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Junta holds Ivorians 'hostage'

Bamako's 10 July detention of 49 Ivorian soldiers who had flown in to change the guard at the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (Minusma) air...


The Axis fights back

It was no coincidence that the Front nationale pour la défense de la constitution chose 5 September, the day of the first anniversary of the coup that toppled President Alph...


Opposition fall-out shakes up election plans

Both the ruling party and an outsider candidate may benefit from Atiku Abubakar's mis-steps

The flurry of secret meetings between senior Nigerian politicians in Paris and London this week points to trouble for presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and his Peoples' Democra...


Washington weighs in on Weah

The latest US sanctions against Liberian officials target the President's closest allies after ever louder complaints of grand corruption since he came to power in 2018

The spotlight on corruption at the highest levels of government in Monrovia suddenly shone brightly on 15 August when the United States Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ...


Monumental disputes

Plans for a National Cathedral and to revamp a monument to independence leader Kwame Nkrumah are becoming a political battleground

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo described the project to build a National Cathedral in Accra as 'an opportunity to redeem a pledge I made to [God] before I became President',...


Attacks shatter Abuja’s complacency

After breaking into a prison in the capital and killing elite security officers, Islamic State fighters claim they are now targeting President Buhari

As Islamist militants launch deadly assaults on the outskirts of Abuja and the country groans under a hydra-headed security crisis, enraged opposition senators have issued an ultim...


Egypt adds to Minusma's misery

Egypt plans to withdraw its combat convoy units from the Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (Minusma) UN peacekeeping force in Mal...


BBY suffers poll backlash

Final results of elections to the 165-seat national assembly are yet to be confirmed – but the 31 July polls have delivered a major setback to the ruling Benno Bokk Yakaar coalitio...


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