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ISS: Hard times ahead for the African Union in The Gambia

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Launched in 2018 amid optimism that it would help stabilise The Gambia, the African Union’s (AU) mission to the country faces challenging months ahead....

Protests in Gambia

Gambian police arrested 137 people and more than 24 were injured as protests calling for President Adama Barrow to honour a pledge to step...

Memories of Rwanda: The Gambian minister taking on Suu Kyi

The genocide case brought against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) - the first initiated since the 1990s - may not have...

Gambia files genocide case against Myanmar

Gambia filed a case at the United Nations’ top court accusing Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, Gambian Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou...

Sexual abuse in Jammeh’s Gambia

Speaking through tears, in a hearing streamed live on YouTube, former beauty queen Fatou Jallow told how Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh locked her in...

Gambia to release hitmen

Three ex-army officers in Gambia, who told a truth commission they participated in killings ordered by former president Yahya Jammeh, will be released, a...

Gambian officer admits killing journalist, migrants

A Gambian army officer testified he and two colleagues shot dead journalist Deyda Hydara in 2004 on orders from then- President Yahya Jammeh, providing...

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...

ISS: Will The Gambia be a turning point for AU peace...

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Despite having policy on post-conflict reconstruction and development since 2006, the African Union (AU) has long struggled to turn this into a practical and...

Ex-Gambian president stole millions – government

Former Gambia president Yahya Jammeh personally stole at least $362 million (278 million pounds) from the state during his 22-year rule, the justice minister...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...