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Top Five Highest Paid African Presidents

Since the Western colonizers left Africa, mainly in the 1960s, the world has been treated to all manner of political contests, some of them disastrous, as African leaders hustle for power. Some have massacred their own people just to gain or retain power, while others have ended up in jail for subverting the will of […]

Photos: Wild jubilation in Zimbabwe as Robert Mugabe resigns as President after 37 years

Wild celebrations are said to have broken out as impeachment proceedings were called to a close, Zimbabwe’s parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda announced. Holocaust survivor, 102, has emotional meeting with nephew he never knew existed Jubilation broke out among MPs when Mudenda told the house, with members and senators seen throwing their hands in the air. […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Gambian president swears in female VP Jallow-Tambajang

President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has officially appointed Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang as his vice-president. The president announced it via his Twitter handle on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Barrow had named her his vice in January this year after beating long-serving Yahya Jammeh in elections last December. The appointment was, however, mired in controversy as the […]