Fire ravages Latrikunda Sabiji...

Fire ravages Latrikunda Sabiji Market

Monday, September 26, 2016
Vendors at the Latrikunda Sabiji Market woke up to the sad news in the early hours of Friday morning that their market had been ravaged by fire. ...
Gambian bags Pan-African Human...

Gambian bags Pan-African Humanitarian award

Abdoulie Nyockeh
Monday, September 26, 2016
Pan-African Humanitarian Awards Advisory Board has named Prince Ebrima Sanyang as the winner of the 2016 Pan-African Humanitarian Award for Global...
Ahmadiyya Muslim Association U...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK Holds Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) August 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuhu On Friday 12th August 2016, the Supreme and Spiritual Head of the Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim...
Ousman Sonko in Sweden

Ousman Sonko in Sweden

Picture: Ousman Sonko
Friday, September 23, 2016
Ousman Sonko, the longest serving Minister of the Interior (10 years), who was relieved of his post on Friday 16 September 2016, is currently in...
European Parliament raises con...

European Parliament raises concern about Gambia human rights situation

Picture: Mr David Martin, chair of the European Parliament delegation
Friday, September 23, 2016
The European Parliament has expressed its concerns about the human rights situation in The Gambia in a resolution of May 2016. The resolution was...

GNPC officials’ bill of indictment awaits Chief Justice’s blessing

Friday, September 23, 2016
The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) S.H. Barkun, yesterday informed a crowded courtroom, presided over by Justice O. Ottaba of the Special...
GCCI accelerates training on L...

GCCI accelerates training on Labour laws

Friday, September 23, 2016
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Employers’ Association (GCCI) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation...
Cherno Barry and Co trial: Def...

Cherno Barry and Co trial: Defence hints on ‘abuse of process’

Picture: Cherno Barry
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Defence counsel E. Sanneh yesterday told the Banjul Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Omar Cham that the way the state was conducting the case...
Court orders prisons authority...

Court orders prisons authority to produce UDP’s Solo Kuruma death certificate

Picture: The late Solo Kuruma
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The Special Criminal Court in Banjul presided over by Justice O. Ottaba yesterday ordered the prisons authority to produce the original death...
Ministry of Education closes 1...

Ministry of Education closes 10 schools

Picture: Minister Fatou Lamin Faye
Thursday, September 22, 2016
As schools are about to re-open for another academic year, the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has ordered the closure of nine nursery...
U.S. Embassy grants over D3.6M...

U.S. Embassy grants over D3.6M for community improvements, refugee support

Picture: US Ambassador Alsup
Thursday, September 22, 2016
On September 21, the U.S. Embassy held a signing ceremony granting over 2.5 million dalasis to 10 community groups throughout The Gambia. The...
Gambia Gov’t bans importation ...

Gambia Gov’t bans importation of logs

Thursday, September 22, 2016
The Gambia Government has banned importation of logs into the country with immediate effect. In this regard, the security personnel manning the...
FAO donates IT accessories for...

FAO donates IT accessories for October 2016 livestock census

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has donated a consignment of information technology materials such as five computers (HP...
APRC youth rally set for Septe...

APRC youth rally set for September 29

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Preparations are in high gear for the upcoming APRC national youth rally scheduled for 29 September through 3 October 2016 in Basse. Speaking to...
Sira Wally denied bail again

Sira Wally denied bail again

Picture: Sira Wally Ndow-Njie
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Sira Wally Ndow-Njie, who is charged with economic crime alongside nine GNPC officials, was yesterday denied bail again by the high court presided...
Auditor General presents Gov’t...

Auditor General presents Gov’t audited accounts to PAC/PEC

Picture: Auditor General Karamba Touray
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (MoFEA) and the Auditor General’s department yesterday presented the Government Audited Accounts for...
Gambia hosts 1st BAGAIA Commis...

Gambia hosts 1st BAGAIA Commission meeting

Picture: Minister Dodou Bammy Jagne
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
International delegates from the sub-region have started a four-day meeting of the first Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency Commission...
District Governor of Rotary Cl...

District Governor of Rotary Club Int’l arrives in Gambia

Picture: District Governor of Rotary Club Int’l Aristide Tino Adediran
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The newly-elected district Governor 9101 of Rotary Club International for 2016-2017 Monday evening arrived in The Gambia for a four-day official...
2016 International Day of Peac...

