These are no ordinary times for The Gambia. Since Independence from colonial Britain in 1965, the smallest country on mainland Africa...
Gambia rejoins Commonwealth under new president
The Gambia was readmitted to the Commonwealth on Thursday, welcomed back following the democratic election of President Adama Barrow, who reversed the shock pullout of 2013.
Buhari, Gambian President meet in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Barrow, who is visiting Nigeria for the first time since his inauguration as Gambian President on Jan. 19, 2017 arrived the presidential villa at about 11.50a.m. The President would be host Barrow to…
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.