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News Gambia: The Gambia calls for Nations Cup qualifying delay

Published on: Thursday 12 March 2020
The Gambia calls for Nations Cup qualifying delay
News source: https://the-star.co.ke/sports/football/2020-03-12-the-gambia-calls-for-nations-cup-qualifying-delay/

With seven of The Gambia’s players — including defender and captain Omar Colley, who plays for Sampdoria — based with Italian clubs, and thus now inaccessible, Saintfiet says it would be too unfair to ...

News Gambia: The Gambia coach calls for Afcon qualifying delay

Published on: Tuesday 10 March 2020
The Gambia coach calls for Afcon qualifying delay
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/africa/The-Gambia-coach-calls-for-Afcon-qualifying-delay-890713

2020-03-10 - This month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers between The Gambia and Gabon should be postponed as the former cannot access four of their best players, all of whom are based in Italy, said Scorpions coach Tom Saintfiet.

News Gambia: The Gambia coach calls for Nations Cup qualifying delay

Published on: Wednesday 11 March 2020
The Gambia coach calls for Nations Cup qualifying delay
News source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/africa/51817277

Saintfiet said he was hopeful the situation would improve soon This month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers between The Gambia and Gabon should be postponed as the former cannot access seven key ...

News Gambia: The massacre of Ghanaians in the Gambia: Justice in limbo?

Published on: Wednesday 04 March 2020
The massacre of Ghanaians in the Gambia: Justice in limbo?
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/The-massacre-of-Ghanaians-in-the-Gambia-Justice-in-limbo-885505

2020-03-04 - An investigation into the unlawful killings of about 44 Ghanaians in the Gambia in 2005 has exposed untruths and cover-ups by Yahya Jammeh and Gambian authorities in the aftermath of the killings.

News Gambia: Saudi Fund for Development Loan to The Gambia Will Increase Capacity at Banjul International Airport to 400,000 Passengers a Year

Published on: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Saudi Fund for Development Loan to The Gambia Will Increase Capacity at Banjul International Airport to 400,000 Passengers a Year
News source: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200226005540/en/Saudi-Fund-Development-Loan-Gambia-Increase-Capacity

BANJUL, Gambia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) recently signed an agreement with the Republic of The Gambia to provide a loan to finance the second phase of a development ...

News Gambia: Documentary on 44 massacred Ghanaians in Gambia to be premiered Feb, 27

Published on: Friday 21 February 2020
Documentary on 44 massacred Ghanaians in Gambia to be premiered Feb, 27
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Documentary-on-44-massacred-Ghanaians-in-Gambia-to-be-premiered-Feb-27-874222

2020-02-22 - A documentary on the 44 Ghanaians who were massacred in The Gambia under the former leader, Yahya Jammeh is set to be premiered at the Coconut Groove Regency Hotel, Accra on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

News Gambia: Gambia Massacre: Bodies reburied in Ghana not that of the victims - Survivor claims

Published on: Monday 24 February 2020
Gambia Massacre: Bodies reburied in Ghana not that of the victims - Survivor claims
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Gambia-Massacre-Bodies-reburied-in-Ghana-not-that-of-the-victims-Survivor-claims-875650

2020-02-24 - A survivor of the massacre of about 44 Ghanaians in the Gambia has cast doubts on the remains of the eight Ghanaians that were reburied at the Osu Cemetery in 2009 claiming they are not the actual remains of the Ghanaians who were killed and buried...

News Gambia: FEATURE-Gambia's labouring farmers show why premature births may boom in a warmer world

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
FEATURE-Gambia's labouring farmers show why premature births may boom in a warmer world
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/feature-gambias-labouring-farmers-show-150038060.html

Sirreh Samateh has worked outdoors through all eight of her pregnancies, labouring in the sun to grow rice and vegetables in her Gambian village of Jali. "My previous pregnancies were not so difficult but now, around two to five o'clock, my whole body feels hot," said Samateh, a flowered

News Gambia: IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with The Gambia on a Program to be Supported under the Extended Credit Facility

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
IMF Reaches Staff-Level Agreement with The Gambia on a Program to be Supported under the Extended Credit Facility
News source: https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2020/02/11/pr2045-gambia-imf-reaches-staff-level-agreement-on-program-to-be-supported-under-the-ecf

The Gambia has built a positive track record of performance and advanced the structural reform agenda under the 2019 Staff Monitored Program (SMP). The restructuring of The Gambia’s external debt is ...

