‘U.S. committed to expanding trade links with The Gambia’

2018/05/11 – The United States Ambassador to The Gambia, C. Patricia Alsup on May 9 presided over an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) workshop in Banjul, using the opportunity to reaffirm the United States government’s commitment to restoring and expanding its trade links with The Gambia. Continuer à lire … « ‘U.S. committed to expanding trade links with The Gambia’ »

Gambia/Russia – The Gambia Seeks To Develop Strong Economic Partnership With Russia – Interview

2018/05/03 – Th Gambia is a small country in West Africa and is entirely surrounded by Senegal except for its coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. English language is the official language. The Gambia’s economy is dominated by farming, fishing and has excellent natural spots for tourism. Previously, the United Kingdom and many EU countries constituted its major domestic export markets. However, in recent years, the United States, China and Japan have become significant trade partners of The Gambia. Despite that, The Gambia looks forward to developing a strong economic partnership with Russia and former Soviet republics. Continuer à lire … « Gambia/Russia – The Gambia Seeks To Develop Strong Economic Partnership With Russia – Interview »

Gambia – ACE Cable cut impacts Gambia connectivity

2018/04/11 – A March 30th damage to the ACE cable has resulted in the disruption of internet connectivity to The Gambia, along with several other connected countries, with reported problems posted to social media over the next several days. Continuer à lire … « Gambia – ACE Cable cut impacts Gambia connectivity »

Gambia charges renegade generals with desertion

2018/03/30 – The Gambian army has filed desertion charges against two renegade generals who went into exile with former president Yahya Jammeh last year, the force told AFP on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Gambia charges renegade generals with desertion »

Senegal/Turkey – Senegal closes schools linked to Turkish cleric in exile #Gulen

2018/03/20 – Senegal’s government has closed more than a dozen schools linked to a man the Turkish government considers a terrorist, underlining Turkey’s growing influence in predominantly Muslim West Africa. Continuer à lire … « Senegal/Turkey – Senegal closes schools linked to Turkish cleric in exile #Gulen »

Gambia – Interior minister urges Gambians to refrain from tribalism

2018/03/14 – Ebrima Mballow, the minister of the Interior has called on Gambians to refrain from tribalism and to work towards the development of the country, saying tribalism deters a country’s progress. Continuer à lire … « Gambia – Interior minister urges Gambians to refrain from tribalism »

Senegal/Gambia : Barrow, Macky issue joint communiqué

2018/03/14 – Presidents Adama Barrow and Macky Sall, the heads of state of Senegal and The Gambia, have issued a joint communiqué in Banjul yesterday, after the duo co-chaired the First Presidential Council Meeting in Banjul from 11th to 13th March 2018. Continuer à lire … « Senegal/Gambia : Barrow, Macky issue joint communiqué »