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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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Nigerian Presidency Denies Buhari is in UK Hospital

The Federal Government has debunked reports in the section of the press that governors are meeting in Abuja on Thursday to send an emissary...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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