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E.g., 2017-04-23

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AFP - 4/23/17

As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinte, immortalised in print and on screen in "Roots", put The Gambia on the map for historical tourism.

But...

AFP - 4/8/17

The Gambia's United Democratic Party (UDP) emerged from decades in opposition in the country's parliament to take its first absolute majority on Friday, as support...

AFP - 4/7/17

Polls closed on Thursday evening in The Gambia with voters expected to usher in a new generation of lawmakers to scrutinise a raft of reforms promised by President...

AFP - 4/6/17

They came to dance in green t-shirts adorned with Yahya Jammeh's grinning face and to sing the old songs of adulation as though he never went away.

The Gambia'...

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...

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