Tag: armed forces

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Gambia’s CDS Lt. Gen. Yakuba A. Drammeh shortlisted for the Africa Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2022 Award

The Chief of Defence Staff of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) Lt. General Yakuba A. Drammeh has been shortlisted for the for Africa Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2022 Award. The Gambia’s Army chief was shortlisted alongside 2 other security chiefs, namely Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of […]

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ECOMIG – “No missing $800,000”, says Ghana Armed Forces

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has refuted local news publications alleging that some of its officers are being chased by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for stealing $800,000 meant to be allowances for peacekeeping troops in The Gambia. According to a statement by GAF, there are no […]

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Armed Forces Council inaugurated

PRESS STATEMENT FROM DEFENCE MINISTRY His Excellency the President of the Republic of the Gambia and Commander-In-Chief of the Gambia Armed Forces Mr. Adama Barrow presided over the inauguration and swearing-in ceremony of Members of the Armed Forces Council at the State House in Banjul. The Council is expected among […]