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(JollofNews) – West African regional bloc ECOWAS said on Tuesday it was ready to impose targeted sanctions against those it deems responsible for blocking the implementation of a deal to resolve...

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(JollofNews) – Twenty-one people died when a boat capsized in a Senegal delta region popular with tourists, firefighters told AFP on Tuesday, adding that the vast majority who lost their lives were...

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(JollofNews) – A fire tore through makeshift straw shelters at a Muslim religious retreat in Senegal, killing at least 22 people and triggering a stampede, firefighters and local media said Thursday. The...

(JollofNews) – John Magufuli, the current president of Tanzania is completely restructuring his home country and we’re loving it! In a continent where politicians say the opposite of what they...

(JollofNews) – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urged UN Secretary General António Guterres to take steps to address the urgent issue of safety of journalists. Reporters...

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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...