Politics

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 […]

APRC deny so-called plan to spark violence
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APRC deny so-called plan to spark violence

The Gambia’s defeated ruling APRC has denied reports that it was planning to turn a peaceful gathering of its supporters at the Supreme Court violent by distributing pro-coalition t-shirts outside the court. Opposition supporters in the diaspora said they had received intelligence that on Tuesday, Adama Barrow t-shirts will be […]

Jammeh says Barrow will not be inaugurated
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Jammeh says Barrow will not be inaugurated

Tensions are likely to flare and a small tourist-friendly nation may be in Africa thrown into limbo on January 19 after President Yahya Jammeh’s term expires and President-elect Adama Barrow swears himself in. The Gambia’s defeated President Yahya Jammeh says President-elect Adama Barrow will be not be inaugurated unless the […]