Saturday, March 2, 2024

Sierra Leone coup attempt: 27 soldiers appear before a court-martial

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27 soldiers have appeared before a court martial today Monday, 8th January 2024. The military personnel face 88-count charges linked to mutiny to overthrow President Julius Maada...

Swiss Trial of Ousman Sonko Marks Milestone in Pursuit of Justice for Jammeh-Era Crimes...

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(Geneva) – The opening of a Swiss trial on January 8, 2024, for serious crimes committed in The Gambia represents a significant advance for justice for the...

CAF Increases 2023 AFCON Prize Money by 40%

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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced a 40% increase in the prize money for the winner of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations ("AFCON") in Ivory...

Landmark Trial Against Former Gambian Minister of Interior for Crimes Against Humanity to Start...

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(Geneva, 4 January 2024) The trial of Ousman Sonko, former Gambian Minister of Interior, will open before the Swiss Federal Criminal Court on 8 January 2024 and...

Sierra Leone: Key Highlights of Former President Ernest Koroma’s Treason Case

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By: Amara Thoronka On Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at a magistrate court in the capital Freetown, before Magistrate Santigie Bangura, Sierra Leone’s former president, Ernest Bai Koroma, was...

Barra Residents Commend Ghanian ECOMIG Troops for Voluntary Community Services

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The residents of Barra in the Lower Nuimi District are commending the Ghanaian troops serving in the ECOWAS mission in Gambia, known as ECOMIG, for their voluntary...

Over 147 People Have Been Internally Displaced from the Cassamance Region

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By: Alieu Jallow In the aftermath of intense gunfire in southern Cassamance by Senegalese forces, more than 147 individuals have been forcibly displaced and are currently seeking refuge...

Senegalese Soldiers Reportedly Opened Fire in Kantimba in the Casamance Region

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By: Alieu Jallow Senegalese soldiers stationed in the southern region of Cassamance reportedly opened fire in the village of Kantimba on Thursday, December 28th. According to residents, the...

Tragic Gas Tanker Explosion in Totota, Liberia: 40 Lives Lost, 30 Injured in Crash...

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By: Seringe ST Touray A gas tanker crash in Totota, Liberia, resulted in a tragic explosion, claiming the lives of at least 40 people, with an additional 30...

Senegal Supreme Court Decision

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OPINION By: Musa Bassadi Jawara I write to urgently plead with President Macky Sall, to enforce the Supreme Court ruling that allowed Mr Ousman Sonko of PASTEF to participate...

6 African Football Stars Competing Against Senegalese Superstar Mane in Ivory Coast for AFCON...

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By: Dawda Baldeh As the African continent eagerly awaited the kickoff of 2023 African Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast, here is a list of six African football...

Guinea-Bissau’s President Umaro Sissoco Embalo Forms New Government Following What Is Termed an ‘Attempted...

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By: Seringe ST Touray Guinea-Bissau's President Umaro Sissoco Embalo has formed a new government amid a national crisis, marked by the dissolution of the Assembly and recent clashes...

Over 60 Migrants Believed to Have Died Off the Coast of Libya After Their...

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By: Alieu Jallow According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), over 60 people lost their lives in the latest migrant tragedy off North Africa on Saturday. High...

Nigeria: 85 Civilians, Including Children, Killed In Accidental Drone Strike, Government Reports

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By: Seringe ST Touray In a tragic incident, an army drone strike in northwestern Nigeria mistakenly hit a village during a Muslim festival, leading to the deaths of...

ECOWAS Inaugurates Two Regional Committees

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By: Dawda Baldeh A four-day regional meeting began in Banjul, organized by the ECOWAS Gender Development Centre (EGDC) to inaugurate two regional committees responsible for examining and selecting...

Congratulations to President-elect Joseph N. Boakai from the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC)!

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By: Dawda Baldeh Mamma Kandeh, the leader of the opposition, extended warm wishes and acknowledged the gracious concession of defeat by outgoing President George Weah after the recent...

Ghana Demands Reparations from Western Countries that Benefited from the Transatlantic Slavery Trade

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By: Seringe ST Touray Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo, is urging African leaders to unite in demanding reparations for transatlantic slavery and damages from the colonial era. While some Western...

West Africa: Over 100 Dead in Massacre in Burkina Faso this month, Over 17,000...

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By: Seringe ST Touray Tragedy struck Burkina Faso in early November as approximately 100 people, mainly children and the elderly, fell victim to a massacre in the village...

TFN Exclusive with Gambian Real Estate Developer Saul Frazer, CEO of Global Properties

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By: Dawda Baldeh In this exclusive by The Fatu Network (TFN), we delve into the life story, challenges, inspiration, and successes of Banjul-born Gambian Real Estate Developer Saul...

Africa Investment Forum: Investors and Entrepreneurs Discuss the Impact of Digital Disruption and AI

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By: Dawda Baldeh The 4th Africa Investment Forum in Marrakech, Morocco brought together participants from the African continent and beyond to delve into the effects of digital disruptions...