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...

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

By ReutersTired of seeing Senegal’s seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting...

Alcohol consumers rejoice as lawmakers reduce tax on substance

By Lamin NjieAlcohol consumers in the country have welcomed the reduction of tax imposed on the substance.Gambian lawmakers on Monday reached an understanding to reduce the tax...

Halifa Sallah rejects finance minister’s claim that tax hike on alcohol is meant to...

By Lamin NjieNational Assembly Member for Serrekunda central Halifa Sallah has rejected Mambury Njie’s claim that last year's tax rise on alcohol is meant to curb its...

Activist looks for family of Gambian who died in Germany today

A Gambian man has died in a hospital in Germany.A Gambian activist on refugee matters Yahya Sonko is saying Ahmed Fatty died Monday morning in Herenberg Hospital.Sonko...

‘Back Way’: 55 bodies recovered from Libya shipwreck: aid worker

Fifty-five bodies have been recovered so far off the Libyan coast, an aid worker said on Saturday, after a wooden boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized on...

2019 Hajj: Over 500 Gambians jet out to Saudi Arabia

By Lamin NjieOver 500 Gambians on Saturday left the country for Saudi Arabia to take part in this year’s hajj exercise.A total of 1,700 Gambians will join...

Banjul Breweries: National Assembly to hold extraordinary session Monday

By Lamin NjieThe National Assembly will hold an extraordinary session on Monday to discuss a proposal seeking to end the Banjul Breweries tax saga, it has been...

Mballow says Ousman Darboe did not die under police custody

By Lamin NjieThe Minister of the Interior Ebrima Mballow has said that Ousman Darboe did not die under police custody.Darboe died last Tuesday but his death has...

UDP links mass protests to police violence, unemployment and other issues

By Lamin NjieThe leadership of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Friday said it learnt with ‘great distress and indignation’ the death of Ousman Darboe.Mass protests erupted in...

All Gambian high schools alumni reunion takes place in Atlanta

By Tijan Masanneh Ceesay, in AtlantaThe All Gambian High Schools Alumni Reunion, an annual gathering of Gambians living in the United States has been held.The event, the...

‘Back Way’: More than 100 migrants missing off Libyan coast: IOM

More than 100 migrants were missing after their boat sank off the coast of Libya in what might be the worst tragedy in the Mediterranean this year,...

Barrow or Ya Kumba: S’Court appoints November for judgment in dismissed lawmaker Ya Kumba...

By Lamin NjieThe Supreme Court will in November deliver a landmark judgment in the sensational case of Ya Kumba Jaiteh.Former national assembly member Ya Kumba Jaiteh in...

Crime: Gambia gets new death row inmate two months after Barrow commuted all death...

By Lamin NjieThe high court in Banjul last week sentenced Pap Ibrahim Khalilulaye Thiam to death for killing hairdresser Fatou Loum.Thiam was standing trial over the strangling...

Mass protests: GDC says its leader Kandeh has cut short his foreign trip and...

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia Democratic Congress said Thursday its leader has cut short his foreign trip and will return to The Gambia to take part in ongoing...

Ousman Darboe’s death: Protesters sack Serrekunda Police Station, free all prisoners

By Lamin NjieAngry protesters set all prisoners free and burnt offices after they overran Serrekunda Police Station Wednesday.Mass protests erupted in Serrekunda Wednesday afternoon following the death...

Ousman Darboe’s death: Police sue for calm, vow to ensure safety of Gambians

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia Police Force Wednesday evening called for calm amid fresh fears of pandemonium in Serrekunda.Mass protests broke out of Serrekunda Wednesday afternoon after news...

Ousman Darboe’s death: Gov’t calls for calm as mass protests hit Serrekunda

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia government has said it will set up an ‘independent’ inquiry into the circumstances leading the death of a 33-year-old man.Mass protests erupted in...

American citizens: US finally gets compelling clue over who killed Mamut Ceesay and Ebou...

By Lamin NjieTwo American citizens who disappeared while on a trip to The Gambia were killed on the orders of former president Yahya Jammeh, it has been...

Police name man who allegedly died in their custody as Ousman Darboe

Police in The Gambia have said they will continue their investigation into the death of Ousman Darboe.Angry youths Wednesday stormed Serrekunda Police Station and Police Anti Crime...