Politics

Tangara still Gambia’s Ambassador to UN
Politics

Tangara still Gambia’s Ambassador to UN

Momodou Tangara remains Gambia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, a foreign ministry official confirmed to SMBC, debunking a report that the country’s chief envoy was sacked. Tangara was kept in his position amid a mass firing of ambassadors by President Adama Barrow upon taking power. Barrow opened a new UN […]

Supporters of former Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh are seen on the tarmac at the Banjul International Airport, Gambia January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
Politics

APRC decries attempts to “silence” the party

The party of Gambia’s former autocratic ruler, Yahya Jammeh, has denounced attempts by the police to silence them following a brief interrogation of their interim party leader, Fabakary Tombong Jatta. Tombong, a former lawmaker under Jammeh’s Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction party, was called for questioning by the police […]