Police car accident takes one ...

Police car accident takes one life, injures 12 officers

Picture: IGP Sonko visited the injured officers at the hospital
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Ten personnel of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU), one soldier and an immigration officer were “seriously injured” when their patrol vehicle...
Gambia to become insurance hub

Gambia to become insurance hub

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Within a relatively reasonable short period of time, The Gambia is going to be the insurance capital of Africa, President Adama Barrow has said. ...
GTSC, Senegalese counterpart s...

GTSC, Senegalese counterpart sign MOU

Picture: The GTSC- Dakar Den Dikk MoU being signed
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
In pursuit of its strategic objective of being a leader in the transportation industry within the sub-region and fostering collaboration with key...
Interior Minister pays homage ...

Interior Minister pays homage to injured police officers after weekend car accident

Picture: Minister Fatty at the hospital with IGP
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty yesterday visited no fewer than five police officers in hospital in Banjul – two days after their patrol vehicle...
Lawmakers highlight constituen...

Lawmakers highlight constituency needs

Picture: The National Assembly Building
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Lawmakers yesterday tabled before deputies their various need of their constituencies and suggested ways to fulfill them soonest. During...
IEC to conduct by-elections

IEC to conduct by-elections

Picture: IEC Chair Alieu Momarr Njai
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Independent Electoral Commission will conduct by-elections to fill six vacant seats in three Area Councils on Wednesday 24 May 2017, a press...
Ex-NIA case: Court to rule on ...

Ex-NIA case: Court to rule on summons on notice

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Banjul High Court yesterday adjourned the case involving nine former officials of the National Intelligent Agency...

Empretec sponsors 30 stalls at Trade Fair Gambia

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Empretec Gambia, a flagship programme of the Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA), has sponsored 30 stalls at the ongoing trade fair...
Interior Minister clears air o...

Interior Minister clears air on Kanilai shooting incident

Picture: Mai Ahmed Fatty Interior Minister
Monday, April 24, 2017
Mai Ahmed Fatty, the Interior Minister, has described Thursday’s incident, during which shots were fired, between the ECOMIG forces and The Gambia’s...
Turo Darboe gives out more tha...

Turo Darboe gives out more than D700,000

Picture: Modou Turo Darboe
Monday, April 24, 2017
The chief executive officer of Vision Development Foundation (VDF), Modou Turo Darboe, a Gambian philanthropist, at the weekend presented cheques...
Standard Chartered announces O...

Standard Chartered announces Olukorede Adenowo as Chief Executive Officer, Gambia and Senegal

Picture: CEO Olukorede Adenowo
Monday, April 24, 2017
The Gambia, April 24th, 2017 -Standard Chartered Bank has announced the appointment of Olukorede Adenowo (K.O), as the new Chief Executive Officer...
Barrow lifts restrictions on i...

Barrow lifts restrictions on importation of onions, potatoes, introduces tax cuts

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Monday, April 24, 2017
President Adama Barrow has removed the restrictions placed on the importation of onions and potatoes into The Gambia by former President Yahya...
Ghana Armed Forces, staff coll...

Ghana Armed Forces, staff college students call on President Barrow

Picture: H.E. President Barrow, Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defence, Adama Barrow and the Class 30 Group of Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College
Monday, April 24, 2017
Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (DCDS), Major General Yankuba Drammeh, last week introduced the Syndicate of Class 30 from Ghana Armed Forces Command...
UDP works for national interes...

UDP works for national interest ‘first, foremost and forever’, Darboe says

Monday, April 24, 2017
The secretary general of United Democratic Party (UDP) has said the party has pledged and is committed to working for the national interest first,...
Lawmakers have heated debate o...

Lawmakers have heated debate on experience, expertise

Picture: Speaker of the National Assembly Mariam Jack-Denton
Monday, April 24, 2017
National Assembly Members on Thursday fought furiously over experience and expertise during their third sitting since the general elections and...

Prosecutor adopts address in trial of soldier found with pistol

Monday, April 24, 2017
Prosecuting officer Sub-inspector Abdoulie Bojang, on 13 April 2017, adopted his written address in a voire dire (trial within trial) before...
Gambia not safe haven for drug...

