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Sunday, March 26, 2017

West Africa

Boko Haram: UN Security Council team arrives in Nigeria

The Security Council Visiting Mission to the Lake Chad Basin Region arrived Nigeria Maiduguri, Borno State and will proceed today, to Abuja to meet...

Barrow reinstates soldiers who tried to overthrow Jammeh in 2014

Gambian President Adama Barrow has reinstated 18 soldiers into the Gambian Army. Out of the 18 reinstated are six soldiers convicted of plotting a coup...

Four suicide bombers kill two in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri

Four female teenage suicide bombers killed two people and injured 16 others in a residential area in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a...

Italy Deports 37 Nigerians

The Italian government has deported another batch of Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country, just two weeks after it deported 33 Nigerians....

Police find body of opposition leader Solo Sandeng

The body of Gambia's opposition leader, Solo Sandeng, who died in custody during Yahya Jammeh’s regime has been found. Sandeng’s body was found on Thursday...

Gabon’s opposition dismisses Bongo’s call for dialogue

Gabon's Opposition remains at loggerheads with President Ali Bongo and will honour his calls for a dialogue. The leader of the opposition, Jean Ping branded...

Armed group prevent Mali interim govt installation

An armed groups have taken over parts of Timbuktu, in northern Mali, to prevent the installation of interim authorities under the Algiers peace accord. Fighters...

Akufo-Addo defends choice of expansive cabinet

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has defended his choice of a large-cabinet government calling it a "necessary investment. The new government which includes dozens of lower-level...

African union leaders wish Buhari quick recovery

The Chairperson of the African Union, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, has spoken to President Muhammadu Buhari via telephone to wish him a quick...

Nigerian President Buhari notifies parliament he has resumed duty

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has sent letter to the National Assembly notifying lawmakers that he has resumed his duties, his spokesman said on Monday. It...
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