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E.g., 2017-03-23

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AFP - 3/11/17

Gambian coalition parties which united last year to deliver the first new president in 22 years are unlikely to run together for legislative elections next month, a...

AFP - 3/9/17

Gambian police have launched an investigation into a violent public assault of a reporter by supporters of President Adama Barrow, a police source told AFP Wednesday...

AFP - 3/8/17

The ex-head of The Gambia's notorious prison system has been charged over the disappearance of the former spy chief and senior military figures after a coup attempt...

AFP - 3/8/17

Journalists in The Gambia on Tuesday urged the country's new leadership to uphold their pledge to respect media freedom after a violent public assault on a reporter...

AFP - 3/7/17

Cliched rappers spend money on bling and cars, but Senegalese-American artist Akon is looking skywards to splash his cash, investing in solar power projects across...

AFP - 3/5/17

Gambian President Adama Barrow has allowed six soldiers convicted of plotting a coup against former leader Yahya Jammeh back into the armed forces, a military source...

AFP - 3/1/17

The Gambian parliament on Tuesday scrapped the constitutional age limit on presidential election candidates after new President Adama Barrow faced questions over his...

AFP - 2/28/17

Gambia's President Adama Barrow has fired the head of the armed forces, General Ousman Badjie, as he continues a clear-out of senior officials linked to the despotic...

AFP - 2/20/17

Pensioner Sarjo Manneh celebrated more joyfully than most when former leader Yahya Jammeh agreed to leave The Gambia in January.

After a decade, he believed he...

AFP - 2/20/17

Thousands celebrated Saturday as new Gambian President Adama Barrow retook his oath of office, a month after he was sworn in across the border in neighbouring Senegal...

AFP - 2/15/17

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited The Gambia on Tuesday, where he hailed the arrival of a new government and its bid to rejoin the Commonwealth group of...

AFP - 2/14/17

The Gambia's new government has asked the United Nations to halt the process of withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) begun by the regime of former...

AFP - 2/14/17

The Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh wielded a potent mix of brute force and mysticism to keep citizens in a permanent state of fear, a legacy that lingers....

AFP - 2/10/17

West African troops will spend three more months in The Gambia, their mission chief said Thursday, as President Adama Barrow carries out large-scale reforms of the...

AFP - 2/9/17

The European Union announced aid worth 225 million euros ($240 million) for The Gambia on Thursday as President Adama Barrow warned that the nation was "virtually...

AFP - 2/2/17

Ten of the new Gambian government's 18 ministers were sworn in, less than a week after freshly-elected President Adama Barrow arrived in the country following a major...

AFP - 1/10/17

The chief justice of The Gambia's Supreme Court said Tuesday that President Yahya Jammeh's legal challenge against the result of last month's election would not be...

AFP - 10/15/16

The Gambia's opposition parties announced Friday they would unite around a single candidate for December's presidential election, in an unusual show of unity as...

AFP - 10/4/16

The United States said Monday that members of the Gambian government would not be given travel visas until a dispute over Gambians awaiting deportation back to the...

AFP - 9/20/16

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has fired his interior minister and replaced him with a military officer previously convicted of plotting a coup against him, in the...

AFP - 8/23/16

A member of The Gambia's main opposition has died in state custody, the United Democratic Party (UDP) said, in a case that sparked UN, US and French demands for an...

AFP - 7/21/16

Opposition leader Ousainou Darboe was sentenced to three years in jail on Wednesday in the Gambia for organising a rare demonstration protesting against the death in...

AFP - 6/21/16

Three men charged with sedition in the Gambia were tortured in jail and made to sign false testimonies, their lawyer said Tuesday, after they allegedly said the...

West African leaders discussed setting up a force to combat extremists in the region and will send an observation mission to Gambia before elections, the regional...

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