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

  PRESS RELEASE   June 26, 2017 The 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...

UN experts urge The Gambia to address past rights violations to avoid recurrence

  PRESS RELEASE   BANJUL / GENEVA (19 June 2017) – The Gambia is witnessing encouraging signs in moves to shed light on past human rights violations, including enforced disappearances,...

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...

The Gambia and China Sign $50 Million Grant

  Press Release, Office of The President     His Excellency President Adama Barrow witnessed the signing ceremony of a fifty Million Dollar ($50,000) grant for the construction of an International Conference...

Gambia issues arrest warrants for suspects in Deyda Hydara murder

  Press Statement By CPJ   New York, May 17, 2017--A magistrate's court in Banjul today issued arrest warrants for two people suspected of murdering Gambian editor Deyda Hydara in...

Victims Center For Human Rights Violations To Be Officially Launched On Wednesday

  Press Release   On March 31, 2017, following the inauguration of H.E. President Barrow, victims of human and civil rights violations committed by the Jammeh administration met to form...

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...

The UN Agencies Update President Barrow on Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation

    Press Release, Office of The President   A delegation of UN bodies made a courtesy call on His Excellency, President Adama Barrow. In her remark the UNICEF West and Central...

Gambia: Progress in first 100 days of Barrow government requires major reform to break...

    Amnesty International, Press Statement   • 100 days into President Barrow’s rule, Amnesty International presents a human rights agenda for the country • Commitment to International Criminal Court and release...

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...

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....

President Barrow made Friendly visit to Brazaville, Republic of Congo

    PRESS RELEASE, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT   His Excellency President Adama Barrow, accompanied by some senior government officials, made a two day friendly visit to the Republic of Congo to...

Nomination of National Assembly Members and Other Issues of Interest

  Press Release, Office Of The President His Excellency, President Barrow appreciates that Gambians can now freely express themselves on issues that are of concern to them. This is a...

WHY THE GAMBIA BAR ASSOCIATION CHOSE TO BOYCOTT CERTAIN COURTS

  PRESS RELEASE   The Gambia Bar Association has among its primary aims and objectives the following key purposes:   To maintain the standards, integrity, honour and independence of the Bar,...

PARTIAL REMOVAL OF BAN ON ISSUANCE OF PASSPORT

  PRESS RELEASE   The Ministry of the Interior through the Office of the Minister informs the general public it has decided to partially lift the temporarary ban on the issuance of...

European Union launches an Election Observation Mission to The Gambia

  Press Release   Banjul, 20 March 2017 The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for the forthcoming parliamentary elections in The Gambia has started its deployment, following an invitation...

UK Foreign Secretary to visit The Gambia and Ghana

  Press Statement   Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will meet with President Barrow and President Akufo-Addo on a two-day trip to West Africa. The Foreign Secretary will visit The Gambia and...

Coalition Media, Returnees Taskforce Committees present reports to President Barrow

The Coalition Media Committee responsible for media matters and the Returnees Task force Committee that was responsible for the Returnees who fled the country during the political...

Botswana takes African lead to declare ‘no longer recognises Jammeh’

PRESS RELEASE: 19th January 2017: Following Mr. Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to hand over power to the President-elect Adama Barrow, in accordance with the expressed will of the...

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...

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