The Gambia: Former President Jammeh’s party forms a coalition with President Barrow ahead of the December Election.
The Executive of the APRC, the party of the exiled former ruler of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has today announced that the party has entered into a coalition agreement with President Barrow’s NPP ahead of the December 4th Presidential election. The interim leader of Jammeh’s APRC party, Mr. Jatta announced that the party which previously […]
Gambian Players, First to Qualify the Country to African Cup of Nations, Boycotts Meeting President over low March Bonuses. The players of The Gambia National football team, widely accredited for giving the country its first-ever qualification to the African Cup of Nations have officially written to the President of The Gambia Football Federation, indicating their […]
“Be ready for changes and not be caught underprepared” was the message that President Samia Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania had for the country’s Central Bank during a speech on Sunday, in Mwanza. President Suluhu who replaced former leader, Magufuli in March, is the first President in the continent to signal the possibility of adopting electronic […]
Students in the University of The Gambia have established the University’s first Pan African Movement two decades after the establishment of the State University. The University of The Gambia is where the popular young Pan Africanist Ousman Touray graduated from, last year. The Movement which was officially launched on Tuesday, 25th May 2021, jointly in […]
“Give us the gift of forgiveness.” Macron asked Rwandans to forgive France for its role in the 1994 crises
French President, Emmanuel Macron, on Thursday during a state visit to Rwanda recognized France’s “political responsibility” towards the events of the 100 days-1994 genocide in Rwanda but maintained that France “was not complicit” in the genocide. In a speech, Macron said he went to Rwanda “to recognize our [France’s] responsibilities,” in the 1994 genocide. His […]
Citizens in Sierra Leone are shocked by the move of the government in Freetown to strike a shocking deal with China for the sale of 100 hectares (250 acres) of beach and protected rainforest at the tune of $55m (£39m). The deal, which was evidenced by documents shared by Chinese officials and confirmed by the […]
Agents of the Police in Guinea Conakry have on Thursday, 13th May 2021, arrested an Islamic cleric, Nanfo Ismaël Diaby, for leading Eid-al-Fitr prayers in his native language, Mandinka as opposed to Arabic. The body charged with regulating religious affairs in Guinea Conakry, Secretary-General of Religious Affairs (SRA) is reportedly not pleased with the continuous […]
Judge Peter Cahill has read out the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former policeman who has now been convicted of murdering George Floyd. The former police officer was filmed last May kneeling on Floyd for over nine minutes while attempting to arrest him. The outrageous video footage led to major protests […]
China Condemns Burning Of Chinese Fishmeal Factory in The Gambia, Declares Factory Not Harmful To Environment
China has through its Ambassador to The Gambia, condemned the burning of a Chinese Fishmeal factory in The Gambia. The embassy has been criticized for its indifference to environmental havoc caused by Chinese fishing companies operating in The Gambia The Chinese Ambassador who was speaking to the Press expressed disappointment and China’s “firm opposition” to […]
After 69 years, The Gambia Beats Angola 1-0 to Qualify for the First Time to the African Cup of Nations.
The Gambia reached the African Cup of Nations tournament for the first time in the footballing history of the country after defeating Angola by a goal to nil at home ground on Thursday. This is the first that The Gambia has sealed a slot at the African Cup of Nations to battle it out in […]