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  • [Foroyaa] AfricaJanuary 25, 2022
  • [JusticeInfo.net] Switzerland/Gambia — Five years ago, on 26 January 2017, former Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko was arrested in Switzerland, suspected of crimes against humanity. Five years after, he is still in pre-trial detention in the Alpine country. Why is it taking so long to complete investigations?
  • [DW] The Senegalese soldiers were likely attacked by separatist rebels while on a mission in neighboring Gambia. Authorities believe the soldiers may have been taken hostage.
  • [The Point] It is obvious to postulate that there is a linkage between youth and national development in The Gambia.
  • [The Point] Peace Ambassadors – The Gambia (PAG), a voluntary non-profit peace education and advocacy organisation last Thursday held a post-election reflection meeting for Domestic Election Observers at Metzy Residential Hotel.
  • [The Point] Scorpions of The Gambia have continued their fairytales in their maiden Africa Cup of Nations tournament after defeating Guinea Conakry 1-0 in their round of 16 (knockout stage match) played at the Stade Ominisports de Baffousam yesterday, Monday.
  • [The Point] The outgoing U.S. ambassador to the Republic of The Gambia R. Carl Paschall has expressed words of wisdom, hope, optimism and gratitude as his mission in the country nears its end.
  • [The Point] Abdoulaye Baldé admits defeat. The outgoing mayor of Ziguinchor addressed the press to congratulate his challenger, opponent Ousmane Sonko (Yewwi Askanwi) who won the election in the southern capital. Abdoulaye Baldé admitted his defeat as well as his "mission which ends" at the head of the town hall.
  • [The Point] Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC) on Thursday held a board and stakeholders meeting to promote open communication and members' participation in decision making of the Corporation.
  • [The Point] As part of efforts to promote sustainable development in The Gambia through creative and cultural tourism, the government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, National Center for Arts and Culture, Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is preparing to host the Janjanbureh cultural festival from 28 to 30 of January 2022, […]
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Mauritania

  • [RFI] Kenya and Mauritania have received nearly two million new doses of Covid-19 vaccines from the United States in the latest push against the Omicron variant sweeping the world.
  • [World Bank] This morning, in the suburbs of Nouakchott, the waiting room of the Teyarett vaccination center is buzzing with people. A steady stream of women and men from all walks of life are coming to get vaccinated. Doctors and nurses check their vitals, enter the data, administrate the doses, and issue the vaccination certificates.
  • [Premium Times] In November 2017, the world watched in utter disbelief, some cringed-worthy footage aired by CNN where dozens of men in detention facilities were being auctioned off for as little as $400 each in Libya. If you think that was a fluke, the crew was also told of the existence of similar auctions taking […]
  • [CAF] The Eagles of Mali beat Mauritania 2-0 in Douala to secure top spot in Group F of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021.
  • [CAF] Western neighbors Mali and Mauritania lock horns in Douala, as Group F of the ongoing TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations reaches its final day.
  • [CAF] Western neighbors Mali and Mauritania lock horns in Douala, as Group F of the ongoing TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations reaches its final day.
  • [CAF] Tunisia revived their qualification hopes in TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Group F, beating Mauritania 4-0 in Limbe for Matchday 2 account.
  • [CAF] After disappointing identical 1-0 defeats to Mali and Gambia respectively, Tunisia and Mauritania go to TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Group F Match Day 2 with no room for error.
  • [The Point] Scorpions of The Gambia yesterday, Wednesday won their maiden Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opening Group F match against Mauritania after Ablie Jallow's lone goal in the 10th minute of the game played at the Limbe Ominsport Stadium.
  • [CAF] A day of history. The Gambia' Scorpions achieve a historic feat by winning their first match for their first appearance in AFCON finals.

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