Author: Musa Saidykhan


Here Is Trump’s Mug Shot

Kate Murphy – Producer It’s a presidential portrait that’s sure to go down in history. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia publicly released a mug shot of former president Donald Trump, inmate no. P01135809, after he was booked at the facility Thursday evening on 13 felony counts stemming from his alleged […]



             AS AFRICAN & DIASPORA ARTISTS GO HEAD-TO-HEAD AT TRACE AWARDSGLOBAL APPEAL OF AFRO-CENTRIC MUSIC IN THE SPOTLIGHT AS NOMINATIONS & VOTING GO LIVE TODAY  Press Release Johannesburg, South Africa – Global music powerhouse and Afro-music tastemaker Trace has revealed the nominees for the first ever Trace Awards in Africa, a […]


Malian Junta Named Keita Special Advisor

Legendary Malian Singer Salif Keita/ image The leader of Mali’s military junta has appointed the country’s legendary Afropop singer as a special advisor. Salif Keita, 73, had earlier resigned from the junta’s transitional parliamentary council. The appointment of the man popularly referred to as “the Golden Voice of Africa” was […]


International Criminal Accountability for Yahya Jammeh’s Administration: The Gambia-ECOWAS Court

by Owiso Owiso and Sharon Nakandha January 2023 marked six years since former President of The Gambia Yahya Jammeh fled the country for Equatorial Guinea following an unexpected electoral defeat to the opposition coalition led by Adama Barrow. This political transition forced The Gambia to embark on an unprecedented transitional […]


A True Pan-African Has Fallen

“Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un – From Allah we come and to Him is our return.” We have lost a great friend of The Gambia, a huge personality and dedicated writer and commentator on Gambian political, social and legal affairs. The brilliant Pan-Africanist and entertaining journalist and educator, Comrade […]