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ISS: Do Africa’s youth prefer the ballot to the bullet?

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On 7 January, a group of young military officers in Libreville, Gabon, tried to overthrow the government of President Ali Bongo Ondimba. The challenge...

Former Gambian president was “trouble”

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Yahya Jammeh was going to be "trouble" for Gambia from the moment he seized power, the first witness to a commission convened to investigate...

Multi-million euro French aid for Gambia

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France gave 30 million euros ($34 million) of aid to Gambia as part of efforts to support democratic transition and ensure stability...

Gambia selling former president’s assets

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Gambia is selling several planes and a fleet of luxury cars bought by former president Yahya Jammeh as it seeks to reduce...

Gambian migrant seized in Italy on suspicion of planning attack

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

Gambia puts moratorium on death penalty

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Gambian President Adama Barrow announced a moratorium on the death penalty as the West African country rebuilds following the removal last year...

Gambia back in the Commonwealth

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Gambia rejoined the Commonwealth, the tiny West African former British colony's foreign ministry said, five years after its now exiled former authoritarian...

Elderly Gambians seek justice over fake AIDS cure

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

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 turns to private sector for maritime protection patrols

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

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...