Amnesty: Gambia: Arrests, media closures as deadline nears

PRESS RELEASE: 05 January, 2017: The government of President Yahya Jammeh, defeated in Gambia’s December presidential election, has arbitrarily arrested opposition sympathizers and closed three independent radio...

CPJ: Gambia orders three radio stations to cease broadcasting

Press release: January 5, 2017- The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Gambian authorities to allow three independent radio stations to resume full broadcasting. Taranga FM,...

Jammeh wants it his way, we must not let him

By Jaw Manneh: Weeks preceding January 19 will be defining for The Gambia on many fronts. The string of familiar abuses of power this week is...

People’s power is the answer to Jammeh’s arrogance

By Alagi Yorro Jallow: The Gambia is going through a reawakening. The country has ushered in a new political agenda free from fear. At last, Gambians have...

Barrow scolds Jammeh over human rights issues, media crackdown

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has called on outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to improve on human rights records by releasing political prisoners and re-open the radio stations recently...

IEC Chairman flees out of country over death threats

By Alhagie Jobe: The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has fled out of the country following death threats on his life, The Fatu Network has...

FJC breaks silence, asks Jammeh to handover and go

By Alhagie Jobe: Disgraced former Speaker of the Gambia’s National Assembly, Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay has finally parted ways with her former boss defiant outgoing President Yahya Jammeh...

President-elect Barrow responds to outgoing President Jammeh’s New Year Message

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has responded to the New Year address by the outgoing President Yahya Jammeh. At a Press conference on Monday, the spokesperson of the...

Guinea’s Alpha Conde explains why Jammeh is refusing to leave

Guinean President Alpha Conde says The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh should not be prosecuted for crimes against the state and human rights abuses as a former African...

Defiant Yahya Jammeh accuses ECOWAS of declaring war

By Alhagie Jobe: Disgraced outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has accused the West African sub-regional bloc ECOWAS of ‘declaring war’ against his government by threatening to deploy...

Gambians in Belgium insist Jammeh must go!

The Gambian community in Belgium on Tuesday handed over a petition to H.E Tenneng Mba Jaiteh, Head of Mission in Brussels, calling on outgoing President Yahya Jammeh...

Gambia’s 2017 budget is over D14 Billion

The Gambia’s total budget for the year 2017 stands at D14.34 billion from D12.99 billion in 2016. This was disclosed to Gambians on Thursday by outgoing...

Gambia: Former High Court judge says APRC election petition constitutionally irregular

Emmanuel Nkea, a former High Court Judge in The Gambia has described the election petition by outgoing President Yahya Jammeh’s APRC party as fundamentally defective and should...

ECOWAS Action to Gambia is Constitutional

Banjul, The Gambia: When the four Head of State of ECOWAS came for a fact finding mission to The Gambia, they gathered that President elect Adama Barrow...

‘You Divided Us, Gambians Do Not Love You Anymore’ Bishop Hannah Faal Heim To...

The exact words of Bishop Hannah Caroline Faal-Heim transcribed by Bakary Badjie By Bakary Badjie “I want to ask your permission to speak truthfully and plainly to you because...
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Incoming President Barrow responds to outgoing President Jammeh over remarks on state TV

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has condemned the remarks made on state TV by the outgoing President Yahya Jammeh during his meeting with the so-called Africa Bar Association. ...

Mayor of Gambia’s capital meets President-elect Barrow

The Lord Mayor of the Gambia’s capital, Banjul, on Friday met President-elect Adama Barrow at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. Abdoulie Bah, who contested for the mayoral position...

Breaking the impasse

President-Elect Barrow and his team should continue to be on alert and make their paramount mission the preservation of their hard-fought and historic victory against the Jammeh...

US disappointed with Yahya Jammeh over recent remarks of not stepping down

The United States have express total disappointment in Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh’s televised remarks of December 20th in which he indicated that he is unwilling to...

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