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J. C. B. Mendy says he partici...

J. C. B. Mendy says he participated in Nov. 11 shooting

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
John Charles B. Mendy, yesterday continued his testimony before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) chaired by Dr. Lamin J....
Police in search of alleged ki...

Police in search of alleged killer over Gunjur-Berending land crisis

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Police have launched a manhunt for Buba Drammeh who is suspected to have shot and killed one Buba Jammeh during a land scuffle between two villages:...

Ahmadiyaa delegation calls on President Barrow

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A delegation of the Ahmadiyaa Muslim Jamaat has paid a courtesy call on His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, at State House. The delegation was...

Tourism minister sheds light on Janjanbureh Slave House, others

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Hamat Bah, the minister of Tourism and Culture has said that the conservation, interpretation and presentation of the historic buildings of...

Mutual solidarity gestures Gambia-Cuba on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of its bilateral relations

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Banjul, Mar. 18 - The Gambia and Cuba exchanged mutual solidarity gestures last weekend, when representatives of two friendship organizations here...
Yahya Jammeh ordered that 8 so...

Yahya Jammeh ordered that 8 soldiers be killed if…. Witness Tells Commission

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Warrant Officer Class 1, Malang Fenda Sidiq Camara of The Gambia National Army (GNA) has disclosed that Lt. Yahya Jammeh, the then chairman of the...
New nominated lawmaker takes o...

New nominated lawmaker takes oaths

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Foday Gassama was on Monday sworn in as the new nominated National Assembly member replacing former lawmaker Ya Kumba Jaiteh. President Adama...
Sana Sabally’s orderly admits ...

Sana Sabally’s orderly admits participation in 1 beating

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
John Charles B. Mendy, former orderly to the then vice chairman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC), Lt. Sana Sabally accepted...
6 GDC members resigned

6 GDC members resigned

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
An executive member and five other have resigned from The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) party, The Point has been informed. Sources said that they...

‘Killa Ace said we are dirty, low educated police officers’

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Sergeant 4408 Ceesay, the third prosecution witness in the case involving Ali Cham, alias Killa Ace, who was charged with breach of the peace and...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Elaborates on China’s Foreign Policies

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
On Friday, 8March 2019, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi answers questions on China’s foreign policies and foreign relations at a...
Gunjur, Berending land scuffle...

Gunjur, Berending land scuffle claims one life

Monday, March 18, 2019
A land dispute between Gunjur and Berending villages in Kombo South has claimed that life of one individual on Saturday. One Buba Drammeh of...
Barrow parts with Darboe

Barrow parts with Darboe

Monday, March 18, 2019
President Adama Barrow on Friday sacked vice president, Ousainou Darboe – a man he always described as his ‘political Godfather.’ “You can jail...
Darboe tells supporters he’s n...

Darboe tells supporters he’s now free like a bird

Monday, March 18, 2019
Former vice president, Ousainou Darboe has told his supporters after he was sacked on Friday that he is now free like a bird and could fly anywhere...
President Barrow calls for cal...

President Barrow calls for calm in Gunjur, Berending

Monday, March 18, 2019
His Excellency, President Adama Barrow said he is concerned and closely monitoring the situation of reports of rising tensions and violence coming...
Amadou Sanneh: My sacking did ...

Amadou Sanneh: My sacking did not surprise me

Monday, March 18, 2019
The former minister of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment, Amadou Sanneh has said that his sacking did not come to him as a surprise, saying...
‘Gov’t totally opposes decrimi...

‘Gov’t totally opposes decriminalisation of cannabis use’

Monday, March 18, 2019
Minister of the Interior, Ebrima Mballow has said that The Gambia government is totally opposing the decriminalisation of cannabis use, adding that...

Health Minister warns staff against operating private pharmacies

Monday, March 18, 2019
The minister of Health and Social Welfare has warned against the operation of private pharmacies by health personnel, who are government employees. ...
Kombo South rumbles amid ongoi...

Kombo South rumbles amid ongoing Gunjur, Berending land border clash

Monday, March 18, 2019
A heavy para military, Gambia Armed Forces and ECOMIG security personnel who were deployed to Gunjur yesterday morning clashed with some local armed...

German repatriation was best practices of return procedure between EU and Gambia

Monday, March 18, 2019
German Refugee Council of Baden-Württemberg said last week that following the news of an alleged agreement between Gambia government and German...
Supreme Court strikes out 31 L...

