Killing of 3 Russian investigative journalists in Central African Republic must be probed

By CPJ New York, August 1, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Central African Republic, Russia, and the U.N. to investigate the deaths of three...

Commending UDP for Positive Steps and Asking for More!

Knowing the role and importance of political parties in a multiparty democracy it is therefore no easy decision that the largest political party in the Gambia has...

German Minister vows to increase deportations

The new German Interior Minister Mr. Horst Lorenz Seehofer has vowed that his office will increase deportations of rejected asylum-seekers from Germany. Mr. Seehofer was speaking to the...

Foreign Minister Tangara receives congratulations from EU Ambassador Lajos

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia, Dr Mamadou Tangara, Friday August 17th, 2018 received the Ambassador...

Meet Pa Lamin Sarr, The Dreadlocked Lecturer at The UTG

Gone are the days, when Rasta was the fashion of only bumsters, and musicians. This hairstyle, made popular around the world by Bob Marley, is now being...

Justice Ministry Announces Guidelines For The Selection & Appointment Of TRRC Commissioners

Following the enactment of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Act 2017, the Ministry of Justice hereby publishes Guidelines for the Selection and Appointment of Commissioners to...

On Mawlid al-Nabi or Gamo: a Letter to my Friend

I greet you  thou Prince of Gunjur, mover and shaker of Nashville Tennessee! It was a great pleasure conversing with you this afternoon while relaxing at my beachside...

Brig Gen Momodou Alieu Bah Former Interior Minister

After graduating from St Peter’s High School, Momodou Alieu Bah started as a math teacher at St Edward’s Junior Technical School in Bwiam. He quit to join...

THE GAMBIA: MORE THAN JUST THE UDP PARTY LEADER; TURNING THE MOMENT INTO A...

Clearly, political events over the past two decades have shown Gambians’ incredibly capacity to let each national crisis lapse without appropriately responding to the gravity of each...

Foreign Minister Tangara received newly appointed WFP Country Director

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on August 9th, 2018 received the new World Food Programme (WFP) Representative and...

Gambia College Students Decry State Sponsorship Cut

Information reaching this medium has it that the government sponsored students at the Gambia College has overwhelmingly dropped compared to the past years leaving many without much...

Eye Africa TV Cameraman ‘Assaulted’ By PIU Officer

By Omar Wally One Baboucarr Manga, a cameraman for Eye Africa TV, was allegedly assaulted by a paramilitary officer while providing media coverage at a meeting organized by...

President Barrow To Receive Honorary Doctorate From The UTG

Credible sources close to the Presidency have confirmed to The Fatu Network that Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow is to be presented with an honorary doctorate for Human...

Philippines vows to arrest ICC’s Bensouda if…

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has threatened to arrest the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor if she visits the Philippines to probe his war on drugs. Last month,...

Former Sindola Hotel MD Testifies At Commission Of Inquiry

Ms Laly Diab, former Managing Director of Sindola Safari Hotel has testified before the commission of inquiry probing into the financial dealings of the former President Yahya...

Two Senior Officers Testify In Trial Of Alleged Coup Plotters

Two senior military officers of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Colonel Essa Tamba and Captain Pharing Sanyang have testified before a military court martial against group of...

President Barrow Sends Special Delegation to Kofi Annan’s Funeral

State House, Banjul, 12thSeptember2018 His. Excellency, President Barrow sends a special delegation to Accra, Ghana, to attend the funeral of H.E. Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary...

The Promise that Never Was!

Just few days ago, I had a roundtable discussion with some of my colleagues from our political economy class. They all came from different backgrounds — representing...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…

  For Progress.... For the progress of our nation we need to make some hard decisions which may not be very popular in the short-term; but will yield...

What is the Position of The Gambia Bar Association on the TRRC Act, 2017...

Dr. Omar Janneh (PhD) Close scrutiny of the TRRC Act, 2017 highlights many problems with it: Excessive Executive involvement(TRRC Act; section 5(1-3); 10(1-3); 12; 22(2)(6). Besides, the Act...