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(JollofNews) – Nigeria and three other states have pledged to speed up the creation of a 2,800-strong regional force to tackle militant Islamist group Boko Haram. Defence ministers of Nigeria, Cameroon,...

  (Reuters) – Senegal telecommunications company Sonatel’s net profit rose 6.6 percent to 97.67 billion CFA francs ($201.37 million) in the first six months of 2014, the company said on Monday. ...

(Reuters) – The Republic of Senegal, rated B1 by Moody’s and B+ by Standard & Poor’s, will issue a 10-year US dollar bond, according to a lead manager. The benchmark-sized deal is expected...

  (Reuters) – Guinea-Bissau’s 2014 cashew exports reached 70,000 tonnes by July 19 since the start of the season in March, up 40 percent on the same period last year, the government said. Trade...

  (JollofNews) – Senegal is meeting with investors in the US and Europe this week to pitch a new $500m government bond, days after the Ivory Coast began a sales trail for its own $500m bond. ...

(JollofNews) – The European Union said Monday that it was resuming cooperation with Guinea-Bissau after a three-year break following “free and credible” elections held in the tiny west African...

 Abuja, Nigeria, July 18, 2014-Nigerian authorities should drop the charges against a publisher who has been held in police custody since Tuesday on accusations of defaming a state governor, the Committee...

Nairobi, July 17, 2014-An Ethiopian court charged nine Ethiopian journalists arrested in April with inciting violence and terrorism, according to local journalists and news reports. The nine arrested include...

   (Opinion) I read on AllAfrica.com today that President Obama of the USA has invited 47 African Leaders to Washington next month – except the presidents of CAR, Eritrea, Sudan, Western Sahara and...