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How Ex-president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, stole $50m from state coffers.

Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s former president, stole “at least $50m” before leaving the country earlier this year, the justice ministry has said. According to the BBC,...

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Gambia: Yahya Jammeh surrenders

After raising tension for about 12 hours, the Gambian longtime leader Yahya Jammeh   was at press time yesterday, writing his departure statement. According to...

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Yahya Jammeh: Gambia’s Vice President, Isatou Njie Saidy resigns

Gambia’s Vice President, Isatou Njie Saidy, has resigned. Saidy abandoned President Yahya Jammeh, 24 hours to the deadline issued to him by African leaders to hand...

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EXCLUSIVE: Barrow Confirmed As Gambian Leader

Adama Barrow has been sworn in as president of The Gambia at a ceremony attended by African and western diplomats in Senegal. His inauguration at the embassy of The...

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Gambia crisis: Senegal troops ‘on alert’ if Jammeh stays on

Senegal’s troops are on alert to intervene in Gambia if President Yahya Jammeh refuses to step down next month, the regional bloc Ecowas says. Jammeh initially...

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UN applauds ECOWAS intervention in Gambia’s election

UN expressed full support for ECOWAS mediation efforts being led by Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama and President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria with respect to...

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Ethiopia, Djibouti launch Africa’s first modern electrified railway

Ethiopia and Djibouti on Wednesday launched a $4 billion Africa’s first modern electrified railway connecting their respective capitals. A media report said that the...

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Nairobi doctors go on strike, demand six months’ pay

Health services in some Nairobi hospitals have been paralysed following a silent protest by doctors who are demanding their pay for the last six months and delayed...

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Iranian Navy Commander Heads for South Africa to Participate in AAD2016

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari started an official visit to South Africa to participate in a military equipment exhibition in the country....

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African policy makers meet in Nigeria, brainstorm on economic integration for peace

Policy dialogue on economic integration for peace is on, as Finland government engages about 70 researchers and policy makers from more than ten African countries, who...