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World - Africa
9/16/2021 5:38:45 PM
The 15-member regional ECOWAS group already suspended Guinea after Conde's ouster on September 5 by a special forces commander who captured the president and declared a political transition

World - Africa
9/6/2021 10:30:55 AM
After putting the West African nation back under military rule for the first time in over a decade, the junta said Guinea's governors were to be replaced by regional commanders

Egypt - Politics
9/6/2021 10:30:17 AM
Cairo called all parties in the western African country to hold dialogue in order to reach a safe shore

World - Africa
8/9/2021 11:17:29 AM
Twelve Burkina Faso soldiers were killed and eight wounded in an ambush by suspected jihadists near the West African country's border with Mali, the government said Monday

World - Africa
8/3/2021 2:07:45 PM
Jihadi rebels in Niger attacked a military supply mission in the West African country’s southwest killing at least 15 soldiers and injuring seven others

World - Africa
6/28/2021 12:30:49 PM
A group of fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance to rivals the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) weeks after the former group's leader died.

World - Africa
6/12/2021 12:59:51 PM
For a decade, West African armies and their international allies have fought against militant groups active in the Sahel region, some linked to the al Qaeda and Islamic State networks

World - Africa
5/31/2021 9:04:45 PM
Macron's comments come a day after West African leaders suspended Mali from their regional bloc, ECOWAS, over what they said amounted to a coup last week

World - Africa
5/30/2021 10:08:43 PM
ECOWAS Leaders gathered in Ghana for an emergency summit on Mali in response to the latest political crisis that threatens the stability of the country, Ghana's president said

World - Africa
1/26/2021 7:11:58 PM
Hopes were high after initial successes pushing back Islamist Boko Haram insurgents in 2015 and 2016, but with the rise of Islamic State's West African branch the military ceded many of its gains

World - Region
1/24/2021 12:07:12 PM
Armed pirates attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the West African coast, kidnapping 15 sailors and killing one of them, officials said Sunday as Turkey sought to recover the captured crew

World - Africa
9/28/2020 6:43:22 PM
Victoire Tomegah Dogbe, 60, named the first ever female prime minister to head the government in Togo

World - Africa
9/23/2020 11:02:31 PM
The comments suggest the 15-nation ECOWAS could accept the candidates picked this week to lead the transition of power, although they do not have the fully civilian background the bloc had demanded

World - Africa
9/21/2020 7:42:00 PM
The 15-nation West African regional bloc known as ECOWAS has insisted that both president and vice president of the interim government must be civilians warning that it would not lift sanctions on the country otherwise.

World - Africa
9/10/2020 5:55:00 PM

World - Africa
8/28/2020 1:25:05 PM
The West African economic bloc are holding a summit to discuss Mali after negotiations with the junta failed to agree on a timeline for a civilian transitional government

World - Africa
8/27/2020 7:37:00 PM

World - International
8/27/2020 9:42:43 AM
The leaders of the military coup that ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Mali on Aug. 18 have told a delegation of West African mediators that they want to stay in power for a three-year transition period

World - Africa
8/26/2020 8:24:12 PM

World - Africa
8/23/2020 4:59:12 PM

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