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Gambian president appoints controversial...

Barrow also appointed a defence minister, former Olympic sprinter Sheikh Omar Faye, for the first time in 22 years, a statement said.

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Gambia ex-president accused of ordering murder...

On the last day of hearings before the commission adjourns until August 5, Badjie, a member of Jammeh's elite hit squad, said the head of state had ordered...

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Gambian truth panel starts hearing Jammeh...

President Adama Barrow has hailed the commission as a step towards national healing and a way to prosecute those responsible and offer some closure to...

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US bars entry of ousted Gambian dictator...

Under a US law that bans foreign officials involved in "significant" corruption or human rights abuses, the State Department said it was blacklisting Jammeh...

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Death toll from Gambia protest rises to three...

Two other young men were killed and six civilians and 16 police men were injured, according to an official toll.

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Gambia rejoins Commonwealth under new president...

His predecessor Yahya Jammeh suddenly withdrew the impoverished west African nation in October that year, branding the group an "extension of colonialism"...

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Gambia rejoins Commonwealth after democratic...

Barrow's formal application last month for The Gambia to rejoin the Commonwealth received unanimous backing from the other members.

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Gambians enjoy freedom post-Jammeh, but criticise...

"The country has debts of more than a billion US dollars (820 million euros), which is a staggering 120 percent of debt to GDP," he said.

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Gambia spies plead not guilty to murder of...

The nine former leaders of the notorious National Intelligence Agency are accused of the murder of activist Solo Sandeng.

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West African troops extend Gambia mission...

The force, consisting mainly of soldiers from neighbouring Senegal, was first sent to the small country in January to compel longstanding president Yahya...

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