EU pledges $80 million aid to Gambia after 2-year suspension
Aids were suspended due to human rights abuses by former President Yahya Jammeh.
Five West African states to set up Sahel anti-terror force
“The G5 Sahel joint force will intervene in northern Mali in particular and in the Sahel.”
Ghana’s only oil refinery shut after explosion – Union
“The new furnace is now scrap,” an official said.
President Barrow to return to Gambia on Thursday, says aide
“He is leaving (Senegal) tomorrow and will arrive in Banjul at around 4 p.m.”
Gambia’s National Assembly revokes state of emergency
President Barrow is yet not in Gambia.
Over $11 million missing from Gambia treasury after Jammeh’s departure – Official
“The coffers are virtually empty,” a presidential adviser said.
Equatorial Guinea to join OPEC, agrees to production cuts
The country joined 10 non-cartel members to cut 558,000 barrels per day of oil production through 2017
ECOWAS, AU, UN to ensure Jammeh’s return when he chooses
President Adama Barrow has said he would return to The Gambia on Monday.
Gambia: President Barrow speaks on Jammeh’s exile, term limit
“We don’t want him (Jammeh) to stay in the Gambia, because we cannot guarantee his security.”
Four Gambian ministers resign from Jammeh’s government
Mr. Jammeh, in power since a 1994 coup, has become increasingly isolated at home and abroad.
Gambian foreign minister resigns as Jammeh becomes more isolated
Two ministers have now resigned in the past week as Mr. Jammeh insists on holding on to power.
Gambia: Jammeh’s ploy to remain in office legally truncated by Supreme Court
The Gambian Supreme Court declined Mr. Jammeh’s application to stop Adama Barrow’s inauguration.
ECOWAS to take all necessary actions in Gambia – Chambas
The UN Security Council has been briefed of the situation.
Gambia: What Jammeh’s party told Supreme Court to prevent inauguration of President-elect Barrow
The Gambia’s Supreme Court had on Monday adjourned the hearing of the election petition to January 16.
Gambian President’s party seeks to block rival’s inauguration
The ruling party wants an injunction.
Germany to deploy helicopters, more soldiers to UN mission in Mali
“The four attack helicopters and a similar number of transport machines will stay in Mali until mid-2018.”
Gambia: Jammeh seeks reconciliation, appoints mediator with Barrow
Yahya Jammeh issued an executive order not to arrest or prosecute citizens for “acts or omissions’’ committed during the pre and post electoral period.
Jammeh asks Buhari, others to postpone Gambia trip
The team will visit Banjul on Friday.
Gambia’s Supreme Court postpones hearing in Jammeh’s petition
The postponement came a day after the Communications Minister stepped down and fled the country.