Politics

UDP surrogates taking over Gambian missions
Politics

UDP surrogates taking over Gambian missions

Political underlings of the Gambia’s party with the majority stake in the country’s unity government are filling up positions in key embassies of the small nation. At least four key surrogates, who were fierce critics of the ex-ruling government and taking radical stands in support of the UDP party have […]

Ex-Jammeh aide wants Barrow to run for a second term
Politics

Ex-Jammeh aide wants Barrow to run for a second term

The former military aide to President Yahya Jammeh has backed calls by some far-right coalition supporters for the country’s new leader, President Adama Barrow to seek a second term. The endorsement came amid concerns that Barrow may serve a full five-year term instead of overseeing a widely acknowledged three-year transitional […]