President elect Barrow OKs ECOWAS decision on Gambia’s political impasse

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has welcomed and approved the sub-regional bloc – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) decision calling on outgoing President Yahya Jammeh...

Statement by President-elect Barrow after ECOWAS Summit decision on Gambia’s political crisis

Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has called on outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to accept his status in good faith and facilitate a smooth transfer of power in the...

Supreme Islamic Council meets President-elect Barrow

Executive of the Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) on Sunday met Gambia’s president-elect Adama Barrow to show solidarity and support as the Gambia is currently under a...

ECOWAS done with Gambia situation, says Yahya Jammeh must go

Leaders of the sub-regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have promised to enforce fully the results of The Gambia’s December 1st Presidential election...

UTG Staff Association condemns Jammeh’s rejection of election results

The University of The Gambia Faculty and Staff Association (UTGFSA) has expressed its absolute condemnation of outgoing President Jammeh’s rejection of the legitimate will of the sovereign...

Strong call on Yahya Jammeh to handover power at Dakar post-election solidarity march

By Alhagie Jobe   Human Rights Organisations and Civil Society Associations based in Dakar, Senegal, on Saturday made a loud call on outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to respect...

‘Military intervention to unseat Gambia’s Jammeh should be the last resort’

Senegalese President Macky Sall has stated that a military intervention to unseat Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh will be a last resort. He said during an interview broadcast...

Deyda Hydara – 12 years on! Tell us the truth!

Outgoing President Yahya Jammeh met religious leaders yesterday December 15 and urged them to go and talk to Gambians about peace and forgiveness because he wants peace...

Yahya Jammeh has forced Gambia and much of the world into unwanted debate

This isn’t simply a meaty topic to shrug under the carpet because it’s symbolic of the bind that we are in. The situation Gambia is in today...

Building The New Gambia: Why We Must Save The Gambia!

Beyond life and property, there is another value of a human being or society that must be protected because without it, the potential for the human being...

Yahya Jammeh’s obsession with power is stretching beyond reason

Let's jump into it straight without cutting corners. Why would Yaya Jammeh degrade Gambia by humiliating the high level delegation of ECOWAS-UN, consisting of respectful African heads...

Gambia’s security forces must put human rights above loyalty to Yahya Jammeh

The army has backed Yahya Jammeh, but now they must support a democratic transition.Gambia’s political crisis has entered a dangerous phase. After publicly conceding defeat in the...

Ibn Chambers to Jammeh : “The end is here”

"For Mr. Jammeh, the end is here and under no circumstances can he continue to be president" The Special Representative of the U.N , Secretary General and...

Ecowas says ‘could send troops’ if Yahya Jammeh refuses to go

The sub-regional grouping – Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says military intervention in The Gambia is ‘possible’ if outgoing President Yahya Jammeh does not step...

Gambia Press Union urges Jammeh to handover power & release detained comrades

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has called outgoing President Yahya Jammeh, who had earlier endorsed the outcome of the Presidential election outcome, to, in the interest of...

UN Chief tells Gambian security forces to vacate electoral commission offices

UN Chief Ban ki-moon has expressed total ‘dismay’ at the takeover of the Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) premises by the military and called on them to...

Open letter to Outgoing President Jammeh and his henchmen

Dear Mr. President! When you conceded to Adama Barrow last week, the entire world celebrated your gesture as appropriate and honorable. A week later, you rescind your...

Yahya Jammeh needs to absorb elections message; grapple with the fact that he lost...

Yahya Jammeh having acknowledged he lost the elections on December 2nd ,what virtually all Gambians and  rational observers already knew, and  then promised to take specific steps to...

Gambians’ democracy oscillating between graciousness and defiant: A Wake up call for the Coalition

By Solo Demba   The President’s concession statement was applauded by many because it was seen as a gracious act by an incumbent to accept defeat without casting doubt...

National crisis: A call to Gambian diplomats

As tensions continue to mount in the Gambian amidst uncertainty concerning the outcome of the just concluded elections; we wish to converse with the county's diplomatic missions...

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