Barrow Administration must condemn police brutality

Team Gom Sa Borpa; a youth Movement dedicated to raising awareness and participation among young people through Art and arousing their interest in...

KM Youth Committee elects new executive

Friday, November 16, 2018
Kanifing Municipality Youth Committee (KMYC) recently elected new executive, it was held at the Kanifing Municipal Council chambers. Out-going...

Child rights coordinator: Child Rights protection is a priority’

Friday, November 16, 2018
European Commission child right project coordinator, Bridget Tabou Correa said on Tuesday that child rights protection is a priority and must be...
Works Minister Jobe attends Ma...

Works Minister Jobe attends Marrakech road safety meeting

Friday, November 16, 2018
Works, Construction and Infrastructure Minister Lamin Ousainou Jobe have participated in the first African Road Safety Forum in Marrakech,...
PetroGas trains staff on Custo...

PetroGas trains staff on Customer-care, Occupational Safety

Friday, November 16, 2018
PetroGas Company limited, a leader in the fuel retail market, recently organised a three-day training on quality service delivery and occupational...
Gambian Journo to launch first...

Gambian Journo to launch first book

Picture: Author Saloum Sheriff Janko
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Publisher and managing editor of New Gambia Magazine-Saloum Sheriff Janko will be launching his first book titled - Jaliba Kuyateh: The Cultural...

NCAC urges Gambians to embrace their cultural norms

Thursday, November 15, 2018
National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) is appealing to Gambians to embrace and revive their respective cultural norms and values. The officials...

Tourism Minister: We will provide over 20,000 jobs in 2019

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Tourism minister Hamat Bah has disclosed that his ministry will provide over 20,000 jobs in the country in 2019 through either music or culture. ...
Gambia hosts international con...

Gambia hosts international confab on Peace and Security

Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Gambia is playing host to a five-day international conference on Peace and Security at a hotel in Kololi. The international confab was being...
Africa Rising holds human traf...

Africa Rising holds human trafficking awareness forum

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Africa Rising, a movement poised to safeguard the dignity of Africans and non-Africans in the Diaspora recently convened a press conference at The...
First National Youth Agribusin...

First National Youth Agribusiness, Tourism Expo ends

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The maiden National Youth Agribusiness and Tourism Expo organized by The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC) came to an end on Sunday at the...
Project Aid delivers D2M healt...

Project Aid delivers D2M health facility to Buniadu

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Project Aid-The Gambia International, a German/Gambian NGO last Thursday handed over a new health centre to the community of Buniadu village, North...
Riverboat, Tour operators trai...

Riverboat, Tour operators trained on product development improvement, others

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The European Union funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in collaboration with The Gambia Tourism Board (GTB) and The Gambia Maritime Administration...
MOA convenes harmonised assess...

MOA convenes harmonised assessment forum to scale risk on crop failure

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Agriculture Ministry’s department of planning in collaboration with CILLS, WFP and FAO recently conducted a joint identification risk forum to assess...
Tailors’ Association cleans La...

Tailors’ Association cleans Latrikunda cemetery

Njie Baldeh
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Latrikunda Sabiji Tailors’ Association in collaboration with the community of Latrikunda, Saturday conducted cleansing exercise at Latrikunda...
Ding-Ding Bantaba trains Commi...

Ding-Ding Bantaba trains Committees on Sponsorship Relation responsibilities

Yusupha Jobe
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Ding-Ding Yiriwa Federation; a local partner of ChildFund The Gambia has recently trained over 50 sponsor relations committee members on their roles...

Absence of records of proceedings delays appeals

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The records of proceedings of cases involving one Modou Lamin Jobarteh, Amadou Barry, Amadou Sarjo, Alagie Suwareh and Sering Abdou Khadir Gaye were...
Young Social Entrepreneurs Net...

Young Social Entrepreneurs Network Group elects 1st executive

Monday, November 12, 2018
Young Social Entrepreneurs Network Group (YSENG); a network of Youth Empowerment (YEP) Africa project, recently held their first congress where they...
Trust Bank donates household e...

Trust Bank donates household equipment to Tanka Tanka

Monday, November 12, 2018
Trust Bank Gambia Limited has recently donated household equipment to Tanka Tanka Psychiatric hospital in Salagi, Kombo South. The equipment include...
Trust Bank extends benevolence...

Trust Bank extends benevolence to Tanka Tanka

Monday, November 12, 2018
A speech delivered at Tanka Tanka by the Managing Director of Trust Bank Ltd - Mr. Ibrahima Salla Mr. Momodou Lamin Jaiteh - Permanent Secretary 1...

