Mozambican writer Paulina Chiziane wins $100,000 Camões literary award

Veteran Mozambican writer, Paulina Chiziane has made history as the first African woman to win the Camões literary Prize. As part of her reward, she will receive the $100,000 price tag. Reports indicated that, the 66-year-old who authored many stories and novels was selected by a unanimous decision for the prestigious price. “The jury unanimously […]

Nigerian woman hailed for building a state-of-the-art home for orphans

A Nigerian woman, Dr. Tolulola Bayode has been widely celebrated for building a state-of-the-art home for orphans in Ondo state-Nigeria as a way of giving back to society. The project has gone viral since its release on the internet. Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo who was in attendance for the unveiling of the newly […]

Gambian encroachers want to occupy my land illegally – British claimant fumes

A British claimant who has been fighting for a parcel of land located in Tranquil for decades now has described some homeowners who are citizens of the Gambia as encroachers who want to occupy his land illegally. According to Mr. Bernd George Diedrich, he is the rightful owner of the property and has gone through […]

Trump ordered the killing of Iran’s heroic national figure, General Qasem Soleimani

As tensions continue to mount President Trump has ordered the killing of General Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s most powerful military figure. A statement from the Pentagon said, “At the direction of the president, the US military has taken decisive defensive action to protect US personnel abroad by killing Qasem Soleimani.” It further stressed that; “The United […]

France Temporarily Returns Stolen Artifact to Senegal

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has handed back to its former colony, Senegal the sword of legendary Islamic and anti-colonist leader Omar Saidou Tall, who died in 1864.  Who is Omar Saidou Tall? The 19th-century sword is part of more than 90,000 artifacts stolen from sub-Saharan Africa states by France, mostly from former colonies.  It is […]

Remembering a Hero: The Voice of Thomas Sankara

On this day in 1987, a great Pan African leader, Thomas Sankara was assassinated at 37 by his former colleague and close friend Blaise Compore with help from the French government. Today, we remember him by re-sharing what he shared in the course of enlightening the African and in his contribution towards collective human progress. […]

Akon finally settles Ghana vs Nigeria Jollof Rice Debate

For years, the two West African neighbors have been locked in several debates covering a wide range of issues, from sports, music and food. It is the latter matter that US-born music icon Alieune Badara Thiame alias Akon has weighed into. Speaking during an interview on popular show “Ebro in the Morning”, Akon was asked […]

Gambia bans Mohamed Ibrahim Bazzi from entering the country

The government of The Gambia on the recommendations of the “Janneh commission” has issued a ban on Mr Ibrahim Bazzi on the basis of his dealings with former head of state Yaya Jammeh. Bazzi is of Lebanese origin and had held a Gambian Diplomatic Passport No. 000129 due to his position as Consul General of […]