Halifa threatens to file petit...

Halifa threatens to file petition against IEC

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Halifa Sallah, Secretary General of the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS), has threatened to file petition...
Gov’t gets $3M boost from UN

Gov’t gets $3M boost from UN

Picture: UN Asst. Secretary General Oscar Fernandez Taranco and Ambassador Cho Tae-yul
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund has allocated an initial sum of US$3 million to the Gambia government for sustaining the peace in the country. ...
Gov’t to root out ghost worker...

Gov’t to root out ghost workers in civil service

Picture: Gov’t SG Dawda Fadera
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The Personnel Management Office (PMO) of the Gambia government is to embark on “a comprehensive nationwide staff audit” to fish out all ghost workers...
Issuance of ID cards, passport...

Issuance of ID cards, passports suspended

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Fatty
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
From now on, the Gambia Immigration Department will not be issuing any ID card or passport until further notice as the government embarks on “a...
Drammeh: ‘I want to do somethi...

Drammeh: ‘I want to do something for my people’

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The United Democratic Party parliamentary candidate for Jeshwang constituency has said he is keen on doing something for his people, in what was his...
‘I’m not seeking a salaried jo...

‘I’m not seeking a salaried job’: PDOIS Banjul North Candidate

Picture: OUSMAN SILLAH –PDOIS Candidate for Banjul North
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
While addressing his first rally in Tobacco Road, a district in the Banjul North constituency where he is contesting as a candidate for the People’s...
GPU prepares journalists for e...

GPU prepares journalists for elections

Picture: Cross-section of participants
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The Gambia Press Union (GPU), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), yesterday opened a four-day training course for...
Prosecution witness taken to t...

Prosecution witness taken to task in soldier’s trial

Picture: Banjul Magistrate Court
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Fabakary Kinteh, a prosecution witness, in the case involving Babucarr Njie, a soldier who was found with a pistol at the King Fahd Mosque in Banjul,...
Ex-NIA top brass appearance in...

Ex-NIA top brass appearance in court illegal, says defence

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Defence counsel in the case involving former top brass of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) yesterday said their clients’ appearance in court...
‘There is no Coalition or Inde...

‘There is no Coalition or Independent Coalition Candidate’: IEC Chairman

Picture: IEC Chair Alieu Momarr Njai
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Independent Electoral Commission has stated categorically clear that there is no Coalition or Independent Coalition candidate, among those...
‘Whatever we do is for the int...

‘Whatever we do is for the interest, peace and stability of the country’

Picture: The Point GM with GAF PRO and his deputy
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Lieutenant Colonel Omar Bojang, Gambia Armed Forces public relations officer, has said that whatever they do, they do it in the interest of peace and...
Four judges back at work

Four judges back at work

Picture: High Court
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Four judges yesterday resumed work at the High Courts complex in Banjul, after being given their letters of appointment. These judges are to be...
Gambian film narrowly misses i...

Gambian film narrowly misses int’l award after nomination

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Roots of The Gambia, a film about the people and culture that Kunta Kinteh left behind, has narrowly missed the Best Documentary Award at an...
Old Yundum Alkalo assures Barr...

Old Yundum Alkalo assures Barrow of full support

Picture: President Barrow with Alkalo Faye
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Alkalo of Old Yundum village in Kombo North district, Mamudou Faye, has expressed gratitude to President Adama Barrow for casting his vote in Old...
Gambia looks to US for experti...

Gambia looks to US for expertise in investigation: Deyda in focus

Monday, March 20, 2017
President Adama Barrow has said his government is looking for support from America for expertise and intelligence in the investigation of the murder...
Madi: ‘I am not going to be a ...

Madi: ‘I am not going to be a rubberstamp MP’

Picture: UDP Madi M.K Ceesay for Serrekunda West constituency
Monday, March 20, 2017
Journalist-turned-politician Madi M.K Ceesay has said he would not be a rubberstamp parliamentarian, if elected to parliament. The proprietor of...
Wife allegedly sets house abla...

Wife allegedly sets house ablaze, after husband marries second wife

Picture: Police PRO Foday Conta
Monday, March 20, 2017
According to the police public relations officer, Foday Conta, a housewife in Gidda village in The Gambia on Thursday 16 March 2017 set her...
France is Gambia’s biggest don...

