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NewsLink 2023- 08 – 17 Third Edition

Nigeria’s president on Wednesday evening announced a cabinet of close advisers and political loyalists as he seeks to rejuvenate a faltering economy and respond to a crisis in neighboring Niger that has dominated the first few months of his term…

NewsLink 2023- 08 – 16 Third Edition

Nigeria’s international dollar-denominated bonds fell on Wednesday, after the president’s spokesman said petrol prices did not need to rise more, and blamed foreign exchange shortages on “gross mismanagement” at the central bank. The 2051 maturity dropped as much as 1.7…

NewsLink 2023- 08 – 15 Third Edition

The Gambia’s contentious draft constitution thrown out by parliamentarians 3 years ago may be reconsidered after political party leaders held a session on the resumption of the Constitutional Reform Process. The meeting which brought together political party leaders was chaired…

NewsLink 2023- 08- 14 Second Edition

We are beginning to begin the bulletin with a question about Niger’s crisis: is the Junta’s readiness to dialogue an end to the political impasse? Well, this question bears on the minds of many local and regional experts after coup…

NewsLink 2023- 08- 14 First Edition

Members of the 2nd Legislature of the Children’s National Assembly of the Gambia were sworn in over the weekend. The 105 elected kids from each of the seven districts took oath as they held their first debate session before handing…

NewsLink 2023- 08- 11 Second Edition

Onion traders in Ghana may have to start bringing what is left of the produce through Nigeria rather than waiting on Benin and Burkina Faso to open their borders. This is because Benin and Burkina Faso have closed their land…

NewsLink 2023- 08- 11 First Edition

Speaking on the sidelines of the second ECOWAS summit, Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara reiterated the bloc’s commitment to end the wave of coups on the subregion. President Ouattara recalled the historic timeline of coups in West Africa and described the…

NewsLink 2023- 08- 10 Second Edition

In Ghana, the opposition National Democratic Congress through its minority MPs in parliament has called for the resignation of the governor of Ghana’s central bank in 21 days or they’ll demonstrate and occupy the premises of the central bank. The…

NewsLink 2023- 08- 10 First Edition

In Ghana, the opposition National Democratic Congress through its minority MPs in parliament has called for the resignation of the governor of Ghana’s central bank in 21 days or they’ll demonstrate and occupy the premises of the central bank. The…