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Jun 01, 2018
AIDS victims sue Gambian ex-president Yahya Jammeh for performing illegal experiments on themThree AIDs victims are suing former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh for performing illegal experiments on them in the name of finding a cure for AIDS.
Apr 04, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Which continent is England part of? Organisers think it's Africa, print booklets with blooperBrexit appears to have come early for England at the Commonwealth Games after it was listed as an African country with a population of two million in the official programme
Mar 07, 2018
Gambia foreign minister calls Thailand 'sex destination', apologises after strong protest from BangkokThe Gambia on Tuesday apologised to Thailand after its foreign minister said the Asian country was a haven for sex tourists, sparking a strongly worded protest from Bangkok
Nov 20, 2017
Robert Mugabe deposed in Zimbabwe: Africa's long and bloody history of military coupsAfter 1960, where no less than 17 African nations declared independence, the continent has seen a large number of dictatorships who have depended on the military.
Mar 30, 2017
Plucked from the Mediterranean, over 400 migrants saved from a capsized dinghy off Libyan coastThe Golfo Azzurro, a humanitarian vessel, rescued about 400 migrants - mainly from Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Gambia and Bangladesh - including 16 women and two children.
Nov 30, 2016
For many Africans, Cuban leader Fidel Castro was a hero who battled white supremacyAfrica knows it is still a white man’s world. Hence it remembers Fidel Castro’s role in Africa. So should we.
Oct 26, 2016
Gambia withdraws from International Criminal Court, accuses it of racial discriminationGambia has announced its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, accusing the Hague-based tribunal of the "persecution and humiliation of people of colour, especially Africans".
Oct 13, 2016
Maldives quits Commonwealth alleging interference in internal affairsThe Maldives angrily quit the Commonwealth on Thursday after years of wrangling over its human rights record since the toppling of its first democratically-elected leader four years ago.
Dec 13, 2015
Gambia president declares country an 'Islamic state', stresses on rights of Christians and womenPresident Yahya Jammeh has declared the Gambia "an Islamic state", but stressed that the rights of the Christian minority in the small west African country would be respected and that women would not be held to a dress code.