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Refugee Camp Mistakenly Bombed by Nigeria

The International Committee for the Red Cross reported that Nigeria’s military mistakenly bombed a refugee camp.  At least 46 severely...

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Gambia Crisis Over: Jammeh Resigns and Departs

Gambia’s defeated president, Yahya Jammeh, has announced that he will—after all—resign

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Freed Chibok Schoolgirls Are Not Really Free

Amina Ali Nkeki was the first Chibok schoolgirl to escape on her own.  That was in May.  Since then, Amina has been sequestered by the...

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UN “Must Support” Congo Election Date Deal

A deal brokered by the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo was meant to defuse political tension.  They are appealing to...

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Nigeria Caught in the Middle of Taiwan/China Politics

Nigeria’s order to have Taiwan move its trade office from the capital, Abuja, to the commercial hub, Lagos, is felt to be a show of...

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A Motion to Consider Asylum for Jammeh

There are only six days to go until Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh’s constitutional term in office ends.  Although Mr. Jemmeh, who lost...

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Ivory Coast Mutiny: President Announces Deal

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has announced a deal designed to end a mutiny in the army.  He said he had taken into account...

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Nana Akufo-Addo is Sworn in as President

Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana's new president after beating John Mahama in last month's election. Heads of state from...

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President Buhari Facing Fierce Criticism

- Kano, Nigeria    The election of President Muhammadu Buhari ended the 16 year reign of the People’s Democratic Party and was...

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Boko Haram Forced Out of Last Enclave

- Lagos, Nigeria    Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, announced Saturday that the Boko Haram extremist group was driven out of...

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Nigerian Officials Upset Over 'Plastic Rice'

Nigeria's food safety agency has denied claims by the health minister that it has cleared the reported "plastic" rice.  A senior...

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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...

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