2016 International Day of Peace

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
WANEP Reiterates Commitment to Peace Efforts 21st September 2016: 2016InternationalDay of Peace The West Africa Network forPeace building, WANEP...
Prosecutor’s absence delays Ti...

Prosecutor’s absence delays Tina Faal trial

Picture: Tina Faal
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The case involving Tina Faal could not proceed yesterday before Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court, because of the absence of the...
Regional nations discuss Islam...

Regional nations discuss Islamic Finance

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
A three-day regional workshop on Islamic Finance organised by the Committees for Economic and Commercial Cooperation (COMCEC) in collaboration with...
Gambia launches Global Educati...

Gambia launches Global Education Monitoring report

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The Gambia National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) yesterday launched the Global...

GADHOH to celebrate International Week of the Deaf

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
(Issue, Monday, 19 September 2016) The Gambia Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (GADHOH) is once again celebrating the International Week...
Colonel Bah is new Minister of...

Colonel Bah is new Minister of the Interior

Picture: Col. Mamadou Alieu Bah
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
(Issue, Monday, 19 September 2016) President Yahya Jammeh has decided to relieve Ousman Sonko of his appointment as Minister of the Interior, with...
GPU takes ‘advocacy for access...

GPU takes ‘advocacy for access to information’ to lawmakers

Picture: Hon. Alagie Sillah
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
(Issue, Monday, 19 September 2016) The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has taken its campaign for access to information and freedom of expression a notch...

Five Senegalese die in accident

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
(Issue, Monday, 19 September 2016) A high speeding Senegalese transport minivan with Senegalese registration number coming from Soma heading to...
Financial service providers ed...

Financial service providers edified on threats posed by cybercrime

Picture: CBG Deputy Gov. Oumie Savage-Samba
Monday, September 19, 2016
(Issue, Friday, 16 September 2016) A three-day high-level seminar on a cyber-security framework for financial services is underway at the Paradise...
President Jammeh awards Sierra...

President Jammeh awards Sierra Leoneans in The Gambia

Picture: President Yahya Jammeh
Monday, September 19, 2016
(Issue, Friday, 16 September 2016) The President of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency Sheikh Prof Alhaji Dr Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh...
Opposition discusses single ca...

Opposition discusses single candidate for Dec poll

Picture: Halifa Sallah Speaking to journalists shortly after the indoor meeting
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Opposition leaders Wednesday convened a meeting at the Kairaba Beach Hotel to discuss how to strategise and develop a method of getting a candidate...
Gambia, Russia sign Cooperativ...

Gambia, Russia sign Cooperative Military Agreement

Picture: Russian Colonel-General Vasily Tonkoshkurov
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Russia and The Gambia have signed a military cooperation agreement. It was inked by Deputy Chief-of-Staff of the Russian General Headquarters...
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at The G...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at The Gambia Celebrates Eid-ul Adha

Picture:Amir Baba F. Trawally
Thursday, September 15, 2016
By the grace of Allah Almighty, the Muslim World is celebrating Eidul Adha (Tobaski) in the coming days and here in The Gambia we are celebrating on...
Sankanu makes history as first...

Sankanu makes history as first Gambian to run for elections in Germany

Thursday, September 15, 2016
The award-winning Gambian film scholar, producer and journalist, Prince Bubacarr Aminata Sankanu, made history on Monday, the 5th September 2016 by...
Ramzia Endorses Dr Isatou Tour...

Ramzia Endorses Dr Isatou Touray

Picture: Ramzia Diab
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Mrs Ramzia Diab, a known personality in the political realm of The Gambia, who once served as nominated Member of Parliament in the Second Republic,...
Turo Darboe praised for provid...

Turo Darboe praised for providing rams to Gambians

Picture: Turo Darboe
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Some religious leaders, who are beneficiaries of Momodou Turo Darboe’s ram donation, have praised the Vision Development Foundation’s Chief Executive...
Dr Isatou Touray Campaign Team...

Dr Isatou Touray Campaign Team expresses appreciation

Picture: Dr Isatou Touray
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Campaign Team for the Independent Presidential Candidate in the December 1, 2016 election has expressed appreciation to all those who graced the...
NRP assistant national youth m...

