IN WAKE OF ISLAMIC STATE PRONOUNCEMENT: GYU AND CIVIL SOCIETY PARTNERS ASK JAMMEH TO...

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The Gambia Youth for Unity (GYU) and its civil society coalition partners are deeply concerned over the sudden overtures by President Yahya Jammeh, pronouncing The Gambia an...

Press Statement: Alhaji Boye (Gambian Sniper) To Appear in Court Friday

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PRESS RELEASE   Mr. ALHAJI BOYE Case in Raleigh, North Carolina   Date: August 9, 2016   The December 30 Gambia Freedom Foundation (D30 GFF) wishes to inform the public that we are...

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...

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...

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

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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...

“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...

Talking Human Rights in the New Gambia

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  By Daniel Bekele Senior Director for Africa Advocacy   Truth Commission Should Complement Justice for Jammeh-era Crimes   “This is the new Gambia,” Jobe, a Gambian taxi driver told me, as I arrived...

President Barrow Travels to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana

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  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...

President Barrow launches the National Security Council

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  Fajara, 21 August 2017 President Adama Barrow today launched a 7 member National Security Council (NSC) at a ceremony held at his office. President Barrow urged the Council members...

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...

DUGA DC Demand For The Unconditional Release Of Detained Journalists

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Press Statement from Democratic Union of Gambian Activists (DUGA) The Democratic Union of Gambian Activists-DUGA condemns, in the strongest terms, the suspension of Home Digital FM and King...

Sabally Addresses Assembly of Gambia Muslim Youth, Raps on Peace, Tolerance

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Former Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service Momodou Sabally, has called on young people to become the agents of peace, stability and harmony in our...

TFN Heroes Awards: Nominations close as Awards Committee commences review

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Press Release The Awards Committee of The Fatu Network Heroes Awards wishes to inform the general public that nominations for the 11 categories closed on Friday, February 14...

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,...

The First Lady Bah-Barrow visits women entrepreneurs

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  Fajara, 21 August 2017 The First Lady, Madam Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow expressed interest to support and interact with Gambian women in their pursuit to enhance their livelihood. In pursuit...

UDP LEADER UNLOCKS THE DANGEROUS LINKS BETWEEN CORRUPTION AND PERVASIVE HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE TO...

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The leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Lawyer Ousainou Darboe has warned West African leaders to curb corruption and pervasive human rights abuse if they are...

First Crisis Simulation Exercise Takes Place along Gambian-Senegalese Border

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Giboro– In an effort to empower authorities to effectively respond to large-scale population movements, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA)...

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SENEGAMBIA DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE ORGANIZATIION (SDGO)

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This is an announcement from Ms. Tuku Jallow, President / CEO and founder of the Senegambia Democracy and Governance Organization (SDGO) and Vice Chairperson Women’s Affair’s Gambia Consultative...

UDP DIASPORA STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH YANKS DARBOE & HIS CO-ACCUSED

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The United Democratic Party Diaspora vehemently condemns the disproportionate use of force against lawfully assembled protesters who gathered on January 26, 2020 after the Inspector General...

Here’s what the U.S. came up with to stop a Gambian exodus: pop music.

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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,...