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Troops enter Gambia, as Barrow is Sworn-in

•Nigeria’s fighter jets ready to strike •Troops ready for action. Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia to ensure Adama Barrow assumes power as the country’s new president, a Senegalese army spokesman has said. Nigeria’s fighter jets have, meanwhile, been flying over The Gambia as West African regional forces continue to flex their muscles

Gambian Army abandons Jammeh

Gambia’s army chief Ousman Badjie said he would not order his men to fight other African troops if they enter Gambian territory. He spoke Wednesday as Senegalese and other troops massed on his nation’s borders. The Senegalese troops backed by Nigerian Air Force and other African troops were on standby to move

Nigerian troops arrive ECOWAS base in Senegal

Nigeria soldiers will, on Wednesday (today), arrive at a base of the Economic Community of West African States troops in Senegal to ensure that President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia steps down on Thursday, January 19. Nigerian warship, NNS UNITY, is also heading for the coast of The Gambia to join the

As soldiers end their revolt, peace appears returning to Ivory Coast

President Alassane Ouattara says he has reached an agreement with rebellious soldiers to end a brief mutiny Saturday, but the deal appeared to be on the verge of crumbling less than two hours later. In Bouake, the northern city where the uprising began late Friday, soldiers denounced as insufficient the president’s assurances that

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