UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050

The world is about to get a whole lot more crowded, according to a new report by the United Nations, with the planet's population expected to climb...

Koinaans feel betrayed by Gambian authorities

By Fatu Network reporter There appears to be no shortage of criticism against authorities in The Gambia over its perceived failure in forestalling a recent caste tension in...

Police chief says he wants to curb accidents on Gambian roads

By Fatu Network reporter The Inspector General of Police Mamour Jobe has said that it is the desire of the Gambia Police Force to drastically reduce road traffic...

IFAD says 1 in 9 people globally are supported by funds sent home by...

Remittances from international migrant workers to their families are expected to rise to over US$550 billion in 2019, up some $20 billion from $529 billion last year,...

URR caste imbroglio: Koina residents lament Gambia gov’t’s carefree posture

By Lamin Njie The caste-generated feelings of deep-seated animosity between members of some communities in the Upper River Region district of Kantora have led to the deaths of...

US declares support to Gambia gov’t’s investigation into Jammeh’s ill-gotten wealth

By Lamin Njie The US Embassy in Banjul on Thursday said the United States government fully supports the government of The Gambia in its investigation into the corruption...

Gambia in consultation with US authorities for recovery of Jammeh’s Potomac house

By Momodou Justice Darboe The Gambia government is involved in consultations with authorities in the United States for the recovery of Yaya Jammeh's house in the US, says...

Justice minister says gov’t is looking for ways of making Jungulars appear before TRRC

By Momodou Justice Darboe The Attorney General's Chambers and Ministry of Justice is engaging the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) to facilitate the appearance of jungulars before...

State drops charges against FJC, Yanks

By Momodou Justice Darboe Yankuba Touray and Fatoumatta Jahumpa-Ceesay earlier Wednesday had their case of interfering with a TRRC witness discontinued. The former heavyweights of the APRC administration came...

Gambia government and World Bank sign US$ 31 million social safety net project

The Gambia is set to establish a social protection system that will effectively deliver measures to safeguard the lives of the poor and vulnerable in the country. On...

Sanneh says he was battered at the NIA to the extent he couldn’t walk

By Lamin Njie Former finance minister Amadou Sanneh has told the TRRC he was unable to walk after he was battered by a group of men at the...

133m bees escape in U.S. as truck overturns

A driver error led to a truck overturning and its cargo of an estimated 133 million bees escaping in the U.S. state of Montana, local media reported...

Justice Minister Tambadou says Gambian army’s dislike of Jammeh is the reason behind the...

By Lamin Njie Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou has hailed men and women of the Gambia Armed Forces, saying they were at the forefront of efforts aimed at removing...

Gov’t mindful of current national security reality – Barrow

By Momodou Justice Darboe President Adama Barrow has said his government is mindful of the current reality, regarding the safety and security of the nation. Speaking at the launch...

Malick Jones dismisses claims of him being a member of Barrow Fan Club

By Lamin Njie Malick Jones Sunday said he is not a registered member of any club, effectively rejecting any ideas he is a member of Barrow Fan Club. Pictures...

Pentecost : Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda

Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried...

Police launch probe after six people including two women are tragically killed in Pirang...

By Lamin Njie Police in The Gambia said Friday they have opened an investigation into a fatal car accident in Pirang. A Brikama-bound passenger van collided with a truck...

Senegal: Wife scalds pregnant colleague with hot water

A pregnant housewife has been admitted in hospital in Touba Saloum after her fellow wife scalded her with hot water, local media in Senegal has reported. Seneweb reported...

Police cast ‘domestic violence’ as likely cause of Mauritanian couple’s deaths

By Lamin Njie The Gambia Police Force Thursday said its investigations have revealed no signs of ‘external involvement’ in the deaths of a Mauritanian couple. Last week, Kololi woke...

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows

One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost half of all child deaths across the continent, an Addis Ababa-based thinktank has warned. In an...

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