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Gambia , Sunday 18 February 2018

News Gambia: Gambia: One year on, Barrow's transition in doubt

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Gambians are celebrating 53 years of independence from Britain on Sunday, Feb. 18, the same day they are remembering President Adama Barrow’s taking the oath of office on home soil since his landmark election victory of Dec. 1, 2016, ushering in the end ...

News Gambia: Demands for Justice in Gambia Rise, but So Do Fears of Renewed Repression

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In January 2017, under pressure from other West African leaders and much of his own population, Gambia’s longtime dictator, Yahya Jammeh, flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea. His successor, Adama Barrow—the winner of an election whose results Jammeh ...

News Gambia: Gambia rejoins Commonwealth as it seeks to rebuild world standing

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia has rejoined the Commonwealth, the tiny West African former British colony’s foreign ministry said on Thursday, five years after its now exiled former authoritarian leader withdrew his country, calling it a “neo-colonial ...

News Gambia: Gambia marks 53 years of independence

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The Gambia on Sunday celebrated 53 years of its independence from British rule. The celebration was marked with a march past by members of security forces, representatives from 110 schools, five voluntary organizations and ...

News Gambia: Gambia restores Semlex contract for biometric national identity documents

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Gambia’s Minister of Justice Ba Tambadou has announced that a contract between the country’s government and Semlex to provide the technical infrastructure to produce biometric identity documents has been restored, The Point reports. Semlex was ...

News Gambia: Gambia rejoins Commonwealth after democratic election

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

London (AFP) - The Gambia was readmitted to the Commonwealth on Thursday, welcomed back into the fold after its sudden pullout in 2013 and following the democratic election last year of President Adama Barrow. Former president Yahya Jammeh dramatically ...

News Gambia: LIer raising funds to help students from Gambia achieve college dreams

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Ashleigh Deluca, of Glen Cove, shared memories of teaching English to sixth-graders in Gambia 10 years ago. She says parents there often pull their kids out of school due to financial reasons, and so they could help out at home. "Your priority was not ...

News Gambia: ECOWAS court rules Gambia violated rights of journalists

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

New York, February 14, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Gambian government to act on a judgment passed today by the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to immediately repeal its laws on ...

News Gambia: In The Gambia, building resilience to a changing climate

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

UN Environment will implement the largest natural resource development project in the history of The Gambia to help the West African nation tackle climate change impacts and restore degraded forests, farmland and coastal zones. Funded by a $20.5 million ...

News Gambia: Gambia: In the NIA 9 Trial - Court Warns Audience to Respect the Law

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, on Tuesday, warned the audience that they should be law abiding and respectful to the dictates of the law; that any person caught acting otherwise towards the accused persons, will face ...