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Jubilation in Gambia as Jammeh leaves for Guinea

There was jubilation in Banjul, the capital city of The Gambia on Saturday, after the embattled ex-President of the country, Yahya Jammeh, made a broadcast on the state-owned Gambian Radio and Television Service that he had relinquished power.  A video

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Four Gambian ministers resign

Gambia’s Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Environment have resigned from President Yahya Jammeh’s government, according to report on Tuesday. They all resigned as regional forces prepare to oust the veteran leader unless he steps down by Thursday. Jammeh,

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ECOWAS issues last warning to President Jammeh ahead of Barrow’s swearing-in

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has given the embattled President of The Gambia, Mr. Yahya Jammeh, till midnight tomorrow to vacate office and hand over power to the country’s President-Elect, Mr. Adama Barrow, or be ousted by

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Dog kills 8-year-old son of Barrow, president-elect of Gambia

Habibou Barrow, son of Gambia’s president-elect, has died after being bitten by a dog. According to Freedom Newspaper, a Gambian online publication, the dog attacked the younger Barrow in Manjie-Kunda, near Banjul, capital of the country. The newspaper quoted a

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Volte face- Jammeh seeks reconciliation, appoints mediator with Barrow

A day after the country’s Supreme Court advised an out-of-court settlement, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has appointed a mediator to liaise between him and President-elect Adama Barrow. Emmanuel Fagbenle, Gambia’s Chief Justice, advised the settlement after ruling that the court

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