Talks continue as no firm date set for Yahya Jammeh to leave country after Adama Barrow sworn into office as president on Thursday in Senegal
Jan 20, 2017
Longtime dictator Yahya Jammeh has refused to accept his December election loss and make way for newly elected Gambian president Adama Barrow
Jan 19, 2017
UN Mali mission is already the most dangerous in the world, with more than 100 peacekeepers killed since 2013
Jan 18, 2017
The jet was on a mission against Boko Haram
Jan 17, 2017
As Exxon CEO, secretary of state nominee did business with corrupt leaders of oil-rich countries, human rights groups say
Jan 15, 2017
Nigeria, eyeing infrastructure investment, is latest country to embrace Beijing; Taiwanese trade office cut to ‘skeleton staff’
Jan 12, 2017
The controversial South African president holds influence that will be a major determinant for the next boss of the African Union and the next leader of South Africa’s ruling party
Jan 02, 2017
The San people have lived in what is now South Africa for thousands of years, but colonialism pushed them to the edge of extinction. Now, the success of a long-delayed but crucial land claim is giving them a way forward
Dec 28, 2016
The Square Kilometre Array will be the world’s most powerful radio telescope, opening new frontiers in our understanding of the universe. But the builders have to contend with an unforgiving climate and other formidable challenges first
Dec 22, 2016
Along with a promising lode of talent in Africa, MLB-sponsored camps are unearthing lots of unexpected passion for the game
Dec 21, 2016
Geoffrey York is The Globe and Mail's Africa correspondent.
He has been a foreign correspondent for the newspaper since 1994, including seven years as the Moscow Bureau Chief and seven years as the Beijing Bureau Chief.
He is a veteran war correspondent who has covered war zones since 1992 in places such as Somalia, Sudan, Chechnya, Iraq and Afghanistan. He is the author of three books, including two books on aboriginal issues in Canada.
He has received several journalistic awards, including a National Magazine Award and two National Newspaper Awards.