While ECOWAS mediation was on, Jammeh was filling petition to void election result

The defeated Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) party of outgoing President Yahya Jammeh on Tuesday challenged election results with a petition asking the Supreme Court...

Nothing conclusive from ECOWAS-UN led political talks in Gambia

The heavyweight quartet of West African leaders Fact Finding Mission to The Gambia has concluded a day of talks in Banjul on the ongoing political crisis but...

Gambia’s US ambassador switches loyalty, urges Yahya Jammeh to hand over power

Gambia’s Ambassador to the United States of America has asked his boss Yahya Jammeh to accept the will of Gambians and hand over the presidency to President-Elect...

ECOWAS delegation arrives in Gambia, meeting outgoing President Jammeh

The high level delegation from the sub-regional bloc –Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) dispatched to Gambia has arrived. The High-level ECOWAS delegation led by ECOWAS Chairwoman...

UN urges Yahya Jammeh to meet & cooperate with international mediators

The United Nations Security Council on Monday urged Gambia's longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh to meet with international mediators who have been dispatched to Banjul to persuade him...

High level ECOWAS delegation due in Banjul today

By Alhagie Jobe   The sub-regional bloc – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has announced a high level delegation due in Banjut, Tuesday, December 13, 2016...

“Go!” – Jammeh said to Ghadafi “GO!” – World says to Jammeh!

By Dida Halake   In February 2011 Yahya Jammeh turned his back on the man responsible for his regime’s survival from 1994-2000, Col Mumouarr Ghadafi of Libya. Ghadafi then...

Gambia Bar Association condemns Jammeh, says actions tantamount to treason

By Alhagie Jobe   The Gambia Bar Association (GBA) has condemned in the strongest possible terms the announcement by Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh on Friday December 9th, 2016...

Pan African Lawyers’ Union says Jammeh cannot constitute court to hear electoral petition

By Alhagie Jobe   The Pan African Lawyers’ Union (PALU) has rubbish any attempt by Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to single-handedly constitute a court to hear his own...

Coalition: ‘Jammeh has no authority to appoint Supreme Court judge to receive petition’

By Alhagie Jobe   Gambia’s President- Elect Adama Barrow and the Coalition has rubbished any attempt to legitimize the illegal action of the outgoing President Yahya Jammeh and even...

Jammeh: Chronicle of a death foretold

By Sainey Darboe   Despite the pleasant surprise that greeted Yahya Jammeh's concession of December 2 elections, the more trained eyes and minds on Jammeh regime nurtured immense...

Building the New Gambia: Role of the Young People

Young people of the Gambia, now is your time. The time has come for you to fulfill your responsibilities to your people and to yourselves. I am...

Jammeh must immediately be arrested for breach of the peace and stability

By Lamin Keita I am calling on all patriotic Gambian military officers to defect immediately so that your sons and daughters and mine can be proud of your...

The UN Security Council warning on Jammeh to hand over Power as pressure mounts

by Gibril Saine in London   The 15-member United Nations Security Council has unanimously delivered a stern statement warning Yahya Jammeh to step down, and respect the will of...

Building the new Gambia: Let us remain focused and steadfast

By Madi Jobarteh   Never before have we been challenged to prove our patriotism and independence than on the 9 December 2016 when Outgoing Pres. Yahya Jammeh faced our...

Outgoing President Yahya Jammeh’s rejection of December 1st election results is illegal

PRESS RELEASE: COALITION DIASPORA CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL   The Coalition Diaspora Consultative Council (CDCC) notes with utter astonishment and deep concern that the Outgoing President Yahya Jammeh on December...

Advice to CDS Badgie, IGP Sonko

By Dida Halake   A mere five days ago, on the 5th of December 2016, you were both on the front-page of the Daily Observer newspaper pledging your loyalty...

Jammeh’s Election “Annulment” & UNSC

By Dida Halake   This was not unexpected and commentators had suggested that is exactly what would happen. Jammeh had declared that he would “rule for a billion years”...

UN Security Council condemns Yahya Jammeh; urges no delay in power transfer

By Alhagie Jobe   The United Nations Security Council has condemned Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh's rejection of election results announced last week and called on him to respect the...

AU says Yahya Jammeh’s rejection of poll results ‘null and void’

By Alhagie Jobe   The African Union Commission on Saturday called a statement by Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh rejecting his loss in December 1st polls "null and void" since...

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