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Gambia ends talks with African Petroleum, seeks new bidders

African Petroleum’s rights to explore in two offshore Gambian oil blocks have expired and are currently “open for licensing”, Presidential Spokeswoman, Amie Bojang, told the Media . The comments came after a statement from the Oslo-listed firm earlier in the day. The firm said that it was prepared to launch …

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More Troubles for Yahya Jammeh as The Gambia Revokes His Diplomatic Passport

The Press has revealed that the Gambian government has revoked former president Yahya Jammeh’s diplomatic passport and those of his family. According to report, the revoked diplomatic passports include that of 207 Gambians who have had their privileges cancelled with immediate effect. Other names on the list of people who …

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China pledges wide-ranging support to The Gambia

China will offer its new African ally Gambia support in infrastructure, agriculture, tourism and other areas, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his visiting Gambian counterpart, after the nation ditched ties with self-ruled Taiwan. Gambia ended formal relations with Taiwan, claimed by China as a wayward province with no right …

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Jammeh loyalists decry witch hunt as Barrow begins chase of looted funds

Loyalists of former Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh are crying foul as the new government officially begins a search for property Jammeh allegedly looted. President Adama Barrow, on Wednesday, inaugurated a 3-member commission of inquiry to look into the assets of his predecessor. According to Barrow, the move was ‘‘another step …

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Gambia: Angry residents turn Mayor’s office into rubbish dump

Angry residents in Gambia’s Kanifing municipality turned their mayor’s office into a rubbish dump over the weekend in protest against poor waste management in the area. According to local media, the residents of Bakoteh and Manjai blame the city council of mismanaging the municipality’s main Bakoteh dump site, exposing them …

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US: Gambian school robotics team denied visa

Five teenage pupils from The Gambia who built a robot for a prestigious international competition in the United States will not be able to accompany their invention to the event after being denied a visa. The Gambian pupils become the second team of students refused entry to the US to attend the FIRST Global …

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