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Gambia’s coalition MOU never signed
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Gambia’s coalition MOU never signed

The agreement that united seven Gambian opposition parties to challenge ousted ruler Yahya Jammeh in last year’s election was never signed, the country’s Foreign Secretary said. A Memorandum of Understanding was tailored by the opposition leaders, who have been struggling to unite agreeing that the leader of their unity government […]

Senegal procures $48M worth of French weapons
Africa

Senegal procures $48M worth of French weapons

Senegal is one of the largest buyers of French weapons in Sub-Saharan Africa as arms sale become France’s new approach to former colonies. A French magazine, Jeune Afrique reported that Senegal purchased about $48 million worth of arms, ahead of Gabon at $40 million, Burkina Faso at $33 million, and […]

Kenya opposition challenges election outcome in court
Africa

Kenya opposition challenges election outcome in court

Kenya’s defeated opposition coalition have launched a legal petition in the East African nation’s Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win. The National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition led by Raila Odinga is demanding fresh polls be held saying the process of tallying and verifying the results were flawed. The petition […]