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Gambian president, Adama Barrow, meets with PMB

President Adama Barrow of the Gambia is currently on official visit to Nigeria and has met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. The Nigerian leader met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President on Tuesday. Barrow who arrived the presidential villa at about 11.50 a.m., is visiting Nigeria for the

The Gambia’s search for truth and justice

The Gambians went through torture, murder and abuse in the 22 years dictator Yahya Jammeh ruled the country. A new commission was appointed to investigate the crimes and compensate the victims. Katrin Gänsler reports. Yusufa Mbaye looked at the little beige gate that separates his parents' house from the outer world.

Ex-leader’s supporters resist transition of power in Gambia

by Nicolas Haque Gambia's new government is struggling to enforce its sovereignty in some areas still loyal to former President Yahya Jammeh. Clashes between pro-Jammeh protesters and a Senegal-led coalition of West African forces, who have been there to ensure a peaceful transition of power, left one dead and several injured in

Threat against Gambia’s President Barrow

by Daniel Finnan The Gambian army has received intelligence about a possible threat to the life of President Adama Barrow. The threat is linked to army deserters who are thought to be close to former President Yahya Jammeh who left the country in January following elections that ended his 22 years

NAF prepares for war, deploys 200 troops to Senegal ahead of Barrow’s inauguration

...Jude Johnson  The Nigerian military has mobilised troops ahead of Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow's inauguration. The military's move in deploying troops is in readiness to enforce a power transition between President Yahya Jammeh and Barrow. Global Sentinel gathered that the Nigerian military moved into Senegal in  preparation in case the incumbent president carries