African nation and envy among its neighbors
 Ghana was chosen because of its democratic track record
Jul.11     Obama speaks of hopes for Africa   US President, on his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office, has said Africa must take charge of its own destiny in the world Jul.14     Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations  Former Liberian President expressed his incredulity at the testimony against him at his war crimes trial, saying 'there is no way' he is gui...   Rebels announce 'truce'
Map of Niger Delta Nigeria  The main rebel group in Niger Delta is to observe a 60-day ceasefire in its attacks on the oil industry Jul.19 Aziz declares win in vote Jul.26 Guinea-Bissau votes for new president Jul.27   Islamist attacks spread Map of Borno State Nigeria
  15 people have been killed after militants staged three attacks in northern Nigeria, taking the total killed in two days of violence to 150.    A gun battle raged for hours in Potiskum, Yo...
  Security boosted in north Nigeria   Soldiers have set up road blocks and imposed dusk-to-dawn curfews in affected areas in Yobe, Kano, Borno and Plateau states Jul.28 Militants 'under siege' Nigerian troops shell Islamists   Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect   Nigerian troops are tracking down members of a sect who went on a killing spree in northern cities Jul.29 Captives freed in Nigerian city   Islamist fighters 'flee'   Members of a Nigerian radical sect have fled the northern city of Maiduguri after the military overran their enclave   Girl's attack sheds light on Liberia rapes  8-year-old girl lured to a storage shed sexually assaulted by four boys. Her Liberian parents felt that they had been shamed by their child Jul.30   Captured leader of militant sect is dead Map of Borno Nigeria  Mohammed Yusuf, the leader of a fundamentalist Islamist sect who was initially reported captured by the Nigerian military, is dead Jul.31   Row over militant killing  The commander of the operation against the militant group: Islamic sect leader Mohammed Yusuf was alive when he was captured

August 2009 ... more > Top ^
Aug.2 700 die in fighting in northern Nigeria
Aug.12 Clinton: Al Qaeda seeks foothold in Nigeria Aug.14   Missing ship 'found' off Africa  A missing merchant ship with 15 Russian crew members on board has been spotted off the coast of West Africa Aug.17   Russia finds missing cargo ship  Russia says it has found a missing vessel Arctic Sea near the Cape Verde islands and retrieved its Russian 15-member crew

September 2009 ... more > Top ^
Sep.5 350,000 displaced by floods
President-elect calls for calm Sep.6  Ghana reach World Cup Sep.8     600,000 hit by flooding
  U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: The worst hit have been Burkina Faso, Senegal, Ghana and Niger
 So far, 159 people have died
Sep.18 Settlement eyed in toxic waste
Nigeria 'offended' by sci-fi film Sep.20   Firm agrees Ivorian waste payouts  Trafigura, an oil trading firm, has agreed to pay $46m compensation to people in Ivory Coast who say they were made ill by dumped waste Sep.21 L. American cartels expand to West Africa Sep.29   Massacre toll put at 157   Human rights groups have had reports of soldiers bayoneting people and women being stripped and raped in the streets during the protest

October 2009 ... more > Top ^
Oct.4 Senior rebels disarm in oil-rich Delta
Oct.15 Massive lake Chad could dry up Oct.16 Ghana U-20 world champs after shoot-out Oct.17 Guinea embargo over 'atrocities' Oct.25 Amnesty calls on Nigeria to arrest alBashir

November 2009 ... more > Top ^
Nov.14  Nigeria edge out Tunisia

December 2009 ... more > Top ^
Dec.3   Guinea leader survives attack
  Moussa Dadis Camara, the military leader of the nation, was shot and wounded in an attack on his presidential convoy
Dec.6 President 'favourable' after head surgery Dec.8 Al Qaeda claims aid worker kidnappings Dec.20 55 dead, 38 injured in truck crash Dec.26   Nigerian accused of attacking US plane   Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, has been charged with attempting to destroy a plane after he tried to detonate a bomb on a passenger jet   Father alerted US about plane bomber  A top Nigerian banker, the father of 23-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, had voiced concerns to US officials about his son Dec.29   Suspect's father met with CIA  The father of Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab talked about his son's extremist views with someone from the CIA and a report was prepared Dec.30 US aware 'Nigerian' prepared for attack


