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News Gambia » Government: Gambia: No matter what position you hold in my government, or…

News channel or source: https://freedomnewspaper.com/2018/02/18/gambia-no-matter-position-hold-government-profession-practice-opinion-shaper-politician-together-success-country-president-bar/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Together, we have ushered the New Gambia into a world of hope – while we shall jealously guard to preserve the freedom and dignity of our people. We should continue to nurture the spirit of unity to build the New Gambia that we want and deserve.

News Gambia » Government: The Gambia re-joins the Commonwealth

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/africa/the-gambia-re-joins-the-commonwealth-128668
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Gambia will now attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London in April. Mr Blain said: “I am thrilled to represent my country as it formally re-joins the Commonwealth after an absence of several years – and to become High ...

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

News channel or source: http://www.biometricupdate.com/201802/gambia-restores-semlex-contract-for-biometric-national-identity-documents
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 » Government: Gambia: One year on, Barrow's transition in doubt

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/news/198953/gambia-one-year-on-barrows-transition-in-doubt
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

“The transition has been aborted in the sense that Barrow and his government are focus on entrenching themselves now,” Ceesay said. “Barrow’s mission is to give us democracy but he is lacking focus because he is trying to reform ...

News Gambia » Government: Lord Ahmad congratulates The Gambia on Commonwealth re-entry

News channel or source: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/lord-ahmad-congratulates-the-gambia-on-commonwealth-re-entry
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for the Commonwealth, visited The Gambia on 15 and 16 February to offer congratulations on the country’s re-entry to the Commonwealth. The Minister met with senior government ...

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

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN1FT0TM-OZATP
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

During his 23-year rule, Yahya Jammeh, who fled Gambia a year ago after regional militaries launched an operation to remove him, repeatedly clashed with British authorities over criticisms of his government’s human rights record. He withdrew Gambia from ...

News Gambia » Government: ECOWAS court rules Gambia violated rights of journalists

News channel or source: https://cpj.org/2018/02/ecowas-court-rules-gambia-violated-rights-of-journ.php
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"Gambia's government, under President Adama Barrow, must ensure there are no delays in acting on the ECOWAS judgment so that the media can operate freely without fear of reprisal." CPJ and partner organizations filed an amici curiae brief to ECOWAS as part ...

News Gambia » Government: RCS Africa head welcomes Gambia back to Commonwealth

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/RCS-Africa-head-welcomes-Gambia-back-to-Commonwealth-625161
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Gambia under its former leader Yahya Jammeh pulled out of ... debate on apartheid and how it could be abolished took place in every Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, between South Africa’s exit in 1961, and its readmission in 1994.

News Gambia » Government: GPU welcomes Ecowas Court ruling on Gambia anti-free speech laws

News channel or source: http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/gpu-welcomes-ecowas-court-ruling-on-gambia-anti-free-speech-laws
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In 2015, the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) along with four Gambian exiled journalists, namely Fatou Camara, Lamin Fatty, Alagie Jobe and Fatou Jaw Manneh, filed a suit against the Gambia government at the sub-regional court. The complainants ...

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

News channel or source: https://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/24184/demands-for-justice-in-gambia-rise-but-so-do-fears-of-renewed-repression
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Their arrest may serve a dual purpose for the Gambian government, though: facilitating investigations ... there are still Senegalese troops deployed to maintain order within Gambia, a remnant of the force that the Economic Community of West African States ...