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Here is a timeline of developments in The Gambia since the December election which President Yahya Jammeh lost to opponent Adama Barrow:
Mali will observe three days of national mourning after a suicide bomb attack on a military camp killed up to 60 people and wounded more than 100 others.
An explosives-laden vehicle has exploded at a camp for armed fighters in northern Mali, killing at least 33 people.
Thomas Cook is flying almost 1000 British holidaymakers back from Gambia following fears of increasing civil unrest in the West African country.
Senegal's army spokesman said on Wednesday that its forces are at the Gambian border and will enter at midnight if the veteran president, Yahya Jammeh, refuses to...
The Mombasa Women Representative reportedly said she wouldn’t have to withhold sex herself – her husband has already registered to vote.
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At least 52 aid workers and civilians were killed on Tuesday when an air force jet accidentally bombed a camp in northeast Nigeria instead of Boko Haram militants...
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