Yankuba Touray, ex-Jammeh ally, sentenced to death “by hanging”

A Gambian court sentence ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh’s ally to death on Wednesday for his involvement in the murder of a former finance minister Ousman Koro Ceesay. A Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) was formed by the Gambia’s government in the aftermath of Jammeh’s regime to examine atrocities committed during that period. The TRRC heard […]

Kigali under total lockdown as Rwanda battles third wave of Covid

Rwanda has re-imposed a complete lockdown on its capital Kigali for a period of 10 days, starting on July 17, as the nation fights a devastating third wave of Covid-19 outbreak that has seen the number of deaths rise in recent weeks. Rwanda reported 14,553 active coronavirus cases as of Wednesday, with a positive rate […]