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Gambia

Gambia turns to private sector for maritime protection patrols

Gambia is negotiating deals with three private companies to crack down on rampant illegal fishing in its territorial waters, a senior official with the fisheries ministry said.

African Petroleum to take Gambian dispute to court

African Petroleum Corp plans to go to court to resolve its dispute with Gambia, the Norwegian-listed company said after government stripped it of its rights to explore for oil in two offshore areas.

Killed and dumped in wells: the horrors of Gambia’s ex-regime

When 52 West African migrants sneaked into Gambia from Senegal on July 21, 2005, they expected to meet a boat to ferry them to Spain, but instead they were arrested and put to death on the orders of then-president Yahya Jammeh.

Ex-Gambian Minister to remain in Swiss jail

Former Gambian interior minister Ousman Sonko will remain in a Swiss jail for three more months after the country's attorney general broadened an investigation into whether he committed crimes against humanity.

ECOWAS extends Gambia military mission

West African troops extended a military mission in Gambia by a year after entering the country in January to force out longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh, regional bloc ECOWAS said.
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