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West Africa bloc mediator ‘satisfied’ after meeting Burkina Faso new military leader
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West Africa bloc mediator ‘satisfied’ after meeting Burkina Faso new military leader

CNN  — The mediator sent to Burkina Faso by West Africa’s main political and economic bloc ECOWAS, Mahamadou Issoufou, on Tuesday…
Mali military says 15 soldiers, three civilians killed in separate ‘terrorist’ attacks
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Mali military says 15 soldiers, three civilians killed in separate ‘terrorist’ attacks

(CNN) – Scores of attackers were killed in Mali on Wednesday, after the country’s military pushed back on three separate…
One killed in first major protest under Guinea junta
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One killed in first major protest under Guinea junta

Conakry, Guinea (Reuters) – One person was killed in Guinea’s capital late on Wednesday during protests over fuel price hikes,…
Regional envoys meet Guinea junta, ousted president after coup
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Regional envoys meet Guinea junta, ousted president after coup

CONAKRY, Sept 10 (Reuters) – A delegation from West Africa’s main political and economic bloc on Friday met Guinea’s ousted…
West African health officials race to vaccinate amid spikes
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West African health officials race to vaccinate amid spikes

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A resurgence of coronavirus cases in West Africa is hitting the region hard, inundating cemeteries where…
West Africa’s Eco currency plan remains a pipe dream
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West Africa’s Eco currency plan remains a pipe dream

Since its conception in 2003, leaders of the fifteen-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have postponed the launch of…
Mali’s top court declares coup leader Goita as interim president
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Mali’s top court declares coup leader Goita as interim president

Mali’s constitutional court on Friday declared Assimi Goita, the colonel who led a military coup this week while serving as…
Explainer-Why protests are shaking one of Africa’s most stable democracies
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Explainer-Why protests are shaking one of Africa’s most stable democracies

DAKAR (Reuters) – Clashes between police and thousands of demonstrators protesting at the detention of Senegal’s most prominent opposition leader…
Senegal restricts internet as protests escalate
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Senegal restricts internet as protests escalate

Following the unrest on Thursday, there are mixed reports of restricted internet access in Senegal. Senegalese police clashed with supporters…
Top US official gears up for US presence in Western Sahara
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Top US official gears up for US presence in Western Sahara

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — The highest ranking US diplomat for North Africa and the Middle East traveled Saturday to the…
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