Gambian authorities discover body of opposition leader
Solo Sandeng died last year in government custody, and his body was not recovered.
Senegal authorities arrest Dakar mayor in graft probe
The mayor, who denies any wrongdoing, was arrested late on Tuesday
Armed groups prevent Mali interim govt installing in Timbuktu
Northern Mali continues to be hit by violence and Islamists have made occasional gains in the region.
Gambian authorities free nearly 100 prisoners from Jammeh era
President Barrow in February replaced the head of the military, and dismissed several senior military officers.
Gambia charges former spy chief with murder of opposition leader
The charges were part of attempts by President Adama Barrow to re-establish democracy in the small West African nation.
IMF agrees to $149 million extended credit facility for Benin
The West African country has a population of 10.9 million and a GDP of around $8.3 billion.
Gambia: Police arrest Jammeh’s intelligence chief, deputy
Yankuba Badjie took over at the intelligence agency in 2013.
Ex-president Jammeh’s supporters arrested as tensions flare in Gambia
Mr. Jammeh narrowly lost a December 1 election to Mr. Barrow after 22 years of authoritarian rule.
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.