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 […]

The incredible evolution of Mike Tyson

In the early 80s rose a new young and fearless boxer, who the world will come to know as Iron Mike Tyson. The teenage sensation will go on to become undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. This came along with unprecedented fame and wealth. The young Mike, took into the ring, anger, rage and an […]

Rape and assault cases on the rise in Gambia, Girls call for action.

In recent weeks the number of rape and assault cases on women in The Gambia is at a constant and rapid rise, over the past two months, close to ten cases have reached the police stations. All the women or girls who have fallen victim of the horrendous and inhumane behaviour, said that, their assaulters […]

“Child Online Africa” promotes global child safety agenda

The world has become a global village. The internet is the way to go and children play, learn, create and connect through it. The scary part is the digital world continues to grow and change all the time. Therefore, how do we enable the safety of children? This is what Child Online Africa aims to […]

Former Tunisian first lady Chardlia dies on election day

Chardlia Farhat has died today Sunday, the very day her country is going to the polls to elect the successor to her late husband who died around two months ago. “My mother Chadlia, widow of Béji Caïd Essebsi, is dead, God bless her,” was the message posted on Facebook by one of the late couples […]