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Emirate’ Dubai – Athens – New York flight violates U.S. aviation...

By Alexander Cornwell | DUBAI Emirates' announcement on Monday that it would start flying to the United States with a stop for passengers in Greece...

Gambia’s central bank “intact”, says President Barrow’s spokesman

Gambia's central bank remained "intact" on Monday, a spokesman for President Adama Barrow said, after the West African nation's former ruler Yahya Jammeh fled...

US: Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia...

By Steve Holland and Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on...

In Gambia: Relief turns to anger at exleader’s soft landing

By Tim Cocks BANJUL (Reuters) - Even before the cheers to celebrate the end of Yahya Jammeh's brutal 22-year rule of Gambia died down, there...

Gambians jubilate as ECOWAS troops enter the capital palace, State House

By Tim Cocks and Diadie Ba BANJUL/DAKAR (Reuters) - Gambians celebrated in the streets on Sunday after a West African regional military force entered the...

Two Polish brothers jailed in Britain on modern slavery conviction

By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two Polish brothers were jailed under Britain's modern slavery laws for six years each on Monday for...

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...

Dollar, stocks on Trump’s protectionist stance

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar fell to a seven-week low against a basket of key world currencies on Monday and global stock...

Working together to make Gambia sweet again

We must all now work towards a PROSPEROUS nation and make Gambia the SWEETEST country on earth. It starts with loving and dying for...

The Gambia: A lesson to learn for African dictators

On Sunday, hundreds of Banjul residents cheered a military force by ECOWAS, the West African regional bloc, as it entered the capital to provide...

Burkina Faso advances to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals as...

A defensive mix up gifted Burkina Faso the lead, as defender Rudinilson Silva headed past onrushing goalkeeper Jonas Mendes and into his own net. On-loan...

ECOWAS military forces enter Gambia’s presidential compound: witness

BANJUL - Soldiers from West African regional force entered Gambia's presidential compound, State House, on Sunday, a witness said, in an operation launched to...

President Adama Barrow says state coffers appear empty

DAKAR - Gambia's new President Adama Barrow said on Sunday that state resources appeared to have depleted when former leader Yahya Jammeh fled the...

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...

No immunity deal agreed upon for Jammeh, Senegal minister says

DAKAR/BANJUL (Reuters) - West African leaders did not agree to immunity for Yahya Jammeh during negotiations that convinced Gambia's longtime ruler to flee into...

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...

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