Barrow promises to build world...

Barrow promises to build world-class prisons

Friday, February 24, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said he intends to reform the prisons system, and even build new prisons to meet the level of world standard prisons. ...
9 Ex-NIA officials charged wit...

9 Ex-NIA officials charged with murder, remanded

Friday, February 24, 2017
Nine former members of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) were yesterday arraigned at the Banjul Magistrates’ Court and charged with two criminal...
Police issue statement on road...

Police issue statement on road traffic directive

Picture: IGP Yankuba Sonko
Friday, February 24, 2017
The General Public is hereby informed that all commercial goods vehicles are requested not to ply the Tabokoto-Banjul Highway between the hours of...
Ebrima Jawara discharged

Ebrima Jawara discharged

Picture: Ebrima Jawara
Friday, February 24, 2017
Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court yesterday discharged Ebrima Jawara, who was charged with punishment for malicious...
Unicef, Gambia Gov’t sign MoU ...

Unicef, Gambia Gov’t sign MoU for implementation of 2017 work plan worth $6M

Picture: UNICEF Resident Rep Sara Beysolow Nyanti & SG and Head of the Civil Service Dawda Fadera signing
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service, Dawda Fadera, and the UNICEF Resident Representative, Sara Beysolow Nyanti, signed an MoU for...
IEC trains journalists, CSOs p...

IEC trains journalists, CSOs prior to parliamentary elections

Picture: IEC Chair Alieu Momarr Njai
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Wednesday organized a day-long training session for media personnel and members of civil society...
IOU graduates more than 300 st...

IOU graduates more than 300 students

Picture: Dr Bilal Philips giving lectures
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Islamic Online University (IOU) yesterday held its 3rd Annual Graduation ceremony for more than 300 students in different areas of study, at the...
Barrow appoints five new minis...

Barrow appoints five new ministers

Picture: DA Jawo, new Info minister
Thursday, February 23, 2017
His Excellency the President of the Republic of The Gambia Mr Adama Barrow, acting under the provisions of Section 70 (5) and Sections 71(1) and...
$1M from Social Security ‘unco...

$1M from Social Security ‘uncounted for’, says Finance Minister

Picture: Finance Minister Amadou Sanneh
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Finance Minister Amadou Sanneh has said a withdrawal of US$1,000,000 made from the Social Security Housing and Finance Corporation (SSHFC) through...
EU, UNESCO hand over equipment...

EU, UNESCO hand over equipment to Media Houses, Education Sector

Picture: EU/UNESCO Reps delivering remarks on support project to the Media
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The European Union and UNESCO have handed over equipment to media houses, the GPU and the University of The Gambia at a ceremony held at the Gambia...
UTG saga: Vice Chancellor thre...

UTG saga: Vice Chancellor threatens to sue Dr Ceesay

Picture: (L-R) Dr Ceesay and Prof. Anjum
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Vice Chancellor of the University of The Gambia (UTG) has threatened to drag Dr Ismaila Ceesay, president of the UTG Faculty and Staff...
World Bank Vice President for ...

World Bank Vice President for Africa to visit Gambia

Picture: World Bank Africa VP Makhtar Diop
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Makhtar Diop, the World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region, is to visit the Gambia on Friday, 24 February. During the one-day visit, Mr...
EU, Unicef present two vehicle...

EU, Unicef present two vehicles to NaNA under D150m BReSt Project

Picture: L-R: EU Amb Attila Lajos, UNICEF Rep Sara Beysolow Nyanti & NaNA Exec Dir Momodou Cheyassin Phall
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The European Union Delegation in The Gambia and UNICEF Gambia have presented two new vehicles to the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA), as part of the...
Two Ex-NIA officials detained

Two Ex-NIA officials detained

Picture: Yankuba Badjie, the former director general –NIA and Sheikh Omar Jeng, former Director of Operations
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Two top ex-officials of the former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) have been arrested and detained. Yankuba Badjie, who was the former director...
Gambian Ambassadors meet Presi...

Gambian Ambassadors meet President Barrow

Picture: The ambassadors with President Adama Barrow
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The 21 reinstated Gambian ambassadors to various countries yesterday met with President Adama Barrow, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs,...
Democracy cannot exist without...

