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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...

13 people have been killed in an attack in the restive...

Thirteen people have been killed in an attack in the restive southern Senegalese region of Casamance. Hospital workers who have seen the bodies said some...

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...

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...

Trouble in Malabo Equatorial Guinea: Yaya Jammeh’s mother Asombi Bojang wants...

Yaya Jammeh's mother Asombi Bojang said she is returning to Gambia, she does not like life in Guinea. Asombi said she did no wrong...

Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe dies

he founding president died on Friday, September 6, in Singapore where he has been receiving treatment since April 2019.

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...

African Development Bank: Agenda for Changing Lives and Transforming Africa

The story of 1.2 billion people living in 54 nations in the African continent is poised to change considerably and could be the big...

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...

Gambia’s Ousted Dictator Is Living the Good Life in a Palace...

BY COLIN FREEMAN : foreignpolicy.com For a town of 7,000 in the middle of Africa’s densest jungle, Mongomo boasts an impressive list of attractions....

Nigerian Pilot Completes Historic Expedition But Why Is This Not On...

“Finally, global media takes notice of an African Success story!” I wish! I wish this is the report I was writing about but unfortunately it...

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...

Why tiny Gambia’s political transition holds outsized meaning for many Africans

By: Ryan Lenora Brown JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA—No sooner had The Gambia’s outgoing president Yahya Jammeh had left the country Saturday evening, sealing the country’s first...

The Gambia anticipates 1,000 reinforcements from ECOMIG

President Adama Barrow said on Thursday they are waiting on ECOWAS on the request of 1,000 additional members of the ECOMIG troops to breach...

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...

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