• January 27, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

Gambia’s security services have arrested two army officers who are suspected of being involved in a coup attempt against President Adama Barrow last week.

The two, who have not been named, were arrested on Monday.

On December 21st the government said it had arrested a group of soldiers in connection with the coup attempt.

West Africa’s main regional body, the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), condemned the coup attempt in a tweet.

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