Gambia said Wednesday its legislators have voted to extend President Yahya Jammeh’s term by three months, just hours before his mandate was set to expire. But President-elect Adama Barrow has vowed to take office regardless of whether Jammeh leaves. Amid the uncertainty, tourists began to evacuate the country.
Gambia leader's term extended as tourists evacuated
At least 76 people were killed in Tuesday's accidental Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than 100 were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRC) said on Wednesday.
ICRC: At least 76 killed in airstrike on Nigerian refugee camp
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency, citing foreign interference in the presidential election of December.
Gambian president declares state of emergency
Forces loyal to the government in eastern Libya have gained control of one of the last strongholds of Daesh Takfiri terrorists in Benghazi.
East Libya forces take control of Daesh stronghold in Benghazi
At least 100 civilians have been killed in a mistaken airstrike by Nigeria's army in the north of the country.
Nigeria air force mistakenly kills 100 civilians
A mutinous soldier in Ivory Coast has been killed by elite loyalist forces in the administrative capital, Yamoussoukro, marking the first casualty since a revolt by soldiers broke out over wages on January 5.
Ivory Coast loyalist guards kill rebel soldier as mutiny over pay reignites
Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh has lost four more of his ministers after they resigned and reportedly fled to neighboring Senegal, a political official confirmed Tuesday.
Four more Gambia ministers resign, flee country as crisis grows
At least four people, including a university professor, have been killed after a radicalized girl detonated her explosive-laden vest at a university campus in Nigeria’s northeastern province of Borno, police say.
Four people, including university professor, killed in northeast Nigeria
An Egyptian court on Monday ruled against the government's attempt to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, an embarrassment for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi that could deepen tensions with his onetime Persian Gulf patron.
Egypt court rules against transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia
Gambia’s opposition leader Adama Barrow, who was declared the winner of the December presidential election, has landed in neighboring Senegal, where he will remain until his planned inauguration this week.
Adama Barrow lands in Senegal amid political crisis in Gambia

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