Gambia Bar Association condemns Jammeh, says actions tantamount to treason

By Alhagie Jobe   The Gambia Bar Association (GBA) has condemned in the strongest possible terms the announcement by Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh on Friday December 9th, 2016...

Pan African Lawyers’ Union says Jammeh cannot constitute court to hear electoral petition

By Alhagie Jobe   The Pan African Lawyers’ Union (PALU) has rubbish any attempt by Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh to single-handedly constitute a court to hear his own...

Coalition: ‘Jammeh has no authority to appoint Supreme Court judge to receive petition’

By Alhagie Jobe   Gambia’s President- Elect Adama Barrow and the Coalition has rubbished any attempt to legitimize the illegal action of the outgoing President Yahya Jammeh and even...

UN Security Council condemns Yahya Jammeh; urges no delay in power transfer

By Alhagie Jobe   The United Nations Security Council has condemned Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh's rejection of election results announced last week and called on him to respect the...

AU says Yahya Jammeh’s rejection of poll results ‘null and void’

By Alhagie Jobe   The African Union Commission on Saturday called a statement by Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh rejecting his loss in December 1st polls "null and void" since...

Yahya Jammeh refuses entry of ECOWAS head amid election dispute

By Alhagie Jobe   Yahya Jammeh’s government has refused entry and landing of the flight of the chair of sub-regional body ECOWAS and President of Liberia, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson...

President-elect Barrow: ‘I am the legitimate President; Yahya Jammeh has no authority’

Adama Barrow, the President-elect of The Gambia has affirmed his position as the only legitimate elected President of The Gambia saying outgoing President Yahya Jammeh has no...

Yahya Jammeh reverses course, refuses election results a week after conceding

By Alhagie Jobe   Gambia's longtime ruler of more than 22 years announced late Friday that he no longer accepts defeat in the country's presidential election, reversing course a...

Barrow: ‘I will not preside over a country where arrests would take place without...

By Alhagie Jobe   Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has renewed commitment to his election pledges that he will never preside over a country where arrests would take place without...

President-elect Barrow says he will be inaugurated in late Jan 2017

by Alhagie Jobe   President-elect Adama Barrow has confirmed that his inauguration as the President of the Republic should take Place in the third week of January 2017.   Barrow made...

Justice Bah: ‘Lawyer Darboe & Co granted bail for public interest’

The Gambia Court of Appeal presided over by Justices A.O. Adegoke, Awa Bah and Edrissa Fafa Mbai Thursday made the ruling that Lawyer Ousainou Darboe and 18...

Gambia’s President-elect Barrow makes maiden face-to-face with local journalists

Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow Thursday December 8th, 2016 conducted his maiden Press Conference with local journalists at the Kairaba Beach Hotel.   During the event, Mr Barrow unveiled his...

Magistrate Surahata Danso released

By Lamin Sanyang   Magistrate Surahata Danso of Brikamaba Magistrates' Court has been released from detention last Friday, December 2nd 2016 after the election results were announced, The Fatu...

Ousainou Darboe & Co freed

By Alhagie Jobe Gambia’s opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) leader Ousainou Darboe and eighteen other party members including the entire executive who were jailed for three years have...

Pan African Election Observers OKs Gambia’s election

The Pan African Electoral Observer Mission has expressed satisfaction with the recently concluded presidential elections in The Gambia.   The Gambia went to the polls on December 1st, 2016...

UN Africa envoy calls for Truth & Reconciliation Commission in Gambia after downfall of...

By Alhagie Jobe The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel has called for a Truth & Reconciliation Commission in The...

UK Government congratulates Gambia on presidential elections

The Foreign Secretary congratulates President Elect Barrow on victory in Gambian presidential elections.   Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: I congratulate Adama Barrow on his victory in the Gambian presidential...

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on Elections in The Gambia

  The United States congratulates the people of The Gambia on a peaceful and democratic presidential election that has the potential to mark a new beginning for all...

Yahya Jammeh finally concedes defeat

By Alhagie Jobe   Gambia’s incumbent President Yahya Jammeh who has been defeated in Thursday Presidential election late Friday phoned the President-elect Adama Barrow to concede defeat and congratulated...

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...

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