Talking Human Rights in the New Gambia

  By Daniel Bekele Senior Director for Africa Advocacy Truth Commission Should Complement Justice for Jammeh-era Crimes “This is the new Gambia,” Jobe, a Gambian taxi driver told me, as I arrived...

“Punish The Gambia Government and ensure that impunity and violations of the ECOWAS Protocol...

 Dakar, 5 June 2016- A West African grouping of faith based, rights, academic, women and youth organisations have urged the ECOWAS heads of state and government to...

DUGA’s MOBILIZATION AND HOMECOMING

After 21 years of activism, advocacy and sensitization from the diaspora. DUGA is calling on Gambians, all over the world to put all hands on deck, as...

STATEMENT BY UDP LEADER, LAWYER OUSAINOU DARBOE, ON THE EXPULSION OF THE EU REPRESENTATIVE...

For almost two weeks now, The Gambia has been on international spotlight for all the wrong reasons. First was the President’s repulsive statement to slit the throat...

STATEMENT BY THE UNITED DEMOCRATIC PARTY ON THE PROCLAMATION OF AN ISLAMIC STATE BY...

At the end of his political campaign, under the guise of complying with one of the codes of conduct prescribed by Section 222 of the Gambia Constitution,...

President Barrow Travels to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana

 The Office of The President wishes to inform the general public that His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia will travel on an...

Scandinavian Investors Call on Gambian President, H.E. Adama Barrow

 Press Release, Office of The President A delegation of Gambians living in Norway and their Norwegian and Bulgarian partners interested in investing in the Gambia, called on His Excellency...

NTCG’S CALL AND ITS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE GAMBIA

The NTCG’s encouragement call on all Gambian opposition political parties and groups on April 15th, 2015 to fuse forces with the UDP the opposition party with largest...

Fourth Cabinet meeting focuses on Finance and Economic Affairs, Fisheries and Security matters

 PRESS RELEASE Fajara, 28 June 2017 –Finance and economic affairs, fisheries and security took precedence at the Barrow administration’s fourth cabinet meeting today.Led by President Adama Barrow, Cabinet...

Sponsored: Gambia is set to conduct Demographic and Health Survey 2019/20

The Government of The Gambia, through the Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, will be conducting the 2019/20...

UDP Issues Press Statement On Upcoming Local Gov’t Elections

PRESS RELEASE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONSFollowing the IEC announcement for 12th March 2018 and 12th April 2018 as dates for the Nominations and Council Elections (for Mayors...

GDF Gives $4,000 To The Families Of December 30 Attackers sentenced in Minnesota

Press Statement Gambia Democracy Fund - GDF, would like to inform the public that on Monday, 6/13/16, the organization disbursed $1,000 to each of the families of those...

ECOMIG is a stabilising force in The Gambia-Foreign Minister Tangara

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia on Monday July 29, 2019 said Ecomig forces are serving...

“The Gambia under President Jammeh has developed a plaid history of disappearing detainees to...

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has confirmed from multiple sources that an unspecified number of remand political prisoners who were arrested on April 14 2016 with Solo...

President Barrow launches the National Security Council

 Fajara, 21 August 2017President Adama Barrow today launched a 7 member National Security Council (NSC) at a ceremony held at his office.President Barrow urged the Council members...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$16.1Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for The Gambia

 PRESS RELEASE June 26, 2017The Board’s approval enables the immediate disbursement of US$16.1 million, which is equivalent to 18.75 percent of The Gambia’s quota in the IMF. The IMF...

URGENT ACTION: DETAINED RADIO DIRECTOR STANDS TRIAL IN GAMBIA

Gambian radio director Alagie Abdoulie Ceesay has been detained since August 2015 charged with sedition and the publication of false news. He has been in detention at...

DUGA Elects New Executive

 PRESS RELEASE The Democratic Union of Gambian Activists (DUGA) wishes to inform the general public that it has, in accordance with its bylaws, elected a new executive to...

Gambian Students Association in Cyprus condemns Jammeh’s actions

PRESS RELEASE – DEC. 20th: Without any pressure or force after conceding defeat and congratulating the President elect, and also confirm that the Gambia election is...

Gambia: Justice for Jammeh-Era Abuses Crucial

 New Government Should Develop Roadmap for Prosecutions(Nairobi) – Gambia’s government should act to prosecute those responsible for grave crimes committed during the 22-year rule of Yahya Jammeh....