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Child Marriage: Tanzania & Gambia Set 18 As Minimum Age For Marriage

It has become illegal for girls and boys who are younger than 18 to marry in Tanzania and Gambia as both countries have outlawed child marriage. 188 more words


US Embassy Banjul: Host Govt Unexpectedly Removes Police Protection in The Gambia

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The US Embassy in Banjul issued a security message informing U.S. citizens in the Gambia that post will be closed on June 9 for non-essential services due to the removal of police protection by the host government.   649 more words

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Checkout the wife of Gambian President who ordered women to cover their hair

At the beginning of this year, President of the Islamic Republic of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh issued an executive decree ordering female civil servants to cover their hair during work hour. 49 more words

Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil, demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another. 6 more words

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Gambia Declared Islamic Republic By President

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

President Yahya Jammeh, who has for twenty-one years served as Gambia’s president, declared his nation an Islamic republic claiming this action would serve to break from the nations “colonial past.” 311 more words


Gambia: Menschenrechte ausgesetzt


Gambia ist einer jener ehemaligen Kolonialstaaten, die sich selbst überlassen wurden. Wo Europa weicht, übernimmt die Lehre des politischen Islam das Kommando, in Gambia nicht anders. 118 more words


Gambia bans Female Genital Mutilation

The Gambian government has banned Female Genital Mutilation ( FGM ) which comes into effect immediately.

The country’s leader – President Yahya Jammeh made a public proclamation outlawing the ancient practice. 41 more words