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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,...

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(JollofNews) – Guinea Bissau’s prime minister Baciro Dja has quelled rumours of discontent in the army after a new chief was named to head the country’s military. On Thursday, the government...

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(JollofNews) – Guinea-Bissau has confirmed its first three cases of the Zika virus in a group of islands off the mainland and has set up an emergency committee to stop further transmission of the...