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Gambia discovers 3 tonnes of cocaine in salt shipment

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Law enforcement officers in The Gambia discovered nearly three tonnes of cocaine in a salt shipment from Ecuador, its drugs agency said Friday, in the...

Defeated candidates in Burkina Faso elections congratulate president-elect

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Defeated presidential candidates have congratulated Roch Marc Christian Kabore who secured a second term of office. Kabore won the November 22 presidential election in the...

Timipre Sylva: Nigerians should be proud of fuel imports from Niger Republic

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Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigerians should be proud that the Federal Government is set to resume the importation of petroleum...

Lekki Deep Sea Port must be operational by 2022 – minister

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Nairaland The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has directed its legal department to put on paper an agreement with the Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise...

Burkina Faso goes to the polls in shadow of jihadist threat

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The people of Burkina Faso began voting in a general election Sunday in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, and with opposition candidates warning...

Burkina Faso to vote in shadow of jihadist threat

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Burkina Faso will vote in a general election Sunday in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, with President Roch Marc Christian Kabore expected to...

Senegal reopens schools after months-long virus break

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Senegalese children resumed classes on Thursday after the government closed schools in March in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus in the West...

OIF lifts suspension on Mali

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The International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) has lifted the suspension it slammed on Mali following the military coup in the West African nation on...

Ivory Coast opposition probed for murder, Affi N’Guessan arrested

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Three opposition leaders in the Ivory Coast are under investigation for insurrection, murder and acts of terrorism after they rejected President Alassane Ouattara’s re-election for...

Ivory Coast opposition forms ‘transitional government’ after contested vote

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Ivory Coast’s opposition leaders said on Monday they were creating a “transitional government” after boycotting a weekend election in protest over President Alassane Ouattara’s bid...