Gambian migrant commits suicide after rejected asylum application

A 22-year-old Gambian has committed suicide after his application for political asylum in Italy was rejected. The man, identified...
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YouthConnekt launched in The Gambia to tackle youth unemployment

The Gambian chapter of YouthConnekt, an African youth initiative aimed at improving the employability of young people, was...
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Over 8,000 Gambian youth took the ‘backway’ to Europe since 2017

A joint migration study conducted by Action Aid International-The Gambia and Action Aid-Denmark entitled: ‘Back Way to Europe: H...
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Thirty-nine Gambians among migrants rescued off coast of Guinea-Bissau

Seventy-two irregular migrants were recently rescued along the coast of Guinea Bissau according to the Liaison Officer of...
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Gambian youth return home and share experiences of irregular migration

In Gambian President Adama Barrow’s State of the Nation Address on 13 September 2018, he laid out of a plan by the government to c...
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NACCUG grants support youth employment

The Mini Grants Scheme Officer of the National Association of Cooperative Credit Unions of Gambia (NACCUG), Saikou Touray,...
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Over 400 stranded migrants rescued in Sahara desert

Over 400 stranded migrants traveling on foot were picked up by search and rescue teams along the Niger-Algeria border, according...
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New ‘Youth Empowerment Project’ initiative set to offer 965 spots in technical and vocational skills training

A training programme designed to empower young people with technical and vocational skills has been launched in The Gambia. Nine...
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More migrants return home voluntarily through IOM Niger

The UN Migration Agency’s Assisted Voluntary Return Programme in Niger has reported that so far this year it has sent home a n...
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