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Zambia govt consults citizens on ICC exit
ZAMBIA opened public consultations this week on the government's plan to leave the International Criminal Court, as several other African countries re-assess their membership. South Africa recently revoked its planned departure from the ICC, based in The Hague, and The Gambia's new president, (...)
[New Zimbabwe] 29/03/2017

 
Zambia govt consults citizens on ICC exit
ZAMBIA opened public consultations this week on the government's plan to leave the International Criminal Court, as several other African countries re-assess their membership. South Africa recently revoked its planned departure from the ICC, based in The Hague, and The Gambia's new president, (...)
[New Zimbabwe] 29/03/2017

 
New Gambia, new migration?
Democratic government in The Gambia means better prospects for reducing runaway migration from the West African nation, a fact the EU is keen to exploit
[IRIN] 28/03/2017

 
Failure to establish a Grand coalition will be catastrophic for Zimbabwe
Coalitions have been known to win elections against some of the most brutal dictatorships in the world from the likes of Augusto Pinochet of Chile to the recent ousting of the Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh. We do not need an opinion poll to measure the mood of hope and optimism among most (...)
[The Zimbabwean] 28/03/2017

Gambia: Tuesday's forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi, as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 28/03/2017

West Africa: Senegalese President Lauds Buhari's Intervention in Gambia
[Daily Trust] President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country.
[AllAfrica] 26/03/2017

Senegalese President Lauds PMB On The Gambia
President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country. This is contained in a statement issued by the special adviser media, Femi Adesina. Former President Yahya (...)
[Leadership] 26/03/2017

Senegal's President, Mackay Calls Buhari His Senior Brother, Lauds Him On Gambia Impasse
President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country. Former President Yahya Jammeh had baulked at handing over power to Adama Barrow, winner of an election held (...)
[Nigerian Bulletin] 25/03/2017

Senegal’s Macky Sall Lauds President Buhari on The Gambia
Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country. Former President Yahya Jammeh had baulked at handing over power to Adama Barrow, winner (...)
[NTA] 25/03/2017

- New dawn for Gambia as president discusses free expression
The Media Foundation for West Africa met with Gambian President Adama Barrow to discuss press freedom and impunity for crimes against journalists under the Jammeh regime.
[IFEX] 22/03/2017

Gambia: Wednesday ’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi, as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 22/03/2017

Buhari’ll fix Nigeria before 2019-Presidency
•As Egypt, Gambia, Ghana send goodwill By Lawrence Olaoye The presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was determined to take the country out of the economic woods to the promised land by the end of his tenure in 2019. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on media and (...)
[Peoples Daily] 22/03/2017

Yahya Jammeh Farming In Equatorial Guinea (Photos)
According to popular journalist Sainey MK who lives in Banjul,Gambia,former Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh was pictured farming in Equatorial Guinea, where he is living in Exile. It appears the former ruler hasn’t been doing too badly after he was forced to step down. See more photos below (...)
[Information Nigeria] 21/03/2017

Presidents of Egypt, Gambia, Ghana call Buhari
The three leaders wished Mr. Buhari well. The post Presidents of Egypt, Gambia, Ghana call Buhari appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
[Premium Times] 21/03/2017

- Media freedom group to address impunity, censorship in mission to The Gambia
The unexpected defeat of Yahya Jammeh in the 2016 elections and the subsequent assumption of power of President Adama Barrow opens a window of opportunity for press freedom, freedom of expression and media development.
[IFEX] 21/03/2017

Sugira Ernest asezereye ikipe ishobora guhura na Rayon Sports #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Sugira Ernest asezereye ikipe ishobora guhura na Rayon Sports #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Mu mukino wo kwishyura wa CAF Champions league wabereye i Kinshasa, Sugira Ernest yafashije AS Vita Club guseserera ikipe yo muri Gambia - Football / Sammy Imanishimwe
[Kigali Today] 19/03/2017

