Leader of 22 years requests four-hour extension of deadline given by West African bloc to cede ahead of intervention.
Africa19 Jan 2017 11:59 GMT
At least 77 killed in attack claimed by AQIM, French army spokesman says, as three-day mourning period begins.
Politics19 Jan 2017 08:36 GMT
Thousands of people flee the country and African troops edge towards borders as President Yahya Jammeh's term ends.
Africa19 Jan 2017 06:40 GMT
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Politics19 Jan 2017 03:45 GMT
Civilians and tourists leave and regional forces deploy as President Jammeh refuses to cede power despite election loss.
Africa18 Jan 2017 21:53 GMT
Dozens dead in car-bomb attack at camp housing government soldiers and rival armed groups in northern city of Gao.
Africa18 Jan 2017 19:17 GMT
At least six ICRC staff members among 76 people killed in accidental bombing of camp for displaced people in Rann.
Arts & Culture18 Jan 2017 14:20 GMT
Why African photographers don't get to tell African photo stories in Western media.
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Elections18 Jan 2017 08:25 GMT
Resolution passed by national assembly allows president to stay in power for 90 more days despite losing December vote.
Politics17 Jan 2017 22:19 GMT
Political crisis deepens as president refuses to step down following defeat in last month's presidential election.
Africa17 Jan 2017 20:17 GMT
Military says jet accidentally bombed refugee camp in Borno, killing - according to MSF - at least 50 and wounding 120.
REWIND17 Jan 2017 11:19 GMT
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Africa17 Jan 2017 11:15 GMT
Finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment ministers quit Jammeh's government as end of his term looms.
Sport17 Jan 2017 10:58 GMT
The African Cup of Nations tournament was expected to bring relief after the post-election crisis in Gabon.
Nigeria16 Jan 2017 21:30 GMT
At least four killed and 15 wounded when a suicide bomber believed to be a teenage girl detonated herself in Maiduguri.
Maps16 Jan 2017 20:31 GMT
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