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Halifa Sallah
PDOIS elects Hon. Sallah as flagbearer
Mar 9, 2021, 11:04 AM

The People's Democratic Organisations for Independence and socialism (PDOIS) has on Monday morning elected Halifa Sallah as their flagbearer for the 2021 Presidential Elections.

Ya Kumba Jaiteh
Prosecution closes case in Yakumba & co trial
Mar 9, 2021, 10:58 AM

ASP Jahateh, who was being assisted by Warrant First Class 2231 Gibba and led by Superintendent Manga, yesterday announced the closure of the prosecution’s case involving Yakumba Jaiteh and Yusupha Jaiteh who were charged with assault and obstruction before Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court.

Oumar Toure
Captain Oumar Touré breaks silence, calls for Interior minister, others’ resignation
Mar 9, 2021, 10:52 AM

Captain Oumar Touré has confirmed his resignation from the gendarmerie.  In a video, however, he calls for an end to the protests until Friday at 3 p.m., promising to participate as well as an end to the break-ups.  The latter, who claims to be in Touba, informs that he will ask the senior commander of the gendarmerie - from where he resigned - to send him an escort.  He also called for the resignation of the interior minister, the prosecutor and the justice minister.

Mama Kandeh v4
Kandeh calls on Gambians to take back their country
Mar 8, 2021, 12:53 PM

Newly re-elected party leader and secretary general of The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), Hon. Mamma Kandeh has called on Gambians to take back their country to be free from man-made uncertainty that Gambians are facing.

Ousman Sowe v2
New positions, promotions in SIS hierachy restructuring
Mar 8, 2021, 12:50 PM

Directors and other top officials of the State Intelligence Services (SIS) have been promoted to several new positions that have been created within the country’s intelligence agency. Authorities confirmed the officers were promoted two weeks ago amid a change to the organisation’s structure.

GRA visits Mandinary depot
GRA board of directors pay courtesy visit to Mandinary depot
Mar 8, 2021, 12:41 PM

Board of directors and senior management of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) recently paid courtesy call on the general manager of Gam Petroleum Deport in Mandinary, Saikou Drammeh.

Antoine Diome
5 People killed in Senegal riot
Mar 8, 2021, 12:38 PM

Interior Minister Antoine Diome said on Friday in a statement delivered in the State TV that the 3 days of riots in Senegal, which starting on March 3rd to 5th has claimed 4 lives. Last evening sources confirmed the death of another person, making the death toll 5 in total.

Yankuba Darboe v2
GRA boss advocates for free movement of goods in sub-region
Mar 8, 2021, 12:21 PM

Commissioner General of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA)has renewed his call for member states to open up and endeavour to honour the ECOWAS protocols that have been signed by ECOWAS member states.

Fafa Njie Sanyang
NPP treasurer decries Gambia's retrogressive politics
Mar 8, 2021, 12:15 PM

The regional treasurer of National People's Party (NPP) for Kanifing Municipality has decried that the country is periodically sliding towards a retrogressive politics, further stifling the country's democratic progress.

Emmanuel Joof
Statement of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the Commemoration of International Women’s Day 2021
Mar 8, 2021, 11:43 AM

The National Human Rights Commission joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 on the theme “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”

Joint statement by UN Agencies in The Gambia on International Women’s Day 2021
Mar 8, 2021, 11:40 AM

Annually 8 March is set aside to commemorate International Women’s Day globally. The UN in The Gambia joins hands with all people in The Gambia to celebrate and applaud progress made to remove discrimination and inequalities faced by women, while enhancing their protection and empowerment in line with Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Alieu Momar Njie
Gambia retains marble ballots in Dec polls
Mar 5, 2021, 1:04 PM

The Gambia will retain the marble ballot system of voting on 4 December 2021 presidential elections, according to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).

Lamin Cham
Cham admits escorting 3 Ghanaians to police headquarters
Mar 5, 2021, 12:57 PM

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DPS), Lamin Cham, yesterday testified before the TRRC, admitting that he escorted three Ghanaians: Robert Essien, Daniel Amankwa and Eric Yaw to police headquarters in Banjul.

Buah Saidy v2
CBG reveals Gambia’s economic situation
Mar 5, 2021, 12:51 PM

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG) yesterday briefed the media about the situation of Gambia’s economic and financial development and its appropriate policy decisions.

GRA Staff visit
GRA leaders continue visits to outlets
Mar 5, 2021, 12:49 PM

The management and the board of directors of Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Wednesday continued its second phase of tour to its outlets in the Greater Banjul Area and the West Coast Region.

Musukuta Koma Bah
COVID-19 affects over 1bn children’s education globally
Mar 5, 2021, 12:47 PM

The country director of Child Fund The Gambia has revealed that the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has hampered the education of 1.6 billion children world-wide.

Senegal donates vaccines
Senegal donates vaccines to fight COVID-19
Mar 5, 2021, 11:33 AM

State House, Banjul, 4 March 2021: President Adama Barrow today received a team of medical experts at the Presidency as a special envoy of the President of the Republic of Senegal, His Excellency, President Macky Sall. 

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