Unity march underway for Gambians in the diaspora

Below we produce a press statement from the organizers:   On Sunday May 29, 2016, a group of concerned Gambians will hold a unity gathering at The White House, Lafayette...

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...

GYU Bids Omar Bah Farewell

The Gambia Youth for Unity (GYU) wishes to inform the general public that Chairperson, Mr Omar Bah, has resigned from his position as Chairman and member of...

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...

Dr. Isatou Touray Condemns the Gambia Government’s Withdrawal from the ICC

  PRESS STATEMENT:   Fellow Gambians, I have learned with disappointment that the Government of the Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court...

Gambia: Crackdown and brutal repression in run up to elections – Amnesty International

Authorities in Gambia must free dozens of political prisoners and end the brutal crackdown on the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly ahead of elections...

Opposition UDP Says Ebrima (Solo) Krummah’s Medical Condition Was Never Reported To His Family...

  The United Democratic Party (UDP) – The Gambia wishes to inform the general public and the international community that another UDP detainee, Solo Krummah, arrested since on...

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...

LATE MUSA NGUM ‘S FAMILY TO RECEIVE D35, 000 FROM THE THE MUSA ...

PRESS STATEMENT   The Musa Ngum Tribute Committee was set up barely 48 hours after the demise of the legend in October of last year to help sustain his...

GDF Condemns ‘The Latest Miscarriage of Justice’ Against Opposition Leader Ousainou Darboe And Co

Gambia Democracy Fund is joining the many voices of Gambians at home and abroad to condemn, in the strongest terms, the latest miscarriage of justice perpetrated by...

APRC Calls For The Resignation Of IEC Chairman, Alieu Momar Njie

In a press conference yesterday, following the completion of Local Government Elections, the APRC party convened a press conference at which their party leader called for the...

Sabally Applauds Jammeh, Raps on Education as he Addresses Graduates

Former Secretary General and Presidential Affairs Minister, Momodou Sabally, has applauded Gambia’s erstwhile leader Yahya Jammeh for his courage and vision in establishing the country’s first ever...

Cardin, Mikulski, Van Hollen, Call for Release of Maryland Resident Fanta Jawara from Gambian...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2016     CARDIN CONTACT | Sean Bartlett / Sue Walitsky – 202.224.4651 MIKULSKI CONTACT | Matt Jorgenson – 202.224.4654 VAN HOLLEN CONTACT | Ian Jannetta – 202.225.5341 DELANEY...

United States Condemns The Gambia’s Response to Peaceful Protests

The United States condemns the Government of The Gambia’s severe response to recent peaceful protests. We call for an immediate end to violence and urge all Gambians...

Gambia: Three Journalists Arrested as Campaign Begins

  By Human Rights Watch   (Nairobi) – Gambian authorities arbitrarily detained three journalists just days before the November 16 start of the two-week presidential election campaign, Human Rights Watch...

UDP Issues Press Statement On Upcoming Local Gov’t Elections

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

Amnesty International concerned with safety of ex-deputy minister Momodou Sajo Jallow held incommunicado

Amnesty International has expressed concern about the safety of Momodou Sajo Jallow, an ex-deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia who has been incommunicado for more...

Obituary: Fatu Camara’s Dad Passed Away Last Night

OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT: The Camara, Darboe, Singhateh and Mbai families regret to announce the death of Alhagi Momodou Lamin Camara, known as Daddy Camara or ML Camara. The...

Missing Person Appeal – Ebrima Ceesay of Kanifing South ($1,000 Reward) By Yusef Taylor

The family of Ebrima Ceesay are appealing to the general public for information to help trace their loved one who has been missing since 28th November 2015. The...

GYU Endorses Unity Candidate Adama Barrow

  The Gambia Youth for Unity {GYU}, officially endorses the Unity candidate, Mr Adama Barrow of the UDP, who was elected by members of the Gambian opposition through...