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    UN bemoans lack of funding for African anti-jihadist force

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    France to press Mali to implement peace deal with rebels

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    Italian priest kidnapped overnight near Niger's southern border

  4. FILE PHOTO: An empty bottle of Uniplex syrup, containing codeine, is pictured amidst grass in Abuja

    Former Nigerian leader Obasanjo urges West African govts to decriminalise drugs

    West African governments should overhaul their drug laws to decriminalise personal use and prioritise treatment as a response to rising substance ...
  5. Former Nigerian president and chairman of the West Africa Commission on Drugs, Olusegun Obasanjo, a

    Former Nigerian leader Obasanjo urges West African governments to decriminalize drugs

    West African governments should overhaul their drug laws to decriminalize personal use and prioritize treatment as a response to rising substance ...
  6. A 709-carat diamond, found in Sierra Leone and known as the "Peace Diamond", is displayed

    Sierra Leone 'Peace Diamond' sells for US$6.5 million at auction

    Sierra Leone sold one of the world's largest uncut diamonds for US$6.5 million at a New York auction on Monday to raise funds for development ...
  7. French President Emmanuel Macron attends a welcoming ceremony at the Independence square in Accra

    France invites US to Dec. 13 summit on boosting fight against West African militants

    French President Emmanuel Macron fears Islamist militants have scored military and symbolic victories in West Africa while a regional military ...
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    Humanitarian crisis looms as Sierra Leone deaths reach 400

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    Gambia president rejects calls to step down

    Defeated Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has again vowed not to leave office at the end of his mandate in January, saying a court first must rule ...
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    Boko Haram leader warns Trump 'war has just begun'

    The leader of the militant group Boko Haram has reacted to the election of Donald Trump to the White House with a warning that "the war has just ...