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Togo prime minister and government resign...

Togo's economy has been hit by the pandemic as the authorities have imposed restrictions to limit the spread of the virus.

Guinea president appeals to base, calling...

Guinean President Alpha Conde has urged his base to rally behind him in next month's election, where he is controversially seeking a third term, referring...

I.Coast ex-president Bedie calls for 'civil...

The opposition has protested not only over the exclusion of candidates but over Ouattara's controversial decision to run for a third term in office.

Moussa Traore dies, led Mali for 22 years...

As a young lieutenant in 1968, Traore was the main instigator of a coup that overthrew Modibo Keita, the country's first post-independence president.

Coronavirus hits Senegalese troops deployed...

The majority of the troops in the Economic Community for the West African States (ECOWAS) force are from Senegal, which completely surrounds the tiny former...

Mali junta opens talks on power handover...

Mali's military junta began talks with opposition groups on Saturday on its promise to hand power back to civilians, after mounting pressure from neighbouring...

Irene Namubiru appointed French language...

The French Ambassador, Jules-Armand Aniambossou, revealed that it is important for Ugandans to learn French which is the fourth most important language...

Mali suspended from international Francophone...

Its leadership agreed the move at an extraordinary session held via videoconference, while adding that it would maintain any cooperation that would help...

Mali junta wants military rule, agrees to...

The three-year transition would have a military president and a government mostly composed of soldiers.

West African leaders add to pressure on Mali...

A delegation official said they would meet members of the junta and later Keita, who is being held with prime minister Boubou Cisse in Kati, a military...

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