Democracy cannot exist without politicians – IEC Chairman

Picture: IEC Chair Alieu Momarr Njai
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has outlined the significant role of politicians in society, saying the role of political...
‘Gambians are now conscious of...

‘Gambians are now conscious of their legal rights’ - Lawyer B. Conteh

Picture: Badou S.M. Conteh
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Lawyer Badou S.M. Conteh has emphasized that Gambians are now conscious of their legal rights. He was speaking to this reporter during an...
President Barrow thanks Diaspo...

President Barrow thanks Diaspora community

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
President Adama Barrow has acknowledged the efforts of the country’s Diaspora community, which strongly campaigned against former President Yahya...
Reinstated Gambian Ambassadors...

Reinstated Gambian Ambassadors meet Foreign Affairs Minister Darboe

Picture: Gambia’s ambassadors with Foreign Affairs Minister Darboe
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The 22 reinstated Gambian ambassadors Monday held talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad. ...
ActionAid signs contract agree...

ActionAid signs contract agreement with community radios

Picture: ActionAid Int’l The Gambia Executive Director and Community radios rep Big Sam signing the agreement
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
ActionAid International The Gambia yesterday signed a contract agreement with community radio stations across the country for the dissemination of...
Media laws will be reviewed, s...

Media laws will be reviewed, says Barrow

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure will be given support to sustain its local area...
APRC Gov’t left D48B debt, say...

APRC Gov’t left D48B debt, says Finance Minister

Picture: Finance Minister Amadou Sanneh
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Amadou Sanneh, has said the APRC Government had left Gambians with “monstrous debts of D48.3 billion”. ...
Gambia, Sierra Leone to streng...

Gambia, Sierra Leone to strengthen bilateral ties, says Vice-President Victor Foh

Picture: Sierra Leone Vice-President Victor Bockarie Foh
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Sierra Leonean Vice-President Victor Bockarie Foh has said with the recent change of democratic governance, The Gambia and Sierra Leone will further...

‘I was beaten up seriously’, says accused person

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Ebrima B. Njie yesterday testified before Magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court that he was forced and threatened to sign his...
Tina Faal discharged

Tina Faal discharged

Picture: Tina Faal
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court yesterday discharged Tina Faal, who was charged with stealing and obtaining goods by...
Turkey gov’t strengthens ties ...

Turkey gov’t strengthens ties with The Gambia

Picture: Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Turkish Embassy in Banjul would like to inform all in The Gambia that following an invitation extended by H.E. President Adama Barrow to his...

Activists frown at arrest of women and children in Foni

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Gambian rights activists and individuals concerned about the rights, welfare and protection of children and women yesterday frowned at the arrest of...

THE GAMBIA HAS DECIDED

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
From the Eastern horizon of our home-land There emerges a new SUN over our blessed land To mark the birth of a new era That will raise sky...
President Barrow pardons 174 p...

President Barrow pardons 174 prisoners

Monday, February 20, 2017
President Adama Barrow has pardoned at least 174 inmates on Saturday on the occasion of the commemoration of the country’s 52nd independence...
Gambia, Senegal to build stron...

Gambia, Senegal to build strong foundation for generations, says President Macky Sall

Picture: President Macky Sall
Monday, February 20, 2017
Senegalese President Macky Sall has said The Gambia and Senegal would continue to work together in peace, stability and harmony to ensure that both...
Barrow names three advisers

Barrow names three advisers

Picture: HaliHalifa Sallah, adviser on governance
Monday, February 20, 2017
According to official sources, Halifa Sallah has been appointed special adviser on good governance, Dembo Bojang, commonly known as ‘Dembo by Force’...
Gov’t to establish Commission ...

Gov’t to establish Commission of Enquiry into those disappeared without trace

Picture: Hon. Abubabcarr Marie Tambedou is the Attorney General and Minister of Justice
Monday, February 20, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said his government through the Attorney General and Minister of Justice will establish a commission that would conduct an...
Ministry of Planning, Good Gov...

Ministry of Planning, Good Governance to be established, says Barrow

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Monday, February 20, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said that a Ministry of Planning and Good Governance is to be established to facilitate and monitor the development and...
‘My Gov’t out to ensure protec...

‘My Gov’t out to ensure protection and development of children’

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Monday, February 20, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said his government is out to ensure the survival, protection and development of children in The Gambia. He also said...
Independence Anniversary addre...

