Gambia issues arrest warrants for suspected killers of journalist
Two former soldiers are wanted in connection with the 2004 killing.
Heavy gunfire erupts in Ivory Coast’s two main cities
Mutinous soldiers shot three people on Saturday and cut off access to the second largest city, Bouake.
Gambian President Barrow fires central bank chief, three deputies
The affected officials served under former dictator Yahya Jammeh.
Mystery illness in Liberia appears to be meningitis -Minister
The outbreak has stirred anxiety about another Ebola outbreak.
Demobilised ex-rebels block entrance to Ivory Coast’s second city
The protesters represent some 6,800 former fighters who were demobilised after Ivory Coast’s civil war in 2011.
Gambia parliamentary election: Barrow’s party wins majority as Jammeh’s wins five seats
Five additional seats will be appointed by Mr. Barrow, who took power on January 19.
Ghanaian President names new Central Bank Governor two days after incumbent’s exit
The incoming governor had served as Director of Research in the bank between 2003 and 2011.
Cote d’ivoire’s former first lady cleared of war crimes
The charges were linked to her role in a 2011 civil war that killed about 3,000 people.
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.