Halifa Sallah Dilates on the Importance of Foreign Policy

  Halifa Sallah, dilated on the importance of good foreign policies, at a recent public lecture he gave at the University of the Gambia, School of Journalism and...

New Interior Minister warns criminals, says national security will not be compromised

Written by Alagie Manneh The Gambia’s new Interior Minister has issued a strong warning to criminals and people who violate the laws to understand that such business as...

For The Gambia Our Homeland

By Sheriff Kora   To every action is a reaction, and this article is in reaction to the speech delivered in Talinding Kunjang by the president during his recent...

“Stop Lying! I was not sacked” CAR Coach told Sports Journalists

By Alieu Ceesay A furious former Gambia National Team Head Coach Raoul Savoy on Friday told Gambian Sports Journalists to stop lying that he was sacked. Coach Savoy who...

European Tourists Flown Back Home As Gambia’s Security Situation Remains Highly Unpredictatble

European countries have sent in a number of aircrafts to The Gambia to jet the European holiday makers back home following what appears to be a highly...

President Bio Engages El Sewedy Electrometer Company, Promises Conducive Environment for Investments in Sierra...

His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has engaged a high-level delegation from the Egyptian energy producing company, El Sewedy Electrometer, where he promised to provide the conducive...

Gov’t explains stance on Casamance

  Following widespread rumours on the new Gambia government’s alleged position on Casamance, the government over weekend issued a statement explaining The Gambia’s position on the matter. Below...

Gambia votes in crucial presidential election

By Alhagie Jobe   Polls have opened in the presidential elections in the small West African nation of The Gambia.     A total of over 880, 000 Gambians are registered to...

Statement By President Barrow At The TRRC Launching

SPEECH BY   H.E. PRESIDENT ADAMA BARROW,   ON THE OCCASION OF THE LAUNCHING OF THE TRUTH, RECONCILIATION AND REPARATIONS COMMISSION   BANJUL, THE GAMBIA   15thOCTOBER 2018   Honourable Speaker, Your Lordship, The...

The Stoppage of the Issuance of ID Cards Is Failure of the Government

By Musa Bah The fact that ID cards have not been issued in over a year in the Gambia is a problem that sheds bad light on the...

PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT REGARDING THE NON-ISSUANCE OF ID CARDS

For Immediate Release    The Minister of the Interior notes the concerns raised by the citizens with  regard to the suspension of the issuance of national ID card documents. The Ministry of Interior has taken a position on these vital national documents that every citizen is entitled to by law, for identification and other important purposes.   The Ministry has concurred with the conclusions and recommendations of the Ministerial Task Force and the Technical Committee to award the contract for the production of biometric national ID cards to an identified competent company and has since informed Cabinet through a cabinet paper.  This Ministry will resume issuing national ID cards as soon as there is a cabinet conclusion on the issue.   Signed  Lamin Njie 

Does having a college degree matter in a president?

Alagi Yorro Jallow Nine U.S. presidents without college degrees: Captain Thomas Sankara & President Paul Kagame without College Degree: Education is essential: Leaders make people to be believe. It is...

Inaugural address of Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia

Fellow Gambians and friends of The Gambia, I am humbled to stand before you to address the whole world on this historic occasion. This is a day...

If Gambians are tired of Jammeh, They are equally tired of the Opposition

  Now that the socialist democratic opposition, People’s Democratic Organization for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) and the ruling Alliance for Patriotic Re-Orientation and Construction (APRC) have both selected...

Talking Human Rights in the New Gambia

  By Daniel Bekele Senior Director for Africa Advocacy   Truth Commission Should Complement Justice for Jammeh-era Crimes   “This is the new Gambia,” Jobe, a Gambian taxi driver told me, as I arrived...

Gambia’s National Assembly revokes State Of Emergency

Gambia's National Assembly has voted and revoked the State of Public Emergency that was passed and declared by the country's former President Yahya Jammeh. The Assembly also revoked...

Will Gambians fall for Yaya Jammeh’s convenient tall tales of excuses instead of putting...

  The sunset of Yaya Jammeh’s exceedingly rancorous presidency is about to occur in December 1st election but he is trying to resuscitate his image from his lengthy...

Coalition Media, Returnees Taskforce Committees present reports to President Barrow

The Coalition Media Committee responsible for media matters and the Returnees Task force Committee that was responsible for the Returnees who fled the country during the political...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  The weekend was overwhelming. I raised some fitting questions and the reactions were daunting. Generally, almost everyone, even your sceptics, wish you well and want you to...

Reflection on the Nature of the Dictatorship in the Gambia: Never Again and Never...

Alagi Yorro Jallow This write up is for those diaspora Gambian younger generation who were born after1994. Those who do not know what government legal and extra-legal repression...

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