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A ferry bringing back people who fled arrives at the port in Banjul, Gambia, as it reopens Saturday Jan. 21, 2017. life slowly returns to the Gambian capital as Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announced early Saturday he has decided to relinquish ...
Madaxweynihii hore ee Gaambiya Yahya Jammeh ayaa ku dhawaaqey subaxnimada sabtida in uu si rasmi ah xilka u wareejinaayo, isla markaana uu dalka ka baxaayo.
Presidents of Liberia and Guinea, Ellen Sirleaf and Alpha Conde arrived Banjul, capital of Gambia to hold last minute talks with Yayha Jammeh to convince him to step down.
President of Guinea Alpha Conde and that of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf arrived Banjul, Gambia, on Friday for a last minute talk with outgoing President Yahya Jammeh.
Four men from Tomsk, Siberia drove an old Russian sedan all the way from St. Petersburg to the Gambian capital of Banjul in Western Africa as part of the ...
Unconfirmed reports said that as tension continued to mount, the wife and children of the outgoing Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh allegedly abandoned him and have equally fled the country's capital of Banjul on the eve of the deadline given Jammeh by ...
A Thomas Cook spokesman said around 3,500 people will have been brought home by Friday. "Over the next two days we will be operating nine extra flights from Banjul airport, in addition to two scheduled flights, to bring home our remaining UK customers ...
According to official sources, Neneh MacDouall-Gaye, foreign affairs minister; Abdou Jobe, minister of Trade, Regional Integration and employment; Benjamin Roberts, minister of tourism (who was two days ago appointed as finance Minister), Pa Ousman ...
Bakau United beat BK Milan 1-0 in the all-Bakau derby fixtures played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau to recover in the second tier after losing to league leaders Fortune FC 5-1 in their previous fixtures.
As tourists were evacuated amid scenes of chaos at Banjul airport, Col Abdou Ndiaye, a spokesman for the Senegalese army, said troops were at the Gambian border and would enter the country at midnight if the deadline for a transfer of power passed.
The inauguration for Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow may take place outside of the capital Banjul as President Yahya Jammeh continues to refuse to leave office, according to Nigeria's Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama.
Dr Musa Sowe, dean of the Faculty of education at the University of The Gambia, was laid to rest Sunday evening at his residence in Salagi along the Kombo coastal road.
The Chief Justice of The Gambia, Emmanuel Fagbenle, has recused himself from hearing the application filed by the APRC for an interlocutory injunction to restrain himself from swear in Adama Barrow as president on 19 January 2017.
Gamtel are currently flopping in the 2016-2017 Gambia football Federation domestic division one league following their recent slump in the league campaign after a woeful start to the country's top flight league campaign.
The City boys beat Hawks 2-1 in the all-Banjul derby clash played at the Banjul KG5 Mini Stadium on Sunday. Real De Banjul came into the derby as league leaders after winning their five opening league games; Hawks were third before their derby clash ...
According to reliable sources, Abdou Kolley, the Minister of finance and Economic Affairs, has resigned and is currently in Dakar, Senegal.
International and local researchers on Friday gathered in Banjul to attend a two-day international conference on research. Held at Manduar Development Hub in Brikama, the conference was organised by De Montfort University Leicester in collaboration ...
ECOWAS leaders are in Banjul today to play their part in promoting a negotiated settlement of the political impasse. January 19 is less than a week away.
Buhari flew out of Banjul with Barrow on Friday, en route to Mali, for what was called crisis talks in hopes of ending the nation's political impasse.
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma are also expected to meet Barrow in the capital Banjul. Buhari arrives in The Gambia with authorization from the Nigieran ...
It doesn't look like there is any major breakthrough in President Buhari's visit to Banjul today to convince the Kanilai jester to reconsider his decision and step down.
Banjul, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) - Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari said only God knows what will happen if Friday's talks with President Yahya Jammeh for him to step down fails.
President-elect Adama Barrow has reacted to President Yahya Jammeh's televised statement delivered on state-owned TV on January 10, 2017.
