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Senegalese army enters The Gambia

Senegalese army spokesperson colonel Abdou Ndiaye confirmed Thursday evening to Xinhua that Senegalese forces entered The Gambia. Senegalese army spokesman Col Abdou Ndiaye was quoted...

UN Security Council adopts resolution asking power transfer in Gambia

The UN Security Council Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution, asking former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to transfer power to President-elect Adama Barrow by Thursday. ...
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Nigeria announces deployment of troops to Gambia

The Nigerian government Wednesday deployed troops and fighter jets to Gambia, as part of the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) mandate to enforce...
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Ghana approves troop deployment to Gambia

Ghanaian president Nana Akufo-Addo has authorized the deployment of 205 troops to Gambia as part of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...

Gambia Crisis: 26,000 Tourists Already Gone

Thousands of tourists have left The Gambia, following the declaration of a state of emergency in the country. Jammeh’s tenure which was expected to expire...

Adama Barrow to be Sworn in as Gambia’s Next President in a Few Hours

The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow will be inaugurated at 4pm today, Thursday January 19, at The Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal. You are all welcome...

Gambia: Adama Barrow’s Inaguration Will Take Place in Senegal

Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow will be sworn into office at the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal. Barrow took to his twitter handle to make the...

ECOWAS, 205 Ghanaian Troops in Gambia to Seize Jammeh

About 205 Ghanaian soldiers have been deployed to  the Gambia to augment a contingent from other West African countries to capture Yahya Jammeh whose...

Gambia Crisis: Military Intervention is a Last Resort

Military intervention in The Gambia’s political crisis should be a last resort, a former Chief of Defence Staff, Brigadier-General (rtd) Joseph Nunoo-Mensah has advised. The Economic...
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ECOWAS Troops Move into Gambia Securing State House

Troops from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have entered The Gambia without any resistance from the country’s military. The troops have secured...

African Leaders Must Be Held Responsible for Gambian Crisis

Security expert, Kwesi Aning has blamed the leadership of Africa for failing to sanction President of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh for his consistent flouting...

Gambian Crisis: Senegal Send Troops to Gambia Border

Senegalese troops have been seen moving towards the Gambian border in a show of force to pressure President Yahya Jammeh to stand down. Senegal gave...

Ghana Deploys 200 Combat Team to Gambia

Ghana has made a commitment of about 200 ground troops to the ECOWAS operation meant to get President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia to relinquish...
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All African Students Union Demands Jammeh Step Down And Calls For Ecowas Military Intervention

The All-Africa Students Union (AASU) has been following with keen interest the political situation in the Gambia. In fact, since the presidential election was...

Listen To Your People and Step Down

The United States’ Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, has urged President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia to listen to his people and hand over...
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Gambia Needs Military Solution To Oust Jammeh

Since the political crisis in The Gambia stated last December with President Yahya Jammeh rejecting the result of the presidential election citing “irregularities”, there...

Gambia Talks Stuck As Jammeh Decline to Vacate Office

The Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow, has left the country after talks failed to persuade President Yahya Jammeh to step down. Nigeria’s president flew to Banjul...

Barrow Insists Jammeh Should Remain in Gambia

The winner of December’s presidential election in The Gambia says there is no need for President Yahya Jammeh to seek asylum and he is...

Dumelo Opens His First Fashion, Cosmetic Shop in The Gambia

Popular Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo, has announced a new fashion/cosmetic shop in The Gambia. The first J Melo shop outside the country, it is expected...
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Ecowas leaders arrive in Banjul for talks on Gambia political crisis

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said only God knows what will happen if Friday's talks with President Yahya Jammeh for him to step down fails. ...

Nigerian MPs Supports Asylum Offer for President Yahya Jammeh

Nigerian MPs have voted to give The Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh asylum if he accepts his defeat in elections and gives up power. The “clock...
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Only Allah Will Save Gambia

Anxiety prevails in the Gambia as the people await what becomes of their country come January 19. Will this country tow the path of...

Gambia’s Election Challenge on Hold Until May

The Gambia’s Supreme Court is unable to hear the petition seeking to annul last month’s election until May, chief justice Emmanuel Fagbenle says. The Nigerian...

ECOWAS Mediators To Hold Talks Again With Jammeh

ECOWAS Mediator in the political situation in The Gambia, President Muhammadu Buhari and his Co-Mediator, former President John Dramani Mahama are to meet and...
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ECOWAS calls for putting nation’s interests first in Gambia

Chairperson of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on Saturday called on Gambians to follow Ghana's example and put the nation's...

Yahya Jammeh Throws Away His Statesmanship

Ever since former president Jonathan made that call to president Buhari congratulating him on his “victory” at the last presidential polls, and following the...

Jammeh Must Be Booted Out

Even by West African standards, The Gambia, with a population of just under 2 million, is a very small country. Invaginated by the much...
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People Call For Change They Have No Idea About

When leadership become loathsome, people call for change they have no idea of. Ahanta Apemenyimheneba Kwofie III shares his thoughts about ‘Change’ with Gambia...
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State Attorneys Strike Affecting Justice Delivery – GBA

The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) says the strike action embarked on by State Attorneys was affecting justice delivery in the country. According to the GBA,...

In-Coming Gov’t Urged To Lead Crusade For National Unity

The Presiding Bishop of Western-West Africa Episcopal District of the AME Zion Church, Right Reverend Dr Hilliard Dela Dogbe has urged the Nana Addo...