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Gambia Mission Extends ‘Community Diplomacy’

Gambia Mission Extends ‘Community Diplomacy’

The Gambia High Commission completed the second phase of its community outreach program dubbed Community Diplomacy on the 18th June 2022. The Mission had earlier interacted with the Gambia Islamic and Cultural Associations and a prominent community leader. The High Commission’s delegation meet the Gambia[Read More…]

by June 20, 2022 0 comments News
Gambia should take concrete steps for Jammeh and his accomplices to face justice

Gambia should take concrete steps for Jammeh and his accomplices to face justice

( The “Jammeh2Justice” campaign, made up of victims of the former regime and Gambian and international activists, calls on the government of The Gambia to take concrete steps to bring former president Yahya Jammeh and his alleged accomplices to justice. The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations[Read More…]

by June 9, 2022 0 comments News

African governments urged to stamp out witchcraft accusations against children

Six countries – Benin , Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar and Niger –reported instances of ritual infanticide. Eleven countries – Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Madagascar, Rwanda and Zimbabwe – reported ritual attacks against children with disabilities. Five countries – Burundi, Democratic[Read More…]

by June 9, 2022 0 comments News
AI Petitions President Barrow

AI Petitions President Barrow

Amnesty International has petitioned Gambian President Adama Barrow over his public comments on civil society activist leader Madi Jobarteh. In a petition published below, AI’s New Media Manager for West and Central Africa described President Barrow’s remarks about Mr. Jobarteh as “alarming. His Excellency President[Read More…]

by May 11, 2022 0 comments News
Why It’s Still Important to Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Why It’s Still Important to Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

By Gordon Jonathan Lewis, UNICEF The Gambia Representative The Ministry of Health is launching the fourth national vaccination campaign against Covid-19 on 9th May, and this represents an excellent opportunity for the country to rapidly increase vaccination coverage. Currently, less than 21 per cent of[Read More…]

by May 7, 2022 0 comments News
President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

President Barrow Reshuffles Cabinet

Gambian President Adama on Wednesday announced naming of a new cabinet. The announcement comes after a cabinet reshuffle  which sees the replacement of Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray and six other ministers. Read below the new cabinet line up announced by the government Spokesman Ebrima[Read More…]

by May 4, 2022 1 comment News