France is Gambia’s biggest donor: Barrow

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Monday, March 20, 2017
President Adama Barrow has returned from his four-day European tour, where he visited France and Belgium. Speaking to journalists upon his arrival...
UDP’s Fatou Jawara says would ...

UDP’s Fatou Jawara says would not allow bad laws, if elected

Picture: UDP’s Fatoumatta Jawara for Tallinding constituency
Monday, March 20, 2017
The United Democratic Party’s (UDP) National Assembly candidate forthe Tallinding constituency, Fatoumatta Jawara, has said if she is eventually...
Barrow sends delegation to the...

Barrow sends delegation to the family of late Tijanniya Kalifa General

Monday, March 20, 2017
On Friday, a high-powered delegation consisting the Minister of Works, Hon Bai Lamin Jobe, the Gambian Ambassador to Senegal, Pa Momodou Njie, Dembo...
EU senior officials meet Presi...

EU senior officials meet President Barrow in Brussels

Picture: President Barrow & EU High Rep/Vice-President Federica Mogherini
Monday, March 20, 2017
The High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, Thursday...
ITC trains 25 inmates at Mile ...

ITC trains 25 inmates at Mile 2 Central Prison

Picture: Graduates with their senior Lecturer
Monday, March 20, 2017
The Insight Training Centre (ITC) and its partners, including the Gambia Prisons Service, Ministry of Higher Education, Research Science and...
‘Jammeh took D4B from state co...

‘Jammeh took D4B from state coffers’

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Friday, March 17, 2017
Gambian leader, President Adama Barrow, who concluded his visit to France, has said the former Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, took D4 billion from...
Former Vice-President BB Dabo ...

Former Vice-President BB Dabo receives rousing welcome

Picture: BB Dabo
Friday, March 17, 2017
A former vice president in the first Republic, who also served briefly as finance minister under Yahya Jammeh’s regime, has finally returned home...
Gambia’s millionaire prince to...

Gambia’s millionaire prince to intervene in Tanji

Picture: Prince Ebrahim Sanyang
Friday, March 17, 2017
A renowned Gambian prince, Ebrahim Sanyang, has expressed his philanthropic commitment to help in addressing some of the pressing challenges of Tanji...
‘I will never disappoint GDC’ ...

‘I will never disappoint GDC’ - Lower Fulladu West candidate

Picture: GDC Candidate for Lower Fulladu West Aminata Jallow
Friday, March 17, 2017
The newly-nominated candidate under the ticket of GDC in Lower Fulladu West, Central River Region, Aminata Jallow, has said she would never...
Ex-diplomats urged to return p...

Ex-diplomats urged to return passports

Picture: Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe
Friday, March 17, 2017
Former government officials who are no longer in the new government and are in possession of diplomatic or service passports are urged to return the...

Gambian author-diplomat to launch books

Friday, March 17, 2017
Mr M. I. Sambou-Gassama, a Gambian diplomat at the African Union HQ in Addis Ababa, will launch his publications on Saturday 18 March 2017 at the UTG...
US releases Gambia’s human rig...

US releases Gambia’s human rights report

Picture: Ambassasdor Patricia Alsup
Friday, March 17, 2017
The United States Department of State has released the annual Country Report on Human Rights Practices for The Gambia on March 3. US Ambassador to...
France agrees to train Gambian...

France agrees to train Gambian security forces

Picture: President Barrow and President Hollande
Thursday, March 16, 2017
President Adama Barrow and his French counterpart have agreed to develop cooperation in the field of security, whereby Gambian security forces will...
Gov’t calls on regional govern...

Gov’t calls on regional governors to be apolitical

Picture: Info Minister DA Jawo
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Gambia government, through the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure, has called on the newly-appointed governors to be...
Campaigning starts in earnest

Campaigning starts in earnest

Picture: IEC Chair Alieu Momarr Njai
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The 239 candidates vying for seats in the National Assembly election of 6 April 2017 have started campaigning in their respective constituencies. The...
Gov’t officials urged to retur...

Gov’t officials urged to return vehicles ‘illegally obtained’

Picture: IGP Yankuba Sonko
Thursday, March 16, 2017
All the officials of the government of Yahya Jammeh who are in illegal possession of government vehicles are urged to return the vehicles or face...
West Coast governor vows to li...

