Gambia: Progress in first 100 days of Barrow government requires major reform to break...

  Amnesty International, Press Statement • 100 days into President Barrow’s rule, Amnesty International presents a human rights agenda for the country• Commitment to International Criminal Court and release...

President Barrow Travels to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana

 The Office of The President wishes to inform the general public that His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia will travel on an...

Gambia: Justice for Jammeh-Era Abuses Crucial

 New Government Should Develop Roadmap for Prosecutions(Nairobi) – Gambia’s government should act to prosecute those responsible for grave crimes committed during the 22-year rule of Yahya Jammeh....

President Barrow made Friendly visit to Brazaville, Republic of Congo

  PRESS RELEASE, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT His Excellency President Adama Barrow, accompanied by some senior government officials, made a two day friendly visit to the Republic of Congo to...

Nomination of National Assembly Members and Other Issues of Interest

 Press Release, Office Of The PresidentHis Excellency, President Barrow appreciates that Gambians can now freely express themselves on issues that are of concern to them. This is a...

WHY THE GAMBIA BAR ASSOCIATION CHOSE TO BOYCOTT CERTAIN COURTS

 PRESS RELEASE The Gambia Bar Association has among its primary aims and objectives the following key purposes: To maintain the standards, integrity, honour and independence of the Bar,...

PARTIAL REMOVAL OF BAN ON ISSUANCE OF PASSPORT

 PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of the Interior through the Office of the Minister informs the general public it has decided to partially lift the temporarary ban on the issuance of...

European Union launches an Election Observation Mission to The Gambia

 Press Release Banjul, 20 March 2017The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for the forthcoming parliamentary elections in The Gambia has started its deployment, following an invitation...

UK Foreign Secretary to visit The Gambia and Ghana

 Press Statement Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will meet with President Barrow and President Akufo-Addo on a two-day trip to West Africa.The Foreign Secretary will visit The Gambia and...

Coalition Media, Returnees Taskforce Committees present reports to President Barrow

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...

Botswana takes African lead to declare ‘no longer recognises Jammeh’

PRESS RELEASE: 19th January 2017: Following Mr. Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to hand over power to the President-elect Adama Barrow, in accordance with the expressed will of the...

Amnesty: Gambia: Arrests, media closures as deadline nears

PRESS RELEASE: 05 January, 2017: The government of President Yahya Jammeh, defeated in Gambia’s December presidential election, has arbitrarily arrested opposition sympathizers and closed three independent radio...

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...