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    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The twin babies who were born joined at the abdomen in Swaziland two weeks ago have been taken to a hospital in neighbouring South Africa for surgery, APA reports here on Tuesday.

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    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has urged the leading alcoholic brewer in the country to explore the use of cassava as ingredient for its beer production.

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    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A five-day workshop on the harmonization of measurement in West Africa commenced in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown on Monday.

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    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s headline inflation rose to three percent in December 2016 from 2.9 percent the previous month, latest figures from Statistics Botswana revealed on Tuesday.

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    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Three more Gambian ministers have reportedly resigned from the government despite a vow by embattled President Yahya Jammeh not to step down when his term expires on January 18 following his defeat in presidential elections last month.

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    Senegal-Gambia-Politics — President-elect Adama Barrow has vowed to return to The Gambia for his oath of office on January 19 as his country's new leader despite efforts by outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to stop the inauguration.

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