just now

      GAMBIE | GAMBIA

    18-Feb-2019 to 13:20

    Barrow warns of saboteurs as Gambia clocks 54

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambian President Adama Barrow has warned against what he called saboteurs who he accused of attempting to undermine the work of his government.

    Read more

    12-Feb-2019 to 15:00

    Gambian First Lady heads African crusade against plastic pollution

    ​APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The African Union Commission has appointed Gambian First Lady, Fatoumata Bah-Barrow to head its war on plastics which are polluting the continent.

    Read more

    24-Jan-2019 to 15:51

    UN warns of ethnic militias in Sahel

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Senior UN human rights official, Andrew Gilmour, has welcomed the commitment of countries of the Sahel to protect the rights of civilians as they confront terrorism, and warned of the dangers posed by the growing number of ethnic-based private militias.

    Read more

    21-Jan-2019 to 16:21

    Landmark Senegambia bridge inaugurated

    APA-Farafenni (By Kebba Ansu Manneh, The Gambia) — Gambia’s President Adama Barrow and his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall have officially inaugurated a 1.8 km bridge, realizing a decades-old ambition to ease long-standing constraints in the movement of peoples from both banks of the River Gambia.

    Read more

    21-Jan-2019 to 09:55

    Farafenni bristling with activity ahead of landmark bridge launch

    APA-Farafenni (By Kebba Ansu Manneh, The Gambia) — The Gambian border town of Farafenni is bristling with activities ahead of the official opening on Monday of a landmark bridge linking both halves of the country.

    Read more

    12-Jan-2019 to 19:07

    Gambia investigates 'suspicious' arms shipment

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian police say they are investigating a suspicious shipment of arms discovered in a container at the Banjul Port last week.

    Read more

    07-Jan-2019 to 10:32

    Gambia begins truth commission hearings

    APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) has begun hearing testimonies from purported victims of alleged human rights violations under former President Yahya Jammeh.

    Read more