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Edwin OkoloSeptember 12, 2019

Sex tourism is thriving in the Gambia, but is it wrong if it is consensual?

West Africa has sex tourism situation. I would ordinarily call it a ‘problem’ but I believe the situation requires more ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2017

Gambian President Barrow confirms Fatoumata Tambajang as Vice-President

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has confirmed Fatoumata Tambajang as his vice president. The confirmation ends an eight-month dispute which questioned ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2017

Gambian president, Barrow, fires officials loyal to Jammeh

by Omoleye Omoruyi Gambian President, Adama Barrow on Wednesday fired Gambia’s Central Bank Governor and three other bank officials that ...

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AzeezMarch 25, 2017

Senegal’s President calls Buhari, lauds him on Gambia

Senegal’s  President Macky Sall has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his role in ensuring peaceful transition of government in The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 19, 2017

Osinbajo represents Nigeria at Adama Barrow’s inauguration (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Acting president Yemi Osinbajo represented Nigeria at the Presidential inauguration of Gambia’s president, Adama Barrow in Banjul ...

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AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

Gambian President Adama Barrow to be officially inaugurated on Saturday

by Azeez Adeniyi Gambian president, Adama Barrow will on Saturday be officially sworn in at the Independence Stadium in Banjul, ...

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AzeezFebruary 9, 2017

ECOWAS troops to stay in Gambia for 3 additional months

West African troops will stay in Gambia for three more months as President Adama Barrow continues reforms in the army. ...

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AzeezJanuary 29, 2017

Barrow removes ‘Islamic’ from Gambia’s official name

Gambian President Adama Barrow has removed “Islamic” from the official name of The Gambia. Barrow in a news conference said ...

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AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

President Adama Barrow arrives Gambia (PHOTOS)

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Thursday arrived Banjul after spending weeks in neighbouring Senegal. Barrow was forced to flee after ...

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AzeezJanuary 26, 2017

BREAKING: President Adama Barrow returns to Gambia

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Thursday arrived his country weeks after fleeing to neighbouring Senegal. Barrow had taken his oath ...

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AzeezJanuary 24, 2017

Yahya Jammeh allowed to keep his 13 luxury cars

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will be allowed to take his 13 luxury cars with him on exile to Guinea. ...

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AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

Gambian President Barrow announces Jammeh’s ex-minister as Vice-President

Gambian President Adama Barrow has appointed an ex-minister to former President Yahya Jammeh as Vice President. Barrow appointed Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 23, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 23rd of January

Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

No immunity deal for Yahya Jammeh – Barrow

Former Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, has not been granted immunity, according to a member of Adama Barrow’s coalition. Mai Fatty, ...

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AzeezJanuary 23, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. Buhari appeals to Senate for Magu’s confirmation as EFCC chairman ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 22, 2017

“What’s wrong with going on vacation?” | See our top 10 quotes from the past week

This week has been a mix of failures and victories co-existing in one space. For the people of The Gambia, ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

ECOWAS troops enter Gambia ahead of Adama Barrow’s arrival

ECOWAS troops have entered The Gambia to secure the tiny West African country ahead of President Adama Barrow’s arrival. This ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

This is the deal Yahya Jammeh signed before stepping down (READ)

The deal signed by former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh before agreeing to step down has been revealed. According to SaharaReporters, ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: Buhari’s Gambian gambit as Borno burns

by Farooq Kperogi Gambians are our West African brothers and sisters who deserve our help in their hour of need. ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

DELE MOMODU: A WEEK OF INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMACY

by Dele Momodu “Every person in Ghana, whatever his race, place of origin, political opinion, colour, religion, creed, or gender, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

I am stepping down – Yayha Jammeh (WATCH)

Former president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh has confirmed that he will be relinquishing power. The decision followed Friday’s final ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Donald Trump, Biafra, Hillary Clinton and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

Osinbajo briefed on situation in The Gambia

Acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been briefed about the situation in The Gambia. Special assistant to the Osinbaj on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 20, 2017

Gambia: Sirleaf, Conde arrive Banjul to convince Jammeh to step down

Presidents of Liberia and Guinea, Ellen Sirleaf and Alpha Conde arrived Banjul, capital of Gambia to hold last minute talks ...

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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

Yahya Jammeh sacks his cabinet, says he will govern himself

Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has sacked his cabinet following mass resignations. Only three ministers had stayed with Jammeh as ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 20, 2017

Okeoma Ibe: Why ECOWAS must not relent in showing Jammeh out

by Okeoma Ibe There are several reasons why the West African regional grouping ECOWAS should not allow Yahyah Jammeh to ...

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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

ECOWAS gives Jammeh till noon, suspends military actions

ECOWAS has given former President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh one last chance to leave Banjul. West African troops who have ...

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AzeezJanuary 20, 2017

UN Secretary-General assures Gambia’s president of full support

United Nations General Secretary, Antonio Guterres on Thursday called Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow to assure him of his support. A ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

The Thread: Adama Barrow, president of The Gambia

Adama Barrow has been sworn in as the President of Gambia, meaning that Jammeh has no place in the country, ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

Opinion: Rumble in the Gambia

by Ogbonna Nwuke The Gambia shouldn’t be at the centre of global attention. But it is. Thanks to the intransigence ...

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