Yahya Jammeh
The Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh’s term extended by parliament

  The Gambia’s parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh’s term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat [...]

Fatah and Hamas to form unity government

The Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority (PA) has agreed to form a unity government with rival organisation Hamas, Al Jazeera has learned. [...]

Chelsea Manning
Obama shortens sentence of Manning, who gave secrets to WikiLeaks

  President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst who [...]

Zimbabwe pastor held over Robert Mugabe death prophecy

A Zimbawean pastor who predicted the death of President Robert Mugabe has been arrested, his lawyer says. Patrick Mugadza announced [...]

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Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends. Regional leaders [...]

Kenyan women urged to withhold sex in vote drive

A Kenyan MP has asked women to withhold sex from their husbands until they register as voters for the 8 [...]

King of morocco, King Mohammed VI
Morocco’s King Mohammed VI visits Ghana

His Majesty King Mohammed VI, of the Kingdom of Morocco, will from Wednesday, January 18, 2017, begin an official visit [...]

Gambian government hit by ‘resignations’

Three senior government ministers in The Gambia have resigned, as President Yahya Jammeh defies calls to step down when his term expires [...]

MH370: Search for vanished Malaysian airliner suspended

The search for the Malaysian airliner that disappeared three years ago with 239 on board has been suspended. In a [...]

The suspect,Abdulkadir Masharipov
Istanbul Reina nightclub attack suspect captured

  Turkish police have arrested the main suspect in the New Year’s Eve attack on an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul [...]