Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to top UN court
Myanmar has submitted its first report to the International Court of Justice on steps it has taken to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims, the UN's top court said Monday.
Bangladeshi imam dies from coronavirus in Gambia
An itinerant Muslim imam from Bangladesh has died in The Gambia after preaching in several other countries, becoming the tiny West African nation's first coronavirus fatality, the health ministry said.
Countries harp on science-based action for hazardous wastes elimination
Faced with the dangers of hazardous chemicals, representatives of about 11 African countries have canvassed for improve capacity and interface between science
Lebanon 'regrets' loss of UN voting privilege
Crisis-hit Lebanon on Saturday said it "regrets" being among seven countries stripped by the United Nations of voting privileges in the General Assembly for failing to pay their dues.
Coalition opposes legislation on fake news, hate speech in Africa
A coalition of 47 organisations has urged African countries contemplating fake news and hate speech laws including Nigeria, Ethiopia, Cameroon and The Gambia to drop policies and legislations that could affect their citizen's freedom of opinion and expression. "We hereby call on the respective policy-making institutions and agencies in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gambia, Nigeria, and other…
Jighere, Anwuli win 2019 Mindgames scrabble, chess titles
Former world scrabbless champion, Wellington Jighere and current number one chess player in Nigeria, Daniel Anwuli has won the scrabble and chess events of the 2019 Mindgames Championship, which ended at the Lagos Country Club at the weekend.
Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambian players for 2019 Mindgames Scrabble Championship
As part of efforts to create more awareness about board games in Nigeria, players from Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, and Sierra Leone have been listed for the third edition of the Mindgames Scrabble Championship slated for the Lagos Country Club from November 8 to 10.
Gambia surprise highly-rated Morocco in Africa Cup warm-up
Morocco, one of the favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, suffered a surprise 1-0 warm-up match loss in Marrakech Wednesday to non-qualifiers the Gambia. The unexpected outcome can partly be explained by Morocco coach Herve Renard making numerous substitutions in the first of two friendly fixtures before heading to Egypt for the…
FG, Gambian group sign aviation safety pact
The Federal Government yesterday signed an agreement with Banjul Accord Group Aviation Safety Oversight Organisation (BAGASOO) on aviation safety. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, reiterated the nation’s commitment to a safer airspace. The organisation, which is responsible for the enhancement of safety in seven member countries, Nigeria, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Cape Verde and…
African lady golfers dig in for Challenge Trophy
Who will wear the crown? This is the question lady golfers from across Africa will answer on Sunday at the Ikeja Golf Club, venue of a tournament tagged, West & Central Africa Challenge Trophy. It is the property of the Ladies Golfers Association of Nigeria (LGAN) in partnership with Lagos State Golf Association with the…