African Debt Crisis: How, Why and When?

If there is anything to be concerned about is Africa’s debt portfolio; by day, Africa’s debt is rising-the debt is rising at alarming rate-which threatens future development in Africa. According to Overseas Development Institute (ODI), “about 40% of sub-Saharan African countries are in danger of slipping into major debt crisis.” For several decades, debt to […]

Aid with Conditions: EU Vows To ‘Impose’ LGBTQ in The Gambia on Human Rights Basis

The European Union in The Gambia has made a rare move in public to announce its commitment to addressing same-sex marriage. This comes in a week after the country’s Constitutional Review Commission submitted its Final Draft Constitution to the President, Adama Barrow, in which the Commission adopted the conservative view on marriage as strictly between […]

Burundi Expels Top WHO Coronavirus Officials

Three top World Health Organization representatives in Burundi: Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo; the country’s COVID-19 coordinator, Dr. Jean Pierre; communicable diseases head and two others have all been declared persona non grata on Tuesday, 12 May 2020 by the government in Burundi. The WHO officials are warned to leave the country latest by today, Friday according […]

It is useless to wear jewelries whilst people suffer in Africa – Akon

Commenting on the situation in some parts of the continent, especially the remote areas, the Senegalese musician and songwriter expressed his lack of interest in a luxurious and extravagant lifestyle. According to him, he would rather put those monies to better use in Africa by investing in impactful projects than parade himself with expensive jewelry. […]

Yahya Jammeh’s political Party Protests for his return – Unconditionally 

Hundreds of Gambians, mostly supporters of the opposition party, APRC on Thursday took to the streets of Sukuta 23 kilometers from the capital city, Banjul to demand for the return of former President, Yahya Jammeh to The Gambia. The autocratic leader Jammeh left Gambia in 2016, following threat of military intervention by the forces of […]

Gambia To Spend 41% Of Its 2020 Budget To Finance Debt Owe To China, IMF, EU And Others

The Gambia government will spend 41% of its 2020 budget on debt financing. The draft budget presented before the National Assembly by the finance minister, Mr. Mambury Njie in Banjul revealed. The Gambia’s small economy relies primarily on tourism, rain-dependent agriculture, and remittances. Over the years, the economy has been dangling with less or nor […]