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No more diplomatic passport for Jammeh and family

Former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh and his family members will no longer possess Gambian diplomatic passports. According to the Associated Press, the government of Gambia announced the cancellation of diplomatic passports of 207…

Dozens of Jammeh’s assets found by investigators

Gambia's justice minister says investigators have uncovered dozens of additional properties, bank accounts and companies belonging to former president Yahya Jammeh. The discoveries come a week after President Adama Barrow announced the…

Gambia searches Jammeh’s palaces for missing cash

In a warehouse on the sprawling country estate of Gambia's exiled former leader, Yahya Jammeh, silver platters pile up beside dusty crates of empty champagne bottles with labels commemorating his 1994 coup. A bailiff picks through the boxes…

Gambia’s Jallow signs for Metz in France

The captain of The Gambia's under-20 football team Ablie Jallow has signed a five-year deal with French first division side Metz. He joins from Metz's official partner in Senegal, Generation Foot, who he helped win the league last season.…

Gambia Mayor’s office turned into dumpsite by residents

Angry residents in Gambia’s Kanifing municipality turned their mayor’s office into a rubbish dump over the weekend in protest against poor waste management in the area. According to local media, the residents of Bakoteh and Manjai blame the…

US grants Gambia robotics students visas after rejection

The five teenage students from Gambia who were refused visas by the United States in April have now been granted visas after attending a second interview. The students are due to compete in an international robotics competition in…

Gambia ends talks with African Petroleum

Gambia has ended talks with African Petroleum to extend oil exploration in two of the West African country's most promising offshore blocks and is now in preliminary discussions with new investors, a senior oil official told Reuters. The A1…

Gambia: Students denied US visas for robotics contest

Five teenage students from Gambia due to compete in an international robotics competition in Washington this month have been denied visas by the United States. The Associated Press reported that the students were disheartened by the…