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Vol 38 No 17

Published 29th August 1997

Equatorial Guinea

Fishy tale

A Malabo court on 18 August sentenced opposition leader Severo Moto Nsa to 101 years in gaol for high treason and plotting to assassinate the head of state. Luckily for the Partido del Progreso chief and his twelve co-defendants, Angola had deported them all to Europe in May, after intercepting a Russian-registered fishing vessel off Cabinda which was carrying weapons – and Severo Moto.

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