Independence Anniversary address by H.E. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, 18th February 2017 at the Independence Stadium

Picture: H.E. ADAMA BARROW
Monday, February 20, 2017
My Colleagues Heads of State and Governments, Special Guest of Honour, Your Excellences First Ladies, Honourable Ministers, Speaker of the...
Press Release on the temporal ...

Press Release on the temporal suspension of the transport, import and export of timber

Monday, February 20, 2017
In line with Section 16, Sub Section 3 of the Forestry Act, the Ministry of Forestry, Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources wishes to...
20 presidents expected to grac...

20 presidents expected to grace independence, as Chinese president sends envoy to Gambia

Friday, February 17, 2017
A special envoy of Xi Jinping, president of the People’s Republic of China, is to visit The Gambia to attend the 52nd independence anniversary...
Ousman Sowe is new SIS Directo...

Ousman Sowe is new SIS Director General

Picture: Ousman Sowe
Friday, February 17, 2017
Ousman Sowe has been appointed as the new Director General of the State Intelligence Service (SIS), our sources have confirmed, adding that the...
Barrow’s Gov’t lays strong dem...

Barrow’s Gov’t lays strong democratic foundation, says VP Tambajang

Picture: VP Tambajang
Friday, February 17, 2017
Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang, Vice President of The Gambia, has described the ceremony to launch the Joint Transition Team as a defining moment in the...
Barrow sets transition team

Barrow sets transition team

Picture: The Transition Team
Friday, February 17, 2017
A Transition Team between the former Cabinet ministers and current Cabinet ministers was Wednesday launched at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. The event...
We are one people irrespective...

We are one people irrespective of political affiliations - former Vice President

Picture: Former Vice-President, Dr Isatou Njie-Saidy
Friday, February 17, 2017
The former Gambian Vice-President, Dr Isatou Njie-Saidy, has said The Gambia is one country, one nation and one people. “If The Gambia succeeds it...
YPM urges parents to ensure sa...

YPM urges parents to ensure safety of children during independence & Presidential Inauguration

Friday, February 17, 2017
Young People in the Media (YPM) and stakeholders in child protection call on all parents, guardians, security forces and authorities in custody of...
There can never be peace when ...

There can never be peace when there is no justice, says Barrow

Picture: President Barrow
Thursday, February 16, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said there can never be peace when there is no justice, and there cannot be justice when there is no freedom of expressing...
Hassan Bubacarr Jallow is new ...

Hassan Bubacarr Jallow is new Chief Justice

Picture: New Chief Justice Hassan Bubacarr Jallow
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Hassan Bubacarr Jallow has been appointed and sworn in as the new Chief Justice of The Gambia. The swearing-in ceremony held yesterday at the...
Gambia Trade Fair 2017 set for...

Gambia Trade Fair 2017 set for April

Picture: GCCI CEO Alieu Secka and GCCI President Muhammed Jagana
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Employers’ Association (GCCI) has announced that the 2017 Trade Fair Gambia International...

Gov’t officials discharged

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Twenty-four government officials, charged with neglect of official duty and abuse of office, were on tuesday discharged by Magistrate Isatou...

The Gambia Police Force and its needs

Thursday, February 16, 2017
I read recently in the papers that the Minister of interior wishes to change the name of the Gambia Police Force to the Gambia Police Services. Prior...
Ebrima Sillah is new GRTS dire...

Ebrima Sillah is new GRTS director general

Picture: Ebrima Sillah
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Ebrima Sillah, a former BBC correspondent in The Gambia, has been appointed director general of the Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS). ...

Soldier found with pistol in King Fahad Mosque appears in court

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Babucarr Njie, a soldier, who was found with a pistol at the King Fahad Mosque in Banjul, yesterday pleaded not guilty when he was arraigned before...
Gambia to return to Commonweal...

Gambia to return to Commonwealth: British foreign secretary

Picture: Vice President Fatoumata Tambajang and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Gambia will soon return to the Commonwealth under its new government, Britain’s foreign secretary said Tuesday after meeting with President Adama...

UTG committed to building local capacity, says Vice Chancellor

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Professor Faquir Muhammad Angum Chaudhry Vice Chancellor of the University of The Gambia, told journalists at the Kairaba Beach Hotel yesterday that...
Gov’t officials charged with a...

