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Gunjur immigration post attack: Police probe gets 8 more suspects arrested

Gunjur immigration post attack: Police probe gets 8 more suspects arrested

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- The police probe into Gunjur immigration post attack has led to the arrest of 8 more suspects, the police said Friday. “A total of 8 suspects have been arrested in connection to the unwarranted attack on the newly inaugurated Immigration post at Gunjur,” the police said in a statement. “The […]

Afrobarometer survey: 75% of Gambians express mistrust of government’s COVID-19 statistics

Afrobarometer survey: 75% of Gambians express mistrust of government’s COVID-19 statistics

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- A new survey conducted by Afrobarometer appeared to show that 75% of Gambians expressed mistrust of the government’s COVID-19 statistics. They believe that some or a lot of resources intended for the pandemic response were lost to government corruption. While some believe that government has been doing well in response […]

Nigerian government blames Asians for the soaring unemployment in Nigeria

Nigerian government blames Asians for the soaring unemployment in Nigeria

EYEAFRICA TV: Abuja, NIGERIA:- The Nigerian government on Wednesday expressed worry that expatriates especially Asians are taking over jobs in the country, saying it is responsible for the soaring number of unemployed youths in the country. The latest report by Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) put the rate of unemployment in the country at 33 […]

Niger: ‘Total mourning’ as 20 pre-school children perish in fire

Niger: ‘Total mourning’ as 20 pre-school children perish in fire

EYEAFRICA TV: Niamey, NIGER:- People in Niger are mourning 20 pre-school children – aged between three and five – trapped in the flames of a horrific fire at a school on the outskirts of the country’s capital, Niamey. The young victims perished on Tuesday when the blaze tore through buildings made of wood and straw […]

Remembering April 14: ‘Worried’ victims doubtful about government’s implementation of TRRC recommendations

Remembering April 14: ‘Worried’ victims doubtful about government’s implementation of TRRC recommendations

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- The victims of human rights violations under the regime of former President Jammeh said they are worried and doubtful about whether the government will fully implement the recommendations of the TRRC. The Victims of Jammeh’s 22-year rule shared their concerns during an online event in commemorating the protesters of April 14th […]

Almost half of women in 57 countries living lives ‘governed by others’, UN report shows

Almost half of women in 57 countries living lives ‘governed by others’, UN report shows

EYEAFRICA TV: New York, US:- Almost half of women in some 57 countries do not have the power to make choices over their healthcare, contraception, or sex lives, a new United Nations report launched on Wednesday, has revealed. According to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA)’s State of World Population report, the lack of bodily autonomy […]

US opposes Somali President’s arbitrary term extension, threatens sanctions

US opposes Somali President’s arbitrary term extension, threatens sanctions

EYEAFRICA TV: Washington DC, US:- The United States is deeply disappointed by Somalia’s decision to approve a legislative bill extending the mandates of the president and parliament by two years, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday. “We have also made clear that the United States does not support mandate extensions without broad […]

UN, partners announce Afghan peace summit will convene in Turkey this month

UN, partners announce Afghan peace summit will convene in Turkey this month

EYEAFRICA TV: New York, USA:- The UN together with Turkey, and Qatar, announced on Tuesday that a high-level conference aimed at ending decades of conflict in Afghanistan will go ahead beginning on 24 April, bringing together representatives of both the Afghan Government and the Taliban. The talks are due to run through 4 May, known […]

Leader of Mali’s rebel alliance CMA dies from gunshot wounds

Leader of Mali’s rebel alliance CMA dies from gunshot wounds

EYEAFRICA TV: Bamako, MALI:- The leader of Mali’s Tuareg-led rebel alliance has died from gunshot wounds sustained in an attack by unidentified gunmen outside his home on Tuesday, a movement spokesman and Mali’s government said. Sidi Brahim Ould Sidati, president of the Coordination of Azawad Movements (CMA), was shot in the capital Bamako on Tuesday […]

Barrow says IEC’s function demands high independence as he sworn in commission’s Vice Chair

Barrow says IEC’s function demands high independence as he sworn in commission’s Vice Chair

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- President Adama Barrow said it is important that the country has an independent and impartial electoral body to conduct free and fair elections. The Gambian leader made the remarks on Tuesday at the swearing-in ceremony of the Vice-Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission, Mr Joseph Colley, at State House. While […]

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