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21 January 2017
                       
 
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20 Jan 2017
 
 
New Gambia president Adama Barrow takes oath in Senegal
POLITICS
Gambian President Adama Barrow has taken the oath of office in neighbouring Senegal, while the country's defeated longtime ruler refuses to step down from power, deepening a political crisis....
 
 
19 Jan 2017
 
Gambia's Barrow to take oath in Senegal embassy as regional troops gather
POLITICS
Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow will be sworn in at the Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal on Thursday, officials said, as West African troops prepared to back him in a showdown with a...
 
 
West African forces poised for Gambia intervention as leader's mandate ends
POLITICS
West African troops were poised to intervene in Gambia on Thursday after President Yahya Jammeh's mandate expired and overnight talks to convince him to stand down failed. Senegal has deployed...
 
 
W.African leaders hold crisis talks as Gambia leader's mandate ends
POLITICS
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz flew to Senegal to meet with President Macky Sall after last-ditch talks in Gambia aimed at resolving a crisis over the transfer of power, a Senegalese...
 
 
18 Jan 2017
 
Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency
POLITICS
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has declared a national state of emergency one day before the end of his mandate. In a national TV address, Jammeh said on Tuesday the measure was necessary due to...
 
 
Four Gambia ministers resign from Jammeh's government
POLITICS
The Gambia's ministers for finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment have resigned from President Yahya Jammeh's government, according to ministry sources and state television. The...
 
 
16 Jan 2017
 
Can the joint task force against Boko Haram stay the course?
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Boko Haram’s latest incursions in Cameroon and Nigeria, specifically in the towns of Mora, Madagali and Maiduguri, claimed many victims – both military and civilian. The resurgence of attacks...
 
 
20 Dec 2016
 
AU: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: Address by AU Chair, at the State of the Union Media briefing, Durban (19/12/2016)
Topics
I wish to thank from the outset the Government Communications Information Services, and the provincial government of Kwa Zulu Natal for having organized this opportunity for us to brief the African...
 
 
13 Dec 2016
 
Gambia’s Jammeh not the first president to concede defeat before official results
AFRICA CHECK
The chair of Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission told journalists last week that it “hasn’t happened anywhere before” that a president concedes defeat before the results were announced. “It’s...
 
 
26 Sep 2016
 
 
 
Randgold CEO Bristow ‘super excited’ about Africa as ‘next China’
GOLD
Africa needs investments coupled with aggressive growth and if correctly managed, will be the world’s "next China", says Randgold Resources CEO Dr Mark Bristow, who has developed half a dozen...
 
 
13 Sep 2016
 
World Social Forum: is another world being constructed without Africa?
THE CONVERSATION
The 12th World Social Forum (WSF) was held in Montreal, Canada, in August 2016, bringing together 35,000 activists from social movements around the world. This was the first time in its history the...
 
 
15 Jun 2016
 
Resilience in South Africa’s urban water landscape
THE CONVERSATION
Resilience is becoming a core concept in water governance. It refers to the ability of communities, cities or regions to withstand the challenges posed by an increased intensity and frequency of...
 
 
31 May 2016
 
The Hissène Habré Trial: Triumph over Opposition, Oblivion and Distance for the Victims and Civil Society
SAIIA
Nearly 26 years after he was forced out of power, former Chadian president Hissène Habré has been found guilty of crimes against humanity, torture (including sexual violence) and crimes of war...
 
 
19 May 2016
 
Commanding the Sahara to retreat
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
The blueprint for the Great Green Wall is nothing if not ambitious. Quite Canute-like, it would seem. The aim is to plant a forest of trees about 15km wide, snaking some 7 77km from Senegal on the...
 
 
21 Apr 2016
 
Switch off the lights, we're voting
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Cameroonian journalist Richard Onanena’s recent trip to neighbouring Chad to cover the first round of elections on 10 April was a harrowing experience. Due to the restrictions on communications...
 
 
 
                       
 
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