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ECOWAS

ECOWAS holds meeting to promote fair trade in region

The Regional Competition Authority, a trade agency of the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday begins a four-day meeting in Banjul...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS mission in The Gambia assures public safety after Gambia Armed Force shooting in...

The ECOWAS Mission in the Gambia (ECOMIG) has assured the Gambian population of safety following a shooting incident by a member of the Gambia...
imf

IMF official urges Gambia to strengthen local resource mobilization

The Deputy Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Zhang Tao, on Monday urged the Gambian government to strengthen its local resource mobilization schemes...
Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum 2017

Gambia Endorses Agreement on African Free Trade

Gambia's National Assembly on Monday ratified the agreement that seeks to establish African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Lamin Jobe, Gambia's trade minister, while presenting...
Barrow And Vice

Gambian president sacks VP and two ministers

Gambian President Adama Barrow sacked Vice President Ousainou Darboe, Agriculture minister Lamin N. Dibba and Trade minister Amadou Sanneh, Gambian presidency announced on Friday...
the world bank

World Bank signs US$66 million energy grant to The Gambia

The World Bank signed Wednesday a 66-million-U.S. dollar grant agreement, through its International Development Association (IDA), with The Gambia to provide access to grid-connected...
fishing

The Gambia, Mauritania sign MOUs on fisheries, bilateral ties

The Gambia and Mauritania have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to promote bilateral cooperation as well as investment in the area of maritime and...
Gambia celebrates 54th anniversaryvideo

Gambia celebrates 54th anniversary of independence

The Gambia on Monday celebrated its 54th anniversary of independence, which was attained on Feb. 18, 1965 from Britain. Addressing thousands...
European Union

Gambian president urges EU to consider domestic challenges responsible for migration crisis

Gambian President Adama Barrow called on European Union (EU) members to consider The Gambia's prevailing domestic challenges that are responsible for its migration crisis...
Senegambia Bridge

Bridge Connecting North and South Senegal officially Opened

The Gambia inaugurated on Monday Senegambia Bridge which links the northern and southern parts of Senegal at a ceremony attended by Gambian President Adama...
Senegambia Bridgevideo

The Gambia opens bridge to connect north and south Senegal

The Gambia inaugurated on Monday Senegambia Bridge which links the northern and southern parts of Senegal at a ceremony attended by Gambian President Adama...
China africa

Gambians confident of fruitful relations with China

The recent visit of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Banjul has instilled confidence in the Gambians that the bilateral relationship...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Chinese FM Visits Africa to Kick Start His New Year

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid a visit to Africa on Jan. 2-6, carrying on a 29-year tradition of making Africa...
Rwanda

Gambia: Nigerian Peacekeeper Dies Over Poor Health

The ECOWAS military intervention in the Gambia (ECOMIG) command announced Thursday the death of Nigerian peacekeeper Abubakar Abdullahi due to irregular breathing. ECOMIG Commander Colonel...
the world bank

World Bank approves US$41 million grant for Gambia

The World Bank announced on Thursday that it has approved the sum of 41 million U.S. dollars for the government of Gambia as a...
Global human rights

Gambia human rights victims call for urgent justice

Several victims have gathered at the Gambia's Supreme Court gate on Tuesday to call on government to speed up in serving justice to them...
Person voting

Gambia’s UDP leads in councilorship election

The Gambia's electoral chief Alieu Momarr Njie announced on Friday the results of the ward councilorship election, which puts the United Democratic Party (UDP)...
Person voting

Turnout low in Gambian councilorship elections

Turnout has been low in Gambia's councilorship elections on Thursday, authorities said. "The turnout is very poor," a presiding officer in one of the polling...
gambia

Gambia students massacre 18 years on

The survivors of the April 2000 student massacre in The Gambia by the police say they have yet to be healed as justice has...
Adama Barrow

The Gambia needs to partner with China on irrigation – President

The Gambian President Adama Barrow told Xinhua on Wednesday that his country would like to partner with China to advance agriculture through year-around irrigation...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS continues to monitor The Gambia

The ECOWAS ambassador to The Gambia Vabah Gayflo said on Thursday that the regional body is continuing to monitor the political environment in the...
poultry-farmers

Gambian youth take a shine to poultry farming

Many Gambian youth have begun to realize that with good self-initiated projects they can lead a fulfilling life on their home soil without embarking...

Gambia requests US to extend sanctions to Jammeh’s wife

The Gambia's attorney general and minister of justice on Friday urged the United States government to extend sanctions to include the family of the...
Adama Barrow

Gambian president appoints new interior minister

Gambian President Adama Barrow has appointed Habib Saihou Drammeh as the new Interior minister with effect from Monday, the Office of the President announced...
ECOWAS

Gambia to put up candidate for ECOWAS Presidency

Gambia will put up a candidate to vie for presidential seat of the regional bloc Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) following the...
Africa Illicit financial flows

Customs experts discuss illicit trade, terrorism in Banjul

The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the West and Central Africa customs experts opened on Monday a two-day meeting in Banjul to discuss border...
Adama Barrow

Gambia’s interior minister redeployed to diplomatic service

Gambian President Adama Barrow has relieved interior minister Mai Ahmad Fatty of cabinet duties and redeployed him to diplomatic service, said a statement from...

ACHPR marks 30th anniversary in Gambia

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) on Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary at its 61st ordinary session being held in Gambia's...
IMF

Gambia sees sharp decrease in treasury bill rate

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday that Gambia has experienced sharp decrease in treasury bill due to budget support. "The debt service to the...

Gambian FM: Migrants contribute to 22 pct of GDP

Migrants contribute to 22 percent of Gambia's gross domestic product, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday. "The Gambian migrants contribute to 22 percent...