Gambia

Gambia: Adama Barrow removes “Islamic” from the country’s official name

New Gambian President Adama Barrow, has removed the word ‘Islamic’ from the country’s official name. Gambia will no longer be the Islamic Republic of Gambia . The word ”Islamic” was added by the country’s former president, Jammeh in 2015. The new president said The Gambia, whose population is about 90 % Muslim, with the rest Christian and animist, will now be The …

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Whereabouts of Jammeh unknown as West African troops enter Gambia

Hours after new Gambian president, Adama Barrow was sworn into office on Tgursday, the whereabouts of former president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh has remained unknown. Jammeh disappeared as military forces of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) entered the country from Senegal. According to resident Abdoulie Bah, long convoys of military vehicles with armed soldiers entered …

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