West Coast governor vows to live up to expectations

Picture: Governor Ebrima Mballow
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The newly appointed governor of West Coast Region has vowed to live up to expectations in the dispensation of his duties as a regional governor. ...
Actionaid sensitizes policymak...

Actionaid sensitizes policymakers on child rights

Picture: Actionaid Executive Director Omar Badjie
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Executive Director of ActionAid-The Gambia, Omar Badjie, has emphasised the importance of promoting, protecting and fulfilling children’s rights....
New Gambia Movement helps the ...

New Gambia Movement helps the needy

Picture: Members of the New Gambia Movement
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The New Gambia Movement, out to transform The Gambia into a politically enlightened and empowered Family Nation, on Saturday donated bags of rice,...
‘Use of gov’t vehicles in part...

‘Use of gov’t vehicles in partisan politics won’t be allowed’

Picture: Info Minister Demba Jawo
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The use of government vehicles and other state resources for purely partisan politics will not be condoned, stated a press release from the Ministry...
GDC leader calls on gov’t to r...

GDC leader calls on gov’t to respect laws

Picture: GDC Leader Mamma Kandeh
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Mamma Kandeh, leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), has urged the coalition government to stick to the constitution. He argued that the...
Former Interior minister Sonko...

Former Interior minister Sonko will be released if…

Picture: Ousman Sonko, former Interior minister
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The Swiss authorities have indicated that the former Gambian minister of the Interior, Ousman Sonko, who was arrested in Switzerland recently, would...
Jammeh is gone but APRC here t...

Jammeh is gone but APRC here to stay, says Upper Saloum MP

Picture: Hon. Sainey Mbye
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The National Assembly Member for Upper Saloum, Hon. Sainey Mbye, has said former president Yahya Jammeh is gone, but “the APRC is here to stay”. ...
UDP appeal case stalls

UDP appeal case stalls

Picture: Hon. Ousanou Darboe
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The criminal appeal case involving the United Democratic Party (UDP) senior officials and the state could not proceed yesterday before The Gambia...
Ministry has no right to micro...

Ministry has no right to micromanage UTG, says Dr Yaffa

Picture: Dr Sidat Yaffa
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Dr Sidat Yaffa, associate professor of agronomy, has said that the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MOHERST) has no...
Family of ‘executed’ soldier w...

Family of ‘executed’ soldier wants thorough investigation

Picture: Mamudou Sillah, brother to the executed soldier, Cadet Sillah
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The family of Amadou Sillah, known in the Gambia Armed Forces as Cadet Sillah, has called on the government to thoroughly and expeditiously...
UTG saga ends, lecturers resum...

UTG saga ends, lecturers resume classes

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
After ten days, the staff association of the University of The Gambia (UTG) on Friday brought to an end a sit-down strike it organised over poor...
Barrow leaves for France

Barrow leaves for France

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
President Adama Barrow, accompanied by a high-powered delegation, this morning left for Paris, France, on a state visit upon the invitation of his...
Election campaign starts tomor...

Election campaign starts tomorrow

Picture: IEC Chair Alieu Momarr Njai
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced that official campaigning for the National Assembly elections effectively commences...
Five-year-old allegedly shoots...

Five-year-old allegedly shoots age-mate to death

Picture: Police PRO Foday Conta
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
A five-year-old boy in Foni has reportedly shot to death another boy of the same age on Wednesday, 8 March 2017. The boy is said to have used his...
Halifa says he needs one more ...

Halifa says he needs one more chance

Picture: Halifa Sallah
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Halifa Sallah, secretary general of the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism, PDOIS, has said he needs just one more...
Ebraima Manneh is Gambia’s new...

Ebraima Manneh is Gambia’s new ambassador to America

Picture: Ebraima Manneh
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Reliable sources informed this paper that Ebraima Manneh, a seasoned diplomat and an accomplished civil servant, has been appointed Gambia’s...

Lawyers battle over release of ex-NIA top brass

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Lawyers in the case involving nine former NIA officials yesterday battled over their release from custody, since the state has so far failed to bring...
Info Minister promises to rest...

Info Minister promises to restructure media

Picture: Info Minister Demba A. Jawo
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Information and Communication Infrastructure minister Demba Ali Jawo has promised that his Ministry will restructure media institutions in the...
Heads roll at Parastatals

Heads roll at Parastatals

Monday, March 13, 2017
According to official sources, four managing directors were on Thursday removed from their posts and replaced. The four removedwere Lamin Sanyang,...
Halifa threatens to reveal coa...

