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Fatoumata Tambajang, Gambia, Nigeria

My Country Will Collapse Without Nigeria’s Help – Vice-President

The Vice-President of The Gambia, Mrs Fatoumata Tambajang, has said that The Gambia would ‘collapse’ if Nigerian professionals in the country withdraw their services or leave the country. Tambajang made the remark at a dinner organised for the Nigerian delegation to the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women at the Nigeria House, New York, […]

ECOWAS Troops arrests Senior Gambian General

ECOWAS forces have arrested a senior Gambian army general and have seized weapons from the private residence of exiled former ruler Yahya Jammeh, force commander Francois Ndiaye has said. General Bora Colley, the head of an elite commando unit, had been arrested in neighbouring Senegal, he said, without giving details. Regional troops had also raided […]

President of Gambia, Adama Barrow returns to Gambia amidst tight Security (PHOTOS)

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has finally returned home Thursday, to solidify his position as the country’s first new commander in chief in two decades after a political crisis that sent the previous ruler into exile. Gambians eagerly awaited Barrow at the airport in Banjul amid tight security. Barrow defeated Jammeh in December elections, but the […]

Adama Barrow leaves Senegal for Gambia (PHOTOS)

President Barrow of Gambia has set off for Gambia for the first time after his swearing-in.The President is set to fly Senegalese Airforce plane to Gambia.

GAMBIA | Adama Barrow breaches Constitution, appoints VP above age limit (PHOTOS)

According to Reuters & BBC correspondent Umaru Fofana and The Gambia Today,President Adama Barrow breached the constitution by appointing a woman above 65-yrs as VP.Constitutionally,the VP must have an age limit of 65 but the new VP is 68.Below is what Umaru Fofana wrote…. ‘New Gambian president’s pick for VP appears to be in breach […]

ECOWAS Forces arrive Gambia, Standoff with Gambian Soldiers (PHOTOS)

ECOWAS forces have arrived Banjul,Gambia to install new president Adama Barrow. There was no time to brew the tea that was promised by the Chief of Defence Staff of the Gambia Armed Forces, Ousman Badjie as columns of ECOMIG forces quickly stormed into the capital Banjul after the departure of ex-Gambian President Yahya Jammeh. According […]