Gambian government set to prosecute Yahya Jammeh

The Gambian government has announced that the country’s former president, Yahya Jammeh will be prosecuted for a “myriad of crimes committed between 1994 and 2017”. A government whitepaper said “for 22 years, Yahya Jammeh ruled The Gambia with an iron fist […] During his regime, extrajudicial killings, rape, torture, enforced disappearances, and numerous grievous human […]

Gabonese authorities ban protest against French military presence

Authorities in Gabon have banned a planned protest by citizens against the presence of French troops in the country. According to news from local media outlets, the popular protest was organized by the Gabonese Patriotic Front. Despite the fact that organizers promised a peaceful march, the authorities cited “cooperation and military agreements” as reasons to […]

Mali’s army thwarted Western backed coup – Authorities say

Authorities in West African country, Mali announced on Monday that a planned coup backed by a western country was thwarted by the Malian Armed Forces (FAMA). In a statement reported across local media, the government said, the western country in question instigated some army officers in the country to overthrow the current regime. The statement […]

AU chair calls for a Pan-African financial rating agency to counter western organizations

The practice of foreign financial institutions producing their own reports to determine the economic status of African countries has become an issue of concern to African leaders. Experts express worry that, such reports create financial impressions with exaggerated economic situations which ends up deterring investors from doing business in such countries. In a recent campaign […]

Kendrick Lamar storms Ghana, brands public transport busses to launch his Album

American rapper, Kendrick Lamar paid a visit to Ghana ahead of the release of his much-expected album called Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. Videos and images have emerged to substantiate reports by Ghanaian media on the fact that, the musician and poet is in the West African country to shoot video clips for some […]

Zambians oppose the establishment of a US Military Base in the country

Zambians have formed an organized front against a plan by the United States to establish a military base in the country. The group championing the campaign has released a statement demanding to know whether Zambia can equally by permitted to establish a military base or security post in the United States. Citizen movements movements have […]