French copter crash off Gabon kills 7   Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations  Former Liberian President expressed his incredulity at the testimony against him at his war crimes trial, saying 'there is no way' he is gui... Rebels announce 'truce' Map of Niger Delta Nigeria  The main rebel group in Niger Delta is to observe a 60-day ceasefire in its attacks on the oil industry Islamist attacks spread Map of Borno State Nigeria




West Africa, 2009 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2009
Jan.18
Feb.16  Tamil Tigers 'target civilians'
Feb.25  S Leone trio guilty of war crimes
Mar.2  G-Bissau army 'not seeking power'
Jul.14
Jul.14
Jul.27
  15 people have been killed after militants staged three attacks in northern Nigeria, taking the total killed in two days of violence to 150.    A gun battle raged for hours in Potiskum, Yo...
Jul.27 Security boosted in north Nigeria   Soldiers have set up road blocks and imposed dusk-to-dawn curfews in affected areas in Yobe, Kano, Borno and Plateau states Jul.28 Militants 'under siege' Jul.28 Nigerian troops shell Islamists Jul.28 Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect   Nigerian troops are tracking down members of a sect who went on a killing spree in northern cities Jul.29 Islamist fighters 'flee'   Members of a Nigerian radical sect have fled the northern city of Maiduguri after the military overran their enclave Jul.30 Captured leader of militant sect is dead
Map of Borno Nigeria  Mohammed Yusuf, the leader of a fundamentalist Islamist sect who was initially reported captured by the Nigerian military, is dead Jul.31 Row over militant killing  The commander of the operation against the militant group: Islamic sect leader Mohammed Yusuf was alive when he was captured Aug.2 700 die in fighting in northern Nigeria Oct.4 Senior rebels disarm in oil-rich Delta Oct.17 Guinea embargo over 'atrocities'



West Africa, 2009 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.18 French copter crash off Gabon kills 7
Jan.28  Hungry caterpillars force emergency Feb.6  Poison in teething drug kills 84 children Mar.28  Meningitis epidemic strikes Nigeria, Niger Mar.29 Stadium stampede kills 22 Apr.29  Doctors target meningitis outbreak May.18  Elephants suffering in drought Sep.5 350,000 displaced by floods Sep.8   600,000 hit by flooding
  U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: The worst hit have been Burkina Faso, Senegal, Ghana and Niger
 So far, 159 people have died
Sep.18 Settlement eyed in toxic waste
Sep.20 Firm agrees Ivorian waste payouts  Trafigura, an oil trading firm, has agreed to pay $46m compensation to people in Ivory Coast who say they were made ill by dumped waste Oct.15 Massive lake Chad could dry up Dec.20 55 dead, 38 injured in truck crash



West Africa, 2009 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2009 Jun.3  Delta denied to Nairobi, Monrovia Jun.8 Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims  Royal Dutch Shell will pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit against its Nigerian subsidiary by the family of executed Nigerian environmental... Jun.19  Militants claim bomb attack on oil pipeline Jun.21  Royal Dutch Shell: Oil pipelines attacked Jul.6  Militants claim pipeline blast Aug.14 Missing ship 'found' off Africa  A missing merchant ship with 15 Russian crew members on board has been spotted off the coast of West Africa Sep.18 Settlement eyed in toxic waste
Sep.18 Nigeria 'offended' by sci-fi film Sep.20 Firm agrees Ivorian waste payouts  Trafigura, an oil trading firm, has agreed to pay $46m compensation to people in Ivory Coast who say they were made ill by dumped waste



West Africa, 2009 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2009 Feb.11 Adebayor crowned Africa's top footballer
Mar.29 Stadium stampede kills 22 May.28  'Angry' Man Utd fan kills four in bus attack Sep.6  Ghana reach World Cup Oct.16 Ghana U-20 world champs after shoot-out Nov.14  Nigeria edge out Tunisia



