Feb 21, 2017

Bodies of 74 migrants heading to Europe wash up in Libya

At least 74 bodies of African migrants have washed ashore in western Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said Tuesday, the latest tragedy at sea along a perilous trafficking route to Europe. The bodies were found near the western Libyan city of Zawiya on Monday, ...

Jan 20, 2017

Crisis in Gambia

Yayha Jammeh, who lost Gambia's presidential election last month, should honor the people's will by stepping down.

Gambia's shock presidential victor hails new era

Dec 3, 2016

Gambia's shock presidential victor hails new era

Opposition candidate Adama Barrow hailed a “new Gambia” Friday after he pulled off a stunning presidential election victory, putting an end to the 22-year rule of Yahya Jammeh. Jammeh — who has been frequently accused over the years of suppressing his opponents — conceded ...

Nov 26, 2016

Fidel Castro's military forays in Africa

Back in the 1970s at the height of the Cold War, the small Caribbean nation of Cuba went to war thousands of miles away in the battlefields of Angola and Ethiopia, leaving thousands dead. Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died late Friday, was convinced ...