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2006, 2017

Gambia: Gov’t inherits 6 million euros problem at NAWEC

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

The Minister of Tourism Hamat Bah said the coalition government has inherited a chronic mechanical problem at the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) which requires over 6 million euros to fix. “A mechanical problem [...]

2006, 2017

Gambia: UN experts urge Gambia gov’t to address past rights violations

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

The Gambia is witnessing encouraging signs in moves to shed light on past human rights violations, including enforced disappearances, but must involve families fully in the process, a delegation of the United Nations Working Group [...]

506, 2017

West African troops extend Gambia mission for a year

By | June 5th, 2017|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

(AFP) The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it has extended the mandate of its military mission in The Gambia. The force, consisting mainly of soldiers from neighbouring Senegal, was first sent to [...]

504, 2017

Gambia to hold first free parliamentary election in 22 years

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambians go to the polls on April 6 to vote for members of parliament in the first legislative election since Adama Barrow became president, and former dictator Yahya Jammeh was forced into exile. This [...]

3003, 2017

Gambian survivor says 146 missing after migrant boat sank off Libya

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

[ad_1] ROME – About 146 migrants are feared dead after their boat capsized after leaving Libya, according to a Gambian youth who was rescued following the disaster, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. The 16-year-old [...]