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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gambian criminal laws challenged at regional court

The Federation of African Journalists and three exiled Gambian reporters have filed a legal claim before the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African...

FRAMEWORK FOR ADDRESSING ELECTORAL REFORM REACHED BY GAMBIAN PARTIES AND CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVIST

A common framework for addressing electoral reform has been reached by leaders of two major Gambian political parties and civil society groups ahead of The Gambia’s 2016...

Here’s what the U.S. came up with to stop a Gambian exodus: pop music.

Source : http://wapo.st/1JtbWVf How do you stop a historic flow of migrants to Europe? With pop music, according to the U.S. Embassy in Gambia. As thousands of migrants left Gambia,...

UDP Press Statement: Gambian Security Forces Using Firearms On Defenseless Citizens

The United Democratic Party is deeply concerned about the overzealous response of Gambia’s security forces to court goers who have peacefully converged at the High Court in...

Statement by UK Ambassador to The Gambia on the reported death of an opposition...

  UK Ambassador to The Gambia, Colin Crorkin MBE, issued a statement following the reported death of Ebrima Solo Krummah, a member of the UDP The Ambassador said:   “The United...

Gambian Diaspora Leader Welcomes Alleged Coup Attempt

Source : VOA - http://bit.ly/1lFXptF The Gambian government has denied reports of an alleged attempted coup against President Yahya Jammeh. Gunfire erupted early Tuesday in the capital,...

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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...

UDP Urges Sweden To Not Grant Asylum To Ousman Sonko, Gambia’s Former Interior Minister

  The United Democratic Party (UDP) is following with keen interest, reports that former Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko has fled the country and reportedly seeking asylum in...

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Department of State Releases International Religious Freedom Report

On June 21, 2019, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo released the 2018 version of the annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom – the International...

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...

Press Release: Proposals for Opposition Convention Submitted to GOFER by Dr. Isatou Touray as...

  Introduction Dr. Isatou Touray welcomes and is highly committed to the process for the building up of the opposition coalition for the purpose of ending 22 years of...

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...

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...

Uniited States Congratulates Gambia on Peaceful Elections-US Department of State

  We congratulate the Gambian people for their commitment to a peaceful democratic process and the rule of law. We can confirm that the Gambian Independent Electoral Commission...