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AI Scolds Nigeria Over Military Killing

AI Scolds Nigeria Over Military Killing

At least 12 people killed at Alausa and Lekki Toll Gate Lagos Hundreds severely injured CCTV dismantled to cover murder An on-the-ground investigation by Amnesty International has confirmed that the Nigerian army and police killed at least 12 peaceful protesters yesterday at two locations in[Read More…]

by October 22, 2020 0 comments News

Gambia Makes Moderate Advancement In Combating Child Labor

The Gambia made advancement in combatting child labor.  The news is contained in the United States Department of Labor’s 2019 edition of its Annual Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor Report (TDA Report). Read below the press release issued by the Embassy of[Read More…]

by October 20, 2020 0 comments News
Three Gambian Journalists Selected for 2020 U.S. Election Coverage

Three Gambian Journalists Selected for 2020 U.S. Election Coverage

Selection of Three Gambian Journalists for 2020 U.S. Election Coverage Banjul, The Gambia – The United States Embassy in The Gambia congratulates three Gambian journalists selected to participate in the 2020 “Foreign Press Centers Program for Elections 2020: A Virtual Tour of the United States[Read More…]

by September 29, 2020 0 comments News
A new Trump admin proposal will make it more difficult for African students to study in the U

A new Trump admin proposal will make it more difficult for African students to study in the U

REUTERS/KEVIN LAMARQUE “I’ve got my eyes on you.” The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is attempting to revamp visa rules for international students—but thousands of Africans could be adversely affected. Read more: https://finance.yahoo.com/m/bdc741be-f611-3f04-90f6-af3d46bd7cdf/a-new-trump-admin-proposal.html

by September 29, 2020 0 comments News
Are We Poor (Or Aren’t We Mismanaged)?

Are We Poor (Or Aren’t We Mismanaged)?

The Gambia is one of the poorest nations in the world. In 2020 Gambia is ranked 9th poorest nation in the world with an estimated US$480 (GMD 24,000) gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. That simply means GDP over population (GDP/population). GDP is the aggregate[Read More…]

by September 10, 2020 0 comments News

Industry lobbying US Government to turn Africa into America’s plastics waste bin 

The American Chemistry Council has lobbied the US government during the COVID-19 pandemic to use a US-Kenya trade deal to expand the plastics industry’s footprint across Africa. Documents obtained by Unearthed – Greenpeace’s investigative journalism platform – through the Freedom of Information Act show that[Read More…]

by September 10, 2020 0 comments News