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Latest update : 2014-03-26

Death toll from Ugandan ferry sinking tops 100

The death toll from the Ugandan boat that went down over the weekend rises to above 100. The crammed vessel was carrying hundreds of Congolese refugees making a desperate dash to return home. Also Liberia now suspects it may be dealing with its own cases of the deadly Ebola virus. This after neighbouring Guinea gets the all clear for Conakry but continues to struggle with a fatal outbreak in remote areas.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-01-20 Gambia

New President says Jammeh has agreed to cede power

In tonight's edition Gambia's Yahya Jammeh finally agrees to cede power.

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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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