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No immunity deal agreed upon for Jammeh, Senegal minister says

DAKAR/BANJUL (Reuters) - West African leaders did not agree to immunity for Yahya Jammeh during negotiations that convinced Gambia's longtime ruler to flee into...

South Africa’s First Black, Female Winemaker Goes Solo

In a country in which wine making is still predominantly a white, largely male profession, South Africa’s first black woman winemaker, Ntsiki Biyela, is...

AFRICA: Tanzania expels UNDP head Awa Dabo

Tanzania has expelled the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the country, the foreign ministry has said in a statement. It blamed...

GAMBIA: President Barrow to Meet President Trump in Saudi Arabia

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow will make his first international trip to Sudi Arabia for the Riyadh summit where he will meet with American President...

Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe dies

he founding president died on Friday, September 6, in Singapore where he has been receiving treatment since April 2019.

ECOMIG gets new mandate as some troops withdraw

The Economic Community of West African States' Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) is withdrawing some troops as it implements a new mandate that began...

13 people have been killed in an attack in the restive...

Thirteen people have been killed in an attack in the restive southern Senegalese region of Casamance. Hospital workers who have seen the bodies said some...

Dead migrants wash up on Libyan beach from boat with no...

By Aidan Lewis TUNIS (Reuters) - The bodies of at least 74 migrants have been found washed up on the shore in western Libya after...

Gambia’s women Affairs Minister Fatoumatta Tambajan wins African Woman of the...

Gambia’s Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajan, Minister of Women Affairs and Overseer - Vice President's Office, is the New African Woman of Year. The fearless Gambian human...

SENEGAL: Atleast 22 people are reported dead in a deadly fire...

At least 22 people were burnt to ashes in a serious fire outbreak in Madina Gounass in the Tambacounda Region, Senegal. According to media...

‘You Took Us as Slaves, Now Ban Refugees’, AU Says to...

Chad’s foreign minister has been elected as the new chair of the African Union Commission, pledging to place development and security at the top...

Liberia bars foreign travel for officials for 60 days

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered a 60-day moratorium on all foreign travel by government officials, effective from the beginning of February. A statement...

Police officer who invited street kids to her wedding loses husband...

Doris Wako met her high school sweetheart 21 years ago when they studied together The two long time lovers later married and were...

Uganda says returns detained former Congo rebels to military camp

Uganda said on Monday it had returned dozens of former combatants of a Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group to a military camp after...

Why tiny Gambia’s political transition holds outsized meaning for many Africans

By: Ryan Lenora Brown JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA—No sooner had The Gambia’s outgoing president Yahya Jammeh had left the country Saturday evening, sealing the country’s first...

BREAKING: Serigne Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Sy passes away

The Khalif General of the Tijanniya brotherhood in Tivaoune, Senegal has passed away Wednesday, according to Senegalese media reports. Serigne Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Sy commonly...

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