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  1. Gambia: Why I Should Remain President - Jammeh

    01.17 / 07:58 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Premium Times] The Gambia's outgoing leader, Yahya Jammeh, continued to insist on Monday he would not step aside for President-elect Adama Barrow to be sworn-in on January 19, brushing aside international calls and pressure from the regional bloc,…
  2. South Africa: Jazz Legend Thandi Klaasen Dies

    01.15 / 18:03 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [News24Wire] Nelson Mandela's favourite singer and legendary local Jazz icon, Thandi Klaasen, 86, has…
  3. Gambia: Ecowas Defence Chiefs Prepare for Military Action

    01.15 / 17:26 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Premium Times] Abuja -The Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olonisakin, on Saturday hosted colleagues from other West African countries as ECOWAS steps up preparation for a possible military action in the…
  4. Gambia: President-elect Barrow Leaves Gambia For Talks as Mediation Fails

    01.15 / 09:27 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Al Jazeera] Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has travelled to Mali's capital to meet leaders attending a summit jointly hosted by France in Mali as uncertainty grows over Gambia's political…
  5. West Africa: Sahel Trade Routes - Arms, People and Drugs

    01.15 / 07:01 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Deutsche Welle] The rise of migration, as well as, the threat of terrorism has sparked a new interest in the Sahel region. Experts on security in the region give an insight into the new importance of the age-old trade…
  6. Cote d'Ivoire/Togo: The Elephants Defend Afcon Title Against 'Troublemakers'

    01.15 / 06:25 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [allAfrica] Champions Cote d'Ivoire begin the defence of their African Nations Cup title when they take on Togo in a Group C clash at the Stade d'Oyem in Gabon on…
  7. Congo-Kinshasa/Morocco: Leopards Seek Return to Former Glory At Afcon

    01.15 / 04:35 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [allAfrica] DR Congo will be keen to show that their improvement over the last few years has been no fluke as they start their 2017 African Nations Cup Group C campaign with a mouth-watering tie against North African side Morocco at the Stade d'Oyem on Monday (19h00…
  8. Cote d'Ivoire: Mutinying Troops Strike Deal With Government in Bouake

    01.14 / 15:44 allafrica.com Allafrica.com - Africa
    [Al Jazeera] The Ivory Coast's government and mutinying troops have reached a final deal at talks in Bouake, government sources said, shortly after talks were interrupted by gunfire at barracks across the…