Senegal calls for U.N. Security Council meeting over Gambia

Senegal on Saturday called for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council after Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh announced he was rejecting the results of a Dec. 1 election which he lost to President-elect Adama Barrow. Senegal’s Foreign Minister, Mankeur Ndiaye, speaking on television station TFM, also asked Jammeh to respect the election verdict and […]

LATEST UPDATES FROM STATE HOUSE!!! WHO ARE THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE SO CALLED “STAND OFF” AT STATE HOUSE, YAHYA JAMMEH’S SPEECH TONIGHT AND OTHER FEAR MONGERING TACTICS?

  Investigated, Analyzed and Shared By Essa Bokarr Sey. ALUTA CONTINU! FOR THE SAKE OF FREEDOM!!!  ANALYSIS. Outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh’s inner circle was penetrated with the following cracks to be chewed upon for now. See them tabulated hereunder: 1-   Yahya Jammeh after conceding defeat was met and mesmerized by one of his so […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Banjul, The Gambia

December 9, 2016 The United States Embassy in Banjul commends the security services of The Gambia for their steadfast devotion to duty during this time of transition to a new Presidential administration. Soldiers have shown respect for the rule of law and the outcome of the presidential election, and we urge them to continue to […]

GAMBIA-STATE HOUSE BLINKING!!! YAHYA JAMMEH AN OUTGOING PRESIDENT RECEIVES UNANNOUNCED ENVOYS ONE OF WHOM IS FROM BURUNDI. PROMOTES SOLDIERS FROM THE ARMY LESS THAN FIVE AWAY WEEKS FROM THE INAUGURATION OF THE NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENT.

GAMBIA-STATE HOUSE BLINKING!!! YAHYA JAMMEH AN OUTGOING PRESIDENT RECEIVES UNANNOUNCED ENVOYS ONE OF WHOM IS FROM BURUNDI. PROMOTES SOLDIERS FROM THE ARMY LESS THAN FIVE AWAY WEEKS FROM THE INAUGURATION OF THE NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENT. HIS WIFE ZEINAB SOUMA LEFT THE GAMBIA ON MONDAY WITH SECRETS TO KEEP AND TRACES TO DESTROY BUT SHE WILL […]

Ghana opposition leader wins presidential election, radio stations say

Ghana’s main opposition leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, has won the West African country’s presidential election with an absolute majority over President John Mahama, two influential private radio stations said on Friday. Ghana is a beacon of democracy in a region that has seen a series of civil wars and coups with a record of peaceful elections […]

Statment from elect President Adama Barrow .

  Fellow citizens and friends of The Gambia I wish to take this opportunity to congratulate the Independent Electoral Commission of The Gambia in particular and the Electorate at large for delivering free, fair and credible elections. In the same vein, I wish to congratulate the contestants for accepting the results of the elections as […]

Tribe is not important to me, president-elect Barrow says

Amidst threat to the Gambia’s social cohesion due to rising phenomenon of tribalism, president-elect Adama Barrow has said that tribe and tribal sentiments are not of importance to him, as he is above such divisive tools of society. “For me, the importance of tribe is just communication,” he told journalists on Thursday during the first […]

Fatoumatta Jawara, 10 Others Granted Bail

By Rohey Jadama The Gambia Court of Appeal has yesterday 8 December, 2016 granted bail to convicted   Fatoumatta Jawara, the Chairperson ofthe Female Youth Wing of the United Democratic Party (UDP) and ten others pending the final determination of their appeal. Mrs-Jawara, together with Lamin Sonko, Modou Touray, Lasana Beyai, Lamin Marong, Alagie Fatty, 2016    Nogoi […]

EUROPEAN UNION

STATEMENT BY THE HIGH REPRESENTATIVE/VICE-PRESIDENT FEDERICA MOGHERINI AND COMMISSIONER FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT NEVEN MIMICA ON THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN THE GAMBIA In presidential elections on 1 December, Gambian voters have expressed their will to see a change of leadership. The European Union wishes to commend the commitment of the Gambian population to democratic […]

A Conversation with Sam Sarr – The Farewell – Lobster Thursday

Momodou Ndow Since I was the one who started my conversation (by force) with Sam Sarr, I thought it would be appropriate for me to finish it. I don’t want to risk doing myself a disservice by not finishing something I started. Sam, sa yaram jama? I hope you had a good campaign rek? Massa […]