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Gambia President Wins Re-election

Gambia President Wins Re-election

Gambian President Adama Barrow has won re-election, the Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission announced on Sunday.   President Barrow — often dubbed the History Maker and Record Breaker — secured 457, 519 votes which represents 53% of the votes. The candidate of opposition United Democratic Party[Read More…]

by December 5, 2021 0 comments News
Election 2021: IGP Hails Gambian Civility

Election 2021: IGP Hails Gambian Civility

Dear Gambians, having completed the voting exercise of the 2021 Presidential Election without breakdown of law and order, we have yet again collectively demonstrated to the whole world our civility and peacefulness. This is not the making of the Police or any other security establishment[Read More…]

by December 5, 2021 0 comments News
The Gambia: Truth Commission Calls for Prosecution of Ex-officials

The Gambia: Truth Commission Calls for Prosecution of Ex-officials

Government should initiate procedures to investigate Yahya Jammeh and associates The Gambian truth commission’s call for the prosecution of former officials who committed the worst human rights abuses during the 1994-2017 rule of former president Yahya Jammeh should be followed by a process of criminal accountability, 11 Gambian and international groups said today. On November 25, 2021, the Gambia[Read More…]

by November 29, 2021 0 comments News
Remember, Immunization Saves Lives

Remember, Immunization Saves Lives

Written by Abdoulie John The First Lady, Fatoumata Bah-Barrow, has reminded Gambians of the importance of the vaccine rollout as she officially launched on Friday the oral polio vaccination campaign. “Vaccinating children with the oral polio vaccine has been proven as a globally safe and[Read More…]

by November 22, 2021 0 comments News
Gambia Secures Additional Funds to Improve Health Care

Gambia Secures Additional Funds to Improve Health Care

NEWS RELEASE WASHINGTON, November 19, 2021—Today, the World Bank Board approved $50 million additional financing in the form of grants from the International Development Association (IDA)* to improve the quality and utilization of essential health services in The Gambia. In addition to expanding the provision[Read More…]

by November 22, 2021 0 comments News
GANU Endorses President Barrow

GANU Endorses President Barrow

The impromptu action of the Gambia Alliance for National Unity (GANU) has vindicated President Adama Barrow that some of his would-be contestants would be joining his bus. This is exactly what GANU did shortly after its leader’s nomination was disqualified by the electoral commission on[Read More…]

by November 7, 2021 0 comments News