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Gambia torpedoing deportations of its nationals from Germany

Free West Media 27 Feb 2021
As Gambia did not give permission to land on its territory, the operation had to be cancelled a few hours before ... Already in October 2020, a charter flight had to be cancelled, as Gambia issued no landing authorization on time, according to the Federal Ministry of the Interior.

Meet the 2021 Fellows of Acumen Academy West Africa

Business Day Online 05 Feb 2021
Landing Sanneh. Landing is the Chairman (Mayor) of Mansakonko Area Council in The Gambia ... Landing holds a postgraduate diploma in Population and Development from the University of The Gambia, and diplomas in Youth Work, Management, and Micro and Small Enterprise Development.

Dozens of migrants killed in shipwreck off Libya’s coast

Al Jazeera 20 Jan 2021
In a joint statement released on Wednesday, the IOM and UNHCR said the boat sailed from the city of Zawiya in the early hours of Tuesday and reportedly sank due to bad weather just a few hours later. The statement added that 10 survivors – mainly from Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana and The Gambia – were brought back to land by Libyan authorities ... .

'Now Togo is free!' – long lost photographs of newly liberated African nations

The Observer 19 Jan 2021
Betsy Evans Hunt wasn’t sure what to expect when, in 2015, she descended a staircase into a California basement ... Evans Hunt first met the American photographer Todd Webb at a gallery she ran in the late 1980s ... Twitter ... Photograph ... Twitter ... he landed in what is today the Gambia before travelling over land to his first stop – Togoland, now Togo ... Twitter ... .

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's squabble with Real Madrid star and airport drama - best of the week

The National 19 Nov 2020
We'll start with the Toni Kroos squabble... Aubameyang (and Ozil) vs Kroos ... "I'm not surprised by anyone anymore." Aubameyang vs Gambia ... The Gabonese talisman was on international duty with an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Gambia. However, upon landing at Banjul International Airport, they found their exit from the terminal held up.

Gambia: Work in Progress At Banjul-Barra Ferry Terminals

All Africa 16 Nov 2020
As work progresses and getting towards the end, the technical ...

Arsenal star hits out at African Football Confederation on Instagram after night on airport floor

Caughtoffside 16 Nov 2020
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has taken to Instagram to hit out at the African Football Confederation in wake of his country’s 2-1 defeat to Gambia ... .@Aubameyang7 and his Gabon teammates were stuck at the airport in Gambia for over six hours after landing for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

TRRC Witness Explains Encounter With Alleged Criminal Syndicate At NIA

All Africa 27 Oct 2020
... Force, government employees and some land dealers.

Gambia: Govt Reopens Land and Sea Borders

All Africa 20 Oct 2020
Following encouraging reports by Cabinet Sub-Committee on ...

Gambia to Open Land Borders Before Week Ends

All Africa 15 Oct 2020
The Gambia Government Spokesperson Ebrahim Sankareh on Tuesday confirmed that the country will officially open its land borders before the end of the week ....

Pandemic pilgrimage

Arkansas Online 10 Oct 2020
The Magal honors the founder of the Mouride Brotherhood, Senegal's most influential religious order. In previous years, as many as 3 million people have traveled to the city of Touba during Magal, with many coming from neighboring Gambia. With Senegal's land borders still closed, fewer pilgrims attended the main events Tuesday ... [CORONAVIRUS ... .