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...

Gambia: Release peaceful protesters and community members arbitrarily detained

Gambian authorities must release peaceful protesters and community members, including a man in his 70s, who were arbitrarily arrested and detained last week, said Amnesty International today....

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,...

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,...

Africa exodus Tiny Gambia has a big export: Migrants desperate to reach Europe

DAMPHA KUNDA, Gambia — The village was losing its young men. Hundreds had left their thatched-roof huts and tiny squares of farmland for the promise of Europe....

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GYU calls for calm and the release of Kartong’s youth

Gambia Youth for Unity is deeply concerned and condemns the arrest of over forty youths from Kartong, West Coast Region including women and children. “We condemn unethical...

PRESS STATEMENT BY UDP LEADER LAWYER OUSAINOU DARBOE ON YAHYA JAMMEH’s ATTACKS ON SENEGALESE...

The United Democratic Party (UDP) is shocked and deeply concerned by the recent statements made by President Yahya Jammeh in Farafeni during his “dialogue the people tour” in...

International Civil Society Forum on Gambia: FRAMEWORK FOR ADDRESSING ELECTORAL REFORMS IN THE GAMBIA

We, representatives of Civil Society Organizations met in New York, on the margins of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly on October 1-2, 2015 to...

THE GAMBIA: Leadership Award For Tourism Development – Our Position

African Leadership Magazine has from inception positioned itself as a Pan-African medium, dedicated to telling the African story through the lenses of Africans. The magazine’s philosophy is...

TRIBUTE TO DR. BORO SUSO- A SORAH

Saturday 30th August 8.15 pm my cell phone rang.  I picked the call.  I heard a familiar voice say “Caius how are you doing?” It was Boro...

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...

Family Members of the TWO MISSING US CITIZENS, RESPOND TO FIRST STATEMENT FROM THE...

USA - August 11, 2015 - We the family members of the two missing Gambian US Citizens wish to issue this press release in response to recent...

Capt.(Rtd) Alhajie Kanteh appointed Acting Secretary General of The NRMG as the movement reshuffles...

In an on-going reorganization and restructuring, the National Resistance Movement of the Gambia, NRMG, herewith wishes to make it known that Capt.(Rtd) Alhajie Kanteh has been appointed ...

GCC rejects amnesty as ridiculous; calls for release of all prisoners and more

On July 23rd, 2015, Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh began releasing prisoners from some of the worst prisons in Africa. On the same day, President Barack Obama left Washington,...

DUGA PRESS STATEMENT ON PRISONER RELEASE

DUGA wholeheartedly welcomes the release of detainees from Gambian prisons and detention centers.  Despite the fact that many are innocent and committed no offense to warrant detention,...

PUBLIC NOTICE: SENEGAMBIA DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE

Senegambia Democracy and Governance Organization (SENDGO), and the Vice Chairperson in charge of This is to inform the general public that, Madam Tuku Jallow, Executive Director and...

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...

URGENT ACTION: COUP SUSPECT’S TEENAGE SON HELD INCOMMUNICADO

Yusupha Lowe, the 16 year old son of Bai Lowe, a man accused of being involved in the 30 December 2014 attempted coup in Gambia, was arrested...

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on LGBT Rights

Tomorrow, the international community will mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.  This day and every day, the United States stands in solidarity with members of...

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