News Gambia: New study reveals economic toll of malnutrition to the Gambia's economy

Published on: Tuesday 28 January 2020
New study reveals economic toll of malnutrition to the Gambia's economy
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/gambia/new-study-reveals-economic-toll-malnutrition-gambias-economy

BANJUL – The economy of The Gambia is losing 3.96 billion Gambian Dalasi (US$83 million) a year – about 5.1 percent of the country’s annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) due to the effects of child ...

News Gambia: Gambia Arrests 137 in Protests Urging President to Step Down

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Gambia Arrests 137 in Protests Urging President to Step Down
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/gambia-arrests-137-protests-urging-president-step-down

Gambia's police have arrested 137 people amid protests calling for the president to step down after three years in power, the government said Monday, a startling turn for a country whose leader has vowed reforms and justice for the repression of the past. Security forces used tear gas Sunday to break up the thousands of demonstrators, worrying many Gambians who lived under the oppressive rule of former President Yahya Jammeh for more than 22 years.

News Gambia: Outcry over crackdown in the Gambia as president refuses to quit

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Outcry over crackdown in the Gambia as president refuses to quit
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/28/outcry-over-crackdown-in-the-gambia-as-president-adama-barrow-refuses-to-quit

Amnesty attacks heavy-handed response to protests as Adama Barrow clings to power ...

News Gambia: Thousands in Gambia rally for ex-dictator's return

Published on: Thursday 16 January 2020
Thousands in Gambia rally for ex-dictator's return
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/thousands-gambia-rally-ex-dictators-return-172905833.html

Thousands of supporters of Gambia's former dictator Yahya Jammeh demonstrated Thursday on the outskirts of the capital Banjul, demanding his return from exile. The protest came days after the former autocrat was heard in a leaked audio recording insisting that the tiny West African state guarantee

News Gambia: The Gambia clamps down on protests against President Barrow

Published on: Sunday 26 January 2020
The Gambia clamps down on protests against President Barrow
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/africa/The-Gambia-clamps-down-on-protests-against-President-Barrow-849142

In The Gambia, police used tear gas and rubber-coated bullets to disperse thousands of protesters calling for President Adama Barrow to step down. When Barrow came to power in a deal with the ...

News Gambia: New documentary revisits quest for Ghanaians murdered in Gambia

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
New documentary revisits quest for Ghanaians murdered in Gambia
News source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/documentary-revisits-quest-ghanaians-murdered-174047989.html

Imagine being unable to bury a loved one, with no idea of where their body is, 15 years after their murder. For dozens of Ghanaian families whose fathers were murdered in The Gambia under Yahya Jammeh's regime, the tragedy is revisited with a generation of victims seeking answers in Ghanaian documentary

News Gambia: How Gambia took up the case to ICJ

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
How Gambia took up the case to ICJ
News source: https://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/news/how-gambia-took-the-case-icj-1857781

Bangladesh and The Gambia are located nearly 11,000-kilometre away and share no significant economic or political relation. But the countries stand together for one cause, justice for the Rohingyas. The Gambia, a small country in West Africa, is a member of Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC). After the Rohingyas started fleeing their home in August 2017 following a

News Gambia: Gambia's Ex-Dictator Jammeh Reportedly Wants to Come Home

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Gambia's Ex-Dictator Jammeh Reportedly Wants to Come Home
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/gambias-ex-dictator-jammeh-reportedly-wants-come-home

Gambia's longtime dictator Yahya Jammeh, who fled into exile three years ago after an election loss, has announced plans to return to the West African nation where human rights activists say he ordered the killings of political opponents during his rule. The deputy spokesman for Jammeh's political party released several audio recordings to the media over the weekend featuring conversations between Jammeh and a top party official. "I am coming back. They said they drove me out of the country. Apart from Allah, nobody can take me out of The Gambia," Jammeh is heard saying.

News Gambia: Yahya Jammeh faces arrest if he returns to Gambia - minister

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Yahya Jammeh faces arrest if he returns to Gambia - minister
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-51179251

The former leader has been in exile in Equatorial Guinea since being removed from power in 2017. He refused to accept defeat in December 2016 elections and The Gambia's neighbours sent troops to force ...