Fears Grow Over Gambia-Senegal Border Tensions

Emedia in Senegal has described it “quite worrying” the confrontations at the Gambia-Senegal border in recent times.

This last incident took place last weekend at the border between the two countries on the southern side of The Gambia when a small village on the Atlantic coast in Cassamance became almost the scene of clashes between Gambian soldiers and elements of environmental protection in Senegal.

The incidents, a narrowly avoided tragedy according to our source, have become recurrent and reveal latent tensions as a lack of demarcation of the border between the two countries. Read more

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