The Gambia's tourism sector feels pressure after Thomas Cook collapse
As The Gambia's tourist season begins, hotel owners are still trying to 'cut down on losses' after the bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook on 23 September 2019. The British holidaymaker was one of the largest tourist outfitters in the small West African country, with 45% of tourists entering The Gambia through Thomas Cook according to The Gambia's government. Two emergency meetings have been organised by the government to find an emergency solution before the country's touristic season begins in November. from hotel owners in Banjul
Gambia's first post-independence president Jawara dies at 95
Dawda Kairaba Jawara, Gambia's first post-independence president who led the tiny West African country for 24 years before being deposed in a 1994 coup, has died at the age of 95, the presidency said on Tuesday.
Gambia's Christian converts seek sanctuary amid hostility
A Christian foundation in Gambia is planning to build a shelter for Christian converts, some of whom say they have been persecuted after leaving the country's dominant Muslim faith.
No future for Gambian returnees
Many young Gambians are returning to a now democratic Gambia. But the country they come back to is poor and jobless. We caught up with some returnees to find out what it's like for them to be back.
How Buhari forced Yahya Jammeh to surrender – Gambian President
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
German president makes historic visit to The Gambia
The Gambia has given Germany's president Frank-Walter Steinmeier a warm welcome. The West African country has just emerged from more than two decades of dictatorship.
Gambia politics: Adama Barrow appoints his cabinet
Gambia's new President Adama Barrow has finally appointed his cabinet and many say the first order of business should be justice for victims of the former president Yahya Jammeh's rule.
Gambia’s president makes a triumphant return home
Thousands of people lined the streets of Gambia's capital Banjul on Thursday to welcome home new President Adama Barrow days after authoritarian leader Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.