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Gambia: No Justice for 2005 Massacre of Migrants

The families of more than 50 Ghanaian and other West African migrants killed in Gambia and Senegal 15 years ago have yet to learn...

WACSI condemns the arrest of Mr. Madi Jobarteh

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), an institution established to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations in West Africa; the Africans Rising,...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief appoints new registrar for tribunal, deputy special representative for Iraq

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Abubacarr Marie Tambadou of Gambia as the new registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal...
Covid Organics

Gambia receives Madagascar’s “COVID-Organics” consignment

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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Ghanaian president urges local strategies to combat COVID-19 in Africa

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged leaders in Africa to fashion out local strategies to contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak...
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Gambia gets US$10 million World Bank grant to fight COVID-19

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...

Gambia set to lose close to US$19.7 million in revenue due to COVID-19

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

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...

More African countries open consulates in Morocco

As part of activities to promote Africa Unity and deepen the good relationship between African countries , The Kingdom of Morocco has opened...
Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

Re-open probe into 44 Ghanaians killed in The Gambia – Ablakwa

Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Ranking Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, has made an urgent appeal to Government to...
Yahya Jammeh

Gambia: Commission Exposes Ex-Dictator’s Alleged Crimes

Yahya Jammeh Accused of Murder, Torture, Rape A Gambian truth commission has heard testimony that former president Yahya Jammeh was responsible for numerous...

UN expert on sexual exploitation of children expresses concerns over culture of silence in...

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...

ECOWAS mission in The Gambia assures public safety after Gambia Armed Force shooting in...

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

IMF official urges Gambia to strengthen local resource mobilization

The Deputy Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Zhang Tao, on Monday urged the Gambian government to strengthen its local resource mobilization schemes...
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Gambia Endorses Agreement on African Free Trade

Gambia's National Assembly on Monday ratified the agreement that seeks to establish African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Lamin Jobe, Gambia's trade minister, while presenting...
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World Bank signs US$66 million energy grant to The Gambia

The World Bank signed Wednesday a 66-million-U.S. dollar grant agreement, through its International Development Association (IDA), with The Gambia to provide access to grid-connected...

Gambia renewable energy programme: European to support with US$161 Million

First country in the world to ensure all its 1,100 rural schools and health centres will benefit from reliable energy supply using...

The Gambia, Mauritania sign MOUs on fisheries, bilateral ties

The Gambia and Mauritania have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to promote bilateral cooperation as well as investment in the area of maritime and...
Senegambia Bridge

The Gambia opens bridge to connect north and south Senegal

The Gambia inaugurated on Monday Senegambia Bridge which links the northern and southern parts of Senegal at a ceremony attended by Gambian President Adama...
African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat (L) shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting in Beijing on February 8, 2018.

Nation State vs Ethnicity: AU Chairman and African Leaders Congratulate China’s “Dark Side” of...

China is Making History with Moon Landing Senegalese President Macky Sall congratulated China for the success of its Chang’e-4 mission to deploy a lunar rover...

More Than Half Of Gambians Want Governments Of Ghana And Gambia To Jointly Investigate...

More than half of Gambians are advocating for a fresh probe into circumstances that led to the death of some 44 Ghanaians in Gambia,...

ITC, SDF To Offer Mini-Loan Schemes To Empower Young Gambian Entrepreneurs

The International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Gambia Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and the Social Development Fund (SDF), a non-profit organization, today announced the launch of...

Ivory Coast, Ghana, Gambia, others emerge winners at African Chefs United HAAPI Festival 2018

The Association of Professional Chefs Nigeria in partnership with African Chefs United has organized the 2018 Hospitality All African People Imbizo in Lagos. Festival...

UK and African MPs To Fight Human Trafficking And Modern Slavery

A UK parliamentary delegation will meet with MPs from across Africa from 27 - 31 August 2018 to exchange ideas and build capacity on...

Gambia: Nigerian Peacekeeper Dies Over Poor Health

The ECOWAS military intervention in the Gambia (ECOMIG) command announced Thursday the death of Nigerian peacekeeper Abubakar Abdullahi due to irregular breathing. ECOMIG Commander Colonel...
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World Bank approves US$41 million grant for Gambia

The World Bank announced on Thursday that it has approved the sum of 41 million U.S. dollars for the government of Gambia as a...
Adama Barrow

The Gambia needs to partner with China on irrigation – President

The Gambian President Adama Barrow told Xinhua on Wednesday that his country would like to partner with China to advance agriculture through year-around irrigation...

ECOWAS continues to monitor The Gambia

The ECOWAS ambassador to The Gambia Vabah Gayflo said on Thursday that the regional body is continuing to monitor the political environment in the...
Kwaku Agyemang-manu

African countries encourage to safeguard health of citizens

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has called for stronger collaboration and networking among African countries, to sustain the momentum for the harmonisation...

Gambia to put up candidate for ECOWAS Presidency

Gambia will put up a candidate to vie for presidential seat of the regional bloc Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) following the...