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Cameroonian Administrator Reacts To Gambia’s Barrow Training Presidential Guards In Senegal.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Saturday, January 18, 2020.  Peter Tieh Nde – SDO of Cameroon’s Nyong-et-Kelle Division. A top Cameroonian administrator has undermined Gambia’s President Adama Barrow over moves that led to the training of the country’s Presidential Guards in neighbouring Senegal. One hundred and fifty Gambian soldiers, among them, nine women who were sent for training in Senegal returned to The Gambia, …

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Ghana’s Electoral Commission Accused Of Manipulating The Electoral Process.

By Solomon Opoku – Accra, Ghana, Friday, January 17, 2020.  Jean Mensah – Head of Ghana’s Electoral Commission. The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has been accused of manipulating the electoral process, sources say, citing an early decision raised in March 27, 2019, to compile a new Biometric Voters Register for 2020 General Election.  Looking critically at the period left …

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Nigeria’s Physically Challenged Persons Vow To Bring Down Abuja.

By Jacob Ndifreke – Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, January 17, 2020. Nigerian Physically Challenged Persons protest on the streets of Abuja. Pained by the discrimination and non-compliance of the Disability Rights Law signed by Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari in January 2019, scores of Physically Challenged Persons under the auspices of Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) held a protest in the …

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New Turkish Ambassador To The Gambia Presents Letters Of Credence.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Friday, January 17, 2020.  Turkish Ambassador to The Gambia, Tolga Bermek presents letters of credence to Gambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mamadou Tangara. The new Turkish Ambassador to The Gambia, Tolga Bermek presents letters of credence to Gambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mamadou Tangara. The new Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to The Gambia, Tolga Bermek …

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Gambia’s New Presidential Guards Return From Senegal.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Friday, January 17, 2020.  Chief Yankuba Drammeh, deputy chief of The Gambia Armed Forces. One hundred and fifty soldiers, among them, nine women who were sent for training in Senegal have returned to the Gambia, National Telegraph has learned. The returnees are part of a new presidential guard project sent to undergo a 3-month program. The contingent underwent three …

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Nigerian Senator Loses Seat Over Certificate Forgery.

By Jacob Ndifreke – Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, January 17, 2020. Senator Ifeanyi Ubah has been sacked as a Nigerian Senator. A Nigerian lawmaker has lost his seat in the Nigerian Upper Chamber (Senate) after a High Court sitting in Abuja, the administrative Headquarter of Nigeria found him guilty of forging a National Examination Council Certificate (NECO) to contest in the …

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Cameroon Military Invades Bali Nyonga, Destroys Many Shops, Residences.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA, Friday, January 17, 2020.  Many shops and business complexes, including private residences, have been destroyed in some cases burnt down in Bali Nyonga, a roadside settlement in Cameroon’s Mezam Division, in the country’s restive North West, National Telegraph has confirmed. On-the-spot reports say elements of the Cameroon military stormed Nchi Njaws quarter behind …

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Guinea Bissau’s Newest President Pays State Visit To Gambia.

By Patience Loum, Banjul, The Gambia – Friday, January 17, 2020.  Guinea Bissau’s newest President, Umaro Cissoko Embalo and his Gambian counterpart, Adama Barrow. Guinea Bissau’s newest President, Umaro Cissoko Embalo has paid a visit to the Republic of The Gambia, National Telegraph has learned. President Umaro Cissoko Embalo was received,  Monday, January 13, 2020, by his Gambian counterpart, Adama Barrow at the State House in …

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Family Sets Strict Rule On Burial Of Veteran Cameroonian Journalist.

By Ken Neba, Yaounde, Cameroon – Friday, January 17, 2020. Francis Wache ( in the middle two administrators in uniform) was Mayor of Nkor until his death. The family of a veteran Cameroonian journalist who died at the end of 2019 in Buea, capital of Cameroon’s South West region has set a rule that will exclude many from the journalist’s …

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Erstwhile African Presidents To Invite 500 Persons To Kenya For Symposium On Cameroon Crises.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA, Friday, January 17, 2020.  President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya will see his country host this important event. The East African country of Kenya will host a Symposium on Cameroon, the Africa Forum, a grouping of former African Heads of State and Government and other African leaders said in a communiqué.  In the letter …

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