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Gambia , Sunday 18 February 2018


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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Dear President Barrow when you took the mantle of power, you were sworn to protect the constitution and all rights it enshrined and implicit in that declaration is to protect the national security interest of the Gambia. To ask which one take precedence is ...

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

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Underscoring Barrow’s remaining security challenges, there are still Senegalese troops deployed to maintain order within Gambia, a remnant of the force that the Economic Community of West African States stood up in early 2017 when it looked as though a ...

News Gambia » Security: 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 » Security: Gambia: 'Security Situation Relatively Calm but Political Atmosphere Remains a Concern'-Cds Kinteh

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Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

The Chief of Defence Staff of the Gambia Armed Forces Masaneh Kinteh, has indicated that the general security situation of the country is relatively calm. He however said the political atmosphere remains a concern. The Chief of Defence Staff made this ...

News Gambia » Security: A Letter From ICE on Monday, Then Detention by Friday for Arizona Dad

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

But after Kimura drove to the detention center and asked security officers and other officials ... They’re also concerned about unrest in Gambia as a factor for Njai’s safety. The small West African country experienced the ouster of a dictator a ...

News Gambia » Security: Gambia putting efforts to establish NPMC

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Top officials of the Sahelian Pesticides Committee were in the country to help The Gambia establish the National Pesticides ... has a mission of increasing crop production because of food security. He pointed out that strategies have to be put in place ...

News Gambia » Security: Security forces retake Somali villages from al-Shabaab

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Security forces backed by African Union’s peacekeeping mission AMISOM on Monday captured villages from al-Shabaab armed group during an operation in Lower Shabeelle region, according to a regional deputy governor. The villages of Awdhigle and Mubarak in ...

News Gambia » Security: Saudi Arabia and Iran Compete in the Sahel

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The force falls under the rubric of G5 Sahel, which brings together Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Chad for regional cooperation on political and security issues ... many African states like Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Sierra Leon, Benin, Nigeria ...

News Gambia » Security: Gambia: Defeated leader Jammeh leaves country after election loss

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Publication date: hursday 19 January 2017

(CNN)Gambia's longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh ... less than 24 hours earlier to enforce the results of last month's presidential election. The UN Security Council had backed an effort by regional states to remove Jammeh as president. There was a brief ...

News Gambia » Security: Gambia security forces 'seize election commission HQ'

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Publication date: uesday 13 December 2016

The Gambia's security forces have taken over the headquarters of the electoral commission, its chairman says, as the country's president refuses to accept his loss in recent elections. Alieu Momar Njai told the BBC that staff were barred from entering.