Gambia not safe haven for drug traffickers, says Minister Fatty

Friday, April 21, 2017
The new Gambia is highly sensitive to the rights of citizen but drug-induced criminal activities like armed robbery, rape and theft would not be...
Barrow receives GCCI officials...

Barrow receives GCCI officials, sub-regional delegates

Friday, April 21, 2017
A six-man delegation comprising executives of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and their Senegalese and Malian counterparts on Wednesday...
About 2 tonnes of drugs burnt

About 2 tonnes of drugs burnt

Friday, April 21, 2017
The Drug Law Enforcement Agency (DLEAG) on Thursday destroyed 1tonne, 940kg, 500g of drugs at its destruction site in Old Cape Town Road. Abdoulie...
KMC sensitizes communities on ...

KMC sensitizes communities on waste management

Friday, April 21, 2017
The Kanifing Municipal Council on Thursday held a daylong workshop geared towards raising the awareness of the participants on waste management. ...
The Department of Forestry and...

The Department of Forestry and FAO intensify efforts to restore drylands for improved livelihoods in The Gambia

Picture: Patrick Bahal’okwibale, Lead Trainer with participants ©FAO/Amadou Bah
Friday, April 21, 2017
14 April 2017, Banjul, Gambia – The Department of Forestry and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) conducted a training...

Banjulians decide their destiny, says O.J

Friday, April 21, 2017
Omar Jallow, alias OJ, the Peoples’ Progressive Party (PPP) Leader, recently said the people of Banjul have manifested that they are the one who...
Seven Army Officers Reinstated

Seven Army Officers Reinstated

Picture:Army PRO Lt Col Omar B. Bojang
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Public Relations Officer of the Gambia Armed Forces, Lieutenant Colonel Omar B. Bojang, has confirmed to this paper that seven army officers have...
Regional forum in Gambia to di...

Regional forum in Gambia to discuss harmonised insurance laws

Picture:WAICA SG William Coker
Thursday, April 20, 2017
About 200 insurance professionals from within and outside West Africa are to converge in The Gambia for the 39th annual general meeting of the West...
Court dismisses motion to rest...

Court dismisses motion to restrain four judges from sitting

Picture: Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay of the High Court in Banjul recently dismissed the motion moved by Lawyer Yassin Senghore, Counsel for the Gambia Bar...
National Assembly sets Committ...

National Assembly sets Committee on Int’l Parliamentary Delegation

Picture: Speaker Mariam Jack-Denton
Thursday, April 20, 2017
National Assembly members yesterday selected members to serve on the Committee for International Parliamentary Delegations 2017-2022 (IPD). This...
NIA 9 trial: One granted D500,...

NIA 9 trial: One granted D500,000 bail bond

Thursday, April 20, 2017
The 9th accused person, Lamin Lang Sanyang, in the criminal case involving nine former NIA officials before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Banjul...
Retired police officer’s compo...

Retired police officer’s compound engulfed by fire

Thursday, April 20, 2017
The compound of Chendu Jaw, a retired police officer residing in Old Yundum Paradise Estate, was on Monday engulfed by fire which lasted for about...
GRA staff urged to team up for...

GRA staff urged to team up for development

Picture:GRA CG Yankuba Darboe
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The commissioner general of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) has called on his staff to team up and work collaboratively to ensure that the...
Barrow returns from visit to C...

Barrow returns from visit to Congo Brazzaville’s President

Picture: President Adama Barrow & President Denis Sassou Nguesso
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
During an interview with journalists upon arrival, President Adama Barrow said the purpose of his visit to Congo Brazzaville’s President Sassou...
Gambia marks one-year of Solo ...

Gambia marks one-year of Solo Sandeng & Co killings

Picture: Foreign Affairs Minister Ousainou Darboe leads the walk rally
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Hundreds of Gambians marched on Saturday to celebrate the life of Ebrima Solo Sandeng, a year after the arrest and killing of the opposition...
VP graces Trade Fair 2017

VP graces Trade Fair 2017

Picture:VP Tambajang cutting the ribbon to open Trade Fair 2017 assisted by GCCI President Jagana
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The Vice President of The Gambia, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang, yesterday on behalf of the Gambian leader, opened the 11th edition of the...
4 suspected burglars arrested ...

