GAMBIAN President Yahya Jammeh defied a noon ultimatum to step down yesterday after troops from regional bloc Ecowas entered the country overnight.
And his chief of defence staff abandoned him last night, pledging loyalty to the would-be new leader Adama Barrow.
Saturday 21st Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
BRITS joined worldwide protests yesterday calling for “bridges not walls” as Donald Trump was sworn in as US president.
Taking shot at the billionaire’s pledge to build a wall along the US border with Mexico, protesters took a stand against Mr Trump’s...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SCOTTISH National Party fury directed at Jeremy Corbyn before and after his speech in Glasgow is understandable because the SNP fears a left-influenced Labour revival in Scotland.
The SNP achieved a position of dominance in Scotland by dint of opposing New Labour’s imperialist...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
In 2017, there should be absolutely no reason why women should find it any more difficult to rise through the ranks of politics and stand for office, argues Sarah Champion
posted by Morning Star in Features
The fast approaching February elections will decide whether Ecuador continues on a path of social progress and development or reverts to old patterns of inequality and exploitation, says KEN LIVINGSTONE
Exceptional Daily Worker & Morning Star reporter MIKE AMBROSE (1942-2017) was much admired and will be sorely missed, writes John Haylett
If this article was published in Turkey, STEVE SWEENEY could be jailed, tortured and beaten
REGIONAL newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror announced plans yesterday to sack 77 journalists in a “restructuring” of its operations.
The group said it would create 44 new jobs in its online media activities — including 17 video journalists and producer roles —...
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn added his voice to the trade union campaign to halt proposed jobcentre closures across Britain on his visit to Scotland yesterday.
Civil servants’ union PCS national president Janice Godrich said members have been “overwhelmed” by the level...
Cuba’s literacy campaign was one of the major achievements of the revolution. Its success continues today, writes SUSAN PIPER