Gambian New President Removes 'Islamic' From Country's Name
The country was formerly called the Islamic Republic of The Gambia under ousted president Yahya Jammeh.
Vanguard, 29 January 2017
Gambian new President, Adama Barrow has removed the word "Islamic" from Gambia's official name. Read more »
President Adama Barrow.
Al Jazeera, 26 January 2017
A week after being sworn in abroad, Adama Barrow is back in The Gambia to assume his duties as the country's new president. Read more »
Al Jazeera, 25 January 2017
On Saturday, Yahya Jammeh boarded a private jet with a smile on his face. Holding a Quran in one hand, the former president of The Gambia waved at a group of about 50 well-wishers… Read more »
The new president's first job will be to deal with an internal crisis after it emerged his choice of vice president, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, may be too old, constitutionally, ... Read more »
President Adama Barrow has removed the word "Islamic" from the country's name and promises to reform the notorious country's notorious intelligence agency in the weeks ahead. Read more »