Author: Sam Phatey

Fatoumata Tambajang is Acting Vice President
Politics

Fatoumata Tambajang is Acting Vice President

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow says Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang is Minister for Women’s Affairs overseeing the Office of the Vice President. It means the Gambia is without a vice president who would take over if anything happens to Mr. Barrow. The maneuver means the country’s Speaker of the House, Abdoulie Bojang, appointed […]

President Barrow appoints four new ministers
News

President Barrow appoints four new ministers

He is facing controversy over one appoint but Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has named four new senior officials of his administration. The West African nation’s new leader named Claudelia Cole as Minister of Basic and Secondary Education, Demba Jawo as Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Bai Lamin Jobe as […]

Exiled Gambian journalists are returning in droves
National

Exiled Gambian journalists are returning in droves

Following the departure of Gambia‚Äôs former president Yahya Jammeh into exile in Equatorial Guinea, political dissidents and journalists he banished from the small nation are coming back in droves. Ebrima Sillah, a BBC correspondent to Gambia, escaped death when his house was engulfed in flames in 2004 while he was […]