Gov’t officials charged with abuse of office discharged

Picture: Banjul Magistrates’ Court
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Twenty-four government officials, charged with neglect of official duty and abuse of office, were yesterday discharged by Magistrate Isatou...
Homosexuality not an issue in ...

Homosexuality not an issue in Gambia, says President Barrow

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said that homosexuality is not an issue in The Gambia, an act that will send one to prison for life in the country. ...
Gambia rescinds withdrawal pro...

Gambia rescinds withdrawal process from ICC

Picture: Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The Government of The Gambia has decided to rescind its earlier decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court)...
Dawda Fadera is New SG

Dawda Fadera is New SG

Picture: Secretary General and head of the civil service
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
According to official sources, Mr Dawda Fadera, who was permanent secretary at the Personnel Management Office until Friday, was yesterday appointed...
Boris Johnson due here today

Boris Johnson due here today

Picture: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Government official sources have told this paper that British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is expected today in The Gambia to meet with President...
Foreign Secretary to visit The...

Foreign Secretary to visit The Gambia and Ghana

Picture: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will meet with President Barrow and President Akufo-Addo on a two-day trip to West Africa. The Foreign Secretary...
Justice Minister calls for res...

Justice Minister calls for restoration of public confidence in justice delivery system

Picture: Justice Minister Tambedou
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Justice Minister Abubabcarr Marie Tambedou has called on the Gambia Bar Association to collectively join him and the Ministry of Justice in restoring...
Our plan is to create more job...

Our plan is to create more jobs, improve economic performance - Tourism Minister

Picture: Tourism Minister Hamat Bah
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Tourism and Culture minister Hamat Bah has said his ministry’s plan is to create more jobs and improve the country’s economic performance. The...
Gov’t to review Election Amend...

Gov’t to review Election Amendment Act

Picture: President Barrow to start Constitutional amendments
Monday, February 13, 2017
Halifa Sallah, the spokesperson of the coalition government, has told the media at a press conference that President Adama Barrow desires to begin...

Ex-security man with pistol arrested at King Fahad Mosque

Monday, February 13, 2017
A man in suit was on Friday arrested at King Fahad Mosque in Banjul with a silent pistol, according to security sources. The pistol was found in...
Malik Jones, redeployed, Minis...

Malik Jones, redeployed, Ministry of Information

Picture: Malik Jones
Monday, February 13, 2017
According to official sources, Mr Malik Jones, who was appointed last December to serve as Director General at the Gambia Radio and Television...
FAO, Agric ministry sign US$6....

FAO, Agric ministry sign US$6.2M agricultural project

Picture: Agric Minister Omar Jallow and FAO Country Rep Dr Katepa-Kalala signing
Monday, February 13, 2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) Friday signed a US$6.2 million agricultural...
Kitty accident victims get D15...

Kitty accident victims get D150,000

Picture: Coalition Spokesperson Halifa Sallah
Monday, February 13, 2017
Halifa Sallah, the spokesperson for the coalition government, has said the Gambia government has given D150,000 to the families of the 30 victims who...
7000 youths to receive free tr...

7000 youths to receive free training

Picture: Minister of Trade Dr Isatou Touray
Monday, February 13, 2017
Seven thousand Gambian youths will receive free technical and vocational training as part of an 11-million Euro project. The project, funded by...
Barrow says ‘economy virtually...

Barrow says ‘economy virtually bankrupt’, calls for budget support

Friday, February 10, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said his government has inherited an economy that is “virtually bankrupt” as the dictatorship of former president Yahya...
75m euros EU denied Jammeh, gi...

75m euros EU denied Jammeh, given to Barrow gov’t

Picture: President Barrow and EU Commissioner Mimica
Friday, February 10, 2017
The 75 million euros that the European Union was set to disburse to the former government of Yahya Jammeh, but later cancelled it is now set to be...
New Chief Justice identified, ...

New Chief Justice identified, says Justice Minister

Picture: Justice Minister Tambedou
Friday, February 10, 2017
The newly sworn-in Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Marie Tambedou, has said someone has been identified as Chief Justice and that, hopefully, by the...
NA election slated for April 6...

