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Zimbabwe businessman searches for a wife on Facebook‚ but has he found his match?

Has he found his one true love? A Zimbabwean businessman is keeping his followers guessing after initiating a Facebook search for a wife. Accompanying the post was a long list of requirements for his potential life partner.
Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow is seen after his inauguration at Gambia's embassy in Dakar, Senegal

Senegalese general leads troops into The Gambia

African troops entered The Gambia yesterday to secure President Adama Barrow's arrival from neighbouring Senegal .

Mali blast death toll rises to over 70

More than 70 people died in a suicide bomb attack in Mali targeting militia groups committed to restoring peace in the African country, according to an updated toll Thursday.

Botched Nigeria air strike killed 90: MSF

A botched air strike by the Nigerian Air Force earlier this week on a camp for people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency killed at least 90 people, the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) aid group said Friday.
A supporter of president-elect Adama Barrow holds his portait during his inauguration at Gambia's embassy in Dakar, Senegal

African forces suspend operation in Gambia for final talks

Long-ruling Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who lost elections last month, has until midday Friday to hand over power and agree to leave the country or face military action, regional bloc ECOWAS has said.