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Gambia's Adama Barrow returns to capital, ending days of anxious waiting
Gambia's Adama Barrow returns to capital, ending days of anxious waiting
Gambia's new president, Adama Barrow, has returned to the capital Banjul on Thursday, days after long-standing ruler Yahya Jammeh, who initially...
Defying pressure, the United States lets UN denounce Israeli settlements
Defying pressure, the United States lets UN denounce Israeli settlements
The United States on Friday allowed the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, defying heavy...
​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus
​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus
Walk around the Eiffel Tower and you’re struck by two things: the enormity of a structure three times the height of Victoria Falls, and the...
​Dakar’s youth wrestle with ethnic gulfs
​Dakar’s youth wrestle with ethnic gulfs
"On my mother’s side I’m Diola. That’s why I’m a good wrestler. Well, actually my family is Socé from Sédhiou, in Casamance. Before my next...
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
It was a bright, clear morning in Dakar the day the much anticipated Habré judgment was to be delivered. Hundreds of people were pushing to get into...
After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa
Washington has 50 diplomatic missions in Africa, more than any other country and one of the few with an ambassador in Lesotho and Swaziland. But...
City of contrasts celebrates Africa’s freedom
City of contrasts celebrates Africa’s freedom
The waves had let up by the time the fishermen arrived. There were three of them, all muscles and sweat. Their faces glistened; their frayed shirts...
Africa’s ‘go-to’ leader Macky Sall tells it like it is
Africa’s ‘go-to’ leader Macky Sall tells it like it is
Amid hand-wringing over what role Africa will play to prevent its citizens from getting into flimsy vessels and sailing for Europe, Senegalese...
[Video]Hissène Habré trial postponed
[Video]Hissène Habré trial postponed
The former Chadian dictator’s trial has been postponed in Dakar after he caused a disturbance in court and told his lawyers to refuse to participate.
[Video]Former Chadian dictator faces justice
[Video]Former Chadian dictator faces justice
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré, who is accused of tens of thousands of political killings and torture, will finally stand trial this month.
Music, beaches and 'fromagers' in Senegal's Casamance
Music, beaches and 'fromagers' in Senegal's Casamance
A mix of locals and music fans were watching silently or dancing, framed by the branches of the giant "fromager" tree that marks the centre of the...
Afcon 2015: Bright start for Algeria, Senegal
Afcon 2015: Bright start for Algeria, Senegal
Group C kicked off in Mongomo with two comebacks as Algeria went behind and then saw South Africa miss a penalty before rallying for a 3-1 win to...

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