 
Release Dasuki Now Or Be Booted Out Like Yahya Jammeh Of Gambia – ECOWAS Gives Buhari Quit Notice In Aso Rock
The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has threatened to give President Muhamamdu Buhari, the Gambia treatment, if he refuses to comply with the ECOWAS court, ordering the release The post Release Dasuki Now Or Be Booted Out Like Yahya Jammeh Of Gambia – ECOWAS Gives Buhari Quit (...)
[Post-Nigeria] 19/03/2017

Gambia: Campaigning Starts in Earnest
[The Point] The 239 candidates vying for seats in the National Assembly election of 6 April 2017 have started campaigning in their respective constituencies. The official campaign period will run until 4 April 2017.
[AllAfrica] 16/03/2017

Gambia: Govt Urges Deployment of More Senegalese Troops - President Barrow
[RFI] The Gambian government has requested that Senegal deploy an extra 1,000 soldiers as part of the regional military force in the country, Gambian President Adama Barrow told RFI in an interview on Wednesday. Barrow met with French President Francois Hollande during a two-day visit to Paris (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/03/2017

Gambia: Thursday’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi, as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 16/03/2017

France: France, Gambia to strengthen bilateral ties
Paris, France (PANA) - France and Gambia are to work together to strengthen democracy and rule of law in Gambia, French president François Hollande and Gambian president Adama Barrow, said at the end of talks on Wednesday evening at the Elysee Palace in Paris. (...)
[Panapress] 16/03/2017

Commonwealth likely to increase to 54 by 2018- Jon Benjamin
The Commonwealth is looking to increase its membership to 54 with the possible return of Gambia and the inclusion of Togo in 2018.
[Joy Online] 14/03/2017

Gambia: Coping With Dictatorship's Legacy
[Deutsche Welle] After 22 years of dictatorship, The Gambia is steeling itself to face up to its troubled, unpleasant past of arbitrary arrests, torture and lives spent in exile. The new government is urging Gambians to be patient.
[AllAfrica] 11/03/2017

Gambia to probe Jammeh’s finances
Gambia’s Government will launch an investigation into the finances of former President Yahya Jammeh, Justice Minister, Aboubacarr Tambadou, told Reuters on Friday. The minister said the investigation would include his personal use of a charity bank account. The government of President Adama (...)
[The Nation] 10/03/2017

Gambia: Exiled Former President Jammeh 'To Take Up Farming Full Time'
[News24Wire] Gambia's exiled former leader Yahya Jammeh has reportedly disclosed plans to take up farming "full time".
[AllAfrica] 10/03/2017

Gambia: Remains of Opposition Activist Solo Sandeng Exhumed
[Al Jazeera] Police in The Gambia say they have discovered the body of opposition activist Solo Sandeng, who died in custody during former President Yahya Jammeh's rule last year.
[AllAfrica] 10/03/2017

Gambia: Thursday’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi, as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 09/03/2017

Gambia: Empowerment of women, a major priority - says GAMCOTRAP
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The empowerment of women has long been a major priority for women rights group, Gambia Committee on Traditional Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Children (GAMCOTRAP), Banjul area Head office, according to May Small, the acting executive director of the (...)
[Panapress] 08/03/2017

Gambia: Journalists Union condemns attack on journalist by 3 political parties
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has strongly condemned the attack on Foroyaa newspaper reporter, Kebba Jeffang, by three political parties and demanded that the government of President Adama Barrow should bring the perpetrators to book. (...)
[Panapress] 08/03/2017

Gambia: Wednesday’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi, as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 08/03/2017

Gambia: Tuesday’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi, as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 07/03/2017

Gambia: 98 Prisoners Released From Mile 2 Prison
[The Point] Another batch of 98 prisoners has been released from the maximum security state central prison at Mile 2.
[AllAfrica] 03/03/2017

