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...

Another Warning By The UN, To Intending Migrants.

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The UN has said that both migrants and civilians face a severe risk of kidnap, torture and execution by armed groups in Libya. In a report published in...

Kenyan MP demands law to combat FARTING on planes

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A Kenyan MP has demanded a law to combat farting on planes as she believes it can cause 'discomfort and insecurity on board' flights. Lilian Achieng Gogo made...

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...

Taiwan Protests Exclusion from WHO Annual Conference

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Taiwan on Tuesday protested against not being invited to the World Health Organisation’s annual conference in Geneva this month following pressure from China. Taiwan, officially the Republic of...

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...

Burundi’s incoming president vows to unite nation isolated over rights abuses

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By Reuters Burundi’s incoming president Evariste Ndayishimiye was sworn in on Thursday after the sudden death of predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza, and he pledged to unite a country that...

Gunman killed in attack on Mali hotel hosting EU mission

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Bamako (AFP) - Gunmen stormed a hotel hosting an EU military training mission in Mali's capital, before one was killed by security guards, the government and a...

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...

Gambia: Release peaceful protesters and community members arbitrarily detained

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Source : Amnesty International - http://bit.ly/1YDP8VL Gambian authorities must release peaceful protesters and community members, including a man in his 70s, who were arbitrarily arrested and detained...

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is charged with the murder and manslaughter of George...

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Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been taken into custody over the death of black man George Floyd, four days after he was seen kneeling on his...

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...

INDIA: Woman sets herself on fire after being gang-raped

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A traumatised woman set herself on fire after her father sold her for £100 to a 'keeper' who gang-raped her with his friends. The victim, who is in...

Gambia’s Fatou Bensouda adds her Voice to Recent Escalations in The Israel Palestine Conflict

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Gambia’s Fatou Bensouda adds her Voice to Recent Escalations in The Israel Palestine Conflict The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, (ICC) Fatou Bensouda called for an...

The Gambia Returnees Association Up in Arms Against President Barrow

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Following President's Barrow's interview at Chatham House, in which he cited his return and eventual success as a result of not overstaying in UK, The Gambia Returnees...

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...

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...

Woman cuts off her cheating ex-husband’s genitals before telling him ‘If I can’t have...

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A woman seduced her ex-husband before cutting off his penis and testicles, dousing them in acid and flushing them down the toilet after finding out he had...

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...

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...