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31 Oct 2021
The Gambia is going to the polls in December, to vote their new president. And among those who wants to be president is independent candidate, Rasta man Bankole Yao Jojo Ahadzie, aka Banky. It is the first presidential and parliamentary election since the departure of Yahya Jammeh, who ruled for 22 years.
24 Feb 2019
International observer former Vice-President of The Gambia Fatoumata Tambajang shares her views on the Nigerian elections.
13 Sep 2018
Nigeria’s immediate past High Commissioner to The Gambia, Mrs. Esther Audu, yesterday emerged senatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
19 Jun 2018
The Gambia is one of the poorest countries in the world. 22 years of dictatorship and high unemployment has made migration a lucrative option for young people. But when they're returned home they can find themselves overwhelmed by a sense of shame.
21 Apr 2017
As the rebel slave who defied his captors, Kunta Kinte, immortalised in print and on screen in "Roots", put The Gambia on the map for historical tourism.
18 Feb 2017
The Gambia’s new president will formally be sworn in on Saturday which is also the country’s independence day. Hundreds of prisoners hope the day will also bring their release.

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