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Gambia's president-elect promises national unity and economic growth

Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow vowed to work for national unity and economic growth after power was peacefully transferred in the small West African nation for the first time in its history...

Gambia national goalkeeper dies crossing the Mediterranean to Italy

The goalkeeper of the women's national soccer team in Gambia is believed to have died while trying to migrate to Italy, a member of her family said Thursday.

Gambia becomes third African nation to withdraw from ICC

Gambia has become the third African nation to formally declare that it wants to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), after South Africa and Burundi.

Gambia orders female public sector workers to cover hair at work

Female employees in Gambia's public sector have been ordered to cover their hair during working hours, according to a presidential directive circulated to staff this week.