West Africa, 2009 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.22  Europeans 'kidnapped in Sahara' Feb.25  S Leone trio guilty of war crimes Mar.2 President shot dead
  Renegade soldiers have shot dead Joao Bernardo Vieira as a revenge, after the army chief of staff died in an explosion a few hours earlier
Mar.18 1,000 seized in 'witch-hunt'
Apr.19  Nigerian militants to free British hostages May.28  'Angry' Man Utd fan kills four in bus attack Jun.1  Birthday release pledge for hostage Jun.6  Pirates release tugboat held 10 months Jun.19  Militants claim bomb attack on oil pipeline Jun.21  Royal Dutch Shell: Oil pipelines attacked Jul.6  Militants claim pipeline blast Jul.9 Rebel Okah 'to be freed' Jul.14   Taylor refutes 'malicious' accusations  Former Liberian President expressed his incredulity at the testimony against him at his war crimes trial, saying 'there is no way' he is gui... Jul.29 Captives freed in Nigerian city Jul.29 Girl's attack sheds light on Liberia rapes  8-year-old girl lured to a storage shed sexually assaulted by four boys. Her Liberian parents felt that they had been shamed by their child Aug.12 Clinton: Al Qaeda seeks foothold in Nigeria Aug.14 Missing ship 'found' off Africa  A missing merchant ship with 15 Russian crew members on board has been spotted off the coast of West Africa Aug.17 Russia finds missing cargo ship  Russia says it has found a missing vessel Arctic Sea near the Cape Verde islands and retrieved its Russian 15-member crew Sep.21 L. American cartels expand to West Africa Sep.29 Massacre toll put at 157   Human rights groups have had reports of soldiers bayoneting people and women being stripped and raped in the streets during the protest Dec.3 Guinea leader survives attack
  Moussa Dadis Camara, the military leader of the nation, was shot and wounded in an attack on his presidential convoy
Dec.6 President 'favourable' after head surgery
Dec.8 Al Qaeda claims aid worker kidnappings Dec.26 Nigerian accused of attacking US plane   Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, has been charged with attempting to destroy a plane after he tried to detonate a bomb on a passenger jet Dec.26 Father alerted US about plane bomber  A top Nigerian banker, the father of 23-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, had voiced concerns to US officials about his son Dec.29 Suspect's father met with CIA  The father of Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab talked about his son's extremist views with someone from the CIA and a report was prepared Dec.30 US aware 'Nigerian' prepared for attack



West Africa, 2009 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.1  Ruling party bids to halt key vote Jan.3 Opposition leader wins poll  John Atta Mills has won by 50.23% of the votes a tight presidential run-off in Ghana, saying he will be 'a president for all' Mar.2  G-Bissau army 'not seeking power' Mar.18 1,000 seized in 'witch-hunt'
Jun.7 Gabon President Omar Bongo 'is dead' Jun.8  Gabon's leader is confirmed dead Jul.10   Obama's trip sends message to Africa
  President Barack Obama is generating excitement in the west African nation and envy among its neighbors
 Ghana was chosen because of its democratic track record
Jul.11   Obama speaks of hopes for Africa   US President, on his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office, has said Africa must take charge of its own destiny in the world Jul.19 Aziz declares win in vote Jul.26 Guinea-Bissau votes for new president Jul.28 Hunt for Nigerian Islamist sect   Nigerian troops are tracking down members of a sect who went on a killing spree in northern cities Aug.12 Clinton: Al Qaeda seeks foothold in Nigeria Sep.5 President-elect calls for calm Sep.29 Massacre toll put at 157   Human rights groups have had reports of soldiers bayoneting people and women being stripped and raped in the streets during the protest Oct.17 Guinea embargo over 'atrocities' Oct.25 Amnesty calls on Nigeria to arrest alBashir Dec.6 President 'favourable' after head surgery