Friday Dec 6
World mourns Mandela, struggles to find the words
For most of the world, his name is synonymous with courage and perseverance. Leaders and citizens, athletes and artists remembered Nelson Mandela on Friday - though many struggled to find words big enough to describe the man who changed the face of South Africa and inspired a continent and a world: a colossus, a father figure, a giant baobab tree ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Black Homosexual taking a Stand against Africa and SF City Hall
As a Black homosexual who has lived in The City since 1960, I have observed the blatant marginalization and disrespect of Blacks by City Hall that I now suspect has been going on for several administrations.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The China Post
Gambia ended ties over money: ambassador
The government's rejection of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's request for financial aid was the main reason the African nation severed ties with Taiwan, the nation's former ambassador to The Gambia said yesterday.
Gambia: Multi-Million Dalasi Solar Company for Gambia Soon
After a decade of successful operations in The Gambia through its collaboration with President Yahya Jammeh Foundation for Peace , Dutch-based charity, Amsterdam-Dakar Challenge, is poised to establish a multi-million dalasi Solar Company in The Gambia in March 2014.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Gambia: Man Arrested for 'Insulting' Jammeh
Mass Kah, a messenger at the privately-owned Foroyaa newspaper was on November 14, 2013, arrested by police over allegations of denigrating and insulting Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Ex-ambassador to Gambia reports on severance of diplomatic ties
Samuel Chen and two other foreign affairs official returned to Taiwan on Wednesday and reported to Foreign Minister David Lin on the West African country's abrupt termination of diplomatic relations with Taiwan.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The China Post
Diplomatic staff await censure over Gambia
Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Tuesday the government will conduct a review and discipline diplomatic personnel stationed in The Gambia after the West African state caught Taiwan by surprise when it abruptly severed diplomatic ties.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Taiwan kicks out Gambian ambassador after recognition withdrawn
Gambia cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan last week, raising questions about whether Taipei 's old foe Beijing intervened or Taiwan's own aid to the West African country fell short.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The China Post
MOFA continues efforts to maintain Gambian ties
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has continued efforts via formal diplomatic channels to maintain the Republic of China's official relations with The Gambia, one of the nation's few African allies, as the ministry has not yet received official notification of suspension of bilateral ties and neither of the two sides has announced plans to shut down ... (more)
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The China Post
Gambia severs diplomatic ties with ROC
Taiwan's African ally The Gambia announced its intention to cut diplomatic ties with the Republic of China with immediate effect, according to a statement released by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's office on Thursday.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Gambia breaks off diplomatic ties with Taiwan
Gambia on Thursday announced that it had abruptly broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan, established over the past 18 years, for reasons to do with the "national strategic interest".
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Can Britain leave the Commonwealth?
My dad used to tell me that when he was a foreign correspondent in the 1960s he was once assigned to the Gambia where, upon arriving at the airport, some man started trying to sell him a watch.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Gambia: President Jonathan Commissions New Embassy Building
The posh Nigeria High Commission and chancery complex on Bertil Hadrding Highway was officially commissioned by President Goodluck Jonathan of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at a colourful ceremony Saturday.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Africa: Africa's Demand for UN Security Council Reform
President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and his Gambian counterpart, Yahya Jammeh, on Saturday in Banjul, Gambia, re-stated Africa's demand for the urgent reformation of the United Nations, according to a Nigerian presidency press statement, received here by PANA.