Supreme Court strikes out 31 Lawmakers’ case, set to rule on Ya Kumba’s case

Friday, March 15, 2019
The supreme court of the Gambia presided by Chief Justice Hassan B. Jallow in a packed court yesterday struck out the case brought by lawyers, Lamin...
Kemesseng Jammeh suggests chan...

Kemesseng Jammeh suggests change in TRRC’s name

Picture: AmbassadorKemesseng Jammeh
Friday, March 15, 2019
Kemmeseng S.M. Jammeh, The Gambia’s ambassador to the Republic of Turkey yesterday testified through video conferencing before the Truth,...
Prosecutors may jointly charge...

Prosecutors may jointly charge FJC,Yankuba Touray

Friday, March 15, 2019
Magistrate P. M. Sarr of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on 14th of March, 2019, told the prosecutor in the case involving Fatoumata Jahumpa-Ceesay,...
UNHCR urges mixed migration in...

UNHCR urges mixed migration in refugee protection

Friday, March 15, 2019
Omar Camara, the representative of the UNHCR country director has said that over the past years, they had realised that their traditional approach to...

‘Trade is a key instrument of economic integration and social development’

Friday, March 15, 2019
The minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment has highlighted that trade is a key instrument of economic integration and...

CRC set for countrywide household survey

Friday, March 15, 2019
The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), which is mandated to draft a new constitution for The Gambia is set to embark on a countrywide household...
Marina Int’l School sued, head...

Marina Int’l School sued, headmaster to show cause for court disobedience

Thursday, March 14, 2019
A student (name withheld) of Marina International School has instituted a civil suit against the said school claiming one million dalasis for...
Health minister calls on chari...

Health minister calls on charities to follow right procedures

Thursday, March 14, 2019
The minister of Health and Social Welfare has called on philanthropists to follow right procedures from the ministry before embarking on any health...
Tourists initiate water projec...

Tourists initiate water project for Kobisala Students

Thursday, March 14, 2019
A group of multi-national tourists recently embarked on a day’s humanitarian services in the coastal village of Sanyang, Kombo South. Kobisala...
Supreme Court hears lawmakers’...

Supreme Court hears lawmakers’ case, ruling set for today

Thursday, March 14, 2019
The case brought by lawyers, Lamin K. Mboge and Ibrahim Jallow against 31 members of the National Assembly including the majority and minority...
Female victim of July 22nd cou...

Female victim of July 22nd coup-d’etat narrates ordeal

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Georgina Kosso Taylor has disclosed that she was assaulted at Fajara Barrack by some soldiers after the July 22nd take over and started bleeding. ...

Defence takes prosecution witnesses to task

Thursday, March 14, 2019
The defence team on the 13th March, 2019, before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul, under cross-examination, took two...
Brazilian forensic pathologist...

Brazilian forensic pathologist testifies in Yankuba Badjie & co trial

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Samuel Ferera, a Brazilian forensic expert, on 12 March, 2019, testified in the case involving Yankuba Badjie and other former NIA officers before...
Another Nov. 11 1994 victim en...

Another Nov. 11 1994 victim ends testimony

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Mafugie Sonko, yesterday continued his testimony before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) chaired by deputy chairperson,...
Security Sector Reform is key ...

Security Sector Reform is key in making development effective

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
President Barrow’s National Security Adviser has affirmed that Security Sector Reform (SSR) is crucial to making development efforts more effective,...
TRRC warns it would not tolera...

TRRC warns it would not tolerate any attempt of obstruction

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The deputy chairperson, Adelaide Sosseh at the 3rd Session of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) said that TRRC would not...
GRTS not sold, Info minister c...

GRTS not sold, Info minister clarifies

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The Information and Communication Infrastructure Minister Ebrahim Sillah says Gambia Radio and Television Services (GRTS) has not been sold and...
‘My husband lost his manhood d...

‘My husband lost his manhood during detention’

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Khaddy Camara, wife of late Alhajie Mamadi Sabally, a business man and former National Assembly member for Sabah Sanjal Constituency during Sir D.K....

Witness recounts events of Nov. 11 1994

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Mafugi Sonko,a driver with the Tactical Support Group(TSG) of the Gambia Gendarmerie yesterday narrated the bitter experience he had in the November...

High demand to feed fishmeal factories ..

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Rise in demand of any category of juvenile fish species to feed larger fishmeal factories in the country is the major cause of juvenile fishing in...
Prosecution: Investigations in...

Prosecution: Investigations in Yankuba Touray’s case take new twist

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
ASP Manga on 11 March, 2019, told the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court that the prosecution was going to put their house in order in the case involving...
President Macron: France will ...

