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Gambians get behind a movement to Barrow to his word

The constitution puts him on fairly firm ground but citizens of post-dictatorship Gambia are determined to hold their leader to account

No end in sight to Nigeria’s border closures

Nigeria's borders crossings with Benin and Niger remain sealed despite a warning that the shutdown is harming prosperity

East Africa won’t tackle Burundi crisis

Maybe regional leaders should follow the West African playbook

Mixed outlook for Africa in 2018

The leaders for life will face challenges. Debt levels and servicing costs will plague governments. And conflict hotspots won’t cool down

​Africa for pessimists: 2017 in review

This has been another tough year for the world, and the African continent has endured more than its fair share of conflict and crises.

​Africa for optimists: 2017 in review

Not feeling so hopeful? Click here for the other side of the coin in our ‘Africa for pessimists: 2017 in review’.

Germany to supply Mali with two transport planes

Germany has said it would supply two transport planes for the mission against rebels in Mali, in a bid to assist the country's fragile government.

Guinea-Bissau warns against foreign interference

Guinea-Bissau's junta has vowed to defend itself from interference as the international community condemns a two-year transition government.

Mali waits for junta to stand down after president resigns

Mali is waiting anxiously to see if the military junta would restore democracy after the toppled president formally resigned.

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