COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Adama Barrow
Population: 1,925,000 (2014)
Land Size: 11,295 sq km (4,361 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: SBEC Donates to SOS Orphanage - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[The Point] The student council of Sbec International School yesterday donated materials and school items to the SOS Orphanage in Bakoteh.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Barrow Commissions New Ferry - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[The Point] A new ferry initiated by the government of former President Yahya Jammeh was commissioned by President Adama Barrow on Wednesday in Banjul.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: GFF Confirms Gambia's Involvement in Wafu Zone a Tourney - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[The Point] The Gambia Football Federation has confirmed Gambia's participation in the WAFU Zone A football tournament to be hosted in Ghana in September 2017.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: Fifth Prosecution Witness Testifies in Soldier's Trial - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[The Point] Famara Kambi, the fifth prosecution witness in the case involving Babucarr Njie, a soldier found with a gun at King Fahd Mosque in Banjul, testified on 19 June 2017 before Magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates' Court.
- Thu - Jun 22, 2017: We Stand Together #withrefugees - AllAfrica News: Gambia
[The Point] As The Gambia joined the global community on 20 June in commemorating World Refugee Day, it is important to highlight the plight of about 8,000 refugees living in the country.