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Gambia beats Angola to reach its first ever Africa Cup of Nations tournament

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The Gambia has reached the final phase of the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time after beating Angola 1-0 on Thursday in...

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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11 African countries report of 501Y.V2 variant – Africa CDC

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday disclosed that some 11 African countries have so far reported the presence...
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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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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...
Fatou Kinteh, Gambian Minister for Women’s Affairs, Children and Social Welfare, joined the Commonwealth Secretary-General in Banjul

Gambia plans to launch national ‘NO MORE’ campaign against domestic violence

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Fatou Kinteh, Gambian Minister for Women’s Affairs, Children and Social Welfare, joined the Commonwealth Secretary-General in Banjul when she made her commitment on Human...
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China dispatches medical team to assist COVID-19 fight in Gambia

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A Chinese medical team departed Sunday from Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, for Gambia on a three-month mission to assist the West...
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The Gambia expresses dismay over U.S. sanctions on ICC officials

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The Gambian government expressed its dismay on Saturday over the U.S. government's decision to impose sanctions on two senior officials of the International Criminal...
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The Gambia lifts quarantine regulation for flight passengers

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The Gambia's Ministry of Tourism announced Friday that flight passengers will no longer be subjected to quarantine, as the West African nation declares its...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

The Gambia reports record 14 daily COVID-19 deaths, with 172 new infections

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The Gambian Health Ministry announced on Wednesday a daily record of 14 COVID-19 related deaths, taking the death toll to 77 since the outbreak...
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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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Government will retool the Ghana Armed Forces to modernise its operations-Veep

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has restated Government's resolve to expand the infrastructural facilities and retool the Ghana Armed Forces in the quest...
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The Gambia reports a daily record of ten COVID-19 related deaths

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The Gambia announced on Thursday a daily record of ten COVID-19 related deaths, along with 79 new confirmed cases, the Ministry of Health said...
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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: No Justice for 2005 Massacre of Migrants

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The families of more than 50 Ghanaian and other West African migrants killed in Gambia and Senegal 15 years ago have yet to learn...
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WACSI condemns the arrest of Mr. Madi Jobarteh

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The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), an institution established to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations in West Africa; the Africans Rising,...
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UN chief appoints new registrar for tribunal, deputy special representative for Iraq

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday appointed Abubacarr Marie Tambadou of Gambia as the new registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal...
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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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Ghanaian president urges local strategies to combat COVID-19 in Africa

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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

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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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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...

More African countries open consulates in Morocco

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As part of activities to promote Africa Unity and deepen the good relationship between African countries , The Kingdom of Morocco has opened...
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Re-open probe into 44 Ghanaians killed in The Gambia – Ablakwa

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Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Ranking Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, has made an urgent appeal to Government to...
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Gambia: Commission Exposes Ex-Dictator’s Alleged Crimes

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Yahya Jammeh Accused of Murder, Torture, Rape A Gambian truth commission has heard testimony that former president Yahya Jammeh was responsible for numerous...
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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...
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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...
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IMF official urges Gambia to strengthen local resource mobilization

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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

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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

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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...