First act as president: Trump issues executive order on Obamacare

Donald Trump has taken his first steps as president, signing an executive order which targets the signature health care reforms of his predecessor. His proclamation ordered agencies to ease the economic burden of the laws...

Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves The Gambia

Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. Mr Jammeh was defeated in December's election by Adama Barrow but he went...

I’ll step down – Yahya Jammeh

The Gambia's long-term leader Yahya Jammeh says he will step down, after refusing to accept defeat in elections. In an announcement on state TV, he said it was "not necessary that a single drop of...

Trump sworn in as US president

Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th President of the United State of America Friday in  a historic transfer of power amidst violent protests. Trump’s taking of the oath of office marks the...

Mexican drug lord El Chapo extradited to US

Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited to the US, the Mexican governments announced on Thursday. He arrived in New York on a flight from Ciudad Juarez. Mr Guzman, who could face...

Trump’s inauguration today

Donald Trump has arrived in Washington -- and he's going to be here for at least four years. The reality of the moment, that the real estate mogul and reality show star will recite the...

ECOWAS gives Jammeh last chance to resign

West African leaders have given Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered The Gambia. Mr Jammeh has been given until noon on Friday to leave office or be forced out...

Barrow sworn in; Jammeh stays put

Adama Barrow has been sworn in as The Gambia’s new president at the country’s embassy in Senegal. His investiture which took place Thursday afternoon was graced by diplomats and officials of the Economic Community of...

Botswana ‘no longer recognizes Jammeh’ as President

The Government of Botswana has said in a statement that it no longer recognises Yahya Jammeh as the President of The Gambia. The statement issued in Gaborone on Thursday, January 19 titled: “RE: THE GAMBIA...

Gambia holds Barrow’s inauguration in Senegal

The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow will be inaugurated at 4pm today, Thursday January 19, at The Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal.   You are all welcome to my inauguration today 4pm at The #Gambian embassy in...