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Gambia’s electoral boss warns Jammeh

  Gambia’s electoral commission chief Alieu Momar Njie has warned President Yahya Jammeh against his bid to overturn the election result. Mr Njie told the veteran ruler that his U-turn after conceding defeat will not change the fact that he …

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Gambia: Jammeh rejects election result, winner kicks

A week after conceding defeat by his opponent in the presidential election, Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result.   Citing abnormalities, Jammeh who lost to Adama Borrow of the opposition said he rejected the result after a thorough …

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Trump names Ben Carson as housing secretary

United States President-elect Donald Trump on Monday chose Ben Carson, the mild-mannered retired neurosurgeon who challenged him for the Republican nomination, to turn around troubled US inner cities as secretary of housing and urban development. Carson, an African American who …

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4 quit after Oklahoma veteran with maggots in wound dies

  Bra The Oklahoma veterans center in Talihina. The Oklahoma veterans center in Talihina. TALIHINA, Okla. – Four staff members have resigned from a southeastern Oklahoma veterans facility rather than face the possibility of getting fired, after a resident was …

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Gambian Election: Jammeh accepts defeat

  Gambian ruler Yayah Jammeh has conceded defeat to rival Adama Barrow after the presidential polls, an aide to the Information Minister tells media on condition of anonymity on Friday. The electoral commission is yet to announce the final election …

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Saudi prince seeks to end ban on women driving

An outspoken billionaire Saudi prince has called for an “urgent” end to his country’s ban on women driving, saying it is a matter not just of rights but of economic necessity. “Stop the debate: Time for women to drive,” Prince …

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