Halifa threatens to reveal coalition parties’ contributions to campaign budget

Picture: Halifa Sallah PDOIS SG
Monday, March 13, 2017
If any political party leader ever says again that PDOIS is an enemy of the coalition, the PDOIS would reveal the amount it contributed to the...
Capital Express Assurance give...

Capital Express Assurance gives more than half a million Dalasis

Monday, March 13, 2017
Capital Express Assurance (Gambia) Limited, a leading Life Assurance Specialist Company in The Gambia, recently presented more than half a million...
IEC accepts nomination of KMC ...

IEC accepts nomination of KMC National Assembly candidates

Picture: KMC Candidates for National Assembly
Monday, March 13, 2017
The IEC regional office in Kanifing on Sunday accepted the nominations of KMC National Assembly candidates representing different political parties,...
IEC accepts PDOIS National Ass...

IEC accepts PDOIS National Assembly candidates

Picture: PDOIS KMC Candidates for National Assembly
Monday, March 13, 2017
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Saturday accepted the nomination papers of candidates of the People’s Democratic Organisation for...
No dumping at Bakoteh Dumpsite...

No dumping at Bakoteh Dumpsite, say protesters

Monday, March 13, 2017
Protesters from the communities of Bakoteh, Manjai and environs yesterday staged a peaceful demonstration calling for a stop to dumping refuse at the...
140 Gambians stranded in Libya...

140 Gambians stranded in Libya return, says Interior Minister

Picture: Migrants on arrival in Italy
Monday, March 13, 2017
Gambia`s Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty, Friday announced that 140 Gambians have been voluntarily repatriated to Banjul, following an appeal they...
Barrow urges Cabinet Ministers...

Barrow urges Cabinet Ministers to work as professionals

Picture: President Adama Barrow
Friday, March 10, 2017
President Adama Barrow has urged his newly-appointed Cabinet ministers and permanent secretaries to work as professionals. After the swearing in...
APRC to contest in 6 out of 7 ...

APRC to contest in 6 out of 7 KMC constituencies

Picture: Mayor Abdoulie Kolley, APRC National Mobiliser
Friday, March 10, 2017
The opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) – the former ruling party - is to contest in six of the seven KMC...
GDC candidates vow to win, cal...

GDC candidates vow to win, call for peaceful election

Picture: GDC Leader Mamma Kandeh
Friday, March 10, 2017
Modou Cham and Ebrima Nyang, Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) National Assembly candidates for Jeshwang and Latrikunda Sabiji constituencies...
6 Cabinet Ministers take oath ...

6 Cabinet Ministers take oath of office

Picture: President Barrow with the newly-appointed ministers
Friday, March 10, 2017
President Adama Barrow has again appointed and sworn in simultaneously six Cabinet ministers at a ceremony held yesterday at the Kairaba Beach Hotel....
Barrow appoints 15 Permanent S...

Barrow appoints 15 Permanent Secretaries

Picture: President Barrow with the newly-appointed permanent secretaries
Friday, March 10, 2017
President Adama Barrow has again appointed and sworn-in simultaneously 15 permanent secretaries, at a ceremony held yesterday at the Kairaba Beach...
EU-Gambia sign MoU to facilita...

EU-Gambia sign MoU to facilitate observers in Parliamentary election

Picture: Ambassador Attila Lajos with Foreign Minister Darboe
Friday, March 10, 2017
The Government of The Gambia and the European Union on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate an EU Election Observer Mission to...
Gov’t suspends issuing guarant...

Gov’t suspends issuing guarantees to public enterprises

Picture: Finance Minister Amadou Sanneh
Friday, March 10, 2017
Given that the current public dept situation of The Government of the Republic of The Gambia is at high risk and unsustainable level which accounted...
Solo Sandeng’s remains exhumed...

Solo Sandeng’s remains exhumed as investigation continues

Picture: The late Solo Sandeng
Friday, March 10, 2017
The Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the Gambia Police Force (GPF) Foday Conta has told the press that the body of the former United Democratic Party...
Barrow bids farewell to ECOMIG...

