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Whether MOU was signed is immaterial
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Whether MOU was signed is immaterial

Gambia’s Minister of Agriculture and leader of the former ruling PPP party asserted that the unsigned Memorandum of Understanding that united opposition parties to defeat Yahya Jammeh was irrelevant. Omar Jallow rejoined that the most important part of their talks has been achieved, which was to rid the country of […]

GDC claps back at Darboe: Kandeh is an honest man
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GDC claps back at Darboe: Kandeh is an honest man

A senior official of the Gambia Democratic Congress said Tuesday that his party leader Mama Kandeh reserves the right to accuse the government of wrongdoing, dismissing the country’s Foreign Minister description of Kandeh as “irresponsible.” Ousainou Darboe said Mr. Kandeh’s allegation of corruption against coalition ministers was “irresponsible,” and in […]

SEREKUNDA, GAMBIA - JANUARY 13: Leader of the United Democratic Party Ousainou Darboe speaks to media as he arrives to attend a meeting to find a solution to political crisis after Gambian Presidential Elections at Coco Ocean Hotel in Serekunda, Gambia on January 13, 2017. (Photo by Yusupha Sama/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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Gambia minister stabs at opposition leader’s ‘irresponsible’ allegations

Gambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ousainou Darboe has hit-hard at opposition leader Mama Kandeh for accusing ministers in the country’s unity government of corruption. Kandeh, 52, sparked tension between his supporters and that of the government claiming ministers in President Adama Barrow’s administration were pocketing foreign aid and loans. “No […]

Darboe calls on opposition parties to join UDP
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Darboe calls on opposition parties to join UDP

UDP leader Ousainou Darboe has called on opposition parties to join his party to develop the country, saying their doors are always open to others. Darboe, a veteran lawyer and now Foreign Secretary has campaigned in four elections against former President Yahya Jammeh unsuccessfully but saw his party strike gold […]