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Dawda Jawara, the first president of The Gambia following independence from Britain, died at the age of 95, officials say.
A Gambian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to nine years in jail for plotting to overthrow President Adama Barrow, and handed a three-year prison term to another.
A truth commission in the tiny west African state of The Gambia has begun hearing witness testimony as it investigates rights violations committed by the regime of Yahya Jammeh.
The US State Department says former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and members of his immediate family are now ineligible for entry into the United States
Hundreds of Gambians are grateful for the jobs created by a Chinese-run fish processing plant that arrived in 2014.
Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace are fighting to retain a farm in Mazowe, and UK's Prince Charles and his wife have arrived in Gambia for a three-day visit.
Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Gambia for a three-day visit
The tiny West African state of The Gambia will journey into its grim past on Monday as it begins a probe into atrocities committed under former dictator Yahya Jammeh.
Banjul has condemned former president Yahya Jammeh's pledge to come back to the West African country in a leaked phone call that went viral on social media.
Two of Gambian former strongman Yahya Jammeh's key ministers got back their former jobs in a sweeping reshuffle, the president's office has said.
Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh "handpicked" women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups says.
The presidents of Senegal and The Gambia have inaugurated the Senegambia bridge to facilitate trade and travel in West Africa after decades of delays.
Gambia's journalists, free from 2 decades of deadly dictatorship, now work to win trust
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Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have arrived in Ghana for the second stop of their West African tour
Britain's Prince Charles is applauding Gambians for overturning two decades of autocratic rule during his first stop on a West African tour
The tiny west African state of The Gambia has sworn-in an 11-member commission tasked with shedding light on summary executions, disappearances, torture, rape and other crimes under ousted dictator Yahya Jammeh.
Isatou Ceesay runs a plastic waste recycling project in Gambia creating products such as purses and jewelry.
Gambia's justice minister says authorities have identified four bodies exhumed last year to shed light on the circumstances of their deaths and allow their families to hold proper burials.
Gambia's president has named a new vice president in a major Cabinet reshuffle that also integrates a minister who served under former leader Yahya Jammeh.
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