Barrow bids farewell to ECOMIG Commander François Ndiaye

Picture: President Barrow with CDS Kinteh & General Ndiaye
Thursday, March 09, 2017
President Adama Barrow, together with CDS General Masanneh Kinteh, bade farewell to ECOMIG General François Ndiaye at a closed-door meeting held...
No one has right to lease gov’...

No one has right to lease gov’t lands - Tourism Minister

Picture: Tourism Minister Hamat Bah
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Hamat Bah, minister of Tourism and Culture, has said that no one has the right to lease government lands without following all the due processes with...
Akon introduces solar project ...

Akon introduces solar project in Gambia, with pilot phase benefiting 4000 villagers

Thursday, March 09, 2017
The high-profile international musician and entrepreneur, Akon (Alioune Badara Thiam), Thione Niang - Give1 Project Founder, Samba Bathily - CEO ADS...
Gov’t will empower women in al...

Gov’t will empower women in all sectors, says women’s minister

Picture: Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang
Thursday, March 09, 2017
The Minister for Women’s Affairs, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang, who is overseeing the office of the vice president, has said President Adama Barrow’s...
Brikama, sues for peace

Brikama, sues for peace

Picture: Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty yesterday appealed to Gambians to eschew ethnic politics, insisting that every citizen should extol the philosophy...
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
Thursday, March 09, 2017
ARTICLE 19 welcomes the peaceful transfer of power to Gambia’s new, democratically elected President Adama Barrow. However, after 22 years of...
IOU observes awareness month

IOU observes awareness month

Picture: IOU awareness month Dr Bilal Philips at the Supreme Islamic Council
Thursday, March 09, 2017
The Islamic Online University has organised an awareness month activities geared towards educating and informing the community on current issues...
9 political  parties sign agre...

9 political parties sign agreement on peaceful co-existence

Picture: President Adama Barrow with the party leaders and IEC chairman
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
All the nine registered political parties in The Gambia have signed a memorandum of understanding, which states how the parties would relate with one...
‘I’m still the Coalition Spoke...

‘I’m still the Coalition Spokesperson’ - Halifa Sallah

Picture: Halifa Sallah, Coalition Spokesperson
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Halifa Sallah, President Barrow’s adviser on governance and spokesperson of the coalition government, has insisted that he is still and indeed the...
Hunter charged with murder

Hunter charged with murder

Picture: Banjul Magistrates’ Court
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Samsideen Jatta, a 70-year-old hunter, was yesterday paraded before magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court and charged with murder. ...
FJC: Gov’t should assist women...

FJC: Gov’t should assist women to contest election

Picture: Hon. Dr Fatoumatta Jahumpa Ceesay (FJC)
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Dr Fatoumatta Jahumpa-Ceesay (FJC), a former Speaker of the National Assembly, has called on the Gambia government to assist capable women to contest...
Mother of missing NAWEC employ...

Mother of missing NAWEC employee expresses concern

Picture: Lamin Camara
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
One Haddy Cham, resident in Kiang in the Lower River Region, has expressed concern over her son’s disappearance since 2005 in Brikama, West Coast...

Police officer testifies in trial of soldier found with pistol at King Fahd Mosque

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Jally Senghore, a police officer, yesterday testified before magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court in the case involving Babucarr...
Gambians in Minnesota celebrat...

Gambians in Minnesota celebrate country’s 52ndIndependence Anniversary in grand Minnesota style

Picture: Young President Barrow and First Lady in Minnesota in observance of Gambia’s Independence
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Gambians in Minnesota turned out in their large numbers last Saturday March 4th to mark the country’s 52NDIndependenceAnniversarycelebrations. ...
Resign from your positions as ...

Resign from your positions as ministers, says Juwara

Picture: Waa Juwara
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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Trial of former NIA officials stalls

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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Armed robbers attack shops in NBR, get way with over D500,000

Picture: Police PRO Foday Conta
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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Ruling party and opposition to sign MoU today

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The inter-party committee, comprising both ruling and opposition political parties, has called for a meeting of all political parties...
Ex-principal of Model senior s...

Ex-principal of Model senior school wants his school back

Picture: Mr Isaac
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
The former principal of Model Senior Secondary School is calling on the Ministry of Basic and Secondary School to return him his school and pay him...
Court rejects cautionary, volu...

Court rejects cautionary, voluntary statements in trial of prison officers

Picture: Magistrate’s Court
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Magistrate Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court yesterday rejected the cautionary and voluntary statements of Ebrima Njie. The prosecution...

