Gambian President Adama Barrow's party won a narrow victory in legislative elections but fell short of the majority needed to govern the West African country alone, results showed Sunday.
Gambians vote for lawmakers on Saturday in legislative elections that should consolidate a young democracy and may see President Adama Barrow strengthen his power after winning re-election last year.
t the behest of Gambian President, Adama Barrow, President Muhammadu Buhari, will today, depart Abuja for Banjul, to attend the ceremonies as Special Guest of Honour. The event is also to be graced
29 Dec 2021
Gambia's Supreme Court dismissed a legal challenge to President Adama Barrow's recent election victory on Tuesday, ruling that the petition had not followed proper procedure, court documents showed.
6 Dec 2021
Adama Barrow comfortably won a second term in The Gambia's presidential election, with thousands of his supporters celebrating in the streets of Banjul, although his opponents disputed the results announced late Sunday.
5 Dec 2021
Gambians were waiting Sunday to find out the winner of the first presidential election in the tiny West African nation since former dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile, with incumbent Adama Barrow enjoying the advantage in partial results.
19 Dec 2020
Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, arrived in The Gambia on Friday to support the country’s ongoing constitutional review process to forge a workable national consensus, an official source said in Banjul.
26 Jan 2020
Three people died Sunday in the Gambian capital Banjul during a demonstration calling for President Adama Barrow who wants to extend his term to step down, a hospital director said.
24 Jan 2020
President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has stressed the need for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member-states to put sharper focus on the implementation of ECOWAS protocols to achieve greater regional integration.
6 Nov 2018
President Macky Sall of Senegal and his Gambian counterpart, Adama Barrow, called for greater cooperation among African nations to fight the threats of terrorism across the continent at the Dakar International Forum for Peace and Security on Monday.
20 Jun 2018
A 24-year-old student who was hit by police gunfire at an environmental protest in western Gambia died on Wednesday, bringing the death toll from the violence to three, his campaign group said.