Trump administration sanctions former First Lady of The Gambia Zineb Jammeh for supporting her husband’s corruption

The Donald Trump administration on Tuesday sanctioned the former First Lady of The Gambia Zineb Souma Yahya Jammeh for supporting her husband Yahya Jammeh's corruption."Today, the United States imposed economic sanctions on...

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11 human rights groups call for justice for 44 Ghanaians, 9 Nigerians, 2 Togolese, 1 Gambian and 1 Ivorian massacred in Gambia and Senegal...

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IMF approves $47.1 million loan for The Gambia with immediate disbursement of $6.7 million to stabilize economy amid COVID-19 challenges

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Rule of law in The Gambia under President Adama Barrow at risk, Amnesty International warns

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Spectacular: Gambia, country in West Africa, sued Myanmar in Asia over genocide of their own people. Now, the world court to begin hearings...

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague will hold its first hearings on Gambia’s genocide case against Myanmar December 10-12, 2019.Gambia is asking the court to order provisional measures to protect...

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