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Gambians flee ahead of Barrow ‘inauguration’

A worker at The Gambia’s main ferry crossing has told the BBC that thousands of people are fleeing every day [...]

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Adama Barrow’s son killed by dog

The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported [...]

Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits…

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them [...]

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Eight billionaires ‘as rich as world’s poorest half’ –

The world’s eight richest individuals have as much wealth as the 3.6bn people who make up the poorest half of [...]

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Three killed in Maiduguri university bomb attack

At least three people have been killed in an early morning bomb attack at Nigeria’s University of Maiduguri, in the [...]

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Merkel made ‘catastrophic mistake’ on migrants- Donald Trump

  US President-elect Donald Trump has said German Chancellor Angela Merkel made “one very catastrophic mistake” by admitting more than [...]

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Barrow ‘to stay in Senegal until inauguration’

The Gambia’s president-elect Adama Barrow is to remain in Senegal until his planned inauguration on Thursday, state media in Senegal [...]

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Akufo-Addo, African leaders commit to inclusive, job-creating economies

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, together with Heads of State and Governments from some 30 African [...]

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Ivory Coast mutiny: deal struck between army and state

Ivory Coast’s government has struck an agreement with mutinous soldiers, shortly after talks were interrupted by gunfire. Shots were heard [...]

Ahmed Hussen: The refugee who became Canada’s foreign minister

Ahmed Hussen came to Canada from Somalia as a refugee. Now he’s the new minister of immigration. Along with thousands [...]