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Gambia's Barrow insists inauguration will go ahead

Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow's inauguration will go ahead on January 19 as planned, his spokesman said Sunday as Barrow flew into Senegal at the request of west African leaders.
Bashir makes an address in Khartoum

Move to lift Sudan sanctions came after Trump approval, months of talks

The Obama administration's preliminary decision to ease sanctions on Sudan came with the full approval of the incoming Trump administration and after months of secret meetings, Sudan's foreign minister said on Saturday.

Teen almost dies after using machete to circumcise himself due to peer pressure

A 16-year-old Zimbabwean boy succumbed to peer pressure and used a machete to circumcise himself last week.