The Gambia, Jammeh and the Proverbial Bull in a China Shop

[Guardian] The Gambia, a small West African country with some 1.9 million people is an agriculturally fertile land famous for tourism, especially its attractive beaches. But from 1994, the country became notorious under the repressive and brutish gover…

[Guardian] The Gambia, a small West African country with some 1.9 million people is an agriculturally fertile land famous for tourism, especially its attractive beaches. But from 1994, the country became notorious under the repressive and brutish government of an eccentric army lieutenant who transmuted to a civilian President, through four controversial multi-party elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Buhari Asks France to Help Africa Overcome Its Challenges

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has said the partnership between the African continent and France has yielded fruits in so many positive ways but that France can do more to help Africa overcome its challenges.

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has said the partnership between the African continent and France has yielded fruits in so many positive ways but that France can do more to help Africa overcome its challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army Kills 10 Suspected Boko Haram Members

[Guardian] Ten terrorists were at the weekend killed by the Military, while the Niger State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrested two suspected terrorists. However, three soldiers lost their lives in the battle, with …

[Guardian] Ten terrorists were at the weekend killed by the Military, while the Niger State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrested two suspected terrorists. However, three soldiers lost their lives in the battle, with 27 others sustaining injuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Harmattan Haze – Lagos Urges Motorists to Drive Carefully

[This Day] The Lagos State Government yesterday reiterated the need for all road users particularly drivers to drive carefully on the road by observing the speed limit and other road/traffic signs on highways in order to reduce accidents to the barest …

[This Day] The Lagos State Government yesterday reiterated the need for all road users particularly drivers to drive carefully on the road by observing the speed limit and other road/traffic signs on highways in order to reduce accidents to the barest minimum, especially during the current Harmattan haze which definitely limits the broad view of drivers to see far distance on the road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Passport Acquisition in Ghana ‘Will Be Made Easy’

[Ghana Star] President Akufo-Addo’s nominee for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has said she will make the process of acquiring passports in the country easy if cleared by Parliament to be the minister.

[Ghana Star] President Akufo-Addo's nominee for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has said she will make the process of acquiring passports in the country easy if cleared by Parliament to be the minister.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana