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Gambia drags Chinese fishing firm to court
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Gambia drags Chinese fishing firm to court

A Chinese fishing company accused of polluting the beaches of a small village in southwestern Gambia has been dragged to court by the West African nation’s environmental agency. According to local residents, Golden Lead Factory is illegally dumping fish and using an underground pipe to dispose fish waste into the […]

Gambia releases legal advisor to intelligence chief
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Gambia releases legal advisor to intelligence chief

Gambia has released Baboucarr Badjie, the legal advisor to the country’s intelligence chief after a report on the state of the agency was leaked. Badjie was released on bail on Monday, his lawyer said. Authorities asked for D50,000 dalasis ($1,250 dollars). Chief of the State Intelligence Services, Ousman Sowe ordered […]

Gambia: No curfew in ex-ruler’s home
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Gambia: No curfew in ex-ruler’s home

Gambia’s Homeland Security Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty has denied reports that a curfew has been placed in its southern region following clashes between regional forces and supporters of the former autocratic ruler, Yahya Jammeh. “The Gambia Government has not imposed or declared a curfew in any part of the Gambia,” […]

Gambia accused of betraying Jammehxit agreement
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Gambia accused of betraying Jammehxit agreement

Gambia’s new government may not be in tandem with the agreement brokered by regional powers and ex-president, Yahya Jammeh for him to peacefully cede power, said MP Halifa Sallah. Jammeh, who ruled The Gambia for 22 years had his domestic assets seized by Gambian authorities over allegations of corruption and […]