Adama Barrow, born 16 February 1965 to an ethnic Fula family from rural eastern Gambia. He lived in the UK for several years, where he reportedly worked as a security guard at the Argos catalogue store in north London. Adama Barrow victory in Gambia’s presidential elction was arguably an even bigger shock. Adama Barrow Biography and Profile.
Fatou Bensouda, born 31 January 1961, a Gambian lawyer, and the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the distinguished International Court of Justice (ICJ) International Jurists Award (2009), presented by the then-President of India, P D Patil; the 2011 World Peace Through Law Award presented by the Whitney Harris World Law Institute, the American Society of International Law’s Honorary Membership Award (2014), the XXXV Peace Prize by the UN Association of Spain (2015), and the Praeses Elit Award (2015). Read Fatou Bom Bensouda Biography and Profile.