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Lamin Fadera

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Lamin Fadera is a sports journalist based in the Gambia

Gambia qualify for AFCON for the first time in 56 years

The scorpions of the Gambia have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since the country became independent in 1965. Zurich...

Gambia: Tension heightens over reported return of Yahya Jammeh

There is tension in the Gambia among citizens over the reported return of former President Yahya Jammeh. Several media reports have suggested that Jammeh has...

Gambian-American Samba Baldeh elected US lawmaker in Wisconsin

Gambian-American Samba Baldeh is set to become the first Muslim in Wisconsin State Legislature after victory in the 48th assembly district election in USA. Samba...

Gambia’s draft constitution rejected by lawmakers

Gambia’s lawmakers have rejected a draft constitution to replace the 1997 constitution. The document which was to help reform the country’s governance system could not...

Gambia’s vice president tests positive for Covid-19, President self-isolates

The vice president of the Gambia has tested positive for the Coronavirus according to a statement from the government. "The Office of the President informs...

German officials search house of Gambian player over ‘double identity’

German officials on Thursday conducted a house search in the apartment of Gambian player, Bakery Jatta in Hamburg. According to Germany daily Sport Bild, investigators...

REVEALED: Why Liverpool’s Joe Gomez didn’t play for Gambia

Augustus Gomez the father of Liverpool’s center back Joe Gomez who recently helped his club win their first English premier league title in thirty...

Outrage as U.S. police kill son of Gambian diplomat in Georgia

Gambians are outraged at the killing of one of their fellow citizens, Momodou Lamin Sisay in Georgia, U.S. The 39-year old Sisay was reportedly shot...

Gambia rejects ‘Africa’s biggest sex tourism destination’ label

For years many have referred to The Gambia as a place where sex tourism booms. The country has very nice beaches and has become...

Gambia receives Madagascar’s herbal ‘cure’ for coronavirus

Gambia has become the latest African country to take delivery of Madagascar’s Covid-Organics, a herbal tonic touted as treatment for COVID-19. The West African nation...

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West African countries to adopt single currency in 2027

Ecowas leaders have agreed to now work towards launching a single currency by January 2027. The West African regional bloc had planned to adopt the...

Guinea and Senegal sign deal to reopen land border

Leaders of Guinea and Senegal have signed a deal to have their land border closed for months re-opened. A signing ceremony was held at the...

Ecowas leaders meet in Accra for 59th ordinary session

Ecowas leaders have gathered in Ghana's capital, Accra for the 59th ordinary session of the authority of heads of state and government. Ghana's president, Nana...

Laurent Gbagbo back home in Ivory Coast after 10 years

Former President of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo has returned to his home country after ten years. He has been away, facing trial for crimes against...

Rights group wants Ghana to drop charges against LGBT activists

Human Rights Watch has said Ghana’s attorney general must drop charges against 21 human rights activists facing trial for attending a paralegal training session. The...
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