President Macron: France will continue to support Barrow government

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
State House, Banjul, 11 March, 2019 – His Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia has received a congratulatory message...

GACH to create 5,000 jobs for farmers

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
The managing director of Gambia China Angola Holding Company (GACH), Sait Drammeh, has disclosed his organisation’s readiness to create more than...

Happy Commonwealth Day 2019 from The British High Commission

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
‘A Connected Commonwealth’ The team at the British High Commission Banjul wish His Excellency President Barrow, the Government and people of The...
Environmental degradation: who...

Environmental degradation: who is responsible?

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
This article is an environmental assessment analysis on our level of exploitation and how we are constantly degrading our environment within the West...
‘Allegations of VP’s sacking f...

‘Allegations of VP’s sacking fatally false’

Monday, March 11, 2019
The allegations of sacking Vice President A.N.M. Ousainou Darboe – a false story that just refuses to disappear from social media and even among...

FJC appears at Kanifing Magistrates’ Court

Monday, March 11, 2019
According to court sources, Fatoumata Jahumpa-Ceesay, former speaker of the National Assembly, was on 8 February, 2019, paraded at the Kanifing...
Gov’t imposes moratorium on re...

Gov’t imposes moratorium on repatriations

Monday, March 11, 2019
Following intense diplomatic negotiations regarding the plight of thousands of Gambians facing potential mass deportations from across Europe, The...
Police launch probe into Edmon...

Police launch probe into Edmond Thomas’s death

IGP
Monday, March 11, 2019
On Wednesday 6 March, 2019, approximately 17:30 hours, the Office of the Inspector-General of Police received information that the lifeless body of a...
New school feeding scheme to p...

New school feeding scheme to purchase Gambian produce for 400,000 kids

Monday, March 11, 2019
A new strategy being implemented by government of The Gambia and the World Food Programme (WFP) seeks to source locally-produced food stuffs to feed...
Brufut Marathon signs partners...

Brufut Marathon signs partnership agreement with TRRC

Monday, March 11, 2019
Brufut Marathon Committee based in Brufut, Kombo North, West Coast Region, on Friday 10 March, 2019 signed a partnership agreement with the Truth,...
Majmou’atu Rawdatil Majalis ca...

Majmou’atu Rawdatil Majalis calls on SIC to organise new election

Monday, March 11, 2019
The executive and members of the Majmou’atu Rawdatil Majalis has made a clarion call on The Gambia Supreme Islamic Council (SIC) to conduct a new...
Immigration faces allegation  ...

Immigration faces allegation of scouting Gambians for deportation

Friday, March 08, 2019
Gambian deportees are pointing fingers at The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) for scouting them for deportation. “I have never done something...
We are no more in slave trade

We are no more in slave trade

Friday, March 08, 2019
Hundreds of Gambians protesters who identified themselves as ‘Concern Citizens’ are calling on European police to stop maltreating and handcuffing...
Political asylum seeker in Ger...

Political asylum seeker in Germany faces deportation

Friday, March 08, 2019
Adelegation of German diplomats led by Dr. Christian Klos, the German Interior minister in charge of migration on Wednesday had audience with Vice...

Seedy Njie slams Margret Keita for being critical of Barrow’s gov’t Seedy Njie

Friday, March 08, 2019
A onetime minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, Margret Keita, has been slammed by former National Assembly Member, Seedy Njie, for being...
Barrow: Int’l Conference Centr...

Barrow: Int’l Conference Centre to be completed on time

Friday, March 08, 2019
State House, Banjul, 7th March, 2019 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow today visited the construction site of the International Conference...
Unregistered water companies r...

Unregistered water companies risk closure-Food Safety Warns

Friday, March 08, 2019
The Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA) will at the end of March 2019 shut down all water factories and companies that have not registered with...
Underwater Cultural Heritage -...

Underwater Cultural Heritage - Traces of Human Existence

Friday, March 08, 2019
Lamin Jarju, senior program manager, National Commission for UNESCO (NATCOM) has pointed out that Underwater Cultural Heritage encompasses all traces...

Visa transaction reaches court

Friday, March 08, 2019
Mam Tut Wadda, an accused person, was recently arraigned before Magistrate Joof of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court for obtaining money by false...

President Barrow calls for Spanish investment in Gambia

Friday, March 08, 2019
State House, Banjul, 5th March 2019 - His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has called for Spanish industries to invest in mechanised farming,...

