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DAVOS 2017: Has the bubble burst?

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Latest update : 2014-01-24

South Sudan signs ceasefire deal with rebels

After weeks of little progress, South Sudan's government and rebels loyal to the former vice president finally agree to a truce in fighting. The deal is struck in Addis Ababa and is due to see an end to fighting within 24 hours. Also, Bangui's former mayor takes her oath as interim president. Catherine Samba Panza calls for warring militia to put down their weapons. And "bosses spend more on their dogs" - passionate words from union bosses in South Africa as platinum miners go on a wage strike.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-01-19 Gambia

Adama Barrow sworn in as president, ECOWAS forces enter Gambia

In tonight's bulletin: Adama Barrow is sworn in as Gambia's new president; ECOWAS forces enter Gambia; and medical staff in Kenya continue to strike over pay.

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2017-01-18 Nigeria

Regional troops gather at Gambian border amid political standoff

In tonight's edition: regional troops gather at the Gambian border amid the ongoing political standoff, at least 60 people are killed in an attack on a military barracks in Gao;...

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2017-01-17 Nigeria

Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp, at least 50 dead

In tonight's edition: Nigeria's air force accidentally bombs a refugee camp, killing dozens; outgoing President Yahya Jammeh declares a state of emergency in Gambia; and we talk...

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2017-01-16 Gambia

Gambian citizens flee ahead of Barrow inauguration

In Gambia, a few days ahead of the president-elect's inauguration, thousands continue to flee the country, many fearful of what it will take to unseat incumbent Yahya Jammeh, who...

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2017-01-13 Mali

Africa-France summit kicks off in Bamako

The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off under tight security. More than 30 heads of state are gathered in Bamako, including French President François Hollande. Before...

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