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Barrow sworn-in as President of Gambia… Jammeh Fires Other Cabinet Members

Gambia’s new president Adama Barrow took the oath of office in the country’s embassy in Senegal on Thursday. Barrow, 51, was sworn in days after...

Gambia crisis: Barrow to be sworn as president in Senegal as Jammeh stays put

Gambian newly elected president, Adama Barrow says he will be sworn in on Thursday as president at the country's embassy in neighbouring Senegal. Barrow himself...

Jammeh declares state of emergency‎ in Gambia

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Tuesday declared a state of emergency just two days before he is due to step down, citing “extraordinary” foreign...

No Registration, No Sex- Kenyan MP Tells Women

A Kenyan Member of Parliament has asked women to withhold sex from their husbands until they register as voters for the 8 August elections. Mishi...

Zimbabwe Hit By Army Worms

Zimbabwe has been hit by an outbreak of army worms which has destroyed maize crops in a country suffering from a food shortage...

PHOTONEWS: President Buhari of Nigeria hosts ECOWAS leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria earlier hosted ECOWAS leaders over Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh.

Cote d’voire: President and others resign

Prime Minister of Cote d ’voire, Daniel Duncan on Monday, announced that he and his entire cabinet were stepping down. According to report, a...

Gambian authorities shut three radio stations amid post-election crisis

Gambian security agents closed three private radio stations near the capital, Banjul, amid an escalating political crisis triggered by President Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to...

Over 50 killed as flood ravages DR Congo

Floods triggered by heavy rains and a river bursting its banks have killed at least 50 people and left thousands more homeless in southwestern...

AMISON targets 600 policemen to enhance security in Somalia

The Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has started recruitment of another phase of 200 police officers who are expected to enhance security in...
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