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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Equatorial Guinea will continue to “protect” former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh

Equatorial Guinea will "protect" former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, who went into exile a year ago in the country after having to leave power...

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....

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