The Gambia - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Gambia government bids Iran goodbye Tue, 23 Nov 2010 13:07:27 +0100 The Gambia and the Islamic Republic of Iran have broken diplomtic ties following reports that Iran was involved in an illegal arms shipment to Gambia including rockets and grenades. All Iranians representing their government have therefore been asked to leave Gambia within 24 hours. Desmond North Gambia: President accused of locking up rivals Sat, 19 Jun 2010 10:54:02 +0200 Former heads of the navy and army have been charged with plotting to overthrow Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, but the president has been accused by his critics of using allegations of coup plots to intimidate potential rivals and settle scores. Konye Obaji Ori Drug cartels losing ground in African drug war? Wed, 09 Jun 2010 12:17:14 +0200 Security authorities in The Gambia have seized about $1bn (street value) worth of cocaine on transit from South America to Europe. The authorities also seized large quantities of cash and arms, and arrested over 12 suspected drug traffickers, reports claim. Theophilus O'Donkor, Konye Obaji Ori African governance architecture meeting adopts way forward Thu, 18 Mar 2010 18:15:22 +0100 The Meeting on the African Governance Architecture which was being held in Banjul, The Gambia, from the 15th of March, ended today with the participants adopting report and the framework on the African Governance Architecture. The meeting also agreed that an African Governance Platform should be set up. Gambia: President's death threats spark protests around Africa Fri, 25 Sep 2009 03:38:26 +0200 Human Rights groups in Africa are demanding that the African Union human rights commission Headquarters be removed from Gambia following a fierce threat made by the Gambian president on opposition leaders and human right workers. Konye Obaji Ori Lessons on Malaria control from The Gambia Tue, 30 Jun 2009 11:44:29 +0200 Last year, the “Roll Back Malaria Partnership” painted a very positive picture of some of the actions undertaken by the country. The local health authorities, after a thorough observertion, noted that only a combination of several different weapons could help control the disease and eventually bring it to an end. Will Ghartey-Mould Gambian journalists living in fear under reign of terror Wed, 17 Dec 2008 15:04:19 +0100 Since that date, most of the key witnesses in the case have disappeared, including then director of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Daba Marenah, of whom nothing more has been heard since he was arrested after being implicated in an alleged President Jammeh distributes free sheep ! Mon, 08 Dec 2008 20:56:11 +0100 The distribution took place at the ... and the ... , while the Banjul City Council and Kanifing Municipal were Rule of terror: Gambian gov't killing and torturing citizens Wed, 12 Nov 2008 14:09:21 +0100 The report, obtained Wednesday, was launched at the on-going meeting of the pan-African rights body, the African Commission on New Zealander arrested for pornography now charged with paedophilia Wed, 27 Aug 2008 12:14:38 +0200 Police from The Gambia have charged a New Zealander with defiling a 16-year-old girl in the West African country, after initial accusations of pornography. Will Ghartey-Mould Porn charges leveled at New Zealander and host for luring Gambian girls Mon, 25 Aug 2008 14:44:14 +0200 Reports monitored from the Gambia Radio and Television Services stated that Duson arrived in The Gambia as a International investigations into massacre of Ghanaians in The Gambia lauded Sat, 23 Aug 2008 01:23:04 +0200 Some 44 West Africans, mainly Ghanaians, who were on their way to Europe were arrested in the Gambia, before they could board a ship, and Gambian President 'cures' HIV/AIDS patients Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:22:47 +0200 The Gambian leader also lamented the lack of enough resources as a key factor preventing many other patients from accessing his treatment programme. Positive results announced in favour of President's fertility treatments Tue, 05 Aug 2008 02:25:17 +0200 After the President of The Gambia lined up 1,600 women for infertility treatments using traditional medicines, last February, 96 patients are reported to be expecting ... US-based Gambian opposition condemns coup celebration Thu, 24 Jul 2008 11:32:24 +0200 Condemnation of Gambian celebrations by opposition in exile.