Czech organisation donates 312 bikes to LRR schools

Monday, November 12, 2018
Czech Bikes for Gambian Schools; a Czech-based charity has donated 312 bicycles to Lower River Region (LRR) schools held at The Gambia Red Cross...

Turo Darboe donates photocopy machine worth D183, 000 to Gambia College students

Monday, November 12, 2018
The Gambia College Students Union have been donated a photocopy machine worth 183, 000 dalasi by Modou Turo Darboe, chief executive officer of Vision...
EFANET-Gambia holds bi-annual ...

EFANET-Gambia holds bi-annual membership meeting

Friday, November 09, 2018
,Education For All Campaign Network (EFANET)-The Gambia, a national education coalition yesterday convened a two-day membership meeting and capacity...
Scottish charity donates to St...

Scottish charity donates to St. John’s School for the Deaf

Friday, November 09, 2018
Project Gambia: People Feeding People, a Scotland-based charity working in The Gambia recently donated food items, including rice, onions and...
Road Safety and Driving Standa...

Road Safety and Driving Standards Association inaugurated

Friday, November 09, 2018
A new association called- Road Safety and Driving Standards Association (RSDSA) was over the weekend inaugurated at a ceremony held at the Driving...
TGSB validates product certifi...

TGSB validates product certification scheme for bottled water

Thursday, November 08, 2018
The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) recently validated a product certification scheme for bottled and packaged water in a bid to improve the standards...
Grand marabout Wilan extols Ba...

Grand marabout Wilan extols Barrow’s commitment to religious tolerance

Thursday, November 08, 2018
Renowned Senegalese marabout has praised The Gambian leader, Adama Barrow for his foresight and commitment to religious tolerance in the country. ...
GHM-UK donates medical items t...

GHM-UK donates medical items to EFSTH

Thursday, November 08, 2018
Gambia Healthcare Matters, a UK-based charity recently extended its benevolence to the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul, with the...

Journalists urged to intensify fight against illicit drug trafficking

Thursday, November 08, 2018
The director of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia (DLEAG), Bakary Gassama has called on journalists to join the bandwagon in the crusade...
Spicy Tasty Vegan Cuisine Host...

Spicy Tasty Vegan Cuisine Host the First International Vegan Fest in The Gambia.

Thursday, November 08, 2018
Spicy Tasty Vegan Cuisine will host the first international Vegan Fest in The Gambia. It will be held at the Kairaba Hotel from Friday to Saturday on...

International Credit Union Day commemorated

Wednesday, November 07, 2018
The Gambia on Saturday joined the rest of the world to observe the international credit union at a ceremony held at the NACCUG Office in Kanifing,...

TYL commits to youth development

Wednesday, November 07, 2018
The vice president of The Youth League (TYL) has said that the movement is comprised of young patriots, who are united with a common passion to...
‘We don’t want a picture presi...

‘We don’t want a picture president’

Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Alh. Modou Khan, a native of Dingerai village in Niani District, Central River Region has said that The Gambia does not want a ‘picture president’-...
Journalists trained on digital...

Journalists trained on digital economy, trade union reform

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Gambia Press Union (GPU) in collaboration with International Federation for Journalists (IFJ), on Saturday concluded a two-day training on digital...
Gambia host Senegal Universal ...

Gambia host Senegal Universal Health Coverage forum

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Senegalese High Commissioner over the weekend led the opening of a two-day universal health coverage forum hosted in The Gambia at Metzy Hotel in...
‘Diaspora Gambians should have...

‘Diaspora Gambians should have voting rights’

Picture: Kalifa Sillah
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
A native of Kunting village in Central River Region’s Sami district has said that Gambians in the Diaspora are equal citizens of the country and they...
GRA board meets Bansang Tax of...

GRA board meets Bansang Tax office staff, security task forces

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Board of directors and senior management officials of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) recently met with Bansang Tax office staff and security task...
Barrow calls for more Gambian ...

Barrow calls for more Gambian investment in Tourism

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has highlighted the government’s policy to encourage more Gambian involvement in the tourism sector in a bid...
FBNBank Bonds with Customers

FBNBank Bonds with Customers

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
FBNBank Gambia hosted its customers to an engagement forum at the Ocean Bay Hotel, Cape Point on the 19th of October 2018. This forum provided an...
Statement by President Barrow ...

Statement by President Barrow at State Dinner

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
In Honour of Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall held at the Coco Ocean Spa and Resort 1st November 2018 Your...
Statement by Prince Charles at...

