Media Editor, Barotseland Post
Addis Ababa (AFP) - The African Union decided Monday to allow Morocco back in the fold after a 33-year absence, despite stiff resistance from some member states over the status of Western Sahara.
New president says he will require complete financial transparency from the ministers he chooses for his government. Adama Barrow, The Gambia's new president, has also vowed to reform the country's notorious intelligence agency and promised to ensure media freedom in the country.
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The Gambia's long-term leader Yahya Jammeh says he will step down, after refusing to accept defeat in elections.
In an announcement on state TV, he said it was "not necessary that a single drop of blood be shed".
The Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has taken the oath of office at his country's embassy in neighbouring Senegal.
The ceremony was administered by Sheriff Tambadou, president of the Gambian Bar Association.
SILIMBA, the Barotse xylophone, is one of Barotseland’s national symbols in music, the other being the MAOMA drums, although the latter is reserved for official functions.
The silimba, however, is a social instrument that can be heard playing in every county of Barotseland at any given time of day or night. Prince Kaluwe is here seen demonstrating his skill on the xylophone as he plays a manjabila tune, and then another piece of siomboka.