Brazil prisoner who dressed up as daughter to escape found dead

BBC NEWSPrison authorities in Brazil have found convicted drug dealer Clauvino da Silva dead in his cell, three days after an elaborate escape was foiled.Prison officials said...

Madi agrees with Justice Minister on his decision to release the junglers albeit with...

Madi Jobarteh has said that it is his belief that Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou is right on his decision to release three detained junglers.Justice Minister Tambadou last...

Junglers: Ba says he cannot shy away from making decisions ‘because they may be...

By Lamin NjieJustice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou has insisted he cannot shy away from making decisions ‘because they may be unpopular'.The justice minister faced the fury of Gambians...

‘I feel so disrespected.’ Mamut Ceesay’s mother denounces Ba’s decision to release her son’s...

By Lamin NjieAlhaji Mamut Ceesay’s mother has expressed her disgust at the planned release of three former junglers."I feel so disrespected as a mother that my government...

Kandeh lays into Jammeh, says ex-leader’s political death was scheduled

By Lamin NjieMamma Kandeh has slammed former president Yahya Jammeh saying the “people were suffering to the point God pitied us.”Former President Jammeh was in his third...

Baba Hydara says he doesn’t know what he will do should he meet with...

By Lamin NjieBaba Hydara said Monday he doesn’t know what he will do should he come face to face with his father’s killer who is set to...

Tambadou calls for understanding as he resolves to release ex-junglers

By Lamin NjieAbubacarr Tambadou on Monday called for understanding in the wake of his decision to release three former members of former president Yahya Jammeh’s elite killing...

High Court jails man, 46, for 10 years for raping 11-year-old

The High Court in Banjul has sentenced a 46-year-old man to 10 years in prison for raping an 11-year-old girl.The Standard newspaper reported Friday Justice Sainabou Wadda...

‘Back Way’: Spanish NGO boat seeks safe port for 124 people rescued in Mediterranean

By ReutersA Spanish charity rescue boat sought safe port on Friday after Italy rejected its request to disembark 124 people saved from two migrant rafts in the...

Ex-junglers to be released? Justice ministry purportedly asks army to ‘immediately’ free Malick Jatta,...

By Lamin NjieThe ministry of justice has purportedly asked the army to released three former members of former president Yahya Jammeh’s elite killing crew.Malick Jatta, Omar Jallow...

Gambia massacre: Tears flow at Jammeh2Justice Ghana Campaign forum

The families of the 44 Ghanaians who were killed in 2005 across the Gambian border broke down in tears when a lone survivor in the massacre narrated...

Pundit insists Barrow’s advisers are severely misleading him by making him to run away...

By Lamin NjiePresident Adama Barrow is missing a huge opportunity for appearing to not accept to step down after three years, Madi Jobarteh has said.A gentleman deal...

DLEAG pulls of one of the largest drug seizures in Gambia’s history but can’t...

By Momodou Justice DarboeA Gambian and a Lebanese have been arrested by the police over the seizure of a 20-foot container containing large quantities of cocaine.Mahdi Tajudinn...

Army dismisses the arrest of Sana Manjang and Bora Colley as ‘false’

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia Armed Forces has issued a statement saying the reports that Sana Manjang and Bora Colley have been arrested as false.The Fatu Network carried...

Africell to spend $100 million on mobile infrastructure, fintech in Gambia, three other African...

African telecom firm Africell plans to spend part of a $100 million (£80.39 million) U.S. credit line on expanding its infrastructure and fintech services, its chief executive...

Falana seeks ICC prosecution of Jammeh

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has urged the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda to “immediately open an investigation into the allegations of...

Hamza Bin Laden ‘killed in air strike’

BBCHamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, died in an air strike, US media outlets report, citing intelligence officials.The place and date of...

Ecobank ATM, other card services restored

By Lamin NjieEcobank has fixed its ATM and other card services after days of disruption.Ecobank ATM service has been non-operational for days, precipitating a queuing nightmare at...

Men with high testosterone are more likely to CHEAT – Study

By DailyMailMen with high testosterone are much more likely to cheat on their partners, a study shows.Researchers found increased rates of infidelity among men with the highest...

Halifa Sallah says he’s worried after finance minister failed to say whether OIC loans...

By Lamin NjieHalifa Sallah said Tuesday he is perturbed after Mambury Njie failed to say whether a 60 million dollars loan obtained from Saudi Arabia are for...