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Gambia seeks private partners to build new prisons
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Gambia seeks private partners to build new prisons

Gambia says it is seeking private sector partnership to build new prisons after human rights groups deplored the inhumane state of its detention facilities. The West African nation’s government hosted private sector economic operators to a meeting to partner on prison reform, and to render penal servitude consistent with international […]

140 Gambians stranded in war-torn Libya return home
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140 Gambians stranded in war-torn Libya return home

Gambia’s government and the International Organization for Migration repatriated at least 140 of the West African nation’s citizens who were trapped in war-torn Libya, Homeland Security Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty said. The Gambians were illegally held in Libya and fell into the hands of kidnappers and criminals while attempting to […]