By Lamin Njie The National Human Rights Commission of The Gambia has said it has received reports of ‘serious’ and ‘discriminatory’ practices in Serahule communities...

Ferries engineers allegedly carrying out massive theft of fuel

By Lamin Njie A group of engineers at the Gambia Ports Authority Ferry Service are carrying out a sophisticated heist in which ten of gallons...

Muhammad Krubally, the man at the centre of Koina’s caste violence,...

By Lamin Njie Muhammad Krubally, the man at the heart of Koina’s caste hostilities, has been released on bail. Krubally was released on bail on Monday...

Detention extended for 23 people in Koina’s caste hostilities

By Lamin Njie The Basse Magistrates Court on Monday extended the remand in custody of 23 people arrested over the Koina caste violence. A fortnight ago,...

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UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050

The world is about to get a whole lot...

The Minister of Interior Must Respect Citizens Right to Protest

It is highly concerning that the Minister of Interior...

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Ismaila, my brother, colleague and friend, News of your demise...

Koinaans feel betrayed by Gambian authorities

By Fatu Network reporter There appears to be no shortage...

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By Lamin Njie The National Human Rights Commission of The Gambia has said it has...

Ferries engineers allegedly carrying out massive theft of fuel

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Muhammad Krubally, the man at the centre of Koina’s...

By Lamin Njie Muhammad Krubally, the man at the heart of Koina’s caste hostilities, has...

Detention extended for 23 people in Koina’s caste hostilities

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The Minister of Interior Must Respect Citizens Right to...

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Koinaans feel betrayed by Gambian authorities

By Fatu Network reporter There appears to be no shortage of criticism against authorities in...

Breaking: Barrow to travel to Brikama Saturday for rally,...

By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow will travel to Brikama on Saturday to meet with...

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Opinions

LAMIN NJIE: President Barrow can go ahead and do five years but there will be a cane swinging over his head

President Barrow should by rights step aside in December. He has in the past 24 months proven to be not good enough for what...

Gigantic Cost of Gambia’s political wars

By Sainey Darboe That the founder of the United Democratic Party and Vice President,Ousainou Darboe, doesn’t enjoy the best of relations with incumbent president Adama...

On the Rise of PPP: A Challenge Renewed

By Gibril Saine Once Upon a Time - The nomenclature ''P.P.P'' stood more or less synonymous with country-tag 'The Gambia'. It came to signal a...

LAMIN NJIE: Darboe’s comments border on bravado, it’s now up to Barrow to do what he must

Until this congress, the wonder has been why Ousainou Darboe has not waded into the growing uncertainty within the United Democratic Party. The wonder...

The Gambia: towards a one-stop media regulator

The Point was not on point. Two girls, raped and sexually molested, were in the pages of the newspaper. This breach was gross -...

LAMIN NJIE: If self-belief is what drives a leader, President Barrow has a bag that’s almost full with it

Self-belief. Self-belief. SELF-BELIEF. That’s the answer I got when I asked one political analyst friend about the one thing that makes a leader successful....

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government

By Alagi Yorro Jallow Part 1 I despair of the way in which commentators, especially (with a few exceptions) our resident economists, are not prepared to...

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On Dedicated Service and Jolly Camaraderie: Tribute to Ismaila Jarju (Part 2)

Ismaila, Ismaila my good friend, We have just completed our obligations for your funeral rites at the Bundung Cemetery with your son Ebrima standing next to...

The Minister of Interior Must Respect Citizens Right to...

It is highly concerning that the Minister of Interior Ebrima Mballow would equate protesters with ‘troublemakers’ and to go further to say that the...

On Dedicated Service and Jolly Camaraderie: Tribute to Ismaila...

Ismaila, my brother, colleague and friend, News of your demise hit me like a thunderbolt in the morning. I am yet to recover from this...

On Divine Blessings and Related Recondite Matters: Letter to my Brother (part 2)

Dibba Junior, my good brother, It was a great conversation we had last night as I sauntered around the precious beaches of Kololi and you,...

Armored Riot Vehicle: Is Government More Interested in Suppressing Than Protecting Human Rights?

It is indeed very worrying that given the history and experience of the Gambia in terms of freedom of assembly that the Gambia Government...

On Divine Blessings and Related Recondite Matters: Letter to my Brother (part 1)

I greet you my dear brother, Dibba Junior, on this blessed morning of the day of Eid we fondly call ‘Sunkari Saloe’ in Mandinka....