4 suspected burglars arrested in Brusubi

Picture:Inspector Foday Conta
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
A police patrol task force called Rake Crime and Criminal has arrested four men suspected of breaking into the house of one Ma-Fanta Hydara of...
Lawmakers move motion on proce...

Lawmakers move motion on proceedings of National Assembly

Picture:Speaker of the House Mariam Jack-Denton
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
National Assembly Members on Thursday moved a motion with amendments of the number of record of votes and proceedings of the National Assembly...
IOU celebrates ‘10 years of su...

IOU celebrates ‘10 years of success’

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The Islamic Online University (IOU) on Friday celebrated its 10th anniversary in form of a symposium on how it has globally completed a decade long...
GAMBIA’S PETROLEUM SITUATION: ...

GAMBIA’S PETROLEUM SITUATION: Erin-FAR DEAL

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Gambia far from achieving desi...

Gambia far from achieving desired targets says Halifa Sallah

Picture: Halifa Sallah of the PDOIS
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Halifa Sallah, leader of the Peoples’ Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS), has said that The Gambia is far from achieving...
Chief Justice urges judicial o...

Chief Justice urges judicial officials to be upright

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Chief Justice Hassan B. Jallow has called on the newly-appointed Notary Publics, Justices of Peace and Commissioners for Oaths to live up to the...
Two Gambians arrested in drug ...

Two Gambians arrested in drug bust in Malta

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Two Gambian men were arrested yesterday evening by the police after they were caught with drugs, Malta officials have said. According to Malta’s...
GDC maintains position of reje...

GDC maintains position of rejecting elections results

Picture: GDC Leader Mamma Kandeh
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Gambia Democratic Congress leader Mamma Kandeh on Monday convened press conference, saying his party is maintaining its position on rejecting the...
APRC raises eyebrow over Parli...

APRC raises eyebrow over Parliamentary elections

Picture: APRC’s Fabakary Tombong Jatta
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Fabakary Tombong Jatta, APRC Party Leader, has cast doubts on the result slips given to their party polling and counting agents. He said the IEC...
About 6,000 Gambians in Italy ...

About 6,000 Gambians in Italy in limbo

Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Italian Senate has voted a bill that criminalises irregular migration and when the bill finally becomes law, the Italian government could...
Voice newspaper starts UNESCO-...

Voice newspaper starts UNESCO-EU training project

Picture: Gov’t officials and media chiefs on the high table
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
The Voice Newspaper Monday commenced a 10-day in-house training at its media house in Serrekunda. The training, bankrolled by UNESCO-EU training...
Mariam Denton is Speaker of th...

Mariam Denton is Speaker of the National Assembly

Picture: Hon. Mariam Jack-Denton, New NA Speaker
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Mariam Jack-Denton has been appointed as the new Speaker of the National Assembly at a ceremony held yesterday at the National Assembly Building in...

New National Assembly Members sworn in

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
The 58 successful candidates in the just concluded parliamentary elections were yesterday sworn in at the National Assembly in Banjul. The United...
Senegalese man stabbed to deat...

Senegalese man stabbed to death in Brikama

Picture: Suspect Tapha Njie on the run
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
One Musa Kah, a Senegalese national from Touba, residing in Brikama, was alleged to have been stabbed to death by one Tapha Njie, also a Senegalese,...
Jammeh and Sonko should face I...

Jammeh and Sonko should face ICC

Picture: Private Alpha Bah
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Mamadou Bah, a brother to RSM Alpha Bah, has said former President Jammeh, former Interior Minister Ousman Sonko and their team should face the...
Momodou Lamin Sanneh is new NA...

Momodou Lamin Sanneh is new NA Deputy Speaker

Picture: Deputy Speaker Momodou Lamin Sanneh
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Momodou Lamin Sanneh, a one-time minority leader of the National Assembly and Member for Kiang West, has been duly elected as Deputy Speaker of the...
Late Njaga Jagne’s children al...

Late Njaga Jagne’s children always ask ‘when is he coming back’

Picture: Malleh Jagne
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
The Late Njaga Jagne’s Brother, Malleh Jagne, has told journalists that his late brother’s children are always asking him when their daddy is coming...
Executive Director of ‘MC Fish...

