ECOWAS, others donate kits for protection of children in Senegal
As part of an effort to support the project for the Protection of Child Victims of Violations known as (PAPEV), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has donated kits and sanitary materials to victims in Senegal. ECOWAS in partnership with the Regional Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)…
The Smallest Countries In Africa
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.3 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.3 billion people as of 2018, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population. All of the five smallest African…
ECO: Designed for integration, dogged by mutual suspicion
The announcement of the takeoff of ECOWAS Currency, ECO, would have inspired mutual applause and unreserved general commendations.
Yoruba nation under the siege of linguistic slavery
I was wondering what offense would a five-year-old girl have committed to deserve such a heavy spank. I watched her scurried away from her mother to the far corner of her bed, looking petrified.
Want An Experience With Nature? Think ‘The Gambia’
The Gambia is known as “The Smiling Coast of Africa” because it is one of the happiest places to be in the world. Asides its golden sand beaches, gorgeous resorts and rich history, the people of Gambia are absolutely friendly. Here are a few things to do while visiting: Where to stay The Gambia has…
Nigerians and the xenophobes
If William Shakespeare lived in the 21st century, Shylock might not have made the foil to Antonio. After all, with the prodigious inroads of the Jews into every realm of human endeavour- ranging from the arts to the sciences and high-profile businesses - the respect they have earned would have served as an impregnable bulwark…
Back from the dead, Akwa stuns Hawks in Banjul
They were written off after losing 1-2 to visiting Hawks of The Gambia in Uyo, but Akwa United confounded all their critics yesterday when they went to Banjul to record a fantastic 2-0 win. Many who watched the first leg at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in o knew that the Udom Emmanuel boys had it…
Akwa United’s defeat by Hawks a minor blip, says Ubong Friday
Akwa United surprisingly lost its opening game of the CAF Confederation Cup 1-2 to Hawks of The Gambia at home last weekend. The defeat came despite the fact that the Uyo-based team dominated possession throughout the game. And now, for the team to remain in the competition, Akwa United must beat Hawks in Banjul by…
Gambia's Jammeh 'stole $50m', assets frozen
The Gambia's longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh stole at least $50-million from the state, the country's justice minister said Monday, in the first major anti-corruption move by the country's new president.
Gambia celebrates Barrow's inauguration
February 18 is also the anniversary of The Gambia's independence from Britain, but many are also calling the day the birth of a third republic following the ousting of Yahya Jammeh at the ballot box.