Buhari-Led Gambia Talks Deadlocked

[This Day] An ECOWAS delegation to Gambia led by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday left the country with peace talks inconclusive. It was a last-ditch attempt to persuade Gambia’s longtime leader, Yahaya Jammeh, to step down and allow last…

[This Day] An ECOWAS delegation to Gambia led by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday left the country with peace talks inconclusive. It was a last-ditch attempt to persuade Gambia's longtime leader, Yahaya Jammeh, to step down and allow last December's election winner, Adama Barrow, to be inaugurated this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Big Brother Naija Debuts On GOtv

[Leadership] GOtv subscribers will, for the first time, have the opportunity to watch Big Brother Naija, the runaway hit reality show returning after a decade. The show, which kicks off on January 22, will air on GOtv Channel 29, a 24/7 channel dedicat…

[Leadership] GOtv subscribers will, for the first time, have the opportunity to watch Big Brother Naija, the runaway hit reality show returning after a decade. The show, which kicks off on January 22, will air on GOtv Channel 29, a 24/7 channel dedicated to it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CAR Launches Plan to End Humanitarian, Financial Crises

[Deutsche Welle] The UN and the Central African Republic have unveiled a new three-year humanitarian response plan. More than 2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance.

[Deutsche Welle] The UN and the Central African Republic have unveiled a new three-year humanitarian response plan. More than 2 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

How I Escaped Death in the Congo

[East African] BOOK SERIALISATION: This first instalment of a three-part series from Sir Mohinder Dhillon’s trilogy, My Camera, My Life, reflects on the region’s past and present. The excerpts recount the journalist’s ordeal as he faced a firing squad in DR Congo and his meeting with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin The excerpts turn all the clichés about East Africa’s past and present on their head. Compiled By Kingwa Kamencu

[East African] BOOK SERIALISATION: This first instalment of a three-part series from Sir Mohinder Dhillon's trilogy, My Camera, My Life, reflects on the region's past and present. The excerpts recount the journalist's ordeal as he faced a firing squad in DR Congo and his meeting with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin The excerpts turn all the clichés about East Africa's past and present on their head. Compiled By Kingwa Kamencu

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

President-elect Barrow Leaves Gambia For Talks as Mediation Fails

[Al Jazeera] Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has travelled to Mali’s capital to meet leaders attending a summit jointly hosted by France in Mali as uncertainty grows over Gambia’s political crisis.

[Al Jazeera] Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has travelled to Mali's capital to meet leaders attending a summit jointly hosted by France in Mali as uncertainty grows over Gambia's political crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Panthers in Trouble As Underdog Newbies Force a Draw

[allAfrica] Gabon paid the price for not closing out the game when they were held to a 1-1 draw by plucky minnows Guinea-Bissau in their opening match of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Libreville on Saturday.

[allAfrica] Gabon paid the price for not closing out the game when they were held to a 1-1 draw by plucky minnows Guinea-Bissau in their opening match of the 2017 African Nations Cup finals in Libreville on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Gabon