NA election slated for April 6, campaign commences March 15

Picture: IEC Chair Momarr Njai
Friday, February 10, 2017
Alieu Momarr Njai, chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), has disclosed that the National Assembly Election is set for Thursday 6...
Alkalolou congratulate Preside...

Alkalolou congratulate President Barrow

Picture: SG Alkalou Luntang Jaiteh of Bakau Secretary General
Friday, February 10, 2017
MESSAGE OF CONGRATULATIONS TO HIS EXCELLENCY, ADAMA BARROW PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA Your Excellency, Please accept your...
Rotarian Chartered president m...

Rotarian Chartered president meets President Barrow

Picture: President Barrow and Rotarian president Dr Sapard Vincent de Paul Kalala
Friday, February 10, 2017
The Chartered President of the Rotary Club of Brusubi - Serekunda Tuesday met President Adama Barrow at his office to congratulate him. Speaking...
President Barrow extends ECOMI...

President Barrow extends ECOMIG mandate by 3 months

Thursday, February 09, 2017
President Adama Barrow has extended the mandate of the Ecowas Military Intervention force in The Gambia by three months, subject to renewal. This...
New Interior Minister wants Ga...

New Interior Minister wants Gambia Police Force to be Gambia Police Service

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Fatty
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The Minister of the Interior, Ahmed Mai Fatty, has said his intention is to change the Gambia Police Force into the Gambia Police Service, as it is a...
Offending media laws will be r...

Offending media laws will be repealed: Justice Minister

Picture: Justice Minister Tambedou
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The new Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Marie Tambedou, has said offending media laws will be repealed or amended. He was speaking in an interview...
Justice Minister promises to r...

Justice Minister promises to review constitution, law reforms

Picture: Justice Minister Aboubacarr M Tambedou
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Aboubacarr M. Tambedou, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, has said his ministry’s main tasks, which are expected to be addressed soon,...
EU to give ‘significant’ finan...

EU to give ‘significant’ financial package to Gambia

Picture: Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for Int’l Cooperation and Development
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The European Union is to give a significant package of immediate and longer term financial support to The Gambia, Neven Mimica, European Commissioner...
Justice Minister discusses per...

Justice Minister discusses pertinent issues with diplomats

Picture: Justice Minister and diplomats
Thursday, February 09, 2017
The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Marie Tambedou, yesterday met with the ambassadors of the United Kingdom and the United...
‘THE GAMBIA IS LOSING A LOT OF...

‘THE GAMBIA IS LOSING A LOT OF MONEY’, SAYS INT’L CONSULTANT

Picture: Carlos Medina
Thursday, February 09, 2017
“The Republic of The Gambia is losing a lot of money, because of its instability and administrative chaos,” said retired professor Carlos Medina,...
Gambia to return to ICC, Commo...

Gambia to return to ICC, Commonwealth, says Barrow

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said The Gambia is working on rejoining the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Commonwealth. He made this...
New Justice Minister takes oat...

New Justice Minister takes oath of office

Picture: New AG and Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambedou
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The newly-appointed Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Marie Tambedou, was yesterday sworn in at a ceremony held at the Kairaba...
Minister Hamat Bah promises to...

Minister Hamat Bah promises to develop tourism industry

Picture: Tourism Minister Hamat Bah
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Hamat Bah, the newly-appointed Minister of Tourism and Culture under the coalition government, has said he would work hard with the support of...
New Justice Minister reports f...

New Justice Minister reports for duty

Picture: New Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambedou
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The newly-appointed Attorney General and minister of Justice, Ba Tambadou, yesterday reported for work at his office at Marina Parade, Banjul. The...

Court Registrar testifies

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Ramatoulie Touray, who works as a court registrar at the Banjul Magistrates’ Court, yesterday testified at the same court in the case involving one...
January in West Africa: New Da...

January in West Africa: New Dawn in Gambia

Wednesday, February 08, 2017
January 2017, witnessed a number of major press freedom and freedom of expression developments in West Africa – from a stormy political transition in...
Time for a New Gambia!

Time for a New Gambia!

Picture: Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for Int’l Cooperation and Development
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The Gambia is writing History! The country has undergone its first democratic change of leadership since independence in 1965. The world had...
IEC prepares for National Asse...

