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Some of the Gambia's opposition leaders

(JollofNews) – An opposition leader in the Gambia has challenged other opposition parties in the country to come up with proposals on how a flag bearer to take on President Yahya...

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(JollofNews) – An opposition candidate in the forthcoming Gambian elections has condemned President Yahya Jammeh’s threats to bury his critics and opponents  ‘nine...

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(JollofNews) – A first round of Senegal-Gambia talks to end a three-month border blockade has ended without agreement amid an impasse over a long-delayed bridge project, a senior...

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh

(JollofNews) – Provocative comments by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Sunday threatened to overshadow talks with Senegal aimed at resolving a three-month border blockade. Hours...

Senegal has lost more than a million trees since 2010 while farmers in Gambia have pocketed 140 billion CFA ($238 million, 213 million euros) exporting the wood to China ©Georges Gobet (AFP/File)

(JollofNews) – Senegal’s heavily forested southern region of Casamance will have no tree cover left by 2018 if illegal logging driven by Chinese demand is not addressed,...

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(JollofNews) – Young children in the Gambia are getting life-changing support thanks to one selfless British couple. Craig and Isabel Goodman  of Burry Port, have expanded their...

African-Presidents

(JollofNews) – There are many countries around the world who continue to enjoy the benefits of true democracy. Yet, for a majority of Africans, true representative democracy...

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(JollofNews) – The present challenges and struggle that faces the Gambian people started way back two decades ago, when the military junta led by Lt. Yaya Jammeh as he was then...

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(JollofNews) – A magistrates court in the Gambia Thursday granted bail to six women who were arrested for taking part in anti-government protest. Isatou saidy, Lele Bojang, Sukai...

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(JollofNews) – Contrary to our earlier report Jollof Media Network can now confirm that Fatoumatta Tambajang, a prominent Gambian pro-democracy activist has not been arrested. Earlier...

Some of the Gambia's opposition leaders

(JollofNews) – An opposition leader in the Gambia has challenged other opposition parties in the country to come up with proposals on how a flag bearer to take on President Yahya...

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Muslim pilgrims perform the final walk (Tawaf al-Wadaa) around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca on November 30, 2009. The annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage to Mecca wound up without the feared mass outbreak of swine flu, Saudi authorities said, reporting a total of five deaths and 73 proven cases. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

“Suffah” is the name of a particular raised platform in the Mosque of the Holy Prophet (Sallallaho Alaihe Wasallam) in Medina. It used to be occupied by the poor Muslim...