This has been confirmed in mutawatir (continuous) reports from the Prophet, upon whom be peace, concerning his actions and statements.
The second spot team will go for play-off ties against teams from Banjul and Kanifing Municipality. The winner for the play-off matches will also gain promotion to the second division.
The ECOWAS Mediation Support Team, which comprises the Presidents of Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone and former president of Ghana, along with representatives of the United Nations and African Union, will visit Banjul to continue talks with the sitting ...
Brikama United are sixth in the league with 9 points in six league games six points behind table topper Real De Banjul, five points behind second place Gambia armed forces, three points behind third place Hawks and one point behind fourth place Marimoo.
A delegation of ECOWAS leaders is due in The Gambia today, in respect of the initial planned visit on Wednesday 11 January. The decision was taken at a one-day ECOWAS summit held recently in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
Hi Pa, a man named Mustapha Joof, was abducted few minutes ago at the garage in Banjul simply because he was seen by soldiers capturing them on camera giving out hens at the 22nd July square they then chased him down around the garage shouting ...
The national reconciliation and peace move Tuesday announced by the President is a good move to open a new page and allay fears in the country.
The Gambia Family Planning Association (GFPA) recently empowered five community-based organizations with income generating facilities and cash worth more than D250,000.
Lions of Banjul and Fortune FC are both ambitious to maintain their unbeaten run in the 2016-2017 Gambia football Federation second division.
President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Banjul, the capital of The Gambia and Bamako, the Malian capital from January 13 to 14, 2017.
Fortune FC on Friday hammered Bakau United 5-1 in the week-seven fixtures played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium to top the 2016-2017 Gambia football Federation second division league after Red Hawks slip to Young African in the all-Banjul derby ...
The Chief Justice of The Gambia, Justice Emmanuel Fagbenle, has said that the Supreme Court of the Gambia cannot determine the election petitions until May ...
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The Gambia football Federation has reacted strongly to the 'misleading article published by the Daily Observer Newspaper on Tuesday 3 January 2017, captioned: Football Stakeholders frown at GFF's Financial Mismanagement.
The lawyer representing the ruling APRC party in the election petition filed at the Supreme Court in Banjul has said the inauguration of President-elect Adama Barrow, due on 19 January, should wait until the petition is determined.
The duo left Banjul, few hours ago. They have arrived in Senegal, sources said. Colonel Sait Njie, was among the officers recently promoted by dictator Yahya Jammeh.
Banjul United are hopeful to improve in the country's second tier after losing their last three fixtures in campaign. The Banjul-based outfit, who were relegated to the second division after their woeful campaign in the top flight last season, have ...
Momodou Sabally, former Director General of the Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS), was yesterday granted bail of one million dalasis (D1,000,000) with two Gambian sureties, by Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay of the High Court in Banjul.
When this reporter visited the Judiciary complex at the Independence Drive in Banjul, some courtrooms were opened, while some were closed.
Seedy K. Njie as minister responsible for Information, Communication Infrastructure and National Assembly matters, GRTS TV announced last night quoting from a press release from the Office the President in Banjul. Until his appointment as minister ...
Striker Yankuba Jarjue's lone strike was enough to earn Real De Banjul their fifth straight win in the country's national league after losing to Brikama United in their opening league fixtures played at the Brikama Box Bar Mini Stadium in November 2016.
The Brufut Marathon Association (BMA), organisers of the popular 'Brufut Half Marathon', has announced that this year's event, slated for later this month, has been postponed until further notice.
Gambian referee Bakary Papa Gassama is voted African Referee of the year by the Confederation of African football CAF. Papa was voted by CAF Member associations and was awarded the coveted trophy at a gala event held in Lagos, Nigeria, on Thursday ...
Diplomatic sources have informed this paper that 12 Gambian ambassadors, who have recognised President-elect Adama Barrow, have been recalled and their services terminated.
We are still hoping to see a peaceful resolution of the political impasse and its tension looming in the country. All have, therefore, called for peace and cooperation between the two parties in the standoff.






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