UDP Issues Press Statement On Upcoming Local Gov’t Elections

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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...

Gambia: Steering Committee of the Liberal Alliance adopts constitution, establishes road map towards party...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Banjul- 28 December 2017- members of the steering committee of a new political party, Liberal Alliance met in Banjul on Wednesday 27th December, to discuss...

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

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  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...

Rejoinder to the caption: “The next change must be a system change” – Halifa’s...

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PRESS RELEASE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT The richness of leadership is the ability to accommodate, listen and provide advice and guidance to the people who entrust you with the...

Nominations open for TFN Heroes Awards 2019

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The Awards Committee of The Fatu Network Heroes Awards is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 11 categories. From Friday, 31 January to...

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

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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 UN Agencies Update President Barrow on Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation

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    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...

Coalition Media, Returnees Taskforce Committees present reports to President Barrow

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The Coalition Media Committee responsible for media matters and the Returnees Task force Committee that was responsible for the Returnees who fled the country during the political...

Pan African Youth Leadership Foundation Honours Sabally, Others

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The Governing Council of the Pan African Youth Leadership Foundation has conferred an award for Most Influential Youth Leader on former Presidential Affairs Minister and youth empowerment...

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

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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...

URGENT ACTION: COUP SUSPECT’S TEENAGE SON HELD INCOMMUNICADO

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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...

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

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  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...

GAMBIA YOUTHS FOR UNITY: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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U.S., U.K., EUROPE & AFRICA Editor, You are hereby informed of the emergence of the Gambia Youths for Unity (GYU) in the Gambian civil platform as a structured pressure...

Sabally Applauds Jammeh, Raps on Education as he Addresses Graduates

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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...

Gambian criminal laws challenged at regional court

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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: Free ailing journalist arbitrarily detained

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9 March 2016, 14:10 UTC Gambia should free an ailing journalist who has been arbitrarily detained since July 2015 and drop all charges against him, Amnesty International, Human...

UN experts urge The Gambia to address past rights violations to avoid recurrence

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  PRESS RELEASE   BANJUL / GENEVA (19 June 2017) – The Gambia is witnessing encouraging signs in moves to shed light on past human rights violations, including enforced disappearances,...

“Punish The Gambia Government and ensure that impunity and violations of the ECOWAS Protocol...

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  Dakar, 5 June 2016- A West African grouping of faith based, rights, academic, women and youth organisations have urged the ECOWAS heads of state and government to...

Hajj Commission briefs President on readiness for 2017 Hajj

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  PRESS RELEASE   Fajara, 28 June 2017–The Barrow administration is to develop a policy to guide the liberalization of Hajj travel arrangements by 2018. This emerged from a meeting...

United States Condemns The Gambia’s Response to Peaceful Protests

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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...