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Gambia government officials ravaged by coronavirus

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Three ministers in Gambia’s government have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said, days after the West African nation’s president went into self-isolation. President Adama...
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West Africa proposes plan to resolve Mali crisis; opposition unimpressed

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West Africa’s regional body ECOWAS on Monday proposed a four-point plan to resolve Mali’s political crisis that it says should be implemented within 10 days,...
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AfDB Group supports Ghana’s coronavirus response plan with $69 million grant

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Friday approved a $69 million grant to support Ghana’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19...
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We’ll do all to resolve political crisis in Mali – ECOWAS chairman

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Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS, President Mahamadou Issoufou, has said the sub-regional organisation will do all it can...
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West African leaders seek end to Mali political crisis

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Presidents from five West African countries arrive in Mali on Thursday to try to negotiate an end to a political crisis that has rocked the...
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Five African leaders in Mali to resolve political crisis amid ongoing protests

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Five African leaders are set to make a fresh bid to end Mali’s political crisis on Thursday, following weeks of sometimes deadly protests demanding the...
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Francophone community to vet Niger voter list

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The world organisation of French-speaking nations is to scrutinise Niger’s electoral roll (voter list) ahead of crucial elections this year, President Mahamadou Issoufou’s office said...
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Mali opposition rejects ECOWAS proposals on ending political crisis

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An influential opposition group in Mali rejected a proposal by regional mediators on Sunday aimed at ending a political crisis in which at least 11...
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Five killed in Sierra Leone riot

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At least five persons were killed Saturday in the town of Makeni in northern Sierra Leone, a police officer said, in rioting sparked by the...