Month: January 2017

New President Adam Barrow arrived from Senegal to the capital Banjul in The Gambia today. The United Nations has deployed officials to Gambia to help ensure a smooth transition from former President Yahya Jammeh’s government to that of incoming President Adama Barrow, according to Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas, the special representative of the U.N. secretary-general […]

All is now set for the annual African Leadership magazine ( Persons of the Year 2016 event billed to hold in Pretoria, South Africa. The event, which is aimed at preserving African Leadership Magazine’s tradition of celebrating exemplary leadership as well as individuals who contributed to shaping the global perception of the African continent, will […]

Gambia’s defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announced early Saturday he will cede power, after hours of last-ditch talks with regional leaders and the threat that a regional military force would forcibly remove him. “I believe it is not necessary that a single drop of blood be shed,” Jammeh said in a brief statement on state television. […]

Loalwa Braz, the Brazilian singer best known for the 1980s hit Lambada, has been found dead in a burnt-out car in Brazil. Local police confirmed it was Braz, but the circumstances of her death are unknown.The singer, who was 63, was discovered close to her home in Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro state. International hit Lambada was […]

Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia to ensure Adama Barrow assumes power as the country’s new president, a Senegalese army spokesman has said. It comes shortly after Mr Barrow took the oath of office at The Gambia’s embassy in the capital of Senegal. He has been recognised internationally. But strongman Yahya Jammeh has refused to […]

  Nigerian-born, Ghana based singer Tosin Ajibadeknown as Mr Eazi, has issued an apology to his Nigerian fans following his comment made on Twitter. Yesterday, the ‘Skintight’ singer took to twitter to say ‘Ghana’s influence on present day “Naija Sound” cannot be overemphasised’. A statement which many Nigerians on Twitter didn’t find funny as they lashed back […]

  Adama Barrow Gambia President-Elect Adama Barrow, a successful property developer who has never held public office, is still in limbo after his a shock victory in The Gambia’s elections.  Mr Barrow’s opponent Yahya Jammeh, had ruled the country for more than two decades.  Before the 51-year-old was chosen in September as the candidate to […]

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