Tag: Gambia

Ex-President’s Supporters Arrested as Tensions Flare in Gambia

Gambian police said they arrested 51 people in a former stronghold of ex-president Yahya Jammeh for harassing followers of new leader Adama Barrow, amid...

Gambia’s New President Pledges Fresh Start, Economic Reform

Gambia's President Adama Barrow vowed on Saturday to revive the country's faltering economy with sweeping reforms as he sought to draw a line under...

UK’s Johnson Says Gambia to Re-join Commonwealth ‘As Soon As Possible’

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Gambia, which is seeking to emerge from more than two decades of authoritarian rule, would...

Gambia Announces Plans to Stay in International Criminal Court

Gambia's new government has told the United Nations it will remain in the International Criminal Court (ICC), state media reported on Monday, reversing the...

EU Pledges $80 Million Aid to Gambia after Two-Year Suspension

  By Lamin Jahateh The European Union pledged 75 million euros ($80 million) on Thursday to Gambia's new government, two years after suspending aid due to...

Gambia: ECOWAS Troops to Start Returning Home

Thousands of soldiers from West African bloc ECOWAS will start returning home this month from Gambia, from where long-time leader Yahya Jammeh was forced...

Gambia’s Barrow Asks Regional Force to Stay For Six Months -U.N

Gambia's new president Adama Barrow has asked a West African military operation, which pressured his predecessor to go into exile after he refused to...

UN to Help Ensure Smooth Transition in Gambia

The United Nations has deployed officials to Gambia to help ensure a smooth transition from former President Yahya Jammeh's government to that of incoming...

Gambian President Barrow to Return Home Thursday: Aide

Gambian President Adama Barrow, who was inaugurated in neighbouring Senegal as mediators engineered an exit deal for predecessor Yahya Jammeh, is to return to...

Gambia: New President Names Woman VP

President Adama Barrow has appointed as deputy leader a woman who had vowed to prosecute exiled leader Yahya Jammeh. Barrow, still in Senegal, said...

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