Statement by Prince Charles at State Dinner

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen As-salaam Alaykum Thank you, Mr. President, for those incredibly kind words and...
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS W...

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 3 DECEMBER A DAY FOR ALL

Tuesday, November 06, 2018
2018 Theme: NOTHING ABOUT US WITHOUT US INCLUSION IS FOR EVERYBODY About 1 billion people around the world live with a disability – that’s roughly...
Afrobarometer conducts round 7...

Afrobarometer conducts round 7 Survey on Gambians’ Emigration perception

Monday, November 05, 2018
Afrobarometer, a pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and...
Trust Bank donates D300, 000 o...

Trust Bank donates D300, 000 office equipment to Police

Monday, November 05, 2018
Trust Bank Limited last Tuesday donated office equipment worth 300,000 dalasis to Gambia Police Force (GPF) held at the police headquarters in...
Journalist Lamin Sanyang launc...

Journalist Lamin Sanyang launches book ‘Better Must Come’

Monday, November 05, 2018
Journalist Lamin Sanyang has launched a book he authored entitled “Better Must Come’ at the region 2 education directorate in Brikama last Saturday. ...
Concerns mount over cost of ne...

Concerns mount over cost of new ID card

Friday, November 02, 2018
As the noise surrounding the amount involved in acquiring the new national ID cards continues, Gambians in the rural areas are calling on the...
ATAF, Pan African Parliament s...

ATAF, Pan African Parliament sign MOU to strengthen tax legislation

Friday, November 02, 2018
African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) recently signed a Memorandum of Understand (MoU) with the Pan African Parliament (PAP) in Kigali, Rwanda, to...
SOS Children’s Village trains ...

SOS Children’s Village trains youth on Led Advocacy

Friday, November 02, 2018
SOS Children’s Village The Gambia last Saturday concluded a three-day led advocacy training for twenty young people from different department of the...
GYCC Trade Fair kicks-off at I...

GYCC Trade Fair kicks-off at Independence Stadium

Friday, November 02, 2018
Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC), the voice of young entrepreneurs in The Gambia that mobilizes young business entrepreneurs from their...
DLEAG boss urges religious lea...

DLEAG boss urges religious leaders to help fight against drug trafficking

Thursday, November 01, 2018
Director General of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia (DLEAG) has appealed to the country’s religious leaders to help his Agency in the...
‘Nationality is the legal stat...

‘Nationality is the legal status representing the country an individual belongs’

Thursday, November 01, 2018
Sub-Inspector Buba Badjie, registration officer of The Gambia Commission for Refugees has stated that nationality is the legal status representing...

Denkula Foundation donates to Kanifing General Hospital

Thursday, November 01, 2018
Denkula Charitable Foundation; a local charity comprised of young Gambian professionals from different fields and formed to contribute to the socio...
Old Yundum NAM awards Wellinga...

Old Yundum NAM awards Wellingara LBS outstanding students

Thursday, November 01, 2018
National Assembly Member of Old Yundum, Abdoulie Ceesay on Tuesday awarded nine most outstanding students of Wellingara Lower Basic School with...

Royal visits to The Gambia draft 1

Thursday, November 01, 2018
Prince Rupert, Duke of Cumberland (1619-1682) was the son of Elizabeth, daughter of King James VI, and Prince Frederick V of Germany. In 1649-1652...
Vaccination campaign against N...

Vaccination campaign against Newcastle disease kicks-off in CRR North

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Central River Region North Livestock Director Mamut Njie said his department will embark on a mass chicken vaccination campaign against the New...
UTGDA commences Vice Chancello...

UTGDA commences Vice Chancellor championship debate

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
University of The Gambia Debate Association (UTGDA) last Thursday commenced its 8th edition of the Vice Chancellor championship debate and public...

IOM sensitizes URR youth on irregular Migration

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
International Organization for Migration (IOM) last Tuesday held a day’s sensitization on irregular migration for young people in the Upper River...

GDA lays foundation block for multi-purpose skills training centre

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Gunjur Development Association (GDA) over the weekend celebrated its first year anniversary, with the laying of foundation block for a multi-purpose...
Gambians call for presidential...

Gambians call for presidential term limit as NCCE, CRC outreach continues

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Gambians are demanding for the introduction of a presidential term limit as practised in most developed countries as the National Council for Civic...

UN System, gov’t mark 73rd UN Day

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
United Nations system and the government of The Gambia last week commemorated the 73rd UN Day at Nusrat Senior Secondary School in Bundung. ...
GRA board, senior management m...

