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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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