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Cameroon Lions roar into semis

✳ Gambia 0 Cameroon 2 ✳ Burkina Faso 1 Tunisia 0 Yaounde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT |   The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are through to the semi final stage at the on-going TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2021. Cameroon stopped Gambia 2-0 in a quarter final match played this evening …

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Gambia enters Lion’s den

✳ Gambia v Cameroon 7pm ✳ Burkina Faso v Tunisia 10pm Yaounde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | Debutants Gambia face hosts Cameroon in an unprecedented quarterfinal that promises a lot of excitement on Saturday in Douala. The Scorpions challenge the Indomitable Lions for the quarterfinal clash of the ongoing TotalEnergies …

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Adama Barrow re-elected Gambian president

Banjul, Gambia | Xinhua |  Alieu Momar Njie, chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) of The Gambia, declared on Sunday that Adama Barrow, the leader of the National People’s Party (NPP), as the winner of the presidential election held on Saturday. Barrow amassed 457,519 votes, around 53 percent of …

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Uganda’s Kaheru to monitor Gambia elections

The Commonwealth Observer Group  H E Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President of Nigeria, (Chairperson) Prosper Bani, Former Minister of Interior, Ghana The Hon Martha Karua, Former Minister of Justice, Kenya Robert Phiri, Executive Director, Public Affairs Commission, Malawi Hendrick Gappy, Former Chairperson, Electoral Commission, Seychelles Shyamala Gomez, Executive Director, Centre for Equality and …

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UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP |  The UN’s top court ordered Myanmar on Thursday to take “all measures within its power” to prevent alleged genocide against Rohingya Muslims. The International Court of Justice granted a series of emergency steps requested by the mainly Muslim African state of The Gambia under …

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GAMBIA: Ex-president Jammeh will be arrested if he returns

Banjul, Gambia | AFP |  Former dictator Yahya Jammeh would face immediate arrest if he returned home, Gambia’s justice minister warned Sunday, days after his supporters called for his return from exile. After a year of hearings investigating abuses during his 22-year rule, “it can no longer be ruled out …

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Thousands in Gambia rally for ex-president Jammeh’s return

Banjul, Gambia | AFP |  Thousands of supporters of Gambia’s former dictator Yahya Jammeh demonstrated Thursday on the outskirts of the capital Banjul, demanding his return from exile. The protest came days after the former autocrat was heard in a leaked audio recording insisting that the tiny West African state …

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