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Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power, leave
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) -- Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announced early Saturday he has decided to relinquish power, after hours of last-ditch talks with regional leaders and the threat by a regional military force to make him leave....

The Latest: Defeated Gambia leader says relinquishing power
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) -- The Latest on Gambia's political crisis, sparked by defeated leader Yahya Jammeh's refusal to leave office (all times local):...

Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announces he has decided to relinquish power
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) -- Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announces he has decided to relinquish power....

Boko Haram attacks camp bombed by Nigeria's air force
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram extremists attacked a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria just days after Nigeria's air force bombed it, witnesses said Friday, as reports emerged that the death toll from the bombing could be as high as 170....

Group: 11 killed at Nigeria pro-Trump rally; police deny it
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) -- Eleven people were killed when Nigerian security forces cracked down on a demonstration supporting the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, a separatist group said Friday, though police denied there were any deaths....

Who is defeated Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Who is defeated Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh, and why does he refuse to step down?...

Call for Nigeria military chief to stop intimidating press
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's army chief must stop intimidating a news website and drop defamation charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday....

Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities have placed one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players on a terror watch and no-fly list, over accusations he helped finance the Muslim Brotherhood, now banned as a terrorist organization, judicial officials said Wednesday....

Egypt making progress with economic reform plan, IMF says
CAIRO (AP) -- The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that Egypt is making progress with its economic reform program, although it will still take time to improve living standards in a poor country beset with rocketing inflation....

Egypt says gunmen kill 8 policemen at desert checkpoint
CAIRO (AP) -- The Egyptian Interior Ministry says gunmen have attacked a police checkpoint in the country's desert west, killing eight policemen....