Gov’t offers apology to China after Barrow’s State of the Nation gaffe

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia government has apologised to China after President Adama Barrow failed to address the East Asian nation by its official name.President Barrow on Thursday...

US confirms ex-jungler Correa’s arrest

By Lamin NjieThe United States Embassy in Banjul has confirmed the arrest in US of a former member of former president Yahya Jammeh’s killer squad, The Junglers.US...

Embattled Sumareh resigns over ‘working environment’ at State House

By Lamin NjieMansa Sumareh has said he has resigned his post as State House chief driver.Sumareh resigned on Wednesday as he fights to dig himself out of...

Barrow’s press secretary rejects suggestions she leads an incompetent PR team

By Lamin NjieThe director of press and public relations at the Office of the President Amie Bojang Sissoho has frowned at suggestions she leads an incompetent press...

State House press secretary claims survey rated Barrow ‘high’ in terms of popularity

By Lamin NjieState House Press Secretary Amie Bojang Sissoho has said a survey conducted by Afrobarometer has rated President Adama Barrow ‘high’ in terms of how Gambians...

ASJ donates items to Mile 2 inmates

Gunjur born political scientist and human rights activist Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh has on Tuesday visited the mile 2 central prisons where he presented food items to...

World at risk of pandemics that could kill millions, panel warns

The world is facing a mounting threat of disease pandemics that could kill millions and wreak havoc on the global economy, a international expert panel has warned,...

Barrow gov’t breaks record by issuing 578 diplomatic passports in first year in office...

By Lamin NjieThe Barrow administration issued 578 diplomatic passports in its first year in office, twice the number of diplomatic passports it scrapped in 2017.The Gambia government...

Deportation: Foreign minister says Germany hasn’t furnished Gambia statistics on Gambians lined for deportation

The minister of foreign affairs has said the Gambia government has not received any communication from German authorities on the number of Gambians that have been prepared...

Diplomatic passport scandal forces gov’t to parley with diplomatic community

By Lamin NjieThe ministry of foreign affairs on Monday met with members of the diplomatic and consular corps and international organisations over the raging diplomatic passport scandal.The...

Gov’t slams ‘barbaric’ attacks on Saudi oil facilities

The government of The Gambia has said it learnt with shock and utter dismay the attacks on oil installations in Eastern Saudi Arabia.Yemen's Iran-allied Houthi rebels on...

Pregnant women who take paracetamol risk giving birth to a child with behavioural problems...

Women who take paracetamol while pregnant risk having children with behaviour problems, a study suggests.Scientists found a link between expectant mothers using the painkiller and their youngsters...

Nawec power line kills Jeshwang boy

By Lamin NjieA 14-year-old boy has died after coming into contact with a power line.Alhagie Jobe was out playing with his mates in the rain but died...

Circumcision bath goes awfully wrong as four boys drown

By Lamin NjieKerr Serign was thrown into mourning Sunday after four boys drowned during a circumcision shower.The boys, all teenagers, died after getting into difficulty in the...

West African leaders pledge $1 bln to tackle terrorism

West African leaders have pledged $1 billion to combat the spiralling threat of Islamist militancy in the region, the head of the regional ECOWAS bloc said on...

OTYJ chairman calls on Gambians to balk at getting tricked by political leaders

By Lamin NjieThe chairman of Operation Three Years Jotna has called on Gambians to knock back at getting played by political leaders.OTYJ on Saturday held a rally...

Woman, 74, in intensive care after giving birth to twin girls

A woman and her husband are both in intensive care after she gave birth to twin girls at 74 years old in a 'medical miracle'.It was reported...

Ebou Jallow slams ‘lame-duck’ Barrow, rejects 1.6 billion dalasis sanction against him

By Lamin NjieFormer AFPRC junta spokesperson Ebou Jallow has rejected the Barrow administration’s decision that he should pay back 1.6 billion dalasis of Taiwan aid that went...

And banks too! Trust Bank, GTBank ordered to give back all income earned while...

By Lamin NjieThe Barrow administration has ordered the Central Bank of The Gambia to calculate all income earned by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd and Guaranty Trust Bank...

Cham meets his waterloo as Social Security is ordered to sack him and immediately

By Lamin NjiePresident Adama Barrow has ordered the sacking of Abdoulie Cham, the director of finance and investment at the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation.Cham is...