Gambia: Threat to Gambia's President Barrow
The Gambian army has received intelligence about a possible threat to the life of President Adama Barrow. The threat is linked to army deserters who are thought to be close to… Read more »
Gambia: I'll Be Even-Handed, Says New Speaker of Parliament
Gambia's new speaker of the National Assembly has told RFI that she will remain non-partisan and ensure that the proceedings in the country's parliament are fair. Mariam Jack… Read more »
Gambia: Govt Urges Deployment of More Senegalese Troops - President Barrow
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… Read more »
Gambia: How Does Gambia Get Back Into the Commonwealth Club?
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited Gambia on Wednesday and said that the country's bid to re-join the Commonwealth group of mostly ex-British colonies would happen in the… Read more »
Gambia: Silent Villagers Living in the Shadow of Former Gambian President
The asphalt road to Kanilai seems to lead to one place, the residence built by ex-President Yahya Jammeh. The complex contains a palace and zoo which dominate the village where the… Read more »
Gambia: Gambians Return Home to Breathe 'Freedom Air'
Gambians who fled the political crisis in the country are returning home following the departure Ex-President Yahya Jammeh and deployment of Senegalese troops. Some 45,000 people… Read more »
Gambia: Senegalese Military Enters Banjul Safeguarding Barrow's Expected Arrival
Senegalese troops took up positions in Gambia on Sunday in an effort to provide security following the departure of Ex-President Yahya Jammeh. The arrival of the soldiers was… Read more »
Gambia: Army Chief Ready to Accept His Fate
Gambia's General Ousman Badjie is ready to work with recently sworn in President Adama Barrow, he told RFI shortly after Ex-President Yahya Jammeh flew out of Banjul on Saturday,… Read more »
Gambia: Will Swearing in of President-Elect At Dakar Embassy Be Legal?
Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow is expected to be sworn-in to office on Thursday at the Gambian embassy in the Senegalese capital Dakar, according to a spokesperson. The… Read more »
Gambia: Barrow to Be Sworn in Outside Banjul?
The inauguration for Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow may take place outside of the capital Banjul as President Yahya Jammeh continues to refuse to leave office, according to… Read more »
West Africa: Mali's Keita Hails 'Loyal' Hollande At France-Africa Summit
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita praised France's President Francois Hollande at the end of the Africa-France summit in Bamako. Read more »
West Africa: Military Intervention 'Not Ruled Out', Says Nigerian Foreign Minister
West African leaders will encourage Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh to respect his country's constitution in a visit scheduled for Wednesday, Nigeria's foreign minister Geoffrey… Read more »
December 14, 2016
West Africa: Leaders Move to Break Gambia Deadlock
Four African heads of state met with Gambia's embattled president Yahya Jammeh on Tuesday, to try and persuade him to accept his election defeat. The Gambia has been in a political… Read more »
December 04, 2016
Gambia: New President Promises Justice for All
The president-elect of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has said that during his term in office the Gambia's economy and legal system will have to be reformed. Barrow told RFI in an… Read more »
November 29, 2016
Gambia: Presidential Election Must Be Free and Fair, Says Opposition Candidate
The main opposition contender in Gambia's forthcoming presidential polls has called on the African Union to help ensure a free and fair election. Adama Barrow, who is representing… Read more »
April 18, 2016
Gambia: Fifty-Five Opposition Members Arrested in Government Crackdown, Says Party Executive
Some 55 members of the United Democratic Party have been arrested during peaceful demonstrations, including leader Ousainou Darboe, UDP Deputy Administrative Secretary Alhaji… Read more »
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