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Breaking News: Yahya Jammeh discloses plans of going into agriculture

Gambia's exiled former leader Yahya Jammeh has reportedly disclosed plans to take up farming "full time". Quoting the Jeune Afrique newspaper, a BBC report...

ECOWAS troops seen near banjul: witnesses

BANJLU (Reuters) - Scores of West African Economic States of Africa, ECOWAS soldiers preparing to make a ferry crossing to Gambia's capital, Banjul on...

GAMBIA ECONOMY: African Export Import Bank to invest up to $500...

The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) will invest up to $500 million in Gambia, its president said, an economic boost to the impoverished West...

Liberia bars foreign travel for officials for 60 days

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered a 60-day moratorium on all foreign travel by government officials, effective from the beginning of February. A statement...

SENEGAL: Atleast 22 people are reported dead in a deadly fire...

At least 22 people were burnt to ashes in a serious fire outbreak in Madina Gounass in the Tambacounda Region, Senegal. According to media...

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...

‘You Took Us as Slaves, Now Ban Refugees’, AU Says to...

Chad’s foreign minister has been elected as the new chair of the African Union Commission, pledging to place development and security at the top...

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...

Pres. Barrow to Nana Akufo-Addo: ‘THANK YOU FOR HELPING GAMBIA’

Gambian President, Adama Barrow, has thanked President Akufo-Addo for his support in restoring democracy in The Gambia. Mr. Barrow was in Ghana for a day’s...

Mahama Wins International Award for Being The Best President Ghana Has...

The President of the country, H.E John Dramani Mahama upon all the bashing he is receiving back home, has been honoured by the Diasporan...

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...

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...

South Africa’s First Black, Female Winemaker Goes Solo

In a country in which wine making is still predominantly a white, largely male profession, South Africa’s first black woman winemaker, Ntsiki Biyela, is...

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...

Why tiny Gambia’s political transition holds outsized meaning for many Africans

By: Ryan Lenora Brown JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA—No sooner had The Gambia’s outgoing president Yahya Jammeh had left the country Saturday evening, sealing the country’s first...

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,...

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