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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...

3 Gambian women nominated into the 2017 African Woman Awards

Following weeks of public nominations from across the continent and Diaspora, three Gambians have been finally nominated for the much-anticipated New African Woman Awards...

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...

Coalition spokesperson not clear about the Vice President Appointment.

The spokesperson of the newly elected coalition government Hon Halifa Sallah have defended the appointment of Madam Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang as the country’s new...

Deadly air strike on Nigerian refugee camp sparks U.N. call for...

By Kieran Guilbert MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A botched military air strike on a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria which is estimated to...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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