Abolish The Caste System! In a Republic There are No Low- or High-Class Citizens

By Madi Jobarteh Let me say upfront that feudalism and the caste system in any form should be criminalised and abolished by law in the...

Sports

Premier League: Man City begin title defence at West Ham, Man Utd to face Chelsea

Champions Manchester City begin the defence of their Premier League title away at West Ham, while Manchester United will host Chelsea in a blockbuster...

Eden Hazard WILL join Real Madrid as Chelsea finally agree sensational £130million fee

Eden Hazard is Real Madrid-bound after the Spanish giants finally struck a deal worth £130million with Chelsea. Personal terms are set to be a formality...

Amadou Gallo Fall named president of NBA’s new Basketball Africa League

In February, it was announced that the NBA was establishing the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league based on the continent, in...

Real Madrid ‘to officially announce £86m signing of Eden Hazard’

By DailyMail Eden Hazard will be officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player after Chelsea play their Europa League final against Arsenal on May 29,...

Breaking: Africa Cup of Nations hosts to be decided on January 9

The new hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be chosen on January 9, the president of the Confederation of African Football...

GFF to Get D250M from FIFA over 4 years

FIFA Member associations will receive more funds from FIFA starting next year. This follows a decision by the world governing body during a congress held...

Gambia Clubs Face tough opponents in CAF club competitions

By Alieu Ceesay 2017 Gambia domestic football League champions Gambia Armed Forces will play Zambian side Zanaco in the preliminaries of the CAF champions league,...
By Ba S Jabbi Alhagi Soriba Jabbi was born in 1942 to Soriba Jabbi and Oumie Jabbi in Jarra Sutukung village, Jarra East District. He...

Oumy Sall Ndiaye, the Legendary Woman behind JIFAD

After a long and rich professional experience in France, Europe and Africa where she dedicated a great part of her time coordinating the strategy...

TRIBUTE: The Man, Ebrima Solo Sandeng

By Lamin Njie, Editor in chief of The Fatu Network I will not disagree with anyone who says Solo Sandeng was a patriot. The first...

Profile of New United States Ambassador to Gambia Richard Carlton Paschall...

Richard “Carl” Paschall, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the...

Facts about Sharia Law around the World

Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new sharia laws — including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex — despite a storm of global...

Marina: How an entire nation let a harmless 13-year-old student down

By Lamin Njie When news first emerged on social media that Marina International School has expelled a student over driving offences, many greeted it with...
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Gigantic Cost of Gambia’s political wars

By Sainey Darboe That the founder of the United Democratic Party and Vice President,Ousainou Darboe, doesn’t enjoy the best of relations with incumbent president Adama...

On the Rise of PPP: A Challenge Renewed

By Gibril Saine Once Upon a Time - The nomenclature ''P.P.P'' stood more or less synonymous with country-tag 'The Gambia'. It came to signal a...

LAMIN NJIE: Darboe’s comments border on bravado, it’s now up to...

Until this congress, the wonder has been why Ousainou Darboe has not waded into the growing uncertainty within the United Democratic Party. The wonder...

The Gambia: towards a one-stop media regulator

The Point was not on point. Two girls, raped and sexually molested, were in the pages of the newspaper. This breach was gross -...

LAMIN NJIE: If self-belief is what drives a leader, President Barrow...

Self-belief. Self-belief. SELF-BELIEF. That’s the answer I got when I asked one political analyst friend about the one thing that makes a leader successful....
When Abubakr (radiallahu anhu) became the Caliph of the Muslims, after the death of The Prophet, (peace be upon him) he set off to...

Islam Is In books And Muslims Are In the Grave #1

Islam Is In the Books and Muslims Are In the Grave #1 Lack of knowledge in basic history is making a lot of people doubt...

Rise of The Gambian Atheist

Until recently, it could be said that there’s no Gambian atheist. If there was, he certainly held his unsavoury beliefs close to his chest....

Opinion: The Strange Case Of Imam Fatty And An Audio Gone...

The internet almost came down, with the release of an audio by Imam Fatty, speaking openly on matters of the bedroom. The Imam was...

Gambia’s Immigration chief OKs proposal for ECOWAS Migration Training Academy establishment

Gambia's Immigration Chief Buba Sagnia recently joined colleague Immigration chiefs from ECOWAS countries in endorsing the establishment of a Migration Training Academy in the...

Muslim Elders Again…

The Gambia is slowly drifting from what it used to be – the exemplary state that respects and protects the religious and cultural rights...