GDC expels executive member Musa Batchilly

The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has expelled Mr Musa Batchilly from the party with immediate effect, a senior member of the party has confirmed. Its not clear why...

‘Gov’t to address root causes of expensive legal system’ – AG Tambadou

Gambia's Justice Minister has announced government's intention to address the root causes of an expensive legal system. According to Abubakar Tambadou, access to justice is a shared responsibility...

Defense team splits in ex-NIA 9 case

The team of defence lawyers in the ongoing ex-NIA 9 case has split, with difference over the assignment of the new team of Public Prosecutors to represent...

British Foreign Secretary Johnson confirms Gambia rejoining Commonwealth

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has confirmed that The Gambia will be rejoining the Commonwealth of nations, a collection of 54 nations made up largely of former British...

Fresh Crisis Hits Social Security

By Lamin Njie Staff of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation have called on President Adama Barrow to walk back his termination of Momodou Camara. Social Security was on...

Government reduces public transport fares, to take effect on August 21

The Government of Adama Barrow has announced it will reduce public transport fares across the country effective 21st August 2017. This was confirmed on Monday by Bai Lamin...

Gambia Gov’t Applauds US for Blocking Jammeh, Family

The Gambia government on Tuesday said it learnt with appreciation the news from the State Department of the United states that the former President Yahya Jammeh and...

‘I SAW PEOPLE RUNNING’: Independence Hero Cham Recalls 1994 Coup Caused ‘Big Confusion’ at...

By Lamin Njie Momodou Kaddy Cham on Monday told the TRRC he saw people scampering for safety on the day of the 1994 military takeover. Cham, popularly known as...

TRRC: Top Gambia Army General Says 1994 Coupists Were Troublemakers

A top Gambian army general Mamat Cham on Wednesday said those who participated in the 1994 coup were troublemakers. Cham said this while testifying before the Truth, Reconciliation...

Gambia Gov’t Reacts to Killing of Saudi Journalist

By Lamin Njie The Gambia government has reacted to the killing of a Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi national, went missing after entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate...

Interior Minister says Kanilai incident was accidental discharge caused by delayed communication

Gambia’s Interior Minister has described the shooting incident between the ECOMIG forces and Gambia’s Army that occurred on Thursday in Kanilai, home village of former President Jammeh,...

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 sub-region. The proposal forwarded...

UDP’s Taal Vows to Challenge OIC Firing

By Omar Wally The legal officer of the Organisation of Islamic Conference national secretariat Almami Fanding Taal has said he will contest his...

FARABA BANTA: Foundation Lashes out at Barrow’s ‘Ill-advised’ Press Release

The April 10/11 Memorial Foundation has described as ill-advised a statement from the Office of the President announcing the scrapping of the murder case of five police...

Senegal: 22 die in fire outbreak at religious retreat ‘Daaka’ in Medina Gounass

At least 22 people were burnt to ashes in a serious fire outbreak in Madina Gounass in the Tambacounda Region, Senegal. According to media reports, over 75...

Gambia: 11 ministerial positions filled, 7 others remaining

The spokesperson of Gambia's new President Adama Barrow on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of eleven Ministerial positions in the new Cabinet who will be sworn-in tomorrow, Wednesday,...

DEPORTATION: Group Seeks Gambia Gov’t’s Intervention

The Gambia Refugee Association Europe Branch on Wednesday called on the Gambia government to intervene in the ongoing efforts by European countries to deport thousands of Gambians. At...

Gambia’s first President Jawara honored at AU; portrait hanged on H/Quarter’s wall  

The African Union, the umbrella body of the African continent has honored Gambia's first President Alhagie Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara by hanging his portrait image on the...

Barrow Will Step Down in December – Njie

By Lamin Njie National Assembly Member for Bundungka Kunda Bakary Njie has said that it is his belief that President Adama Barrow will accept to step down in...

Journalists trained on election coverage & security ahead of Parliamentary elections

Over a dozen of Gambian journalists on Tuesday, March 28, began a three-day intensive training on elections coverage and security in electoral process ahead of the upcoming...

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