2022: A year of historical milestone for Gambia


Going by the country’s timeline, the year 2022 has proven to be a historical milestone for The Gambia that historians can recount the numerous developments in the country’s history.

It is a year of historical milestone for the country particularly when it comes to anniversary, starting from the Queen’s 70th year on throne of England. She ascended the throne in 1952 and it was a big celebration in The Gambia as some chiefs and notable people attended the ceremony in 1952.

In 1962, the UP came to power – approximately 60 years ago after the party defeated P.S. Njie in the general election of that year; and few days before that the Radio Gambia was established as the first permanent broadcasting service for The Gambia. The establishment was in May 1962, marking 60 years of Radio Gambia’s existence now.