GRA board, senior management meet URR Deputy Governor

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Upper River Region (URR) Deputy Governor Omar Sey last week received the board of directors and senior management of The Gambia Revenue Authority...
‘Availability of vocational sk...

‘Availability of vocational skills education centres is a matter of urgency’

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Malick Kanuteh, a Gambian has appealed to the government to make the provision of vocational education and skills training centre an urgent priority...

GCR trains 7 institutions on refugee protection and management

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
(Issue, Monday - 29 October 2018) A total of seven security training institutions have benefitted from a three-day capacity building training from...
TEF commits to empowering more...

TEF commits to empowering more African entrepreneurs as Gambia’s Momarr Mass Taal honoured

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
(Issue, Monday - 29 October 2018) Momarr Mass Taal, Founder and Managing Director of Tropingo Foods; a food processing company focused on dried fruit...

GCCI trains 30 entrepreneurs on business development

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
(Issue, Monday - 29 October 2018) Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in collaboration with International Labour Organisation (ILO)...

SGNWEL celebrates 1st Anniversary in Gambia

Friday, October 26, 2018
Members of Senegalo-Gambia Network of Women Entrepreneurs and Leaders (SGNWEL), a non-governmental organisation set up in October 2017 to network...
YEP-Gambia launches Mini Loan ...

YEP-Gambia launches Mini Loan Scheme

Friday, October 26, 2018
The European Union funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), in partnership with Social Development Fund (SDF) Wednesday launched a mini-loan scheme to...
World Parliamentarians renew c...

World Parliamentarians renew commitment to protect rights of women, girls

Friday, October 26, 2018
Over 200 lawmakers, cabinet ministers, UN experts, representatives of national, regional and international organisations and civil society leaders...
Action-Aid assures amiable col...

Action-Aid assures amiable collaboration with NoGJWCA

Friday, October 26, 2018
Country director of Action-Aid The Gambia has assured the Network of Gender Journalists for Women and Cultural Advancement (NoGJWCA) members of an...
NA Select Committee on Local G...

NA Select Committee on Local Gov’t rejects BCC activity report

Thursday, October 25, 2018
National Assembly select-committee on local government Tuesday rejected Banjul City Council (BBC) 2015-2016 activity report for failure to submit the...
‘Democracy only works if every...

‘Democracy only works if everyone is allowed to participate’

Picture: Anita Martin is Federal Republic of Germany head of Liaison Office in The Gambia
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Head of Liaison Office of the Federal Republic of Germany in The Gambia has underscored that democracy can only work if everyone is allowed to...
NAQAA denies Senegambia Colleg...

NAQAA denies Senegambia College license allegation saga

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Chief executive officer of National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA) has strongly denied reports that his institution had...
Dutch students conduct communi...

Dutch students conduct community service at Latiriya

Thursday, October 25, 2018
A total of six students from Rietveld Lycevm High School and Graafschap College in Netherlands accompanied by two teachers recently embarked on...
Swiss NGO donates D400, 000 wo...

Swiss NGO donates D400, 000 worth of materials to CRR Schools

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Bansang-Swiss Project, a Switzerland-based non-profit association has donated an assortment of learning materials worth over D400, 000 to six schools...

Police chief urges public participation to curb crime

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Inspector General of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) has appealed to Gambians to fully partake in the fight against crime, by volunteering useful...
D3.3M Maternity clinic handed ...

D3.3M Maternity clinic handed to Toubakolong

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
A multi-million dalasi maternity clinic funded by Unomasuno, a Spanish charity in partnership with Future4All, a Dutch NGO was recently handed over...
Oodua Progressive Union honors...

Oodua Progressive Union honors members

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Oodua Progressive Union (OPU), a Yoruba organisation created to serve as a platform for sons and daughters of Yoruba ancestors in the Diaspora on...
Gambia registers 567 Rabies vi...

Gambia registers 567 Rabies victims in 2017

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Available data at the Health Management Information System has indicated that number of dog bites registered in the country’s health facilities...
Educare sensitizes Students on...

Educare sensitizes Students on Irregular Migration

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Educare, a nonprofit making organisation engaged in giving all kinds of education, skills and care to the needy Sunday sensitized students and...
First National Youth Agribusin...

First National Youth Agribusiness and Tourism Expo starts on Friday

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce’s (GYCC) first National Youth Agribusiness and Tourism Expo starts Friday, October 26 to November 4 at the...
Health Ministry, others conduc...

