UDP Postpones WCR Congress amid Reports of ‘Division’

By Lamin Njie The United Democratic Party has postponed its regional congress for West Coast Region amid reports of infighting. Some internal party issues have been brought to the...

Barrow Out to Hang on to Power – Kandeh

By Lamin Njie GDC leader Mamma Kandeh has said that President Adama Barrow is engaged in desperate attempts to hold on to power. “Barrow wants to strengthen himself forgetting...

Gambian Troops in Darfur Accuse Army Leadership of Theft

By Lamin Njie Some Gambian troops who are currently on a UN-backed peacekeeping mission in Darfur have accused the leadership of the Gambia Armed Forces of theft. The soldiers...

Gambia Army Denies Sexual Abuse of Female Soldiers

By Lamin Njie The Gambia Armed Forces has vehemently denied claims of some high-ranking officers sexually harassing female soldiers. Reports have on Friday emerged of some senior officers of...

SOCIAL SECURITY: Staff Say Barrow Yet to Reply Their Strike Letter

By Lamin Njie Staff of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation have said that President Adama Barrow is yet to reply to a strike action letter they wrote...

Violence Leaves One Dead in Garawol

By Lamin Njie At least one person has been killed in Garawol as clashes broke out between two Serahule groups at a funeral, residents have said. Tensions have been...

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...

SOCIAL SECURITY: Camara Says He’s Yet to be Served with Termination Letter

By Lamin Njie Momodou Camara has said that he has not received any formal dismissal letter informing him of his firing from Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation. “I...

GPPC Will Pay Off its Debts – Ceesay

The managing director at the Gambia Printing and Publishing Corporation has said his corporation will settle debts it owes to its business partners. GPPC is on the verge...

Gov’t Vows to Champion Human Rights

Minister of Justice has said that the government of The Gambia will continue to support efforts aimed at advancing human rights in Africa. Abubacarr Tambadou spoke Tuesday at...

Gambia Still Stands a Chance of Discovering Oil – Sanyang

The Minister of Petroleum Fafa Sanyang has said that The Gambia still stands a chance of making a discovery of oil. The Gambia government at the weekend confirmed...

Angola Abandons Crackdown on Gambians

By Lamin Njie Angola has put on hold its latest crackdown on foreigners, the Gambian consul to the country has said. At least nine Gambians are among dozens of...

No Oil in Gambia after Drilling of Exploration Well – Gov’t

The Gambia government on Friday confirmed that the first FAR and Petronas offshore exploration has failed to make a discovery of oil and gas deposits in The...

SSHFC Staff Promise President Barrow Fire over Camara’s Sack

By Lamin Njie Staff at Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation have said they are ready to take on President Adama Barrow over his termination of their leader...

Tour Operators Threaten to Quit Gambia

By Lamin Njie Some major tour operators have warned they could leave The Gambia if the government proceeds with its current plan to introduce new border control fees. Leaked...

Manjang to Return to Work after 3 Months Suspension

By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has lifted the suspension of the managing director of Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation, Muhammed Manjang. Mr Manjang was put on administrative...

GPPC Risks Court Action over ‘Substantial Debt’

By Lamin Njie The Gambia Printing and Publishing Corporation is on the verge of being sued over ‘substantial outstanding payments’, The Fatu Network has learnt. It comes amid claims...

7 Gambians Jailed in Angola

By Lamin Njie The Gambian consul in Angola, Haji Jawara, on Tuesday said that at least seven Gambians have been arrested in Angola. Jawara told TFN in an interview...

Sandu Lawmaker Survives Car Accident

The national assembly member for Sandu, Mahamadou Mahanera, on Sunday suffered minor injuries when his car somersaulted near Diabugu. The Fatu Network understands Mr Mahanera was travelling back...

Man Sets Himself on Fire in Front of Senegal Presidency Complex

Police in Senegal are dealing with an incident after a man believed to be physically challenged set himself on fire on Friday. The man whose identity wasn't immediately...

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