IEC prepares for National Assembly Elections

Picture: IEC Chair Alieu Momarr Njai
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has issued a statement saying it is preparing to conduct the National Assembly Elections in pursuance to...
President Barrow must deliver ...

President Barrow must deliver on inclusion and prioritise free expression – ARTICLE 19

Picture: ARTICLE 19 West Africa Director Fatou Jagne Senghor
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
ARTICLE 19 welcomes the peaceful transfer of power to Gambia’s new, democratically elected President Adama Barrow. However, after 22 years of...
Barrow will fulfill his promis...

Barrow will fulfill his promises, says Interior Minister

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Fatty
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty has advised Gambians to support President Adama Barrow’s government to achieve its planned economic policies and...
Law criminalising FGM is here ...

Law criminalising FGM is here to stay: UN System Reps

Picture: UNFPA Chief of Operations Kunle Adeniyi and UNICEF Rep Ms. Nyanti
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representatives to The Gambia have said they strongly...
MFWA commends ECOWAS, urges Pr...

MFWA commends ECOWAS, urges President Barrow to undertake urgent reforms

Picture: MFWA Board and some Gambian media personnel including GPU leadership
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
The Board of Directors of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has praised the ECOWAS for its commendable efforts in ensuring the peaceful...
Without security there will be...

Without security there will be no development , says new Interior Minister

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Ahmed Fatty
Monday, February 06, 2017
The new Minister of the Interior, Mai Ahmed Fatty, has said that without property security there will be no peace, and without peace there will be no...
New Foreign Minister meets wit...

New Foreign Minister meets with diplomats

Picture: Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe
Monday, February 06, 2017
The new Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Aboard, Ousainou Darboe, Thursday met with foreign diplomats at the...
30 people injured in car accid...

30 people injured in car accident

Picture: Police PRO Inspector Foday Conta
Monday, February 06, 2017
A Mercedes Benz taxi on Saturday 4 February 2017 ran into a jubilating crowd from a football game, injuring 30 people, the police have confirmed. ...
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL D...

MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ZERO TOLERANCE FOR FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

Picture: UN Secretary-General António Guterres
Monday, February 06, 2017
UN SECRETARY-GENERAL Female genital mutilation denies women and girls their dignity, endangers their health, and causes needless pain and...
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Congra...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Congratulates President Barrow

Picture: Amir Baba F. Trawally
Monday, February 06, 2017
Your Excellency Adama Barrow President and Head of State of the Republic of The Gambia Banjul,The Gambia Your Excellency, Assalamu Alaikum Wa...
Governors of Jammeh regime Sac...

Governors of Jammeh regime Sacked

Friday, February 03, 2017
Reliable source has informed this paper that all governors who were appointed by the former regime have had their appointments terminated yesterday. ...
Turkey to intensify relations ...

Turkey to intensify relations with Gambia, says Turkish Ambassador

Picture: Ambassador Ismail Sefa Yuceer
Friday, February 03, 2017
Turkey’s Ambassador to The Gambia, Ismail Sefa Yuceer, has said his country has a longstanding relationship with The Gambia, and they will continue...
Spain’s Charge d’Affaires call...

Spain’s Charge d’Affaires calls on President Barrow

Picture: President Barrow with Spanish Charge de’ Affaires Laura Mayoral Aguilera
Friday, February 03, 2017
Spain’s Charge de’Affaires in Banjul, Laura Mayoral Aguilera, yesterday called on President Adama Barrow at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. Speaking...
ActionAid hands over mobile cl...

ActionAid hands over mobile clinic vans to Worldview

Picture: The vans on sight
Friday, February 03, 2017
ActionAid International The Gambia yesterday 2 February 2017 handed over two mobile clinic vans, worth $98,000, to Worldview The Gambia, meant to...
Barrow swears in new cabinet, ...

Barrow swears in new cabinet, one coalition party missing

Picture: President Barrow and his Ministers
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Ten of the eleven ministers appointed so far were sworn in yesterday at the Kairaba Beach Hotel which is temporarily serving as the State House of...
NIA BOSS SACKED

NIA BOSS SACKED

Picture: Yankuba Badjie
Thursday, February 02, 2017
The former NIA Director General of the notorious National Intelligence Agency which is now renamed as State Intelligence Services has been relieved...
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