The Last Mile: Republicanism

The Last Mile: Republicanism

Our History The achievement of the country’s independence was not enough for the PPP and its leadership. The party’s next goal was not only to bring the image Gambia to the international sphere as a friendly, democratic and prosperous country with high respect for human rights...
The Road to Independence

The Road to Independence

Our History It was not enough for the PPP that it commandingly won 50% of the May 1960 general election against the old parties. It was not enough for the PPP that it emerged victorious once more against the old parties in the April 1962 general election. It was certainly not...
The Battle for Self-Determination

The Battle for Self-Determination

Our History The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) emerged from being a party of the protectorate people to becoming the party of the entire Gambia. Its ideal was founded on directing its policies and governance towards the betterment of all the citizens of the Gambia. Its vision...
How the Party Came to Existence

How the Party Came to Existence

Our History The history of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) began with the Protectorate People’s Society (PPS), a grassroots organization formed to facilitate the affairs of the protectorate people. Prior to the independence, the Gambia was divided into two sections:...