Executive Director of ‘MC Fish’ and Vegetable Enterprise acquitted

Picture: Banjul Magistrate Court
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court recently acquitted and discharged Sainabou Ngum, the executive director of...
Fafa Sanyang is new Energy min...

Fafa Sanyang is new Energy minister

Picture: Fafa Sanyang Energy and Petroleum Minister
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
President Barrow yesterday appointed Fafa Sanyang, former director of Petroleum, as new minister of Energy and Petroleum. According to a press...
Interior minister calls for pe...

Interior minister calls for peace in Sibanor

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Fatty
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty has called for peace and tranquility in Sibanor village in light of recent clashes between a group of the former...
D10M health center, education ...

D10M health center, education project inaugurated in Giboro-kuta

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
A newly constructed fully fledged (D10M) health centre, containing modern facilities, was inaugurated over the weekend at Giboro-kuta in Kombo East,...
Defeated UDP candidate nominat...

Defeated UDP candidate nominated by President Barrow

Picture: Newly Nominated MP Assan Jobarteh
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The defeated candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP) in Sibanor village, Foni Bintang Karani, Assan Jobarteh, has been nominated as one of the...
NIA 9 case: Lawyers question c...

NIA 9 case: Lawyers question competence of prosecutor

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Defence team in the criminal trial involving nine former NIA officials yesterday questioned the competence of the Deputy Director of Public...
April 10/11 2000, student mass...

April 10/11 2000, student massacre victims: families demand Justice

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
It has been almost 17 years since the April 10-11 2000 student massacre in The Gambia, but events on those two days are still fresh in the minds of...
Gambia goes through peaceful p...

Gambia goes through peaceful parliamentary elections

Picture: IEC Chairman Alieu Momarr Njai
Monday, April 10, 2017
The Gambia has gone through a peaceful National Assembly elections successfully conducted by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), The...
APRC, UDP supporters clash in ...

APRC, UDP supporters clash in Sibanor

Picture: Police PRO Foday Conta
Monday, April 10, 2017
On Friday, a day after the National Assembly election, a group of APRC supporters from Sibanor and satellite villages clashed with the supporters of...
Senegal celebrates 57th Indepe...

Senegal celebrates 57th Independence of Nationhood

Monday, April 10, 2017
In commemoration of the independence of Senegal, the Ambassador of Senegal to The Gambia hosted a reception on Tuesday 4 April 2017 at the Senegalese...

5 PPP supporters arrested, say police

Monday, April 10, 2017
Five youths, believed to be supporters of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), were Thursday arrested in Panchang village in Central River Region on...

Brikama defeated National Assembly candidate arrested

Monday, April 10, 2017
Momodou Jarju, who contested and lost the National Assembly seat of Brikama North as an independent candidate, has been arrested and charged with...
Turkey congratulates Gambia fo...

Turkey congratulates Gambia for successful parliamentary elections

Picture: Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Monday, April 10, 2017
Government of Turkey has issued a warm congratulatory message commending the government and people of The Gambia for the peaceful and successful...
AU Observer Mission commends P...

AU Observer Mission commends Peaceful Conduct of Elections

Picture: Mr. Terry Tselane
Monday, April 10, 2017
The African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the National Assembly Elections in The Gambia held on 6 April 2017 has commended the...
ECOWAS urges Gambian authoriti...

ECOWAS urges Gambian authorities to hold legislative and presidential elections jointly next time

Picture: Officials of the Ecowas Observers Mission
Monday, April 10, 2017
The observers of the regional economic bloc, ECOWAS, have rated Gambia’s recent legislative elections, which gave new president Adama Barrow an...
Over 800,000 voters go to poll...

Over 800,000 voters go to polls tomorrow

Picture: Voters queue up to vote
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
After two weeks of election campaign by candidates and their political parties for parliamentary seats, 886,578 people will tomorrow go to the polls...
169 Gambians repatriated from ...

169 Gambians repatriated from Libya

Picture: The returnees
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Aboard...
Security forces determined to ...

