The Gambia’s football team Boycotts Meeting with President Barrow

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 […]

Liverpool star, Sadio Mané commissions hospital project in Senegal

Liverpool and Senegalese talisman, Sadio Mane has commissioned a hospital he constructed in his home country, Senegal. The hospital is specifically located in Bambali, his native village. The celebrated footballer took advantage of the international break to briefly hand over the facility estimated to cost a little over $600,000  to the government; the ceremony was […]

African Unity: Ghana and Rwanda signs cocoa production, tourism agreement

Ghana and Rwanda have both signed a mutually beneficial agreement purported to boost trade and investment between the two countries. Prominent among the deal is the cocoa production agreement which will help in the further development of the sector. Breaking the news on Saturday, June 19th 2021, Ariella Kageruka who is the current Head of […]

Liberian former rebel leader, Alieu Kosiah jailed by a Swiss court for 20 years

A  former commander of the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy, Alieu Kosiah, has been sentenced to a 20-year jail term  by  a Swiss Federal criminal  Court on charges of crimes against humanity. The 46 year-old rebel leader was found   guilty of 21 out of the 25 charges of multiple heinous crimes by civil right […]

“We call on France to stay out of African affairs” – Julius Malema

Julius Sello Malema, a Pan-African activist and President of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called on France to stay away from Africa’s business following an alleged manipulation of the Pan-African parliamentary elections. The South African who doubles as a lawmaker made the statement during a press conference of the EFF. EYEGAMBIA earlier reported how […]

Botswana discovers the world’s third largest diamond

Botswana, Africa’s largest diamond producer has discovered what is referred to as the world’s third largest diamond. According to the Debswana Diamond  Company that  made the discovery  of the precious mineral, it  is a 1,098-carat diamond. This has been recorded as the country’s second largest since 2015.  The company’s Acting Director, Lynette Armstrong  Presented the […]

Zambia’s first President, Kenneth Kaunda has died at age 97

Kaunda, who played a significant role in the country’s independence struggle, was admitted to a hospital in Lusaka on Monday. His cause of death was rumored to be covid- 19 but aides close to him said he died from pneumonia. Mr. Kaunda was a key member in what was known in the 1950s as Northern […]

Central African Republic’s new Prime Minister vows to renew ties with France

Central African Republic’s newly appointed Prime Minister Henri-Marie Dondra has vowed to renew ties with Paris and depend on France, European Union amidst  economic and security sanctions. Whilst African youth are generally mounting serious campaigns against over dependence on these so called powerful countries, the Prime minister who heads a country rich in Diamond and […]

Laurent Gbagbo, former Ivorian president and opposition leader returns home today

Former Ivorian President and leader of the main opposition party, the Ivorian Popular Front is set to return to his home country today, after being declared innocent by the international criminal court for alleged crimes against humanity. Local reports indicate that his successor, Alassane Ouattara has made provisions for his arrival in the country. The […]

Africa beyond borders: Central Bank of Nigeria agrees to mint The Gambia’s Dalasi

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has agreed to mint The Gambia’s currency, Dalasi, a deal which could drastically reduce the amount Gambia spends on minting money abroad. The Gambia’s dalasi was adopted in 1971 and its current US dollar conversion rate is USD1 for GMD51.15. Mr. Buah Saidy, Governor of the Gambian central bank reportedly […]