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(JollofNews) – Senegalese authorities have arrested two suspected foreign jihadists in Dakar, including one who had been in contact with the mastermind of an attack on an Ivory Coast hotel a year...

(JollofNews)- Much work remains to be done to improve journalists’ security in the face of unprecedented threats, including the spread of violent non-state actors, the shrinking rule of law, resurgent...

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon announced on the 7th of January 2017 the deployment of British soldiers to “train in the jungles of Sierra Leone”. Sir Michael said: “Training with Sierra Leonean...

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(JollofNews) – Guinea-Bissau’s President Jose Mario Vaz dissolved the government on Monday in an attempt to solve a political succession crisis that has paralysed the tiny west African state. Guinea-Bissau...

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(JollofNews) – A French national has been remanded in custody in Senegal over charges of “insulting” Islam, judicial sources told AFP on Saturday. The Frenchman appeared before a judge...

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(JollofNews) – A former Guinea-Bissau navy chief convicted in the US of drug trafficking has asked to resume his military career after returning home having purged his sentence, sources said Friday. Jose...

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(JollofNews) – The brother of Senegal’s president resigned Friday from his controversial role at a commodities firm, sparking a violent protest by opposition groups who have levelled corruption...

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(JollofNews) – A former navy chief of Guinea-Bissau who was arrested three years ago in a U.S. drug sting off the West African coast was sentenced on Tuesday to four years in prison, most of which...

(JollofNews) – Inside Senegal’s state penitentiary, jailed minors form an orderly queue. They are being driven away from the prison in Thiès to enter a studio and fight. Senegal is experimenting...

(JollofNews) – A French court on Tuesday refused to comply with the request of the Senegalese government concerning the seizure of Karim Wade’s property, son of former President Abdoulaye Wade,...