2 presidential candidates in Senegal lose their deposits

Friday, March 08, 2019
Two of the presidential aspirants in Senegal have lost their D2.5 million deposits after they each failed to poll 5% of the total votes cast. ...
Alagie Kanyi slaughtered Ousma...

Alagie Kanyi slaughtered Ousman Koro Ceesay

Thursday, March 07, 2019
Former spokesperson of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC), military junta, Captain Ebou Jallow, has said that Yankuba Touray...

‘Cause of death of Solo Sandeng was not shock, respiratory failure’

Thursday, March 07, 2019
Babucarr Mbye Adama Saine, an administrator at the Serekunda General Hospital, on 6 March, 2019, told the High Court in Banjul before Justice Kumba...
Spanish Foreign minister visit...

Spanish Foreign minister visits Toskani Pharma

Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Spanish Foreign Minister Joseph Borrel on Tuesday visited Toskani Pharma Gambia Ltd., the first quality control medical laboratory situated in...
Manjagos reassured coequal sta...

Manjagos reassured coequal status in Gambia

Thursday, March 07, 2019
In the wake of communal tensions among members of the Manjago ethnic group within the Kombos and segments of their neighbours, the Government of The...
Gambia gets $66M grant to impr...

Gambia gets $66M grant to improve rural electricity supply

Thursday, March 07, 2019
The World Bank has signed grant IDA agreement with Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs in the tune of $66 million to provide access to grid...
Stakeholders meet on money lau...

Stakeholders meet on money laundering, terrorist financing

Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of The Gambia through the Strengthening Anti-Money Laundering Capacities in West Africa (SAMWA) in...

CRC launches Public Participation Platform

Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Constitutional Review Commission in partnership with International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance on Tuesday launched the...
‘Ex Justice minister advised J...

‘Ex Justice minister advised Jammeh to step down’

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
According to former President Jammeh’s ally Seedy Njie, while some people closed to Jammeh were playing double standards during the political crisis,...
Edward’s friend explains how E...

Edward’s friend explains how Edward, Peter & Kanyi killed Koro Ceesay

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Captain Ebou Jallow, the former spokesman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council (AFPRC) military junta has added weight to Alagie Kanyi’s...
Lai Saine: I did not release a...

Lai Saine: I did not release any audio

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
The former National Assembly Member for Banjul Central, Abdoulie Saine, yesterday said in his defence before the Banjul Magistrates’ Court said he...
Marina School resumes learning...

Marina School resumes learning after standoff - says Marina Head Teacher

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Head teacher of Marina International School, Arthur Williams, has confirmed that the school resumes normalcy today after a short and unavoidable...
Constitutional Court confirms ...

Constitutional Court confirms Macky Sall’s re-election

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
President Macky Sall has been confirmed elected with 58.26%, according to the Constitutional Court of Senegal on Tuesday. His new mandate will...

Gambia to be 1st country to electrify all schools, health centers with clean energy

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
The Gambia has launched its Renewable Energy Programme that will generate 20MW of solar power providing 430kw of new transmission lines and...

Gov’t declares stance on deportation

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Contrary to widespread allegations trending on social media that The Gambia government was complicit in the planned mass deportation of Gambian...
Yankuba Touray granted D1M cou...

Yankuba Touray granted D1M court bail

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Yankuba Touray, former member of the AFPRC junta, on 4 February, 2019, pleaded not guilty to a charge of interfering with information or witnesses,...
Darboe accuses coalition membe...

Darboe accuses coalition members for violating 2017 NA elections agreement

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Secretary general and leader for the United Democratic Party (UDP) has blamed his fellow coalition members for violating the 2016 agreed coalition...
EU provides €106M for Gambia’s...

EU provides €106M for Gambia’s clean energy industry

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
The European Union yesterday provided €106 million for the clean energy programme that is being implemented by National Water and Electricity Company...
Censorship must end, Babilon a...

Censorship must end, Babilon alkalo warns

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
The alkalo of Babilon village, Lamin Jarju, has said that the censorship his village endured over the past 22 years of Yahya Jammeh rule must end in...

Barrow nominates new National Assembly Member

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
State House, Banjul, 4th March 2019 - The public is hereby informed that His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia,...

PPP holds 1st rally after congress

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has held its first political rally at Brikama-Ba in the Central River Region, few months after their elective...
New Chamber of Commerce dedica...

New Chamber of Commerce dedicated to Business Development and Trade for Gambian women

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Kanifing, The Gambia -----Gambian women make-up 50.8 % of the workforce and are most likely to be engaged in the informal economy. This leaves...
Gambia launches 50 million Wom...

