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News24.com | Gambia justice minister promises new post-Jammeh constitution.

The Gambia's justice minister has promised a new constitution to be voted on by referendum as the tiny west African country transitions from the long rule of former strongman Yahya Jammeh.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Gambia investigators find dozens more Jammeh-linked assets.

Gambia's justice minister says investigators have uncovered dozens of additional properties, bank accounts and companies belonging to former president Yahya Jammeh.

- News24.com - ZA

Gambia investigators find dozens more Jammeh-linked assets.

Gambia's justice minister says investigators have uncovered dozens of additional properties, bank accounts and companies belonging to former president Yahya Jammeh.

- FOX News - US

African Petroleum Reshuffles West Africa Strategy.

Oil E&P African Petroleum allowed the exclusivity of its offshore exploration contract with Gambia and Senegal to lapse in order to pursue future involvement in the area's development, according to a new report by UPI. The regional company seeks a corporate partner to continue its work in Senegalese waters and plans to ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Make monitors matter.

NO ONE batted an eyelid earlier this year when Turkmenistan's strongman, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, was re-elected' with nearly 98% of the vote. Why, one wonders, did he bother with an election at all? Yet in a growing number of fragile new democracies, especially in Africa, where similarly absurd results were once common, ...

- Economist.com - UK

African Petroleum Lets Blocks Sale Exclusivity Clause Lapse.

African Petroleum has agreed to let an exclusive agreement lapse in talks to sell oil licenses in Gambia and Senegal, it says.

- Rigzone.com - US

Meet the Gambian migrants under pressure to leave Europe.

Migrants who reach Italy are under increasing pressure to return home, but as one told IRIN: “Nobody wants to go back a loser”

- UN - INT

Frontier West Africa source of oil spat.

An agreement covering energy resources offshore Gambia and Senegal expired so that other options could be explored, regional explorer African Petroleum said.

- UPI - US

International community needs to 'change narrative' about Africa - UN chief Guterres.

Briefing the Security Council on their strengthened collaboration, top officials from the African Union and the United Nations today highlighted their joint work on peace and security in the Gambia, Somalia and South Sudan, as well as other African countries, and urged adequate, timely and predictable funding.

- UN - INT

The Gambia's post-election blues.

Seldom has an election given rise to so much hope on the African continent as the one that placed Adama Barrow at the helm of the Gambia in December of last year. But six months later discontent is on the rise.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Gambian youngster Ablie Jallow signs for Metz.

The Gambia's under-20 captain Ablie Jallow signs a five-year deal with French first division side Metz from Senegalese champions Generation Foot.

- BBC - UK

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