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Gambia, China sign grant agreement on building conference center

Gambia and China on Friday signed a 50 million U.S. dollars grant agreement on helping the West African state construct an International Conference Center,...

Over 500 people get free hearing screening in Kumasi

Over 500 people in the Kumasi Metropolis have benefited from a free hearing screening exercise organized jointly by the Ear, Nose and Throat...

Women Entrepreneurs Undergo Training In Packaging And Labelling

Thirty women entrepreneurs have begun a two-day training programme to sharpen their skills with practical solutions in packaging and labelling to make their products...
Dr. Ibn Chambas

UN advises Gambia to put national interest first

The United Nations special representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel Mohamed Ibn Chambas advised Gambia and relevant stakeholders to...
Yahya Jammeh

Gambia: Jammeh’s secret graves still being exhumed by police

Gambian police will continue exhuming bodies buried in secret graves across the country and who are believed to be victims of former president Yahya...
employment

Gambia’s youth leader: Unemployment key factor for irregular migration

Executive Director of Gambia National Youth Council Lamin Darboe told Xinhua on Monday unemployment is a key factor forcing young people into irregular migration. ...

The Gambian Story Shows The Strength of ECOWAS – Mahama

The successful mediation process in The Gambia gives true meaning to the relevance of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), former President...

Mahama Leaves for Gambia

file image The Former President John Dramani Mahama is expected on Saturday February 18, 2017 to attend the inauguration of The Gambian’s President Adama Barrow. The Gambian President...

Gambian: President Adama Barrow to be Formally Inaugurated

New Gambian President Adama Barrow is due to be formally inaugurated in the capital Banjul where celebrations will mark 52 years of the west...

UK’s Foreign Secretary To Visit The Gambia And Ghana

The Foreign Secretary will visit The Gambia and Ghana this week on 14-15 February 2017. This is the first recorded visit to The Gambia...

Gambia Distinctively Escaped Jammeh-Barrow Bloodbath

While many, including me, were expecting a bloodbath in The Gambia as the deadline set by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...

ECOWAS Receives Applauds From The Parliament Of Ghana

Parliament has praised ECOWAS for its timely intervention in solving the Gambian post-election crisis by deploying troops to maintain peace in that country. The House...

No Gambian Is Expecting Jammeh In The Next Five Years

Citizens of the Gambia are rejoicing over the exit of former President Yahya Jammeh after 22 years of rule. The Point Newspaper Editor Ousman...
The scientists followed babies born in a rural area of The Gambia

UNICEF Makes Plans To Support Displaced Gambian children

Reports indicate that thousands of Children in The Gambia have vacated their homes to neighbouring Senegal due to the hiccups engulfing the political transition...
Ghanaian Parliament

Parliament Taps ECOWAS At The Back

Parliament has praised ECOWAS for its timely intervention in solving the Gambian post-election crisis by deploying troops to maintain peace in that country. The House...

UN to support nation-building, smooth transfer of power in Gambia

UN envoy for West Africa told the Security Council Wednesday that the United Nations will support stability and nation-building in Gambia. According...

Gambia Change of Government and the Issues Within

Ousted Gambian President Yahya Jammeh was flown out of his country on Friday January 20 after the military intervention of troops from neighboring Senegal...

The Gambia: Several Millions Missing After Jammeh Exit

More than $11m (£8.8m) is missing from The Gambia’s state coffers following the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh, an adviser to President Adama...
AFRICOM operation in Senegal, Feb. 2016

Viewpoint: Imperialist-backed Military Intervention in Gambia

A major military invasion of the small West African state of Gambia is taking place as troops from neighboring Senegal are entering the agricultural...

Iran welcomes peaceful power transition in Gambia

Iran welcomed peaceful power transition in Gambia as the former President Yahya Jammeh left the country following 22 years in power, Press TV reported...

Ex-President Jammeh’s Rights Will Be Protected – ECOWAS, UN, AU

ECOWAS, the AU and the United Nations (UN) have committed to ensuring the former President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, is able to return...
Gambia, Yayha Jammeh

Gambians in mixed feelings seeing former president’s departure

Former Gambian President Yaya Jammeh left the capital city of Banjul Saturday night, giving way for Adama Barrow to return from Senegal's Dakar and...

Ex-President Yahya Jammeh Out of Gambia Now

Gambia’s former President Yahaya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power. Mr Jammeh was...

GAF ready to evacuate 50,000 Ghanaians from The Gambia

file image The Government of Ghana is ever ready to evacuate her citizens from The Gambia, Ministers designate for Defense, Dominic Nitiwul has assured. Hon....

Jammeh Must Not Be Allowed to Stay in Gambia – Barrow

President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has said that he wish former leader Yahya Jammeh, will leave the country to enable him govern smoothly. According...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya calls for speedy resolution of crisis in The Gambia

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday called for a speedy bloodless resolution of the crisis in The Gambia where reluctant former leader Yahya Jammeh...
UNHCR

45,000 flee Gambia amid political uncertainty

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday that some 45,000 civilians are reported to have fled Gambia into bordering Senegal as troops from the...

Gambia Political Crisis: MP Says Nana Addo Wrong in Sending Troops

The Member of Parliament for the Adaklu constituency, Kwame Agbodza, believes President Nana Akufo-Addo should have sought legislative approval before involving Ghanaian troops in...

Senegalese Troops Enter Gambia to Smoke Out Jammeh

Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia to ensure Adama Barrow assumes power as the country’s new president, a Senegalese army spokesman has said. It comes...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

UN requests peaceful transition of power in Gambia

The UN Security Council on Thursday urged all Gambian parties and West African countries to ensure peaceful transition of power in Gambia. ...