Health Ministry, others conduct sanitation and social welfare sensitization exercise

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with other ministries and security forces Saturday conducted cleansing exercise and social...
CEO: TAF Africa Global targets...

CEO: TAF Africa Global targets 1 million homes

Monday, October 22, 2018
Chief executive officer of TAF Africa Global said his vision is to deliver a total of 1 million affordable homes in The Gambia over the next 20...

37 CV Agents conclude CCTSS training

Monday, October 22, 2018
National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) in collaboration with the Gambia Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project (MCNHRP) Friday concluded a...
Fruit, other commodities price...

Fruit, other commodities price on the rise at TDA

Monday, October 22, 2018
As the tourist season commences in The Gambia, prices of fruits and other commodities keep rising daily at the Tourism Development Area (TDA) with...

3 Youth charged with conspiracy at Kanifing Court

Friday, October 19, 2018
Police prosecutors have slammed three youth with three-count charges of conspiracy, house breaking and stealing before Magistrate Fatou Darboe of the...
Departments under Health Minis...

Departments under Health Ministry presents financial reports to NA

Friday, October 19, 2018
Departments and projects under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on Wednesday submitted their financial reports to the National Assembly...

TGA, TYW observe International Day of the Girl

Friday, October 19, 2018
The Girls Agenda (TGA) in partnership with Think Young Women (TYW) have recently observed the International Day of the Girl (IDG) at a ceremony held...
Barrow urges Gambians to work ...

Barrow urges Gambians to work together for reconciliation, justice

Friday, October 19, 2018
President Adama Barrow has called on Gambians to work together to promote reconciliation and justice and to heal and rebuild the nation. Speaking...
ICC Bensouda: We’ll keep a wat...

ICC Bensouda: We’ll keep a watchful eye on Gambia’s truth process

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Gambia’s truth-seeking process kicked-off this week with the swearing in of 11 commissioners as the International Criminal Court pledged to keep a...
Members propose one National L...

Members propose one National Livestock Association in Gambia

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Members of the National Livestock Owners Association (NaOLA) have held a general meeting at the Community Development office in Brikama where they...
Ward Councilors lead cleansing...

Ward Councilors lead cleansing exercise at Faji Kunda Health centre

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Ward councilors Ansumana Bayo of Latrikunda Sabji and Baba Jabbi of Faji Kunda Saturday led a cleansing exercise organized by Latrikunda Sabiji...

NYC, TRRC concludes Transitional Justice Youth Summit

Thursday, October 18, 2018
National Youth Council in partnership with Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission, Ministry of Justice, the UN Transitional justice project...
KGH boosted with surgical equi...

KGH boosted with surgical equipment, others

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Kanifing General Hospital (KGH) has received a donation of surgical, urological, orthopedic equipment, nursing shoes and other hospital equipment...
ChildFund distributes 4000 Zin...

ChildFund distributes 4000 Zinus mattresses, beds to affiliated Federations

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
ChildFund The Gambia in partnership with Zinus Company have donated 4000 mattresses and 4000 beds to ChildFund affiliated Federations through their...
SK Craft market vendors cries ...

SK Craft market vendors cries over low customer turnout, sales

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Vendors at Serrekunda craft market have expressed their frustration over low customer turnout and sales, saying the only time they make appreciable...
Do-nou Technology project laun...

Do-nou Technology project launched to create youth employment

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Japanese government through the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in collaboration with Gambia’s Ministry of Trade Industry Regional...
CLMSD donates cleaning materia...

CLMSD donates cleaning materials to Soma Major Health Center

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Center for Leadership and Management for Sustainable Development (CLMSD); a new non-governmental and not-for- profit social development organisation...
NYSS spokesperson: Financial c...

NYSS spokesperson: Financial constraint is preventing us from accommodating more youth

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The public relations officer of the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS has disclosed that financial constraint is one of the challenges preventing...
ChildFund observes Int’l Day o...

ChildFund observes Int’l Day of the Girl

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
ChildFund The Gambia in partnership with Ding Ding Yiriwa, Foni Ding Bantaba and SaamaKairo Federations last Thursday celebrated the International...
“Macky Sall must not boycott t...

“Macky Sall must not boycott the coalition”

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
President of Senegalese coalition in The Gambia has reminded the Alliance for the Republic (APR) party of President Macky Sall not see themselves as...
SOS graduates another batch of...

SOS graduates another batch of trainees

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
At least ninety-five students have graduated from the SOS Regional Mothers and Daughters Training Centre (RMDTC) over the weekend.Out of this figure,...
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