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37 days ago
What you need to know about Gambia
What you need to know about Gambia

As the clock ticks down for ex-president Yahya Jammeh, here's what you need to know about Gambia.

37 days ago
Isolated and alone Jammeh desperately clings to power
Isolated and alone Jammeh desperately clings to power

It may have been a very long and lonely night for ex-Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, but he shows no signs of relinquishing power.

37 days ago
Africa 'unlikely to be a priority' for Trump
Africa 'unlikely to be a priority' for Trump
Trump's America

As Donald Trump enters the Oval Office, it remains unclear what exactly his policies towards Africa will be, or how they will affect the continent.

37 days ago
PICS: ECOWAS troops enter Gambia in bid to force Jammeh out
PICS: ECOWAS troops enter Gambia in bid to force Jammeh out

A region force charged into Gambia to support the newly inaugurated president, while longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh showed no sign of stepping down.

37 days ago
UN throws weight behind Gambia's new president
UN throws weight behind Gambia's new president

The UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution backing Gambia's new President Adama Barrow and calling on Yahya Jammeh to step down.

38 days ago
#Gambia's president-elect to be inaugurated in Senegal
#Gambia's president-elect to be inaugurated in Senegal

Adama Barrow is set to be sworn into office in Senegal, as supporters of Yahya Jammeh vow to resist a regional force if it tries to arrest him.

38 days ago
#Gambia's Jammeh refuses to stand down
#Gambia's Jammeh refuses to stand down

A last minute attempt to convince Yahya Jammeh to give up his role as Gambian president before the deadline failed, according to sources.

39 days ago
The African leader who refuses to leave
The African leader who refuses to leave

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh refuses step down after losing elections, but President-elect Adama Barrow intends to go ...

39 days ago
PICS: Tourists evacuated as Gambian leader's term extended
PICS: Tourists evacuated as Gambian leader's term extended

Gambian legislators voted to extend President Yahya Jammeh's term by three months, just hours before his mandate was set to expire.

39 days ago
33 dead, dozens injured in Mali attack
33 dead, dozens injured in Mali attack

At least 33 people were killed and several dozen injured after an explosives-laden vehicle targeted a camp housing armed groups in northern Mali.

39 days ago
Gambia's Jammeh declares state of emergency
Gambia's Jammeh declares state of emergency

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections.

40 days ago
Nigerian airstrike on refugee camp leaves 52 dead
Nigerian airstrike on refugee camp leaves 52 dead

At least 52 people were killed and 120 wounded after a Nigerian military airstrike on a refugee camp in the country's north-east.

40 days ago
PICS: Armyworms invade corn in drought-hit southern Africa
PICS: Armyworms invade corn in drought-hit southern Africa
Economy

After southern Africa’s worst drought in more than 35 years ravaged crops and sent food prices soaring, farmers are battling a new crisis: armyworms.

40 days ago
Gambia's Barrow unable to attend son’s funeral
Gambia's Barrow unable to attend son’s funeral

President-elect Adama Barrow was unable to attend the funeral of his eight-year-old son who died on the way to hospital after being bitten by a dog.

40 days ago
Pastor claims he was arrested for saying that Mugabe will die
Pastor claims he was arrested for saying that Mugabe will die

A Zimbabwe pastor who predicted that President Robert Mugabe would die on October 17th this year has been arrested in Harare.