COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Adama Barrow
Population: 2,051,363 (2017)
Land Size: 11,295 sq km (4,361 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Fri - Jun 22, 2018: 'Beakanyang' Deeply Troubled By Faraba Incident - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[Foroyaa] 'Beakanyang' is deeply concerned and troubled over recent incidents in the community of Faraba Banta in the West Coast Region.
- Fri - Jun 22, 2018: Journalist Brutally Assaulted and Arrested - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[IFJ] A journalist was brutally assaulted by the Gambian police while covering a story on 18 June.
- Fri - Jun 22, 2018: Mauritius Ranked Africa's Most Peaceful Country, and the Gambia Records Largest Improvement - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[This is Africa] Mauritius has been ranked in the top 20 of the world's most peaceful countries in the 2018 Global Peace Index (GPI). In the 12th edition of the Index, Mauritius was ranked number 20 out of 163 countries. On the continent Botswana came second, and ranked 29 globally. Sierra Leone was ranked (35), Madagascar (38), Ghana (41), Namibia (43), Malawi (44) and Zambia (48) respectively on the Global Index.
- Fri - Jun 22, 2018: Seeking Justice - Why Jammeh's Days Are Numbered - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[African Arguments] The Gambia may not be ready yet. But it's only a matter of time until the conditions are right to prosecute former president Jammeh.
- Fri - Jun 22, 2018: President Appoints Commission of Inquiry Into Faraba Incident - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[Foroyaa] Emmanuel Joof, a renown human rights Lawyer as the Chairperson