Gambians Spared of Airport Burden as Barrow Travels to Egypt

Members of the general public have been spared of the burden of going to the airport to see off President Adama Barrow as he travels to Egypt...

Presidency Abandons Religious Affairs Role

The Office of the President of The Gambia will no longer be saddled with religion-related issues, a statement from the presidency has said. A terse statement signed by...

TAF Rolls Out D1.7M Initiative to Support Young Gambian Entrepreneurs

By Mammy Saidykhan TAF Africa Global has introduced its startups competition 2018 initiative to engage young entrepreneurs in a bid help develop their capacities. Speaking at the recent press...

Barrow Rebuked for Comparing himself to Jammeh

By Lamin Njie Gambians online have called on President Adama Barrow to change his tone after he compared himself to former President Yahya Jammeh. Mr Barrow was quoted Sunday...

FONI: Barrow Says He Won’t Marginalise any Region

President Adama Barrow has assured that no part or region of the country will be marginalized so long he is president. The President stated this at the weekend...

Gambia Army Confirms Firing of Top Officer

The Gambian army on Monday confirmed the sacking of Colonel Kawsu Sanyang the former head of the Gambia Armed Forces Training School. Sanyang’s sack comes amid reports of...

First Lady Bio To Launch Her ‘Hands Off Our Girls’ Campaign On Dec 14-15

By Ranger First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone Fatima Bio has categorically stated that she will do all in her power as Lady to ensure that...

Barrow Graces Macky Sall’s Investiture

By Lamin Njie, in Dakar President Adama Barrow has graced President Macky Sall’s investiture as a candidate in the upcoming presidential election in Senegal. President Sall was chosen Saturday...

Macky Sall Promises Better Senegal at Investiture

By Lamin Njie, in Dakar President Macky Sall has promised that his administration will continue to implement policies aimed at making Senegal more prosperous. Mr Sall on Saturday accepted...

On the Inspiring Music of ST Brikama Boyo: Letter to Scotch

Sultan, my chief Mentee; I salute you on this auspicious day when the Gambia's finest ST, is set to launch yet another (potentially) chart-busting album, #SaluTo. You and...

Tributes Pour in for Veteran Journalist Swaebou Conateh

By Lamin Njie Tributes poured in Thursday for veteran journalist and publisher of News and Report Magazine Swaebou Conateh who died on Wednesday after a long illness. He...

Amadou Samba’s Lawyer Fires Back at Janneh Inquiry’s Bensouda

Attorney for Amadou Samba has urged the Janneh Commission not to hold her client responsible over other people’s action with regard to a prerogative that was given...

Ex-Police Chief Says PIU Officers Opened Fire in ‘Self-Defence’

By Lamin Njie The former head of the Gambia Police Force has said that police officers who opened fire during a protest in Faraba did so in self-defence. Landing...

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...

FARABA BANTA: Gov’t to Compensate Families of Killed Faraba Protesters

By Lamin Njie The Gambia government will work out compensation packages for the families of three people who were killed during a protest in Faraba, according to a...

FARABA BANTA: Barrow Suspends NEA, Geology Department Officials

By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has suspended officials of the National Environment Agency and Geology Department who were implicated in the Faraba Banta tragedy. The suspension of the...

Barrow Fires Faraba Banta Alkalo, Others

By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has sacked the Alkalo of Faraba Banta as part of measures aimed at addressing ‘the longstanding acrimonious’ relationship between different parties in...

FARABA BANTA: Barrow Orders Continuation of 5 PIU Officers’ Prosecution

By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has ordered for the continuation of prosecution against five paramilitary officers who are accused of fatally shooting three people in Faraba. On June...

Barrow Leaves for Senegal Today

President Adama Barrow will Wednesday leave Banjul for Dakar to participate in the 62nd congress of Liberal International. Liberal International is an organization of liberal political parties and...

Ex-Army Chief Says Not All ‘400 Jungulars’ are Killers

Former Chief of Staff of the Gambia Armed Forces Baboucarr Jatta has said that not all members of former president Yahya Jammeh’s elite killing crew carried out...

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