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Gambia

Gambia selling former president’s assets

Gambia is selling several planes and a fleet of luxury cars bought by former president Yahya Jammeh as it seeks to reduce a mountain of crippling debt contracted during the authoritarian leader’s decades-long rule.

Gambian migrant seized in Italy on suspicion of planning attack

Italian police have arrested an immigrant from Gambia suspected of planning an attack on behalf of the Islamic State (IS) militant group, a prosecutor said on Thursday.

Gambia puts moratorium on death penalty

Gambian President Adama Barrow announced a moratorium on the death penalty as the West African country rebuilds following the removal last year of longtime authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh.

Gambia back in the Commonwealth

Gambia rejoined the Commonwealth, the tiny West African former British colony’s foreign ministry said, five years after its now exiled former authoritarian leader withdrew his country, calling it a “neo-colonial institution”.

Elderly Gambians seek justice over fake AIDS cure

The president found a cure for AIDS. That news reached Ousman Sowe, the head of a Gambian AIDS support network, in 2007. He was overjoyed.
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