Gambia launches 50 million Women Speak Project

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
As part of efforts to empower women in the area of entrepreneurship, Dr. Isatou Tourary last Thursday officially launched the 50 Million Women Speak...
Yankuba Touray to appear in co...

Yankuba Touray to appear in court today, police in search of FJC

Monday, March 04, 2019
An ex-soldier and one of the ring leaders of the 1994 coup d’état Yankuba Touray was arrested over the weekend and is in police custody for attempts...

Deported semester arrested for killing 2

Monday, March 04, 2019
Buba Baldeh, a native of Tankong Kunda village, Sami District of the Central River Region (CRR) has been arrested by police for reportedly killing...

Barrow set to launch Gambia Infrastructure Fund

Monday, March 04, 2019
The Gambia government notes with concern that despite modest infrastructural developments since independence in 1965, the country faces major...
Barrow congratulates his Seneg...

Barrow congratulates his Senegalese Counterpart

Monday, March 04, 2019
President Adama Barrow has congratulated his Senegalese counterpart President Macky Sall for his re-election. Mr. Barrow wrote on his twitter page...
Gov’t: Yankuba Touray arrested...

Gov’t: Yankuba Touray arrested, charged

Monday, March 04, 2019
The Gambia government hereby confirms the arrest, detention and charge of Yankuba Touray, a former AFPRC junta member and minister who held various...
Gambia murder fugitive arreste...

Gambia murder fugitive arrested in Senegal

Monday, March 04, 2019
Bilal Conteh, a native of Garawol village, Kantora District, of the Upper River Region has been arrested by security personnel at Bachely village in...

Kanyi implicates Yankuba Touray and FJC

Monday, March 04, 2019
Alagie Kanyi has disclosed that Yankuba Touray, one time APRC mobilizer and former minister of Local Government and Lands and member of the AFPRC...
Mayoress Rohey Lowe allocates ...

Mayoress Rohey Lowe allocates D10M to Banjul women

Monday, March 04, 2019
The mayoress of Banjul, Aja Rohey Malick Lowe, last week allocated D10 million to the women of Banjul as an execution of her campaign promise and...
Perpetrator explains gruesome ...

Perpetrator explains gruesome murder of Koro & his role in the massacre of Nov. 11 soldiers

Friday, March 01, 2019
Alagie Kanyi commonly called Moofa Kanyi, an ex-soldier of The Gambia National Army has confessed that he participated in the killing of the late...
Senegalese President  Macky Sa...

Senegalese President Macky Sall re-elected

Friday, March 01, 2019
President Macky Sall has won his re-election bid with 58.27% of the total votes cast on Sunday, provisional results from the National Vote Counting...
Gambia, Mauritania ink MOUs on...

Gambia, Mauritania ink MOUs on fisheries, bilateral cooperation

Friday, March 01, 2019
State House, Banjul, 28 February, 2019 - His Excellency, President Adama Barrow’s two-day official visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania has...
2018 national debt increases t...

2018 national debt increases to D31.2B

Friday, March 01, 2019
The governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Bakary Jammeh, has disclosed that the country’s debt has increased to D31.2 billion (40.5% of Gross...

1 dead, 4 hospitalised over Burreng ‘Lumo’ accident

Friday, March 01, 2019
A fatal car accident that occurred in the early hours of Wednesday morning has claimed the life of an 18-year-old boy. Four others, believed to have...
‘President cannot interfere in...

‘President cannot interfere in affairs of National Assembly’

Friday, March 01, 2019
Following the recent revocation of nomination of Hon. Ya Kumba Jaiteh by President Adama Barrow, the member for Upper Fulladou has stated that the...
WB, Global Partnership launch ...

WB, Global Partnership launch Education Sector Support Programme

Friday, March 01, 2019
The World Bank Country Office in partnership with the Global Partnership for Education and Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education on Wednesday...
‘Ousman Koro Ceesay was murder...

‘Ousman Koro Ceesay was murdered in Yankuba Touray’s residence’

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Lieutenant Demba Njie, Sgt. Major at the State House during Sir D.K .Jawara’s government and one time chief of Staff and Protocol in the erstwhile...
Thousands of Gambian illegal m...

Thousands of Gambian illegal migrants in Europe risk deportation

Thursday, February 28, 2019
The EU ambassador and head of European Mission to The Gambia, Atilas Lajo, has acknowledged that it is true that there are thousands of Gambian...
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