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...

Gambia commissions US$27M new Assembly complex

The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh Babili Mansa, Sunday afternoon commissioned the new ultra-modern National Assembly complex, financed by the government of The Gambia at a tune of US$27M.

The president of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, His Excellency Jose Mario Vaz, graced the inauguration of a state-of-the-art complex that many said manifested government’s commitment to democracy and good governance.

Also in attendance were the vice


Gambia honours former US prexy for role in advocating Independence

The Republic of The Gambia Saturday morning honoured a former president of the United States of America with the dedication of the Banjul-Serrekunda Highway, the most strategic stretch in the country, to his name.

Now renamed Franklin Delano Roosevelt Highway, the dedication of this busiest route that links the cosmopolitan region of Kanifing to the capital city Banjul according to officials, was in recognition of his contribution and advocacy for Gambia’s development and independence


Veep inaugurates new law faculty building, unveils journalism school

The vice president and minister of Women’s Affairs Saturday evening officially inaugurated a new magnificent edifice built by the University of The Gambia for its Law Faculty along MDI Road in Kanifing.

The occasion that was graced by the visiting renowned scholar, Dr. Zakir Naik, also saw the unveiling and official launching of the School of Journalism and Digital Media, the newest school of the University of The Gambia in the same campus in Kanifing.

It formed part of activities marking