Deputy Ambassador Sheikh Omar Faye

Omar Faye

Welcome to the Gambia Embassy in Washington D.C, USA. My name is Sheikh Omar Faye I am the current Chargé d'Affaires at The Embassy. My recent roles working for The Government of The Republic of The Gambia included Deputy Head of Mission in Mauritania between October 2007 to February 2014 and Minister in charge of Youths, Sports and Religious Affairs between June 2006 to September 2007.Read more about me...

Gambians demonstrate against ‘terror attack’

Thousands of Gambians drawn from all walks of life Monday flooded the streets of Banjul to denounce in strong terms the ‘terror attack’ orchestrated on State House by Gambian dissidents based in the United States, Germany and United Kingdom.

The December 30th events in Banjul were successfully put down by loyal forces of the government of The Gambia.

Monday anti-terror demo came hard on the heels of a similar one on Saturday morning by members of the country’s security apparatus.



Gambian shipping firm wins ‘Best Cargo Award’ in UK

A Gambian firm that specialises in shipping and removal services, based in Birmingham, the United Kingdom (UK) has won the 2014 “Best Cargo Company Award” in that country, the Daily Observer has gathered.

The award was conferred on Manneh Enterprise by Interface Gambia TV, Ben TV on Sky Digital UK during an award ceremony last Wednesday.

Manneh Enterprise, a market leader in ground based delivery of shipping containers for deep sea shipment to Africa is owned by Saikou N Manneh, a young


US charges two men over Gambia ‘terror’ attack

US prosecutors have charged two men with conspiring to overthrow the government of The Gambia in a ‘terror attack’ launched on the State House in Banjul on December 30th, 2014.

Papa Faal, a US-Gambian dual national, and Cherno Njie, a US resident, were arrested in the US after they returned from The Gambia, where they had travelled to help launch a December 30 terror attack against H.E Sheikh Prof Alh Dr Yahya Jammeh's government, according to the US Justice Department, which released the