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Gambia: Ex-President Tied to Killing of 59 Migrants

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Testimony Linking Yahya Jammeh to 2005 Murders Demands Justice Testimony before Gambia's truth commission implicating then-president Yahya Jammeh in the summary execution in 2005 of...
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Gambian president and cabinet take COVAX vaccine injection

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Gambian President Adama Barrow, Vice President Isatou Touray, and several cabinet ministers received COVID-19 injection on Wednesday at the State House in Banjul, following...
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Gambia: Truth Commission Hearings on 2005 Migrant Massacre

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More than 50 West Africans Killed Under Ex-President Yahya Jammeh Gambia's Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) will hold hearings at its current session, which...
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Gambian president pleads for national unity and marking 56th anniversary of Independence

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Gambian president Adama Barrow called for national unity on Thursday in Banjul as the West African nation celebrated its 56 years of nationhood since...
Bird Flu

The Gambia bans importation of live birds from Senegal amid bird flu outbreak

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The Gambian Ministry of Agriculture announced on Friday the imposition of a ban on live poultry birds and poultry products from Senegal following the...
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Gambian president urges tolerance, love in Christmas speech

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Gambian president Adama Barrow has called for the continuous peaceful co-existence between Christian community and the Muslim majority through adherence to universal values of...
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Gambians express concerns over high indebtedness

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The Gambian citizens, including the country's well-established economists, have expressed concerns over the rising debt the West African nation continues to owe to both...
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The Gambia reports 113 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

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The Ministry of Health of The Gambia reported on Thursday 113 new COVID-19 cases, which took the total confirmed cases to 2,401 in the...
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Gambia reports record daily COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 2,116

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The Gambian health ministry reported a record 244 COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, making the total registered COVID-19 cases to 2,116 in the West African...
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The Gambia reports daily record of 183 COVID-19 cases with 9 deaths

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Gambian Ministry of Health reported on Sunday a daily record of 183 novel coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases to 1,872 in...
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Gambia registers 66 new COVID-19 cases

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Gambian Ministry of Health reported on Saturday 66 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases to 1,689 in the small continental African...
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Gambia’s COVID-19 cases rise to 1,623 with 50 deaths

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Gambian Ministry of Health reported 67 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,623 in...
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Gambia’s COVID-19 cases rise to 1,477 with 131 new cases confirmed

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The Gambian Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday 131 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 1,477 in the...
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Gambia reports daily record of 9 COVID-19 related deaths

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The Gambia reported on Tuesday a record of nine COVID-19 related death, bringing the death toll to 32 since the beginning of the health...
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The Gambia seeks credible probe into citizen’s death in U.S.

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The Gambia's foreign affairs ministry called strongly on the United States Tuesday to launch a credible investigation into the death of its national Momodou...
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The Gambia to present draft constitution to parliament in August

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The presidency of The Gambia announced Thursday in a statement that the government will present the draft Constitution before the lawmakers in August. ...
Covid Organics

Gambia receives Madagascar’s “COVID-Organics” consignment

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The Gambia Presidency has announced on Tuesday that the government has received a consignment of COVID-Organics from Madagascar to treat patients infected by the...
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Gambian leader pardons 115 prisoners to contain COVID-19

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The Gambian president Adama Barrow has pardoned 115 prisoners from different prisons across the country in a bid to contain the spread of the...
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Gambia gets US$10 million World Bank grant to fight COVID-19

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The World Bank has approved a 10 million U.S. dollar grant for Gambia's COVID-19 response. The grant came from the International Development...
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The Gambia declares state of emergency to contain COVID-19

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President of The Gambia Adama Barrow has declared a state of public emergency throughout the country, starting from Friday and for 21 days, to...
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Gambia set to lose close to US$19.7 million in revenue due to COVID-19

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The finance minister of the Gambia, Mambury Njie, told the National Assembly on Monday the West African country could lose close to 1 billion...
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Gambia suspends officials’ overseas travels to prevent COVID-19

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The Gambia's government has announced in a statement on Friday the suspension of all the overseas travels of the public officials with immediate effect...
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Kunta Kinte’s legacy creates economic boom at his Gambian home

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The descendants and the home village of the enslaved Kunta Kinte from Gambia have been economically benefiting from his historical legacy through booming tourism...
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Gambia vows to arrest ex-leader

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The Gambia's Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Tambadou vowed this Sunday former president Yahya Jammeh will be arrested and prosecuted for crimes...
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The Gambia swears in two Ghanaian judges to ensure judicial independence

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The Gambia's President Adama Barrow on Thursday swore in two Ghanaian judges, Justice Alexander Osei Tutu and Justice Francis Apangabuno Achibonga, as high court...
Africa-China

Chinese embassy donates vehicles to a Gambian municipality

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The Chinese embassy in The Gambia has donated two skip trucks, two pickup trucks and one SUV to Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) in The...
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UN expert on sexual exploitation of children expresses concerns over culture of silence in...

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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, on Tuesday expressed concerns over culture of...
Market

Lack of market challenges Gambian startups

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The lack of market has become a challenge for young Gambian entrepreneurs in the sales of their products despite the fact that entrepreneurship has...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS holds meeting to promote fair trade in region

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The Regional Competition Authority, a trade agency of the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday begins a four-day meeting in Banjul...
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ECOWAS mission in The Gambia assures public safety after Gambia Armed Force shooting in...

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The ECOWAS Mission in the Gambia (ECOMIG) has assured the Gambian population of safety following a shooting incident by a member of the Gambia...