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Gambia failed to notify Senegal before deporting citizens
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Gambia failed to notify Senegal before deporting citizens

Gambian authorities have failed to contact the Senegal’s embassy in Banjul before deporting at least 70 of its neighbor’s citizens to Casamance. An official of the Gambia Immigration Department says there was an oversight on their path for failing to contact Senegalese authorities before having their citizens expelled. Several other […]

Intelligence officer in Gambia Army arrested
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Intelligence officer in Gambia Army arrested

Gambia’s military police have arrested a soldier attached to the army’s intelligence unit in northern Gambia, military sources and his family confirmed. Corporal Lamin Gibba was arrested since July 16, according to his family and detained by Gambian authorities without any charges. Cpl Gibba is among six Gambian soldiers arrested […]

GDC claps back at Darboe: Kandeh is an honest man
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GDC claps back at Darboe: Kandeh is an honest man

A senior official of the Gambia Democratic Congress said Tuesday that his party leader Mama Kandeh reserves the right to accuse the government of wrongdoing, dismissing the country’s Foreign Minister description of Kandeh as “irresponsible.” Ousainou Darboe said Mr. Kandeh’s allegation of corruption against coalition ministers was “irresponsible,” and in […]

Gambia not taking chances with fragile security
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Gambia not taking chances with fragile security

The Gambia is arresting more soldiers suspected of being part of a failed mutiny, while many servicemen have already being detained for months since the coming of President Adama Barrow to power. Human rights defenders say authorities are violating the civil rights of the soldiers, one of whom has been […]