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President Erdogan named ‘2020 Global Muslim Personality of the Year’

President Erdogan named ‘2020 Global Muslim Personality of the Year’

EYEAFRICA TV: Ankara, TURKEY:- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been named the ‘2020 Global Muslim Personality of the Year’, by a Nigerian Islamic newspaper for the third year in a row. Erdogan was declared winner of the 2020 Global Muslim Personality Award, tagged #MNAwards2020, by Rasheed Abubakar, the publisher of Muslim News Nigeria. The […]

After 2-week captivity: 42 abducted from Nigerian school freed

After 2-week captivity: 42 abducted from Nigerian school freed

EYEAFRICA TV: Mina, NIGERIA:- At least 42 people including 27 students who were abducted two weeks ago from a boarding school in northern Nigeria have been freed, official says The chief press secretary for the Niger state governor, Mary Noel-Berje, told the Associated Press on Saturday that those released have arrived in the state capital, […]

Turkey rescues 29 migrants brutally beaten by Greek soldiers

Turkey rescues 29 migrants brutally beaten by Greek soldiers

EYEAFRICA TV: Ankara, TURKEY:- At least 29 irregular migrants trying to reach Europe were brutally beaten by Greek soldiers and pushed back to Turkey, according to the statement published by the Turkish Defense Ministry Saturday. “The migrants, who were beaten with wooden sticks, were trapped on a small islet near the banks of the Meriç […]

UNHCR seeks US$164 million for displaced Central Africans

UNHCR seeks US$164 million for displaced Central Africans

EYEAFRICA TV: Geneva, SWITZERLAND:- UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR has on Friday launched a US$164 million appeal to provide life-saving assistance and protection to nearly 1.5 million uprooted Central Africans, including 210,000 who fled a new bout of violence related to the December 2020 presidential elections. “With no end in sight to the violence fueling the […]

Gambia’s Dr. Ismaila Ceesay gets nominated for Eminent Peace Ambassador award

Gambia’s Dr. Ismaila Ceesay gets nominated for Eminent Peace Ambassador award

EYAFRICA TV: Abuja, NIGERIA:- Gambian scholar-politician, Dr. Ismaila Ceesay, has been nominated for the award of Eminent Peace Ambassador by the International Association of World Peace Advocates, (IAWPA), a global non-governmental organization affiliated to the United Nations Global Compact. The CA party leader was nominated for his  “support of sustainable peace” in The Gambia as […]

UN urges Gambia’s political parties to show “flexibility and understanding” to reach consensus

UN urges Gambia’s political parties to show “flexibility and understanding” to reach consensus

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:- UN has on Friday urged all political parties  in The Gambia to show flexibility and understanding to reach a consensus that will allow the embattled draft constitution to be adopted in time. Speaking to reporters after meeting with the Gambian leader, the head of UN office for West Africa and […]

After 14-year absence, Gambia face Ghana in AFCON U20 semi-final

After 14-year absence, Gambia face Ghana in AFCON U20 semi-final

EYEAFRICA TV: Nouadhibou,  MAURITANIA:- After 14 years of absence and waiting, The Gambia will face Ghana in the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semifinals. The young scorpions trashed Central African Republic by 3 goals to 0 in the quarterfinal on Friday to set up another showdown with the young Ghanaian side. Goals from […]

ST Brikama Boyo offers 6-year tuition sponsorship for viral “Cigaretto video” kid

ST Brikama Boyo offers 6-year tuition sponsorship for viral “Cigaretto video” kid

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:-Gambian Superstar ST Brikama Boyo made a surprise visit to the family house of the kid-fan whose video rendition of his Cigaretto song went viral recently. The boy’s name is Hashim Bobo Jallow and lives in Tabokoto with his mom and siblings. Speaking before the family, ST said he was very […]

Senegalese President Macky Sall gets first dose of Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine

Senegalese President Macky Sall gets first dose of Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine

EYEAFRICA TV: Dakar, SENEGAL:-Senegalese President Macky Sall has on Thursday received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm. Head of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council Idrissa Seck, and some members of the government and presidential office staffers were also vaccinated. Addressing the nation after his vaccination, the Senegalese president said that […]

UDP accused of causing major setback as Abuja constitutional talks signal no consensus

UDP accused of causing major setback as Abuja constitutional talks signal no consensus

EYEAFRICA TV: Banjul, THE GAMBIA:-Gambia’s United Democratic Party (UDP) has been accused of causing a major setback as the country’s political leaders gets back home from Nigeria without consensus over the embattled draft constitution. Leaders of 15 political parties have Monday left the country for a 3-day dialogue in Abuja with Goodluck Jonathan, who is […]

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