Ivory Coast: Henri Konan Bedie says he will run in 2020 election

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By Reuters Ivory Coast’s octogenarian former President Henri Konan Bedie will run for office again in presidential elections in October, he said in a statement on Saturday. Bedie’s candidacy...

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...

Golden League Vs The People of Gunjur Intensifies. Gambia’s Sovereignty Questioned

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As anger mounts in Gunjur, concerning the alleged environmental abuse by the Chinese Company Golden League, the youths of the town have vowed to intensify their pressure...

Ecowas urges Mali to re-run disputed elections amid mass protests

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By Reuters West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Saturday called on Mali to re-run some of its contested local elections and convene a government of national unity after...

World Record: 74-year old woman to deliver twins

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A 74-year old woman will deliver twin babies on Thursday in India after being married for 54 years without a child. 70-year-old Indian woman who gave birth to...

Gabon Soldiers Seize National Radio Station in Coup Attempt

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Soldiers in Gabon have attempted a coup, announcing the establishment of a "restoration council" after taking over the national radio station. But the communications minister later on Monday...

El Chapo trial begins in New York City

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The trial of drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán is starting in New York under intense security. Guzmán was arrested in January 2016 after escaping from prison through...

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...

Rape: R Kelly denied bail, faces 195 years in jail

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By DailyMail R Kelly will not be released from prison ahead of his federal court trials a judge ruled on Tuesday. This comes after federal prosecutors revealed that they...

FINDING A SAFER WAY TO A BETTER LIFE WITH BINTOU KAMARA OF AGAID

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Tragedy led to Bintou Kamara founding Global Action for Access to Information & Development (AGAID). Originally from Gambia but now living and working in Paris, Bintou lost...

Man, 41, ‘chokes to death’ in the middle of eating contest

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A man in California died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, collapsed during...

El Chapo’s sad end! Drug lord is sentenced to life behind bars plus another...

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El Chapo has been sentenced to life imprisonment plus 30 years after a dramatic sentencing hearing in Brooklyn where he pleaded for mercy and complained about the...

Relatives fly to Singapore to bring Mugabe home

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Close relatives and government officials flew out of Zimbabwe on Monday to collect the body of ex-president Robert Mugabe from Singapore where he died last week, his...

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...

Mali president Keita meets leader of protest movement

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By CGTN Africa Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has met with the leader of a protest movement that has seen thousands of Malians take to the streets. The Malian...

And he’s 80 years old! Lesotho Prime Minister goes on the run on the...

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The 80-year-old Prime Minister of the tiny African country of Lesotho failed to appear in court of Friday where he was due to be charged with the...

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help

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By Al Jazeera Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining US President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out...

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,...

This Letter Will Make You Cry: The Late Winnie’s letter to Her Late, Ex...

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My Husband, I can only hope that the guards do not completely destroy this letter. I have recently been released from Pretoria central prison. They called me a...

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...