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Counting under way after Mali's violence-marred poll
Counting under way after Mali's violence-marred poll
Counting was under way in Mali following a key presidential election that saw balloting halted at hundreds of polling stations because of violence...
Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership
Central Africa can benefit from BRICS partnership
This year’s BRICS summit has a uniquely African flavour, with representatives of the African Union (AU), African Development Bank, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the continent’s regional economic communities (RECs) all in attendance. Commitments to establish a...
The Gambia after Yahya Jammeh: Reconciliation no easy task
The Gambia after Yahya Jammeh: Reconciliation no easy task
The former president of The Gambia, Yahya...
Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC
Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC
In January 2016, when it became clear that Gambian president Yahya Jammeh was intent on clinging to power, the Economic Community of West African...
A quarter of the world will be African by 2050
A quarter of the world will be African by 2050
Africa’s population is growing even faster than previously thought, according to new projections published on October 26 by the United Nations...
Liberia elections: Who will succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf?
Liberia elections: Who will succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf?
Liberia has been through tumultuous times in recent years: from two brutal back-to-back civil wars to an outbreak of the devastating ebola virus...
We need to prevent our Trump moment
We need to prevent our Trump moment
So United States President Donald Trump is building a wall along the Mexican border after all, despite many hopes that his talks of doing this...
So how did Mugabe get away with it? Zimbabweans look to the Gambia with envy
So how did Mugabe get away with it? Zimbabweans look to the Gambia with envy
"We need an Ecowas in southern Africa!"
West and Central Africa to join forces against Boko Haram
West and Central Africa to join forces against Boko Haram
The Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) announced plans on Saturday to increase co-operation with Central African states in the battle...
African forces move on central Mali 'much quicker than expected'
African forces move on central Mali 'much quicker than expected'
Meanwhile, African forces were moving towards Mali's centre on Thursday.
French intervention in Mali: a foreign, risky solution
French intervention in Mali: a foreign, risky solution
As French mirages left their bases in Ndjamena in Chad and special forces flew with attack helicopters from Ouagadougou to Mali last week, many once...
Ecowas authorises troops as French drive rebels back in Mali
Ecowas authorises troops as French drive rebels back in Mali
In a statement released Saturday, the Economic Community Of West African States (Ecowas) commission president Kadre Desire Ouedraogo says it made the...

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