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Embarking on the 15th Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Vibrant Gambia

The 15th assembly of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) kicked off in Banjul, Gambia. Leaders from the 57 OIC member nations and beyond are expected to participate, as stated in the OIC declaration before the summit. Representing Turkey is Hakan Fidan, their foreign minister. The summit's primary goal is to fortify unity in tackling challenges encountered by the Muslim community and to foster cooperation and solidarity among member nations, in line with the OIC’s charter. The gathering will also focus on…

after two years of work, the Truth Commission has done so

In The Gambia, the Truth, Reconciliation and Equalization Commission closed its hearings on Thursday, May 27, beginning in January 2019. It investigated the human rights violations committed under the government of Yahya Jammeh. It must now report its conclusions and submit proposals to the current authorities. For more than…

Gabon and Gambia certified, DR Congo was eradicated

Gabon's team qualified for the next African Cup of Nations (CAN 2021) thanks to a 3-0 victory against DR Congo on March 25, 2021 in Franceville. A result that eliminates the Congolese. Leopards will not be able to catch up in the Group D position for the Gambians, who also beat Angola 1-0 on Thursday. Gambia plays its first CAN in Cameroon.…

a peaceful was hoped for after the conflicts between

According to the Gambia's Red Cross, more than 250 Senegalese citizens fled the fishing village of Sanyang, about 40 kilometers south of Banjul, after clashes between Senegalese and Gambians last week. It all started with the death of a Gambian, stabbed to death on the night of 14 to 15 March by a Senegalese fisherman who tried to rob him. Unrest broke out in the resort. Senegalese authorities are…

Gabon accuses Gambia of getting gamers on the airport

The Gabonese Soccer Federation accuses Gambia of holding its gamers for eight hours at Banjul airport so as, in line with it, to "weaken" them forward of a decisive match for the qualification for the African Cup of Nations. (CAN) 2021. Gabon's staff misplaced 2-1 on account of Gambias, on November 16, 2020 in Bakau. The…

[Série pont Sénégambie]: the economic downturn in the city of Farafenni (3/3)

The last episode of our series of reports dedicated to the Senegambia Bridge that has changed the lives of Gambians and Senegalese for a year. Inaugurated on January 21, 2019, the Sénégambien Bridge stretches across the Gambia River and allows easy connection of southern Senegal to the north. It replaces the old ferry that required waiting long hours before crossing or even several days for truck…

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