Sierra Leone’s President Julius Bio Grants Citizenship to 22 African Americans

President of West African country, Sierra Leone, Dr Julius Maada Bio has followed the footsteps of his counterparts by granting citizenship to 22 African Americans on the 5th of January, 2021. The set of 22, whom were warmly welcomed into the country took earlier steps to conduct DNA tests which successfully traced their origin to […]

BREXIT vs AFCFTA: EU loses a member while Africa takes a step towards unity and integration

Thursday, December 31st,2020 and January 1st, 2021 respectively were two important days that recorded indelible occurrences in world history; whilst one saw the fresh beginning of an economic integration, the other saw the breakaway of a member from another economic bloc. The African Union has successfully launched the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which […]

African Union has successfully launched the African Continental Free Trade Area

The African Union (AU) has successfully launched the much anticipated African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as promised on Friday, January 1st, 2021. The virtual event was graced by key speakers such as President of the Republic of South Africa and current Chairperson of the African Union, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, President […]

Joe Biden appoints Nigerian-American, Okolo, as policy adviser

President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-American, Osaremen Okolo as his covid-19 policy adviser. The 26-year old young lady whose parents originate from Edo state -Nigeria was among the first 100 Whitehouse employees announced by the transition team of Joe Biden to steer affairs relating to the management of the […]

Trump thanks African Newspaper for making him man of the year

President Donald J Trump has expressed gratitude to an African media outlet called Africanewspaper for making him man of the year 2020. Africa World argued out their reasons for picking Trump for such position in a lengthy article authored by one Ukachukwu Okorie. The article is segmented into various categories covering his sense of determination, […]

Ghana election: Main Opposition party petitions Supreme Court for a re-election

The main opposition party in Ghana, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, filed a petition at the Supreme Court to challenge the results of the just-ended election, alleging electoral malpractices and inconsistencies of the Electoral Commission. The petitioner, in this case, is the Former President, John Dramani Mahama who doubles […]

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.  […]

Pan-African Tourism: The Gambia tourism industry to target Nigerian Holidaymakers

The Gambia targets Nigeria as it braces up for domestic and regional tourism The Gambia is a very popular travel destination for many European visitors due its unique tourist attractions. However, the pandemic has decimated the tourism industry and The Gambia’s heavy reliance on international visitors aggravates the situation. But that’s about to change as […]