Unaccompanied Gambian minors receive free education in Italy

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Hundreds of unaccompanied Gambian minors, children under 18 years, in Italy are benefiting from free education that could eventually see them easily...
MY STORY AS A VICTIM FOR ASKIN...

MY STORY AS A VICTIM FOR ASKING UDP, GMC LEADERS QUESTIONS ON SPLIT OF COALITION

Picture: Kebba Jeffang
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Even before the press conference started, journalists were intimidated by a crowd of supporters; the greater number of them belonged to the United...
Modou Turo Darboe escapes ‘dea...

Modou Turo Darboe escapes ‘death trap’

Picture: Turo Darboe
Monday, March 06, 2017
Gambian business tycoon Modou Turo Darboe on Saturday narrowly escaped death after his car was knocked by a tractor in Foni Sibanor, West Coast...
Gambia, Senegal form President...

Gambia, Senegal form Presidential Council to deepen ties

Picture: President Barrow and President Macky Sall
Monday, March 06, 2017
The governments of The Gambia and Senegal have committed themselves to raising the two countries bilateral relations to a strategic partnership,...
Minority Leader calls on Coali...

Minority Leader calls on Coalition members to put aside party interest, work as team

Picture: Hon. Samba Jallow
Monday, March 06, 2017
Hon. Samba Jallow National Assembly Member for Niamina Dankunku and the Minority Leader, has told coalition members to put aside party interest and...
VP off to Ghana for National D...

VP off to Ghana for National Day celebration

Picture: VP Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang
Monday, March 06, 2017
Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, minister of Women’s Affairs, who is also overseeing the Office of the Vice President, at the weekend left Banjul for...
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Conclu...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Concludes National Annual Conventions of Elders, Women and Children

Monday, March 06, 2017
THE NATIONAL ANNUAL CONVENTIONS (ANNUAL IJTEMAS) OF ELDERS, WOMEN AND CHILDREN CONCLUDED SUCCESSFULLY AT THE BAITUS SALAM MOSQUE TALLINDING By the...

18 soldiers reinstated

Monday, March 06, 2017
Eighteen soldiers of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) who had their services terminated during the regime of Yahya Jammeh have been reinstated. The...
Gambians voice concern over fe...

Gambians voice concern over ferry crossing

Monday, March 06, 2017
A lot of Gambians have voiced their concern over the state of the Banjul-Barra ferry crossing terminal. The conditions have been exacerbated by...
Senegalese leader announces ‘r...

Senegalese leader announces ‘regular meetings’ to boost Dakar-Banjul cooperation

Picture: President Barrow with President Sall
Friday, March 03, 2017
Senegal and The Gambia will convene “regular high-level meetings” between their leaders to give impetus to bilateral cooperation, Senegalese leader...
98 prisoners released from Mil...

98 prisoners released from Mile 2 prison

Friday, March 03, 2017
Another batch of 98 prisoners has been released from the maximum security state central prison at Mile 2. The prisoners, including males and...
Baker reportedly shot to death

Baker reportedly shot to death

Picture: PRO Foday Conta
Friday, March 03, 2017
Mamud Sey, a baker, was “accidentally shot to death by a night hunter, who told police he mistook the man for a wild animal. The baker was...
‘Women’s Act 2010 amendment a ...

‘Women’s Act 2010 amendment a step in the right direction’

Picture: Justice Naceesay Sallah-Wadda
Friday, March 03, 2017
Justice Naceesay Sallah-Wadda has said the Women’s Act 2010 and its amendment, prohibiting female circumcision, has effectively taken full advantage...
UNFPA boosts health ministry w...

UNFPA boosts health ministry with vehicles worth over D2M

Picture: UNFPA Kunle Adeniyi and Hon. Minister Saffie Lowe Ceesay standing beside the donated vehicles
Friday, March 03, 2017
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country office in The Gambia yesterday handed over two new Toyota double-cabin pickups worth over D2...
Gov’t dissolved NIA to restore...

Gov’t dissolved NIA to restore rule of law and end impunity, says Justice Minister

Picture: Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambedou
Friday, March 03, 2017
Justice Minister Aboubacarr Tambedou has said the government dissolved the notorious NIA for its arbitrariness and abuse of power, in a bid to...
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