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GDC to unveil its coalition plan in October
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GDC to unveil its coalition plan in October

The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) is expected to release its plan for a coalition next month ahead of the mid-November nomination deadlines, its spokesperson said. At least three other parties, including the country’s largest opposition UDP party have made their intentions for a coalition public, first seeking a party-led coalition […]

Touray’s weekend national address to focus on solutions
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Touray’s weekend national address to focus on solutions

Gambia’s first female and independent candidate Dr. Isatou Touray will be addressing the Gambian people in a televised statement on Saturday, her campaign confirmed. Touray’s speech will reiterate her reasons for running for the office with focus on her plans and solutions. Her speech will be informing of Gambians of […]

Gambia, Russia sign defense agreement
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Gambia, Russia sign defense agreement

Russia and The Gambia have entered a defense agreement on military cooperation, four months after the West African nation opened it’s embassy in Moscow. Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Colonel General Vasily Tonkoshkurov and the Chief of Defense Staff of the Gambian Armed Forces […]

GDC, NRP abandon coalition talks
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GDC, NRP abandon coalition talks

Two opposition parties in The Gambia have un-ceremonially pull out of a coalition talk ahead of the country’s crucial presidential votes, an inter-party mediation committee said on Thursday, soiling hopes of an all party alliance to take on incumbent President Yahya Jammeh, who is seeking to extend his 22-year rule. The newly […]

NRP deputy youth mobilizer resigns, endorses Dr. Touray
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NRP deputy youth mobilizer resigns, endorses Dr. Touray

The deputy youth mobilizer of the National Reconciliation Party, Kebba Ansu Manneh has resigned from the opposition group and endorsed independent candidate Dr. Isatou Touray. Manneh’s resignation came in just hours after the NRP pulled out of an inter-party coalition talk in Banjul. The youth leader who had participated in […]

Gambian MP absconds in the U.S.
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Gambian MP absconds in the U.S.

A Gambian lawmaker has refused to return to Banjul after attending a conference for legislators in Washington, according to parliamentary documents seen by SMBC. National Assembly documents authorizing withholding of his salary stated that Member of Parliament Hon. Demba B.T, Sambou (Independent – Niani Constituency) in the country’s central region […]