14 EU Short Term Election Observers deployed ahead of Thursday polls

A total of 14 short-term election observers (STOs) from the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) on Monday departed to their respective areas of observation across...

Gambia Press Union unveils US$220, 000 UNDEF funding

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Saturday, April 1st, launched a two-year United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) sponsored project titled ‘Enhancing Government-Media Relations to Improve the Legal...

Charges Dropped Against Single Mother Accused Of ‘Insulting’ President Barrow

Magistrate AR Bah of the Brikama Magistrate Court today, Monday, April 3, struck out the case of one Fatou Badjie who was charged with insulting President Adama...

EU Short Term Election Observers depart on Monday

A total of 14 European Union Short Term Observers for next week’s Parliamentary elections will depart on Monday, April 3rd, to their respective areas of observation. The European...

NED gives US$39,995 grant to Gambia Press Union

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has in February 2017 approved a US$39,995 grant for the Gambia Press Union (GPU), a statement from the umbrella body for...

Acting VP Tambajang visits Gambia’s embassy in Washington

Madam Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang, Acting Vice President and Minister of Women's Affairs on Tuesday, March 28, visited the Gambian embassy in Washington DC in the margins of...

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...

‘I am going to win Jeshwang seat’ – GDC’s MC Cham

Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) candidate for Jeshwang Constituency in the upcoming National Assembly elections has expressed confident that he will win the race. MC Cham, the party’s youth...

Justice Ministry to create Special Adviser position on judicial reforms

Gambia’s Ministry of Justice is on the verge of creating the post of a Special Adviser to the Attorney General. The Special Adviser’s responsibility will be to provide...

Gambia’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission hearing to start end of 2017

Gambia’s new government has vowed that a Truth and Reconciliation Commission with appropriate reparations for victims will be set up within the next six months and public...

Tambedou says Justice Ministry was not consulted by Interior or Police on NIA 9...

Gambia’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice has said the Justice Ministry was not consulted by the Ministry of Interior or the Police before any action was...

Barrow gov’t to investigate Jammeh’s financial & business activities

President Barrow's government is in the process of establishing a commission to look into the financial and business related activities of the former President Yahya Jammeh. This was...

‘Gambia faces D2 billion potential legal liability bill’– Justice Minister Tambedou

Gambia’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice has said the country now faces a potential legal liability bill in excess of 2 billion (two billion) dalasis. According to...

Alhagi Mamour Ceesay and Ebou Jobe Confirmed Dead!!!

    The death of the duo was revealed to Alhagi’s mother, wife, and sister who are all currently in The Gambia by a U.S Embassy official. The sad...

EU chief election observer assures of neutrality

The Head of the European Union Observation Mission to Gambia’s upcoming Parliamentary elections has assured that they will operate neutrally saying they are independent observers. Miroslav Poche made...

14 EU long term election observers deployed

A total of 14 European Union Long Term Observers (LTOs) were on Wednesday, March, 22 dispatched to their various postings across the country, ahead of Parliamentary elections...

EU chief election observer to Gambia arrives ahead of Parliamentary elections

The European Union Election Observation Mission chief to The Gambia arrived in the country on Monday, March 20th, ahead of the upcoming Parliamentary elections slated for April...

Court rejects defense team’s application for Ex-NIA officers’ case be dismissed

Justice Kumba Sillah Camara, the High Court judge presiding over the murder trial of former President Jammeh’s spy Chief Yankuba Badjie and eight others, on Monday, dismissed...

APRC Ordered To Leave Political Bureau ASAP

    The Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction, (APRC) has been ordered to leave the building hosting their headquarters with immediate effect. The order came after many Gambians...

President Barrow says Ex-President Jammeh embezzled €85M domestically

Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow has estimated that his predecessor, former President Yahya Jammeh, had looted 4 billion Gambian dalasi (approximately 85 million euros) domestically during his...

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