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Can The Pentagon Win When Putsch Comes To Shove?
Managing Editor, TomDispatch.com
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Winning! It’s the White House watchword when it comes to the U.S. armed forces. “We will
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Teen Boy Is Only Survivor Of Shipwreck That Killed 146 Migrants
It's a tragically common storyline in the central Mediterranean.
Gambians Return To Their Homeland With Hopes Of Reform
By Sanna Camara & Preethi Nallu, Refugees Deeply
Hopes for Reform Pharing Sanyang, who served in the Gambian armed forces for many years, fled to Dakar in 2006 after surviving
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West African Troops Enter Gambia's Capital After Dictator's Departure
By Tim Cocks and Diadie Ba, Reuters
The country's new president said Yahya Jammeh appears to have left the state coffers behind empty.
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Gambia's Dictator Jammeh Flees Country After Stepping Down
He is likely headed to live in exile.
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Senegal Sends Troops Into Gambia In Support of New President
The incumbent leader has been in power since 1994 and has refused to concede.
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Gambia Voted To Oust Its Dictator, But He Isn't Going Quietly
Fears are growing over what will happen when Yahya Jammeh's presidency expires this week.
Building Capacity: This Week In Daily Giving
Founder and President, The Pollination Project
As in Syria, Sahel's Crisis Deserves Tireless and Concerted Action
UN Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Humanitarian Coord...
Leaders of the world are coming together in London this week for all the right reasons: As the violence continues unabated, stoking more turmoil in an already restive region, standing by the Syrians is unquestionably our collective duty.
Moving Stories: International Review of How Media Cover Migration
Director of Media Unlimited in Lebanon
Peace on earth, goodwill towards men (women and children), except if they're migrants, refugees, or asylum seekers, who the media worldwide have, for the most part, failed to cover accurately, fairly, in a balanced way, and ethically.
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How Women In Gambia Are Recycling Trash Into An Income
Women travel as far as 12 miles to learn these skills.
African HRC Reflects on 2014
Executive Director of the African Human Rights Coalition (Afri...
As Americans revel in equality gains, we cannot forget that as LGBTI people, we are all members of a persecuted global minority with a responsibility towards one another, regardless of who we are or where we live.
Gambia's President Blames Foreign-Backed Dissidents For Attack On Capital
Birthing in the Gambia: Educate, Empower and Enable
Freelance writer, Independent Consultant on the Rights and Pro...
The BIG Project was established in 2011 to provide higher grade maternal care to combat the high maternal mortality rates in the Gambia through its motto: Educate, Empower and Enable.
The Wild Animal Kingdom Of Street Artist ROA
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Two Americans Disappear in West African Dictatorship
Best selling author, TV political analyst, communications and ...
The U.S. needs to immediately hold him responsible for the welfare of two American citizens and demand verifiable information on their safety, or proof of their deaths and the return of their remains.
What Next for the ICC in Africa?
Independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion o...
What If We Sent 1 Million Books to The Gambia?
Executive director, Books For Africa
Tom Warth, the founder of Books For Africa, has done a lot of unusual things to promote charity and education. But nothing has been as important to him as his "African Book Walk: A Hike Across The Gambia to End Their Book Famine."
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