Leaders meeting at a Franco-African summit in the Malian capital Bamako on Saturday set Jan.
UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) says ECOWAS has decided to take all necessary actions to enforce the results of the Dec.
Representatives of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have failed to convince Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to give up power following his defeat in the December 1 election, president-elect Adama Barrow said.
Ivory Coast''s government has reached an agreement with soldiers who mutinied over pay just over a week ago, the government and representatives for the soldiers said on Saturday.
A girl stolen as a newborn from a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, has been found alive in South Carolina after more than 18 years, police say.
The African Union will stop recognising Yahya Jammeh as The Gambia's president from 19 January, when his term expires, its peace and Security Council has said.
Germany has decided to start returning newly arrived asylum seekers to Greece starting in mid-March, according to an interior ministry spokesperson, effectively reversing a five-year suspension of such transfers owing to the poor conditions there.