NRP assistant national youth mobiliser resigns

Picture: KEBBA ANSU MANNEH
Friday, September 09, 2016
According to sources close to this paper, the National Reconciliation Party (NRP) assistant national youth mobiliser, Kebba Ansu Manneh, has...
Aspuna signs MoU with Agric De...

Aspuna signs MoU with Agric Dept, NARI

Picture: Officials of DoA, NARI, Aspuna and observers
Friday, September 09, 2016
Aspuna Gambia Ltd, a cassava value chain association, on 8 September 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Agriculture...
Prosecutor asked to put house ...

Prosecutor asked to put house in order, in Cherno Barry and Co trial

Picture: Cherno Barry
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Defence lawyer Lamin S. Camara yesterday asked prosecutor Sarja Sanyang to put his house in order, in the trial of Cherno Omar Barry and 29 others,...
Ambassador Alsup begins nation...

Ambassador Alsup begins nationwide outreach, visits Pipeline Mosque

Picture: Ambassador Alsup presents bags of rice to Pipeline Mosque committee leaders at the Mosque premises
Thursday, September 08, 2016
The United States Ambassador to The Gambia, C. Patricia Alsup, on Tuesday, September 6, began a comprehensive nationwide outreach to diverse...
GCCI, GCAV on refinancing driv...

GCCI, GCAV on refinancing drive for agriculture in Gambia

Thursday, September 08, 2016
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Employers’ Association (GCCI) in partnership with the Gambia Commercial Agricultural Value...
Energy ministry assures better...

Energy ministry assures better partnership with media practitioners

Picture: Energy PS Momodou O. Njie
Thursday, September 08, 2016
The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Momodou O. Njie, has assured media practitioners of his ministry’s support, and...
About 900,000 electors expecte...

About 900,000 electors expected to vote in Dec polls

Picture: IEC Chairman Alieu Momar Njai
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has disclosed the number of voters it has so far registered for the upcoming presidential election in The...

Dr Isatou Touray rejects calling Gambia an Islamic Republic

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
In launching her presidential bid for the race to State House, Dr Isatou Touray had pushed against an attempt to unilaterally turn the country into...
Ecobank launches ‘Move on Up’ ...

Ecobank launches ‘Move on Up’ campaign

Picture: ECOBANK MD JOSEPHINE ANKOMAH
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Ecobank Gambia on Tuesday launched a new campaign dubbed ‘Move on Up’, as part of its drive to ensure that consumers have worldwide accessible and...

UDP regional chairs optimistic of landslide victory come Dec 1

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
The Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) regional chairpersons have expressed confidence about a massive victory in the December 1 presidential...
ActionAid, NAS, Ministry of He...

ActionAid, NAS, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, UNAIDS conclude Message Development Workshop on HIV and AIDS

Picture: Participants of the Message Development Workshop
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
ActionAid International The Gambia in partnership with the National AIDS Secretariat, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and UNAIDS has...

NBR district chiefs, village heads challenged to ensure proper judicious use of forest

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Lamin Queen Jammeh, Governor of North Bank Region (NBR), has challenged all district chiefs and village heads in his region to support all activities...
Gambia’s debt stands at D25 Bi...

Gambia’s debt stands at D25 Billion

Picture: Central Bank of The Gambia
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Tuesday September 06, 2016 Issue) The Gambia’s domestic debt has risen to D25.1 billion at end-June 2016, according to the Monetary Policy Committee...

Tobaski is September 12

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Tuesday September 06, 2016 Issue) The Gambia's Supreme Islamic Council (GSIC) - in consultation with the Imam Ratib of Banjul, Alhaji Cherno Kah-...
Turo gives out more than D300,...

Turo gives out more than D300,000 to individuals, institutions

Picture: Gambian-born philanthropist Momodou Turo Darboe
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Tuesday September 06, 2016 Issue) Gambian-born philanthropist based in Fajikunda, Momodou Turo Darboe, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of...

European Union tackling illegal fishing in Western Africa by supporting regional cooperation

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Tuesday September 06, 2016 Issue) A four-day campaign co-funded by the EU against illegal fishing off the West Africa Coast has shown concrete...
Independent presidential candi...

