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Jennifer O'Mahony

Jennifer O'Mahony

    Rumbles follow Sierra Leone elections
    Rumbles follow Sierra Leone elections
    The residence of the main opposition candidate was raided by police on Wednesday as counting began in Sierra Leone after a general election.
    Sierra Leone presidential election: Meet the candidates
    Sierra Leone presidential election: Meet the candidates
    Sierra Leone elects a new president on March 7 to replace Ernest Bai Koroma who is stepping down after two terms.
    Meet the slave shipwreck detective
    Meet the slave shipwreck detective
    Staring out to sea on a flawlessly sunny day, underwater archaeologist Ibrahima Thiaw visualises three shipwrecks once packed with slaves that now...
    New Gambia VP named, has vowed to retrieve Jammeh 'plunder'
    New Gambia VP named, has vowed to retrieve Jammeh 'plunder'
    Gambian President Adama Barrow's team announced Monday his vice-president would be a woman who has vowed to prosecute former leader Yahya Jammeh...
    Exiled strongman Jammeh 'plundered' Gambia coffers
    Exiled strongman Jammeh 'plundered' Gambia coffers
    Gambia's exiled strongman Yahya Jammeh plundered millions of dollars in his final weeks in power leaving state coffers "empty", an aide to new...
    African forces suspend operation in Gambia for final talks
    African forces suspend operation in Gambia for final talks
    Long-ruling Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who lost elections last month, has until midday Friday to hand over power and agree to leave the country...