West Africa: Region Deserves Limited Credit for Toppling a Dictator
[Democracy Works] Before Yahya Jammeh finally bowed to the inevitable and left the presidency of the Gambia for exile, he asked the negotiators for certain conditions to be met.
[AllAfrica] 03/03/2017

Gambia's Barrow visits 'new ally' Senegal
Gambia's Barrow visits 'new ally' Senegal
President Adama Barrow arrived in Senegal, which played a key role in his rise to power by helping force his predecessor Yahya Jammeh from office.
[IOL] 02/03/2017

 
Gambia: Barrow Gets Rid of 'Drivers of the Repressive Regime'
[News24Wire] The latest political developments in Gambia "are not entirely surprising", especially now that the country's new president Adama Barrow is under "extreme pressure" to deliver on his election promises, says a West African think tank, the Open Society (...)
[AllAfrica] 02/03/2017

Senegal: President Barrow arrives in Dakar for official visit
Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Gambia's new president, Adama Barrow, arrived in Dakar on Thursday for a three-day official visit to Senegal, his first visit abroad since taking office. Politics
[Panapress] 02/03/2017

Gambia: Army Chief Sacked As New President Cleans House
[Deutsche Welle] Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the country's army chief. The country's new president has been trying to assert control and clear out vestiges of former ruler Jammeh's feared regime.
[AllAfrica] 28/02/2017

President Barrow endorses ‘one China’ policy
President Adama Barrow of Gambia has endorsed the “one China” policy and said it would not establish any official relations or contacts with Taiwan, continuing a policy adopted in March 2016 by the government of former leader Yahya Jammeh. The policy affirms the Chinese position that there is (...)
[The Nation] 27/02/2017

Gambia: Monday’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Monday's foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi, as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 27/02/2017

How money flowed to Gambia's Yahya Jammeh
How money flowed to Gambia's Yahya Jammeh
Funds from a dollar bank account in the name of the Jammeh Foundation for Peace flowed to Jammeh himself, not to foundation projects, according to bank records and interviews.
[IOL] 24/02/2017

 
Gambia: Gambia, UNICEF sign US$6 mln package for child survival, protection
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian government and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the implementation of UNICEF's 2017 child survival, development and protection mechanism. Society
[Panapress] 24/02/2017

Gambia: Foreign affairs minister says Gambia's struggle started in 1994
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The struggle to liberate the Gambia started in 1994 when Politics
[Panapress] 24/02/2017

Gambia: Friday’s exchange rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Friday's exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 24/02/2017

Exclusive: How money flowed to Gambia's ex president
Funds in the name of the Jammeh Foundation for Peace, a charity founded by Gambia's former president, flowed to Jammeh himself, not to foundation projects.
[East Africa News Post] 24/02/2017

‘Varbah Gayflor’s Appointment Requested by Gambian Vice President’
Monrovia – The office of the President has reacted to FrontPageAfrica’s recent editorial titled: “President Sirleaf and Her Cronies - Is There A Secret?
[FrontPageAfricaonline] 23/02/2017

Gambia: President Barrow adds extra portfolio to VP Tambajang
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian President Adama Barrow has assigned Vice President Fatoumata Tambajang another portfolio as Minister of Women’s Affairs, according to a press release issued by the President's Office. Politics
[Panapress] 23/02/2017

Jammeh gives food rations to hungry army - report
Jammeh gives food rations to hungry army - report
Exiled former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has provided food rations to the army command which has been facing food shortages, says Gambian media.
[IOL] 23/02/2017

 
Gambia: Thursday’s exchange rates for Gambian Dalasi
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Thursday's exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi, as issued by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Economy
[Panapress] 23/02/2017

Gambia: IMF staff explore ways to support new Gambian government
Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Discussions between the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Gambia are scheduled for early spring 2017 on possible support to the new government of the small West African country, according to the Fund's staff team that on Wednesday completed a week-long visit to (...)
[Panapress] 23/02/2017



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