Independent presidential candidate promises to serve for one term

Picture: Dr Isatou Touray
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Tuesday September 06, 2016 Issue) Dr Isatou Touray, an independent presidential candidate, has promised to serve for only one term if elected...
 WAIFEM edifies officials on f...

WAIFEM edifies officials on financial report writing skills

Picture: Ousman Sowe, WAIFEM Director of Finance
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Tuesday September 06, 2016 Issue) The West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), in collaboration with the Central...
Adama Barrow is UDP flag-beare...

Adama Barrow is UDP flag-bearer

Picture: UDP Adama Barrow
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Friday September 02, 2016 Issue) United Democratic Party (UDP), the biggest opposition party in The Gambia, has unveiled a 51-year-old businessman...
IEC sets campaign period for P...

IEC sets campaign period for Presidential election

Picture: IEC Chairman Alieu Momar Njai
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Friday September 02, 2016 Issue) The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced the campaign period for the country’s Presidential...
Dr Istaou Touray holds convent...

Dr Istaou Touray holds convention today to declare presidential candidacy

Picture: Dr Isatou Touray
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Friday September 02, 2016 Issue) The Dr Isatou Touray Independent Candidate Campaign team will be holding a Convention today at the Kairaba...
Jammeh rescinds appointment of...

Jammeh rescinds appointment of Sajo Jallow

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Friday September 02, 2016 Issue) President Yahya Jammeh has decided to rescind the appointment of Mr Momadou Sajo Jallow as deputy foreign...
‘Lawyers make worse witnesses,...

‘Lawyers make worse witnesses,’ says defence counsel in Tina Faal’s trial

Picture: Tina Faal
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Thursday September 01, 2016 Issue) Defence counsel Combeh Gaye yesterday told the Banjul Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Omar Cham that...
Trade Ministry meets with live...

Trade Ministry meets with livestock stakeholders ahead of ‘Tobaski’

Picture: Trade Minister Abdou Jobe
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Thursday September 01, 2016 Issue) Barely two weeks before the Muslim feast of Tobaski, the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and...

FAO: 200,000 people directly or indirectly depend on artisanal fisheries

Picture: FAO Country Rep Perpetua Katepa-Kalala
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Thursday September 01, 2016 Issue) The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) country representative has said an estimated 200,000 people are...

ECOWAS Centre to train media practitioners, communication experts

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Thursday September 01, 2016 Issue) The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in collaboration with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy...
Naffie Barry, 16 others discha...

Naffie Barry, 16 others discharged

Picture: Naffie Barry
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Wednesday August 31st, 2016 Issue) Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court yesterday discharged Naffie Barry along with sixteen...
Abuko Abattoir MD: ‘I cannot i...

Abuko Abattoir MD: ‘I cannot impose price on livestock dealers

Picture: Kebba Tumani Sanneh
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Wednesday August 31st, 2016 Issue) The Managing Director of Kanilai Family Farms at Abuko Central Abattoir, Kebba Tumani Sanneh, has said he cannot...
Africa needs more investments ...

Africa needs more investments and partnerships: Senegalese president

Picture: President Sall
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Wednesday August 31st, 2016 Issue) DAKAR, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Senegalese President Macky Sall has said he will push for funding of African...
China offers scholarship to 12...

China offers scholarship to 12 Gambians

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Wednesday August 31st, 2016 Issue) The Chinese Embassy in Banjul on 25 August held a farewell reception for 12 Gambian students, who successfully...

Windstorm claims life of fisherman in NBR

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Wednesday August 31st, 2016 Issue) The North Bank Regional Disaster Management Committee recently paid a condolence visit to the Jah family of...
Agricultural research librarie...

Agricultural research libraries support quality and productive policy research

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
(Wednesday August 31st, 2016 Issue) Agriculture is the largest contributor to the economic well-being of most Gambians. For the agricultural sector...
Health Ministry intensifies aw...

Health Ministry intensifies awareness on Ebola emergency response

Picture: Health Minister Omar Sey
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The Programme Manager for National Disease Control at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has called on the regional Rapid Response Team (RRT)...
APRC bureau braces up for Bass...

