George Weah, a former soccer superstar, is running for re-election amid doubts over his ability to tackle rampant corruption and fears of post-election violence.
Nigerians are praising the lifting of a visa ban by the United Arab Emirates following a meeting in Abu Dhabi this week between President Bola Tinubu and United Arab Emirates President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Nigerian authorities also secured an investment deal worth billions of dollars, according to the presidency. Nigerian presidential spokesperson Ajuri…
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Pope Francis meets with Ghanaian President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, who speaks with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin about joint efforts in the fields of education and healthcare, as well as global peace issues and security in West Africa. Read all
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Election commission says Julius Maada Bio secured 56.17 percent of votes, challenger Samura Kamara rejects results.
The UN is providing “multifaceted support” to Mali ahead of this weekend’s constitutional referendum, the head of its peacekeeping mission in the country, MINUSMA, said in a briefing to the Security Council on Friday.
The defenses that made the country unique are falling one by one—leaving political discontent and spiritual voids exposed to al Qaeda.