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Smuggling networks are quite intricate, their networks are multilateral: they involve people on both sides of the Mediterranean, that’s to say on both continents...

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S&P Global has cut South Africa's credit rating to junk status. The ratings agency said that South Africa’s political upheaval, including the recent sacking of...

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At least 18 people, mainly students, have been killed by a large tree that fell on them at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo,...

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The Gambia intends to rejoin the Commonwealth, UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is in the West African country, has confirmed. Boris Johnson’s visit, the...

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Gambia's newly-elected President Adama Barrow has returned to the country to assume power - days after his predecessor Yahya Jammeh left to go into...

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An adviser to Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow has said that more than $11 million is missing from the state coffers following the departure...

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Yahya Jammeh has left The Gambia in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. The former president boarded a plane...

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Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh says he will step down, after refusing to accept defeat in elections. Yahya Jammeh made the announcement on national TV,...

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The ECOWAS has given Gambian incumbent President Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered his country. Yahya Jammeh has been...

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The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has announced he will be sworn in at the country's embassy in neighboring Senegal. The message, posted on his social...

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's term has been extended by 90 days after the parliament declared a state of emergency in the crisis-hit West African...

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The nephew of the Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri and two other suspects have been arrested in Tunisia, officials say. The three, aged between...

Two years ago President Yahya Jammeh accused the UK of backing his political opposition ahead of elections

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The Gambia’s electoral commission headquarters have been taken over by security force as incumbent President Yahya Jammeh refuses to accept his loss in recent...

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The image of Cameroon's Sports Minister Pierre Ismael Bidoung Mpkatt bowing and shaking the hand of President Paul Biya went viral. The hashtags #BidoungChallenge and...

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Gambian incumbent President Yahya Jammeh says he will launch a legal challenge to contest an election defeat that will bring an end to his...

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Gambia’s incumbent President Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election held earlier this month, a week after admitting defeat. Yahya Jammeh, who...

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has suffered a surprise defeat in the country's general election. The authoritarian president for 22 years will be replaced by property...

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A high court in Zimbabwe court has dropped charges against Theo Bronkhorst , the professional hunter alleged to have helped American dentist Walter Palmer...

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King Kigeli V, the last monarch of Rwanda, has died in the United States at the age of 80. Born Jean-Baptiste Ndahindurwa, he came to...

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Twenty-one Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the Islamist group Boko Haram in Chibok in April 2014 have been reunited with their families after 30 months...

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Several people have been killed in a stampede in Bishoftu, Ethiopia, after police fired tear gas and shots to disperse a protest. Thousands had gathered...

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari plagiarized quotes from President Barack Obama in a speech promising change in his country, according to a statement by the...

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A spectacular "ring of fire" could be seen on the African sky as the sun was almost - but not completely - eclipsed. An annular...

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South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party has lost control of Johannesburg, the country's largest city and economic center. Herman Mashaba from the opposition...

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Boko Haram has released a second video showing some of the schoolgirls they abducted from Chibok, northern Nigeria. The footage released by the Nigerian Islamist...