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Germany to supply Mali with two transport planes
Germany to supply Mali with two transport planes
"Germany will provide logistical support based on the situation on the ground," Defence Minister Thomas de Maizière told reporters...
Guinea-Bissau warns against foreign interference
Guinea-Bissau warns against foreign interference
Guinea-Bissau's junta vowed on Friday to defend itself if foreign troops intervened in the country, as the international community condemned an...
Mali waits for junta to stand down after president resigns
Mali waits for junta to stand down after president resigns
Mali waited anxiously on Monday to see if the military junta that seized power on March 22 would restore democracy after the toppled president...
West African nations lift sanctions imposed on Mali
West African nations lift sanctions imposed on Mali
West African leaders have lifted all sanctions imposed on Mali with immediate effect following the agreement on restoring the constitutional order,...
Ecowas presents Mali junta with ultimatum
Ecowas presents Mali junta with ultimatum
Seeking to force from power the mutinous soldiers that seized control of Mali last week, the body representing countries in the region announced...
Benin's AU meeting begins with security threat talks
Benin's AU meeting begins with security threat talks
African leaders on Saturday began talks on insecurity in the Sahel region, where fresh violence in Mali has sparked what rights groups say is the...
SA at centre of Côte d'Ivoire row
SA at centre of Côte d'Ivoire row
The battle for control of Côte d'Ivoire moved to Pretoria this week as lobby­ists for the presidential rivals, Alassane Ouattara and Laurent...
Côte d'Ivoire urged to preserve peace at all costs
Côte d'Ivoire urged to preserve peace at all costs
A summit of West African leaders on Tuesday told politicians in Côte d'Ivoire to preserve the fragile peace after last week's surprise sacking of...
Woman wins slavery case against Niger
Woman wins slavery case against Niger
A West African regional court of justice convicted the state of Niger on Monday for failing to protect a 12-year-old girl from being sold into...
Observers clear Benin's elections
Observers clear Benin's elections
Local and municipal elections in Benin passed off without evidence of fraud but with some functional problems, the head of a regional observer team...
Sierra Leone hopes to 'downsize' army
Sierra Leone hopes to 'downsize' army
Sierra Leone's military chiefs are working on means to downsize from its current 10 000 soldiers to 8 500, Defence Minister Palo Conteh...
Western monitors barred from Zim poll
Western monitors barred from Zim poll
European Union member states and the United States have been excluded from a list of observers who will be invited to monitor the March 29 general...

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