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Former AU envoy becomes Deputy Foreign Minister
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Former AU envoy becomes Deputy Foreign Minister

President Yahya Jammeh has appointed the country’s former representative to the African Union Sarjo Jallow as Deputy Foreign Minister, replacing Ms Mam Bamba Njie. Jallow had served in Mr Jammeh’s cabinet as Youths and Sports Minister before being sent to Addis Ababa as the country’s chief envoy to the African […]

Burundi: presidential term limits could be scratched
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Burundi: presidential term limits could be scratched

A commission backed by Burundi’s government said most citizens in the troubled country do not want presidential term limits in the constitution, despite fierce opposition to President Pierre Nkurunziza’s hold on to power which nearly plunged the country back to civil war. The Inter-Burundi Dialogue Commission was set up last […]