Police rubbishes reports of plastic rice presence in Gambian market

Police in The Gambia have denied reports that the alleged ‘Plastic Rice’ is sold in Gambian markets. A statement from the Office of the Inspector General of Police...

Assembly for Youth Development Association launching is May 13

The launching of a new youth association named Assembly for Youth Development Association (AYDA) is slated for May 13th, 2017 at the Law Faculty Auditorium along MDI...

17 state witnesses to testify in ex-NIA 9 murder case

A total of 17 state witnesses are said to be testifying in the murder trial involving the former NIA Chief Yankuba Badjie and 8 others at the...

Ex-NIA chief & Co deny killing Solo Sandeng; finally took pleas in court

The former head of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Yankuba Badjie and eight others, standing trial for the murder of late Solo Sandeng, on Tuesday, finally took...

Judge orders Prison Service to stop handcuffing ex-NIA 9 to and from court

Justice Kumba Sillah Camara, presiding judge in the murder trial of the nine former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on Tuesday ordered the Gambia Prison Service to stop...

Former NIA 9 application challenging Deputy DPP competence dismissed

Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, presiding judge in the murder case involving the former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) officers, Tuesday dismissed their application challenging the competence of the Deputy...

On Workers’ Day, ECOWAS Youth Council urges govt’s to review wages

As the world celebrates International Workers Day also called Labour Day in some countries, the West Africa’s sub-regional bloc youth body, ECOWAS Youth Council has use the...

Measuring President Barrow’s first 100 days

Written by Gibril Saine, LONDON Today marks one 100 days since the coalition government took over the reign of power in Banjul. In assessing the significance of that,...

100 days into Barrow’s rule, Amnesty presents human rights agenda report for Gambia

Exactly 100 days into President Adama Barrow’s rule, the human rights organization, Amnesty International on Thursday April 27th, released a human rights agenda report for The Gambia. In...

Information Minister Jawo receives GPU executive

Gambia’s Minister for Information and Communication Infrastructure, Demba Ali Jawo, and Permanent Secretary, Lamin Camara, on Friday April 21 - received members of the Executive Board of...

Gambian UN diplomat expelled from Tanzania

Tanzania has expelled the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the country, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Awa Dabo, a Gambian national, is...

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,...

NAWEC owed over D400M– MD Fatajo

The Managing Director of the Gambia’s national electricity supplier, the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) has said the company is owed over D400M by Parastatal and...

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...

GYIN Gambia launches first ever Rural Youth Award

The Gambia chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) on Thursday launched the first ever Rural Youth Award meant to recognize the efforts of enterprising youth in...

Kombo South NAM is new Majority leader; Samba Jallow back as Minority leader

Kebba K Barrow, National Assembly member for Kombo South who contested under the United Democratic Party (UDP) has been elected as the new Majority leader of the...

Momodou Lamin Sanneh is new deputy speaker

Momodou Lamin Sanneh, a one-time minority leader of the National Assembly and Member for Kiang West has been duly elected as Deputy Speaker of the Gambia’s National...

Mariam Denton is new Speaker of the National Assembly

Mariama Diack Denton, a nominated National Assembly member and lawyer by profession has been elected as the new speaker of the Gambia’s National Assembly. She was nominated by...

GDC leader worried over country’s lack of VP

The leader of opposition Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has expressed concern over the country’s lack of Vice President since the assumption into office of the new President...

Mama Kandeh disappointed with President Barrow’s post election statement

The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) party has expressed total disappointment with the post Parliamentary election statement by President Adama Barrow saying he has indicated...

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