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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...

Senegal fishing boat accident kills 17 near the northern border with...

Seventeen people drowned on Tuesday in Senegal when a boat carrying them capsized in the Saloum River, near the northern border with The Gambia,...

Liberia: A Population of less than 5m people ’21 Political Parties’

Liberia’s National Election Commission (NEC) Chairman, Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya, yesterday openly confessed that, with 21 political parties now certificated and accredited for the...

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: President Barrow to Meet President Trump in Saudi Arabia

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow will make his first international trip to Sudi Arabia for the Riyadh summit where he will meet with American President...

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...

‘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...

13 people have been killed in an attack in the restive...

Thirteen people have been killed in an attack in the restive southern Senegalese region of Casamance. Hospital workers who have seen the bodies said some...

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...

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: Senegalese Authorities Arrest Jammeh’s General Bora Colley

DAKAR - Senegalese police said on Friday that they had arrested General Bora Colley, the man who ran Gambia's prisons, where human rights groups...

Dead migrants wash up on Libyan beach from boat with no...

By Aidan Lewis TUNIS (Reuters) - The bodies of at least 74 migrants have been found washed up on the shore in western Libya after...

Museveni Appoints 37 New Uganda Ambassadors

President Museveni has appointed 37 new ambassadors, including former defence minister, Dr Chrispus Kiyonga who has been sent to China. Dr Kiyonga replaces Charles...

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...

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...

Trouble in Malabo Equatorial Guinea: Yaya Jammeh’s mother Asombi Bojang wants...

Yaya Jammeh's mother Asombi Bojang said she is returning to Gambia, she does not like life in Guinea. Asombi said she did no wrong...

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