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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

  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. A still image taken from a video shot on October 18, 2017, shows protesters throwing stones along a

    Togo forces fire on protesters, seven wounded

    Security forces in Togo fired bullets and teargas on Thursday, wounding at least seven people as they sought to break up violent protests against ...
  8. Migrants crossing the Sahara desert into Libya ride on the back of a pickup truck outside Agadez

    Migrant deaths in the Sahara likely twice Mediterranean toll - UN

    West African migrants trying to reach Europe are dying in far greater numbers in the Sahara than in the Mediterranean but efforts to dissuade them ...
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    Mattis looking to see if changes need to be made after Niger ambush

  10. Sierra Leone disaster relieft

    Humanitarian crisis looms as Sierra Leone deaths reach 400