CPJ: Gambia orders three radio stations to cease broadcasting

Press release: January 5, 2017- The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Gambian authorities to allow three independent radio stations to resume full broadcasting. Taranga FM,...

Pan African Lawyers Union disassociates itself from African Bar Associations’ actions on Gambia

The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) has issued a strong statement vehemently disassociating itself from the statements and actions taken by the African Bar Association (AfBA) on...

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...

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...

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...

UTG’s Pact of Inluential Lecturers express disgust over blatant subversion of the popular will...

By Dr. Ismaila Ceesay   Dante Alighieri once claimed that 'the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality'....

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...

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...

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...

Council of Elders of The Gambia Welcomes Opposition Coalition Efforts Ahead of December Presidential...

  The Council of Elders of The Gambia wishes to congratulate the election of Hon. Adama Barrow as the Presidential candidate for a united opposition on 30th October...

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...

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...

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...

PRESS RELEASE ON GDC’S REFUSAL TO SIGN THE DOCUMENT ON A COALITION OPTION OF...

  The Gambia Democratic Congress opted out of the coalition option adopted by opposition political parties based on the following reasons:   The document that was circulated to the press...

PRESS STATEMENT: Grand Rally of the Independent Presidential Candidate Dr. Isatou Touray !!!

  The Independent Presidential Candidate Dr. Isatou Touray hereby announces her maiden grand rally on Saturday 8th October 2016 at Brikama, Kombo Central. The Venue of the Grand...

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...

Dr. Isatou Touray, First Gambian Woman Declares To Be An Independent Presidential Candidate

  Most educated women have been active onlookers of the political arena of our nation for many decades. Over the recent history of the Gambia, citizens have overcome...

UNITED DEMOCRATIC PARTY (UDP): NOTICE FOR THE SELECTION OF PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

  PRESS RELEASE   NOTICE FOR THE SELECTION OF PARTY   PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE   United Democratic Party (UDP) hereby gives notice for the selection of the party Presidential Candidate for the December 1st 2016...

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...

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...

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