APRC bureau braces up for Basse youth rally

Picture: Mayor Yankuba Colley, APRC Mobiliser
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The ruling Alliance for Patriotic, Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) party at the weekend briefed its militants on the upcoming youth rally to...
Windstorm leaves residents str...

Windstorm leaves residents stranded in Kafuta and Faraba

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Windstorm recently destroyed several compounds and households in the villages of Kafuta and Faraba in Kombo East district of the West Coast Region,...
Dr Isatou Touray to vie for pr...

Dr Isatou Touray to vie for presidency

Picture: Dr Isatou Touray
Monday, August 29, 2016
Reliable sources have informed this paper that Dr Isatou Touray, Human Rights defender and Executive Director of The Gambia Committee on Traditional...
Rotary Club of Royden donates ...

Rotary Club of Royden donates medical equipment to EFSTH

Monday, August 29, 2016
The Rotary Club of Royden Revolve in UK in partnership with the Rotary Club of Fajara Thursday donated some medical equipment to the Edward Francis...
Lawyer Omar Njie testifies in ...

Lawyer Omar Njie testifies in Tina Faal’s trial

Picture: Tina Faal
Friday, August 26, 2016
The second prosecution witness, Lawyer Omar Njie, yesterday testified in the case involving Tina Faal before Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul...
More Int’l statements issued o...

More Int’l statements issued on death of UDP members

Friday, August 26, 2016
Human Rights Commissioner Bärbel Kofler and the European External Action Service (EEAS) spokesperson have issued statements calling for...
UDP to Select Party Flagbearer

UDP to Select Party Flagbearer

Friday, August 26, 2016
UNITED DEMOCRATIC PARTY (UDP) PRESS RELEASE NOTICE FOR THE SELECTION OF PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE United Democratic Party (UDP) hereby...
Women urged to have confidence...

Women urged to have confidence in female candidates

Friday, August 26, 2016
It is time for women to trust and have confidence in female candidates who opt for election in their respective constituencies, to increase female...
Momadou Sajo Jallow is new dep...

Momadou Sajo Jallow is new deputy Foreign Affairs minister

Picture: New deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Sajo Jallow
Friday, August 26, 2016
(Thursday August 25th, 2016 Issue) President Yahya Jammeh has appointed Momadou Sajo Jallow as deputy Foreign Affairs minister, with effect from 23...

Lawmakers approve OIC’s Int’l Orphans Day

Friday, August 26, 2016
(Thursday August 25th, 2016 Issue) Based on the recommendation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), lawmakers yesterday overwhelmingly...
Trade Minister tasks Cashew Al...

Trade Minister tasks Cashew Alliance to focus on problem solution

Picture: Trade Minister Abdou Jobe
Friday, August 26, 2016
(Thursday August 25th, 2016 Issue) The Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment, Abdou Jobe, has tasked the Africa Cashew...
Bissau to host ACA 10th Annual...

Bissau to host ACA 10th Annual World Cashew Festival & Expo 2016

Picture: ACA MD/CEO Dr BABAFEMI .O Oyewole
Friday, August 26, 2016
(Thursday August 25th, 2016 Issue) Guinea-Bissau, the second largest producer of cashews on the continent, will this year host the Africa Cashew...
Voting is a civic right, says ...

Voting is a civic right, says GPU SG

Friday, August 26, 2016
(Thursday August 25th, 2016 Issue) Saikou Jammeh, Secretary General of the Gambia Press Union (GPU), has said that since journalists are dealing...
Tina Faal released from Mile 2...

Tina Faal released from Mile 2 Prisons

Picture: Tina Faal
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Tina Faal, a former member of the National Assembly and a member of the newly-formed political party, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), yesterday...
UN Rights Commission calls for...

UN Rights Commission calls for investigation into death of 2 UDP members

Picture: UDP’s Ebrima Solo Krummah
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Cécile Pouilly, has called on state authorities in The Gambia to investigate the...
‘U.S. committed to supporting ...

‘U.S. committed to supporting credible, transparent and inclusive elections’, says Charge d’ Affaire

Picture: U.S. Charge d’ Affaires Marc Shaw
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The Charge d’ Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Banjul, Marc Shaw, has said that through diplomacy and assistance, the United States would remain...
ACA holds sub-regional seminar...

