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2 Dec 2021
Gambians will go to the polls to pick a president on Saturday, in the first election in the poor West African country since ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
26 Nov 2021
Gambia's truth commission on Thursday recommended the government prosecute a list of officials responsible for crimes committed under former dictator Yahya Jammeh, with victims adamant the ex-leader himself is included.
26 Nov 2021
Publisher of The Guardian Newspapers, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru, will be the Special Guest of Honour at the opening of the 2021 edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos.
30 Sep 2021
The long-awaited findings of a probe into crimes committed under Gambia's former dictator Yahya Jammeh, which were to be released on Thursday, have been delayed, investigators said.
20 May 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on European countries and global financial institutions to consider reducing the devastating effect of COVID-19 pandemic on African economies.
23 Mar 2021
Gambian lawmakers on Monday rejected a government proposal to lift a ban on skin-lightening products, which are widely used across Africa. Skin lightening is also practised in other parts of the world such as South Asia and the Middle East and is particularly popular among women. However, it is controversial, with many people arguing that…
12 Mar 2021
Testimony before Gambia’s truth commission implicating then-president Yahya Jammeh in the summary execution in 2005 of about 59 West African migrants, including some nine Nigerians, should be followed by criminal accountability, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said today. From February 24 to March 11, 2021, witnesses told the Gambia Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission…
3 Mar 2021
Nigerian man whose brother was among about 59 West African migrants killed in Gambia in 2005 by a paramilitary unit controlled by then-president Yahya Jammeh, told Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) on March 2, 2021 that he wants to see those responsible brought to justice. Gambian and international human rights groups have been monitoring the commission hearings,…
31 Jan 2021
Gambian president Adama Barrow said a new political party he set up just over a year ago was prepared to represent all Gambians in an election
28 Jan 2021
The Gambia's Supreme Court has ruled that an ally of ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh can be prosecuted, in a landmark case that could clear the way towards charges against the former autocrat himself.
21 Jan 2021
According to an official financial statement presented to the ECOWAS Parliament in 2019, Nigeria paid more than $1,177 billion to ECOWAS as a Community Levy contribution in the last 16 years to that date.
17 Nov 2020
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his Gabon teammates were forced to spend the night sleeping on the airport floor ahead of their vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Gambia, reports ESPN.

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