Gambia presidency says blocks claimed by African Petroleum open for bids
African Petroleum’s rights to explore in two offshore Gambian oil blocks have expired and are currently “open for licensing”, Presidential Spokeswoman, Amie Bojang, told the Media .
Adama Barrow: how do you solve a problem like The Gambia?
Six months ago, businessman and political novice Adama Barrow took power in Africa's smallest mainland country after delivering a stunning defeat against ex-leader Yahya Jammeh, who had ruled brutally for 22 years.
Gambia coalition near collapse over legislative election
Gambian coalition parties that united last year to deliver the first new president in 22 years are unlikely to run together for legislative elections next month, a senior government source told AFP.
Senegal and Gambia announce new era of ties
New President Adama Barrow has described French-speaking Senegal, which almost entirely surrounds his Anglophone nation, as The Gambia's "best friend", breaking with fractious years under his predecessor Yahya Jammeh.
Gambians seek justice for the disappeared
Rights groups say Manneh is one of dozens of Gambians who disappeared without trace during the 22-year rule of president Yahya Jammeh, which ended last month when he fled the country.
Gambia's Barrow visits 'new ally' Senegal
The Gambia's President Adama Barrow on Thursday arrived in Senegal, which played a key role in his rise to power by helping force his predecessor Yahya Jammeh from office, an AFP journalist said.
Gambia celebrates Barrow's inauguration
February 18 is also the anniversary of The Gambia's independence from Britain, but many are also calling the day the birth of a third republic following the ousting of Yahya Jammeh at the ballot box.
Some governors are missing in action
It was a diplomatic victory for Nigeria that The Gambia finally got rid of Yahya Jammeh, the country’s ruler for 22 years. In creating a posse against the dictator, President Muhammadu Buhari,....