ECOWAS mediators scheduled mission to Banjul pushed to Friday

By Alhagie Jobe: The scheduled High level West African leaders mediation mission led by Nigeria’s President Buhari to visit Banjul on Wednesday, January 11th, has been pushed...

Interior Minister Fatty urges Police to operate according to law

The Minister of Interior has urged men and women of the Gambia Police Force to work within the law, respect the fundamental human rights of Gambians and...

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...

IEC Chairman flees out of country over death threats

By Alhagie Jobe: The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has fled out of the country following death threats on his life, The Fatu Network has...

Ex-NIA 9 trial adjourned as Attorney General seeks more time to reorganize house

The ongoing trial of the nine former officers of the National Intelligence Agency on Wednesday suffered a setback and adjourned as requested by the Attorney General to...

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...

BREAKING NEWS: Leaked Letter From AG Chambers Confirms Supreme Court Judges Are Not Traveling...

A leaked letter from The Attorney General Chambers has confirmed that the five Nigerian judges who were recently appointed and are expected to sit over The APRC...

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...

‘No more executive directives to do what is unlawful’- Interior Minister Fatty

Gambia’s Interior Minister has said that there will be no more executive directives asking the police to do what is unlawful.Mai Ahmed Fatty was speaking on Wednesday...

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...

GDC condemns use of lethal force on unarmed Kanilai protesters, urges investigation

The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has condemned what it called, the use of lethal force on unarmed Gambians during the recent Kanilai protest, calling it a dangerous...

Police urges illegally obtained gov’t vehicles from ex-regime be surrendered

The Gambia Police Force has issued a stern warning to all those in possession of government vehicles illegally obtained from the former regime of former President Yahya...

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...

Parliamentary elections campaign begins today

Campaigning for the upcoming National Assembly elections in The Gambia starts today, Wednesday, April 15, according to the electoral body.   "Campaign begins on Wednesday 15th March and ends...

Polls closed in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, counting underway

Polls have closed in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections and counting is underway throughout the country.   Voting officially began as early as 07:00am GMT and closed at 17hrs GMT throughout...

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...

Benin President Talon confirms will attend Barrow’s inauguration with Ivorian Ouattara

By Alhagie Jobe: Benin President Patrice Talon has announced he will attend the inauguration of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow on the 19th, January, in Banjul. The...

Polls open in Gambia’s first post-Jammeh Parliamentary elections

Voting is underway in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, the first polls since long time ruler Yahya Jammeh was defeated in December 2016. Polls opened as early as 07:00AM GMT...

EU confirms full support to President Barrow

The European Union has renewed its fullest support to Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow two days after been sworn-in at the Gambian embassy in Senegal.   This was contained...

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...