GAMBIE | GAMBIA

14-Sep-2019 to 18:36

Gambia white paper indicts Jammeh, associates

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The government of the Gambia has taken steps to implement recommendations of a Commission of Inquiry into the financial dealings of former president Yahya Jammeh and his close associates by releasing its report to the public and a corresponding cabinet white paper.

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04-Sep-2019 to 18:13

Tribute: Remembering Peter Da Costa

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Peter da Costa’s life was filled with joy and family, intellectual accomplishment, and immeasurable devotion to Africa. It was through this devotion that he and I first met and that I, subsequently, had the honour of working alongside him for a few years—but knowing him for what feels like a lifetime.

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03-Sep-2019 to 21:03

World's 41-ton e-waste set to rise - Study

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Each year, the world's electronics industry generates up to 41 million tons of e-waste, but as the figure of consumers rises, and the durability of devices shrinks in response to the demand for the newest and best, that number could rise to 50 million tons in few years, specialized studies warn.

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31-Aug-2019 to 09:04

Focus: The tiny bit of Ghana inside Gambia

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The year was 1957 and a group of Ghanaians numbering 36 set sail from Akunfi Imuna village in the country’s central region and travelled 1,676 kilometers west by sea to the then British colony of The Gambia.

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30-Aug-2019 to 17:56

Gambian runner Gina Bass wins gold at All-Africa Games

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian female sprinter Gina Bass has breezed past Ivorian favourite Marie Josee Tallou to win 200 m gold at the All-Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco.

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29-Aug-2019 to 22:35

Gambia's founding leader laid to rest

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia’s founding president Sir Dawda Jawara has been buried on the grounds of the National Assembly in Banjul, in an emotional state ceremony witnessed by a surging tide of mourners on Thursday.

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29-Aug-2019 to 14:45

Gambia state funeral underway for founding leader

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The body of Gambia's independence leader Sir Dawda Jawara has been lying in state in the main chamber of the National Assembly in Banjul before it was taken to the capital's main mosque for the customary religious rites ahead of a state burial on Thursday evening.

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