Adama Barrow

Amidst pressure from Gambian citizens, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and the international community - Yahya Jammeh has relinquished power. In a broadcast on national TV - GRTS, Jammeh said: "I have decided today in good more

21 Jan 2017 11:14 Gambia

The wait for Yahya Jammeh to quit The Gambia's State House and transfer power to President Adama Barrow continues as mediators from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are still in talks with him - even after the latest 4pm more

20 Jan 2017 16:30 Gambia

The official website of The Gambia's President and the government's Cabinet ( has been hacked by unknown persons - and is now displaying the photograph of President-elect Adama Barrow. more

18 Jan 2017 22:20 Gambia

The power house of President Yahya Jammeh built over the last 22 years of his tenure as Gambia's leader, is fast collapsing in the midst of resignations of his close aides. Joining the growing list of Ministers who have resigned from Jammeh's more

18 Jan 2017 19:15 Gambia

Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow who is currently in Dakar - Senegal, has confirmed that the inauguration of his government will take place on January 19 on Gambian soil. more

18 Jan 2017 00:00 Gambia

In yet another attempt to cling to power beyond his tenure which ends tomorrow, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has declared a State of Emergency. Jammeh said he was making the declaration “to prevent a constitutional crisis and power vacuum.” more

17 Jan 2017 23:09 Gambia

Leaders from West Africa including Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Ghana's former President John Dramani Mahama were in Banjul at press time, in a last-minute mediation effort to get Gambia's more

13 Jan 2017 00:00 Gambia

Online stories about the assassination of Gambia's President-elect - Adama Barrow are fake, The Trumpet can reveal. The President-elect's social media team tweeted that: "We would like to inform you that the President-elect is alive and well." more

4 Jan 2017 18:47 Gambia