Ugandan High Court orders military and police to vacate the residence of Bobi Wine

Reports by the Daily Monitor, a Ugandan media outlet revealed that a High Court in the country has instructed against the unlawful detention of the leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP), the main opposition party. “The High Court has issued an order directing police and the army to vacate the home of former presidential […]

Court jails Frenchman 5years plus $56.48M fine over $160M corruption deal in Guinea

EYEGAMBIA earlier reported the case of a French-Israeli businessman, Beny Steinmetz who was dragged before court in Switzerland to respond to charges of corruption he masterminded in Guinea some years ago. The Swiss criminal court has pronounced him guilty of the charges leveled against him following two weeks; the diamond magnate was found guilty of […]

Zambian villagers win lawsuit against UK-based mining giant, Vedanta Resources

Residents of four villages in Zambia namely, Shimulala, Hippo Pool, Hellen and Kakosa have secured victory in a lawsuit filed against a London-based mining giant, Vendata and its subsidiary, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM). According to the villagers, the activities of this organization has caused grievous damages to their land and health due to the constant […]

UN General Assembly: Nine African countries lose voting rights over arrears

In a letter addressed to the General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir, the United Nations (UN) Chief, Antonio Guterres has revealed a list which includes nine African countries that faces sanctions for violation of provisions in the Assembly’s charter. According to the chief, these countries, including Iran are in breach of Article 19 of the Charter […]

Nigerian Lawyer, Femi Falana drags Museveni to UN over Bobi Wine’s detention

The post-election treatment meted out to the main opposition candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu known popularly as Bobi Wine and his family has attracted attention from many people with the latest being the renowned Nigerian senior lawyer Femi Falana SAN. The Human rights lawyer has on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 revealed that, he has filed a […]

Ghana: How state Military protects Chinese illegal miners to deplete forest reserves

A documentary produced by JoyNews, a credible Ghanaian media outlet revealed a damning report of how state military officers are protecting Chinese illegal miners whilst restricting the locals from engaging in same activity. The current government of Ghana has since 2017 taken strong measures to put an end to illegal mining which is termed “Galamsey” […]

Facebook flags Uhuru Kenyatta’s congratulatory message to Museveni

Tech giant Facebook has flagged a post by Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta purported to congratulate Uganda’s long serving President Yoweri Museveni.  In a statement posted on Kenya’s State House account, President Uhuru Kenyatta was quoted to have referred to Yoweri Museveni’s controversial sixth term re-election as a testimony of confidence the people of Uganda have […]

Outrage as Senegalese best student goes missing in France

The news of the brilliant Senegalese young lady who went missing in France mysteriously has so far triggered concerns in her home country and Africa at large.  The 20-year-old Jiary Sow who won prestigious awards in Senegal after emerging the most brilliant student among her year colleagues was granted a national scholarship to study in […]

How Jammeh foiled commando-style attack by Ex US officers

Six years ago, a group of Gambian diasporans armed with high-grade military equipment stormed the Banjul based presidential palace in an attempt to topple the then President Yahya Jammeh led regime. This incident which occurred in the early hours of December 30th, 2014 with numerous gunfire got residents of the capital city gripped with fear.  […]

Aid: Africa’s Biggest Enemy – P’tibi Gomes

It is widely argued by myopic Politicians that Africa should be pumped with aid given its status as opposed to other continents. Reports indicate that the African continent is the richest yet with the world’s poorest people. Therefore, financial aid to Africa is more of a recipe looming corruption. African governments being very reliant on […]