The Independent Jan 24, 2017

  • COMMENT: Water as a force for peace

      COMMENT: By Sundeep Waslekar Countries that share riparian systems need regional security arrangements to preserve it The changing of the guard on the 38th floor of the United Nations building in New York, with António Guterres taking over for Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary-Genera...

 
The Independent Jan 24, 2017

  • UN Security Council renews call for more troops in South Sudan

    United Nations, United States | AFP |  The UN Security Council stepped up calls Monday for regional troops in South Sudan, to help a UN contingent already there stem ongoing violence and stave off a brewing humanitarian crisis. Olof Skoog, UN ambassador from Sweden, which holds t...

 
New Vision Jan 24, 2017

 
Daily Monitor Jan 23, 2017

 
The Independent Jan 23, 2017

  • Gambian president announces ex-Jammeh minister as VP pick

    Banjul, Gambia | AFP |  Gambian President Adama Barrow has chosen a former minister of longtime leader Yahya Jammeh as vice-president, a spokesman said Monday. Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang is often described as the woman who persuaded The Gambia’s divided opposition parties to club...

 
Daily Monitor Jan 23, 2017

 
Daily Monitor Jan 23, 2017

  • Exiled strongman Jammeh 'plundered' Gambia coffers

    A West African military force entered The Gambia Sunday -- greeted by cheers from relieved residents -- to provide security and allow Barrow, who has been in neighbouring Senegal for more than a week, to return and take power