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V. Central Africa

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The eastern part of DR Congo was in the news for the numerous armed encounters and human rights abuses. The sub-region faced serious problems related to the unequal distribution of wealth. Relations between Cameroon and Nigeria improved considerably in the aftermath of the 2006 Greentree agreement on the modalities of Nigerian withdrawal from the Bakassi peninsula. The deployment of Western peacekeepers to Sudan attracted attention in the Central African Republic. Tension between Sudan and Chad remained high during the year, despite various mediation efforts by Libya and Saudi Arabia. Bilateral relationships between Congo and France fluctuated between hot and cold. Due to the country's oil wealth, Equatorial Guinea had turned into a magnet for immigrants from West and Central Africa, thereby exacerbating latent xenophobic tendencies in the country. Its political stability and relative prosperity have resulted in 25 of every 100 persons living in Gabon being of foreign origin.

Keywords: Cameroon; Central Africa; Chad; DR Congo; Equatorial Guinea; France; Gabon; Libya; Nigeria; Sudan

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