ACA holds sub-regional seminar in Banjul

Picture: ACA MD/CEO Dr BABAFEMI .O Oyewole
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The 2nd edition of the sub-regional training seminar of the Cashew Processing and Marketing Information System opened yesterday at the Kairaba Beach...
CPA sensitises journalists on ...

CPA sensitises journalists on advocacy for legal reforms on humiliating punishment of children

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Child Protection Alliance, in collaboration with the Gambia Teachers’ Union, on Monday held a daylong edification seminar for journalists in The...
Momodou M. Bah is first Charle...

Momodou M. Bah is first Charles Fowlis student with 9 credits in WASSCE

Picture: Bah and Gumaneh
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Momodou M. Bah, a student of Charles Fowlis Senior Secondary School, has become the school’s first student to record 9 credits out of 9 subjects in...
Prosecutor warned to proceed w...

Prosecutor warned to proceed with case in Tina Faal’s trial

Picture: Tina Faal
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court yesterday warned the prosecutor in the trial involving Tina Faal to proceed with the case on...

Trial of 28 Gov’t officials delayed

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The case involving 28 government officials is said to have been delayed by the non-completion of investigations, when the matter was brought up...
Gambia to host African Cashew ...

Gambia to host African Cashew Alliance seminar

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Cashew Alliance of The Gambia, the apex association for all cashew value chain participants in The Gambia, will today commenced a two-day Cashew...
Capacities of women and youths...

Capacities of women and youths enhanced on participation in democracy and elections

Picture: L-R: Mrs Bittaye, Mr Faye, Mr Secka and Mr Badjie
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), in partnership with ActionAid International-The Gambia, yesterday kick-started a two-day capacity...
‘Do away with tribalism,’ says...

‘Do away with tribalism,’ says Mamma Kandeh

Picture: GDC leader Mamma Kandeh
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) Mamma Kandeh, leader of the newly-formed political party, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), on 20 August 2016 told...
UDP branch chairman dies in ho...

UDP branch chairman dies in hospital

Picture: The late Solo Krummah
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) The United Democratic Party (UDP) has issued a statement, saying one of its senior members, arrested together with...

Police arrest nine boys in connection with rape

Picture: Police PRO Lamin Njie
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) Sources close to this paper have revealed that the police have arrested nine boys, some teenagers, others in their...

Media Agenda rolls out voter education project

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) Media Agenda will today commence implementation of its U.S. Embassy-funded voter education project ahead of the...
New immigration PRO promises t...

New immigration PRO promises to live up to expectations

Picture: New GID PRO Pa Ousman Manneh
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) The new public relations officer of the Gambia Immigration Department (GID) has promised to live up to expectations...
Insurers edified to deliver be...

Insurers edified to deliver better service to Brown Card holders

Picture: Mr Saihou Samba
Monday, August 22, 2016
(Issue, Monday, August 22, 2016) Senior insurance officials have recently undergone a two-day training course meant to refresh and enhance their...
Sulayman Samba appointed as pr...

Sulayman Samba appointed as presidential affairs minister, Bammy Jagne works

Friday, August 19, 2016
Sulayman Samba has been reappointed Secretary General, head of the civil service and Minister of Presidential Affairs, with effect from 18 August...
Mothers challenged to adopt cu...

Mothers challenged to adopt culture of exclusive breastfeeding

Picture: Director of Health Promotion and Education Unit Modou Njai
Friday, August 19, 2016
The Director of the Health Promotion and Education Unit under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has challenged mothers to adopt the culture...
VP applauds President Jammeh f...

VP applauds President Jammeh for taking concern of Gambians at heart

Picture: VP Njie-Saidy
Friday, August 19, 2016
The Vice President and Minister for Women’s Affairs, Isatou Njie-Saidy, Wednesday applauded the Gambian leader for taking the concerns of his people...
Rambo Jatta is new boss of Dai...

Rambo Jatta is new boss of Daily Observer

Picture: New Observer MD Ousman Rambo Jatta
Friday, August 19, 2016
Ousman Rambo Jatta, Bakau constituency mobiliser for the ruling APRC party, was on Wednesday appointed managing director of the Daily Observer...
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