The Gambia awaits new era of democracy under Adama Barrow
West African troops entered the Gambia's capital, Banjul, on Sunday, to cheers from the city's residents, a Reuters witness said, as part of efforts to allow the new president, Adama Barrow, to take office after the country's former ruler fled overnight.
African troops prepare for Gambian president's return
African troops enter Gambia to secure president Barrow's return
West African troops get three-month Gambia extension
West African troops will spend three more months in The Gambia, their mission chief said Thursday, as President Adama Barrow carries out large-scale reforms of the army and intelligence services. Five hundred Ghanaian, Senegalese and Nigerian troops ...
Gambia: ECOWAS troops halt advancement, give Jammeh till noon to leave country
”Troops in Farafenni refused to fight. They opened border for ECOWAS troops to enter freely. No loss of lives down that end', a source monitoring the operation said. Gambia's new President Adama Barrow took the oath of office on Thursday at Gambia's ...
ECOWAS Troops Halt Gambia Operation
Gambia's president-elect takes oath at Senegal embassy
People continue to flee Banjul
A staff of the bus company, Gambia Transport Services Company, said even if they have additional buses on the South Bank, they would not be able to satisfy the demand of people leaving the Kombos. While those travelling along the South Bank from the ...
Gambia: Jungullar Sulayman Sambou Reinstated; Jammeh's Farafenni Meeting Was A Complete Failure; Jammeh ...
He arrived in Farafenni, last night at around midnight. No one showed up to welcome him, besides the rented crowd he is travelling with. Farafenni, is now an opposition stronghold. The Alliance is controlling the city. The few APRC supporters, who used ...
Gambian Ministers In Senegal To Discuss Border Boycott
Senegalese transporters have been protesting the 400,000 CFA francs increment in tariffs to cross the River Gambia via Farafenni. Drivers are now bypassing The Gambia by traveling to eastern Senegal and then to Cassamance, in the south. The border ...
Armed robbers hurt Mauritanian man in central Gambia
A gang of armed robbers attacked and seriously hurt a Mauritanian business owner in the border city of Jimala Kerr Malick, north central Gambia. The suspects, who were armed with guns and machetes kidnapped Mr. Muhammed Muctarr from his home and ...
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Gambia: UN experts prevented from completing probe into torture, killings
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7 November 2014 – Two United Nations human rights experts were forced to suspend an integral part of their visit to The Gambia this week when they were denied access to parts of a prison and prevented from completing a torture and killing investigation ...
Gambia: Letter Writer Takes Issue With Senegal
I mean even during the time of peace; ask any Gambian, they will tell you that at every border post whether at the Dakar airport or Karang or farafenni the Senegalese security services treat Gambians badly when they enter Senegal. I personally ...
Speaker Bojang inaugurates Soma District Hospital
Bojang said that universal health coverage and access to quality health services has been one of the primary goals of The Gambia government since the advent of 22nd July Revolution. He stated that ... “This health facility we inaugurated today will no ...