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Gambia Military Coup Unlikely
As of mid-December, the support Gambian President Yahya Jammeh seems to enjoy among the upper echelons of The Gambia’s security sector reduces the…

Potential Impact of Gambian Election on Security in Senegal's Casamance Region
The surprise electoral defeat of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on December 1 could create an opportunity for security gains in the southern Senegal…

Gambian Presidential Election Unlikely to Lead to Widespread Violence
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh will likely win The Gambia’s upcoming presidential election, scheduled for December 1. Jammeh has presided over The…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Banjul (The Gambia), Travel Restrictions
The U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens in The Gambia not to travel east of the Denton Bridge into central Banjul until further notice,…

Message for U.S. Citizens: Banjul (The Gambia), Town Hall Meeting January 6
U.S. Embassy Banjul invites adult U.S. citizens resident in The Gambia and adult guardians of U.S. citizen minor children to a Town Hall Meeting at…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Banjul (The Gambia), Potential Election-related…
Major announcement concerning elections just released. Protests/demonstrations are possible. The U.S. Embassy recommends that people avoid large…