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15 Jan 2017
The UN says thousands of people are fleeing Gambia and crossing into neighbouring Senegal.
15 Jan 2017
Sunday marks the first anniversary of an attack on African Union peacekeepers in Somalia. Dozens of Kenyan troops were killed by al-Shabab fighters.
15 Jan 2017
14 Jan 2017
An outspoken Ethiopian journalist, has started a hunger strike in prison demanding his release.
13 Jan 2017
The Sudanese government says it rescued more than 1,500 people from human traffickers in the last five months.
11 Jan 2017
Soldiers who staged a mutiny in Ivory Coast will meet for another round of talks with the government on Friday. The fighters returned to their barracks after a deal was reached between the two sides.
10 Jan 2017
Gambia's Supreme Court is expected to hold a hearing after the ruling party launched an appeal for a rerun of last month's presidential election.
9 Jan 2017
Crisis averted? Ivory Coast's government says it's found a compromise to end a revolt by members of its armed forces that took control of at least five cities.
8 Jan 2017
Africa’s oldest liberation movement, South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC), is 105 years old. The ruling party is plagued by allegations of corruption and infighting.
8 Jan 2017
Ivory Coast's defence minister has been allowed to leave an official's house in the second-largest city, Bouake, after soldiers opened fire on it.
8 Jan 2017
Ghana's new President Nana Akufo-Addo pledged to cut taxes to boost the economy at his swearing in ceremony on Saturday.
7 Jan 2017
Heavy gunfire has been heard for the second day in Ivory Coast's second largest city of Bouake, where soldiers have taken control after demanding better pay.

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President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has vowed to improve the fight against terrorism following protests in Burkina Faso. However, many people feel that these are empty words and have been calling for his resignation.