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Gambian coup plot sees eight former soldiers sentenced

Eight former soldiers were sentenced for plotting to overthrow Gambia’s president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country’s...

Gambia arrests top Jammeh generals

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Military authorities in Gambia arrested two of ex-strongman Yahya Jammeh's generals when unexpectedly returned from exile over the weekend, the army said...

Gambia to set up truth and reconciliation commission

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Gambia said on Thursday it would set up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission and offer reparations to victims of former President Yahya...

Gambia Chief of Defence Staff fired

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Gambian President Adama Barrow replaced the head of the military, a pillar of his predecessor's repressive government and dismissed a number of...

Tensions flare in the Gambia

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Gambian police arrested 51 people in a former stronghold of ex-president Yahya Jammeh for harassing followers of new leader Adama Barrow, amid...

Gambia leader heralds new dawn for minister jailed 22 times

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For one Gambian government minister, the ceremonial swearing in of President Adama Barrow marked the new dawn of a democracy he was...

Gambia to remain in ICC

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Gambia's new government has told the United Nations it will remain in the International Criminal Court (ICC), state media reported on Monday,...

Gambians celebrate new president’s arrival

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Thousands of people lined the streets of Banjul on Thursday to welcome home new President Adama Barrow days after authoritarian leader Yahya...

President Barrow to return to Gambia today

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Gambia's President Adama Barrow, inaugurated in neighbouring Senegal as mediators engineered an exit deal for longstanding ruler Yahya Jammeh, is to return...

In Gambia, relief turns to anger at Jammeh’s soft landing

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Even before the cheers to celebrate the end of Yahya Jammeh's brutal 22-year rule of Gambia died down, there was fury he...

Deadline issued for Jammeh after West African military halt Gambia operation

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West African armies halted an operation in Gambia aimed at installing the country's new president, Adama Barrow, on Thursday so regional leaders...

West African forces poised for Gambia intervention

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West African troops were poised to intervene in Gambia on Thursday after President Yahya Jammeh's mandate expired and overnight talks to convince...

State of emergency declared in The Gambia

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after refusing to hand power to opposition leader Adama Barrow, who...

Gambia president’s party seeks to block rival’s inauguration

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The political party of Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, who lost an election last month but has refused to accept his defeat, filed...

How Gambia’s top brass turned on long-ruling Jammeh

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Seconds after the chairman of Gambia's electoral commission read out the poll results ending President Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule to reporters, a...

Gambian military chief pledges support to president-elect Barrow

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The head of Gambia's army pledged allegiance to President-elect Adama Barrow in a phone call, Barrow's spokeswoman said, in a key sign...

Gambia’s Jammeh to hand over power by end January

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Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh remains in the country and will hand over power to president-elect Adama Barrow in January following a...

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