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AFRICA: Tanzania expels UNDP head Awa Dabo

Tanzania has expelled the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the country, the foreign ministry has said in a statement. It blamed...

Nigeria’s President Buhari extends medical leave in UK

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the parliament to extend his medical leave in the UK, amid concerns that his health may be worse...

GAMBIA: President Barrow off to Nigeria and three ECOWAS countries on...

Gambian leader Adama Barrow is expected to leave the shores of Banjul today to destinations in West Africa. The President will visit Nigeria, Sierra...

BREAKING: Serigne Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Sy passes away

The Khalif General of the Tijanniya brotherhood in Tivaoune, Senegal has passed away Wednesday, according to Senegalese media reports. Serigne Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Sy commonly...

Gambia’s Ousted Dictator Is Living the Good Life in a Palace...

BY COLIN FREEMAN : foreignpolicy.com For a town of 7,000 in the middle of Africa’s densest jungle, Mongomo boasts an impressive list of attractions....

Nigerian Pilot Completes Historic Expedition But Why Is This Not On...

“Finally, global media takes notice of an African Success story!” I wish! I wish this is the report I was writing about but unfortunately it...

Senegal: Urgent Action Needed on Forced Child Begging; This has to...

Senegal has made inadequate progress in protecting thousands of young boys in Quranic boarding schools from exploitation and often extreme physical abuse at the...

Morocco officially requests to join ECOWAS as a full member

Morocco has officially requested to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a full member. According to APA, the country’s Ministry of...

Former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh flies into exile to Equatorial Guinea

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh on Saturday flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African...

ECOMIG gets new mandate as some troops withdraw

The Economic Community of West African States' Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) is withdrawing some troops as it implements a new mandate that began...

Guinean President Conde takes over from Deby as AU Chairperson

Guinean President, Alpha Conde, has been elected the new chairperson of the African Union (AU). He takes over from Chadian President Idris Deby who...

The Seychelles, Morocco and South Africa on the top list of...

The Seychelles, Morocco and South Africa on the top list of countries in Africa with better access to the Internet on the continent. These three...

EGYPT: The Morsi Syndrome And The Gambia Comparative Parallels

By: Malik Kah: When the revolution dawned in Egypt all Egyptians closed ranks and forged a fraternity of camaraderie , the left, the liberals,...

Uganda says returns detained former Congo rebels to military camp

Uganda said on Monday it had returned dozens of former combatants of a Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group to a military camp after...

African Development Bank: Agenda for Changing Lives and Transforming Africa

The story of 1.2 billion people living in 54 nations in the African continent is poised to change considerably and could be the big...

Gambia’s women Affairs Minister Fatoumatta Tambajan wins African Woman of the...

Gambia’s Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajan, Minister of Women Affairs and Overseer - Vice President's Office, is the New African Woman of Year. The fearless Gambian human...

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