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GAMBIA: President Barrow off to Nigeria and three ECOWAS countries on...

Gambian leader Adama Barrow is expected to leave the shores of Banjul today to destinations in West Africa. The President will visit Nigeria, Sierra...

Breaking News: Yahya Jammeh discloses plans of going into agriculture

Gambia's exiled former leader Yahya Jammeh has reportedly disclosed plans to take up farming "full time". Quoting the Jeune Afrique newspaper, a BBC report...

ECOMIG gets new mandate as some troops withdraw

The Economic Community of West African States' Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG) is withdrawing some troops as it implements a new mandate that began...

No immunity deal agreed upon for Jammeh, Senegal minister says

DAKAR/BANJUL (Reuters) - West African leaders did not agree to immunity for Yahya Jammeh during negotiations that convinced Gambia's longtime ruler to flee into...

AFRICA: Tanzania expels UNDP head Awa Dabo

Tanzania has expelled the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the country, the foreign ministry has said in a statement. It blamed...

BREAKING: Serigne Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Sy passes away

The Khalif General of the Tijanniya brotherhood in Tivaoune, Senegal has passed away Wednesday, according to Senegalese media reports. Serigne Cheikh Ahmed Tidiane Sy commonly...

GAMBIA: President Barrow to Meet President Trump in Saudi Arabia

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow will make his first international trip to Sudi Arabia for the Riyadh summit where he will meet with American President...

3 Gambian women nominated into the 2017 African Woman Awards

Following weeks of public nominations from across the continent and Diaspora, three Gambians have been finally nominated for the much-anticipated New African Woman Awards...

Senegal: Urgent Action Needed on Forced Child Begging; This has to...

Senegal has made inadequate progress in protecting thousands of young boys in Quranic boarding schools from exploitation and often extreme physical abuse at the...

Former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh flies into exile to Equatorial Guinea

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh on Saturday flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African...

BREAKING: Senegalese Authorities Arrest Jammeh’s General Bora Colley

DAKAR - Senegalese police said on Friday that they had arrested General Bora Colley, the man who ran Gambia's prisons, where human rights groups...

GAMBIA ECONOMY: African Export Import Bank to invest up to $500...

The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) will invest up to $500 million in Gambia, its president said, an economic boost to the impoverished West...

SENEGAL: Atleast 22 people are reported dead in a deadly fire...

At least 22 people were burnt to ashes in a serious fire outbreak in Madina Gounass in the Tambacounda Region, Senegal. According to media...

Dead migrants wash up on Libyan beach from boat with no...

By Aidan Lewis TUNIS (Reuters) - The bodies of at least 74 migrants have been found washed up on the shore in western Libya after...

Senegal fishing boat accident kills 17 near the northern border with...

Seventeen people drowned on Tuesday in Senegal when a boat carrying them capsized in the Saloum River, near the northern border with The Gambia,...

Mahama Wins International Award for Being The Best President Ghana Has...

The President of the country, H.E John Dramani Mahama upon all the bashing he is receiving back home, has been honoured by the Diasporan...

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