Guinea-Bissau police say 1.8 tonnes of cocaine seized in biggest ever haul

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Police in Guinea-Bissau have seized more than 1.8 tonnes of cocaine hidden in flour bags in the biggest seizure in the country’s history, authorities said on Tuesday. Police...

The Gambia’s Eccentric Dictator Is Now Even Forcing His One-Time Supporters To Flee

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NEW YORK — Fatou Camara thought she was safe. The mother of two had built a successful career on Gambian television and had the president’s ear. Then,...

He Could Be The Most Famous Gambian And You Probably Don’t Know Him!

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He parties with the likes of Mayweather, he's celebrated all over Europe and America, and his face is on billboards around the world, yet most Gambians don't...

US Designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist Organization

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The United States on Monday designated Iran’s elite military force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a terrorist organization, ramping up already far-reaching attempts to undermine the Iranian...

A Son, Known for His Kindness, Is Mourned After He Is Bludgeoned to Death

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On an unassuming block of Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side, Bubacarr Camara was murdered on Thursday, bludgeoned to death in broad daylight, the police believe,...

White House Ordered to Restore CNN Reporter Jim Acosta’s Access

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A judge in Washington DC has ordered the White House to return CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press pass after it was revoked by the US Secret Service. The...

Taiwan legalises same sex marriage, first country in Asia

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In what has been touted as the first in Asia, Taiwan’s parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to...

What Would Be President’s Barrow Message to Gambians in UK?

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As President Barrow leaves for the United Kingdom this weekend, it has been announced that he would be meeting the Gambian diaspora in London. We wonder what...

Trump : “We are not nation building again. We are killing terrorists”

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US President Donald Trump said the United States must continue fighting in Afghanistan to avoid the "predictable and unacceptable" results of a rapid withdrawal from the country...

Man Gets 14 Years in Prison for Chopping off Wife’s Hands

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A Russian man, who chopped off both of his wife’s hands with an axe after accusing her of infidelity, was sentenced on Thursday to fourteen years in...

Sibusiso Moyo: Zimbabwe foreign minister dies from Covid-19

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Zimbabwe's Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo has died after succumbing to Covid-19, the government says. Born in 1960, the former army general gained international prominence in 2017, when he...

Court in Bangladesh asks country to remove ‘virgin’ from Muslim marriage certificates

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The word "virgin" must be removed from Muslim marriage certificates in Bangladesh, the country's top court has said, a landmark verdict after campaigners challenged the "humiliating and...

Tunisia’s president dies at 92 after almost five years in power

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Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped guide the north African country’s transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, has died, the presidency said on Thursday. A...

Thousands in Guinea march against president’s possible third term bid

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Thousands took to the streets of Guinea on Thursday in the largest of a series of protests over a suspected effort by President Alpha Conde to seek...

Alieu Bah of Occupy Westfield Also Alleges Police Harassment

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Following the arrest and manhandling of Alieu Gaku, a university student, for taking pictures of the Police, news spread, and among the activists who converged at the...

Alpha Conde’s plan to cling to power starts misfiring as several people are killed...

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At least five people have been killed in Guinea during demonstrations called to oppose a possible change to the constitution that could allow President Alpha Conde to...

‘Belgium to Take in Ivory Coast Ex-President Gbagbo’

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Belgium will take in former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo following a request from the International Criminal Court which freed him from detention earlier, Belgian News Agency...

Pope Francis calls El Paso bishop and thanks him for showing solidarity with George...

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A bishop in Texas received a call of support from Pope Francis after he was pictured kneeling during Black Lives Matter protests that have swept across the...

Jamal Khashoggi: US ‘yet to conclude’ who was behind the murder

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The US is yet to reach a final conclusion on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, officials say, despite reports the CIA believes it was ordered by...

International Participants Accuse the GCCI of Bias

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The international participants of the 12th edition of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Trade Fair have accused the GGCI of favoring local (Gambian) participants. Kariben...