Security forces determined to unearth atrocities by Jammeh regime

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
The crime management unit under the Gambia Police Force and the Gambia Armed and Security Force are determined to unearth the alleged atrocities...
Activista: Vote for the right ...

Activista: Vote for the right candidates

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Omar Danso, Campaign Coordinator, Activista-The Gambia, has urged electorate to vote for the right candidates during the forthcoming April 6,...
ECOWAS Election Observation Mi...

ECOWAS Election Observation Mission calls for peaceful election in Gambia

Picture: ECOWAS Observers Mission
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
The Head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission to The Gambia, Prof. Kwadwo Afari-Gyanhas, appealed to all political stakeholders to ensure the...
GNPC officials freed

GNPC officials freed

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
The High Court in Banjul, presided over by Justice Martias O. Agboola, yesterday discharged all the ten accused persons allegedly involved in the...
NIA trial at high court at var...

NIA trial at high court at variance with law

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Defence Counsel C.E. Mene yesterday objected to the high court’s jurisdiction to hear the alleged murder case involving nine former officials of the...
EU deploys 14 election observe...

EU deploys 14 election observers across the country

Picture: EU 14 Short-Term Observers Mission
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Chief Observer Miroslav Poche, a member of the European Parliament (MEP), bade farewell to 14 short-term observers (STOs) who departed yesterday from...
Capital Express pays insurance...

Capital Express pays insurance claims

Picture: Capital Express Assurance presenting cheque at Central Bank of the Gambia
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Capital Express Assurance has continued its crusade in the actualization of its promise to pay claims as a life assurance company. D19,166.68 was...
GBA sues AG, JSC over re-appoi...

GBA sues AG, JSC over re-appointment of four judges

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The Gambia Bar Association (GBA) has filed an action against the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, and the Judicial Service Commission over...
I will facilitate development ...

I will facilitate development in Serekunda, says APRC candidate

Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The APRC NAM candidate for Serekunda constituency, Seedy Bojang has said if he is elected into office come April 6th, he would facilitate development...
GYIN Gambia to organise first-...

GYIN Gambia to organise first-ever rural youth award

Picture: Edrissa Njie
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
The Gambia chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN Gambia) is to stage the first ever award meant to recognise the efforts of enterprising...
Gambia gov’t to ensure adequat...

Gambia gov’t to ensure adequate electricity

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Monday, April 03, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said his coalition government is working with foreign partners to ensure adequate electricity and water supply across The...
Ex-British Prime Minister to a...

Ex-British Prime Minister to advocate for Gambia

Picture: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair
Monday, April 03, 2017
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has expressed satisfaction with the new situation in The Gambia and promised to highlight the country’s case...
6 APRC, UDP supporters in Poli...

6 APRC, UDP supporters in Police custody

Picture: Police PRO Foday Conta
Monday, April 03, 2017
Six supporters of APRC and the United Democratic Party (UDP) are currently helping the police in their investigations after an alleged attack on a...
Police exhume six bodies

Police exhume six bodies

Picture: IGP Yankuba Sonko
Monday, April 03, 2017
The police have exhumed four bodies secretly killed and buried in the Fonis during the regime of Yahya Jammeh, the state TV, GRTS, reported at the...

FBNBANK GAMBIA DEPLOYS ATMs

Monday, April 03, 2017
FBNBank Gambia has once again delivered on its promise to provide easy and convenient banking experience for customers with the newly deployed...
Gov’t says no need for alarm a...

Gov’t says no need for alarm at Foni-Cassamance border

Picture: State House Director of Press and Public Relations Amie Bojang- Sissoho
Monday, April 03, 2017
The Gambia government has issued a statement saying it is neither considering placing troops on Cassamance soil nor offering the use of Gambian...
IEC ready to hold free and fai...

IEC ready to hold free and fair elections

Picture: Sambujang Njie
Friday, March 31, 2017
IEC’s senior electoral officer in the West Coast Region, Sambujang Njie, has said his office is ready to conduct a free, fair and credible election,...
Jammeh regime victims: family ...

Jammeh regime victims: family members speak out

Picture: Family members of some victims of Jammeh regime
Friday, March 31, 2017
Family members of victims of the Yahya Jammeh government have come out to speak of their ordeal, as they are still recovering from the shock of what...
Landmine takes three lives in ...

