GAMBIE | GAMBIA

09-Jul-2020 to 20:36

German police raid homes of suspected Jammeh hitmen

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Investigators in Germany have arrested and detained seven self-confessed henchmen of former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh linked to gross human rights violations over a 22-year period, APA can report on Thursday quoting the German investigative website tagesschau.

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25-Jun-2020 to 18:26

Gambian leader accepts minister's resignation, appoints new man

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian leader Adama Barrow has appointed a new Justice minister hours after the resignation of his predecessor Abubakar Ba Tambadou earlier on Thursday.

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25-Jun-2020 to 12:04

Covid-19 kits readied for Gambian schools

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — With some schools partially opened education authorities in The Gambia are racing against time to provide essential items to students and teachers to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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15-Jun-2020 to 10:51

Detained in US: What next for Jammeh hitman?

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Michael Sang Corea, a former member of a hit squad which was directly answerable to ousted President Yahya Jammeh is being detained in the United States where he appeared before a federal judge last week, charged with torturing political opponents.

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10-Jun-2020 to 10:06

Gambia extends Covid-19 state of emergency

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambia government has announced a further extension of the country's state of emergency to deal with coronavirus bv another 21 days

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08-Jun-2020 to 11:48

Three-month sabbatical ends as Gambia's truth commission resumes hearings

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — After a three-month sabbatical prompted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, The Gambia's truth commission resumed its sessions on Monday, hearing testimonies about alleged violations during former president Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule.

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05-Jun-2020 to 19:13

Markets, mosques reopen as Gambia eases Covid restrictions

APA-Banjl (The Gambia) — An atmosphere of rejoicing has trailed an announcement by the government of The Gambia easing some of the partial restrictions on places of worship and markets introduced more than two months ago to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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