Landmine takes three lives in Foni Jarrol

Friday, March 31, 2017
A landmine explosion, which took place 200 meters from a village called Fass Chabai in the Foni Jarrol district, has claimed the lives of Jonkong...
Info Minister urges journalist...

Info Minister urges journalists to be security-conscious during elections

Picture: Info Minister Demba Ali Jawo
Friday, March 31, 2017
The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Demba Ali Jawo, has advised journalists to be security-conscious during election...
Aspirants in Banjul North Cons...

Aspirants in Banjul North Constituency come face to face

Picture: Aspirants for Banjul North Constituency
Friday, March 31, 2017
The five Aspirants vying for National Assembly seat for Banjul North Constituency have come face to face in a debate courtesy of Eye Africa TV, held...
IEC Chairman Alieu M. Njai is ...

IEC Chairman Alieu M. Njai is News & Report’s Person of The Year (2016)

Picture: Mr Alieu Momarr Njai
Friday, March 31, 2017
The Chairman of the Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), Mr Alieu Momarr Njai, has been designated “Person of the Year 2016” by the...

APRC pays no rent to AMRC for Kanifing bureau

Thursday, March 30, 2017
The former ruling Alliance for Patriotic, Reorientation and Construction (APRC) party has not been paying any rent for occupying the complex that it...
Amie Sillah calls for proporti...

Amie Sillah calls for proportional representation in parliament

Picture:Amie Sillah
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Amie Sillah, National Assembly candidate for the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS), has called for proportional...
Gambian sole survivor says som...

Gambian sole survivor says some 146 migrants feared dead after shipwreck

Picture: Migrants are seen onboard a drifting overcrowded wooden boat
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Arubber boat packed with 147 migrants sank in the Mediterranean and all but one of its passengers drowned, the sole survivor - a 16-year-old Gambian...
GCCI’s Business Awards Dinner ...

GCCI’s Business Awards Dinner scheduled for May 12

Picture: GCCI BUSINESS AWARDS DINNER
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) will be organizing its 25th GCCI business awards dinner for this year, which also commemorates...
GPU receives US$39,995 from Am...

GPU receives US$39,995 from America

Picture: Saikou Jammeh
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has been given US$39,995 (equivalent to more than D1.5 million) grant by the National Endowment for Democracy, an...
‘I am the only candidate who c...

‘I am the only candidate who can salvage the people of Jeshwang’ - Independent candidate Mustapha Kah

Picture:Independent candidate Mustapha Kah
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Independent aspirant for Jeswang Constituency, Mustapha Kah, has said he is the only candidate who can salvage the people of Jeswang because the...

‘Be careful not to elect dumb or selfish parliamentarians’

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Aminata Corea, National Assembly candidate for the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) for Latrikunda Sabiji constituency, has called on the electorate...
NIA 9 appear in court, amidst ...

NIA 9 appear in court, amidst tight security

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Nine former NIA officials yesterday appeared before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul amidst tight security provided by...
‘Parastatals owe NAWEC over D4...

‘Parastatals owe NAWEC over D400M’

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Demba Chume, revenue protection manager at the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC), has said that parastatals owe the company more than...
GTSC to launch Gambia-Guinea e...

GTSC to launch Gambia-Guinea express

Picture: GTSC Fabuka Njaay
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The Gambia Transport Services Company (GTSC) is to launch a new international transport service on Sunday. Under the new service, called The...
Constitutional reform my main ...

Constitutional reform my main concern - UDP Banjul North aspirant

Picture: Modou-Lamin Bah, UDP Banjul North aspirant
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The National Assembly aspirant for Banjul North, Modou Lamin Bah, who is contesting under the United Democratic Party (UDP) ticket, has said one of...
Prisoners express happiness

Prisoners express happiness

Picture: Banjul High Court
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The High Court complex in Banjul yesterday witnessed the usual movement of remand prisoners, who appeared before the criminal division of the High...

Bar association boycotts courts

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The Gambia Bar Association (GBA) has called on all it members to boycott the courts of the four Nigerian judges forthwith, until further notice. ...
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