European Union launches an Election Observation Mission to The Gambia

  Press Release   Banjul, 20 March 2017 The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for the forthcoming parliamentary elections in The Gambia has started its deployment, following an invitation...

President Barrow Meets The Press

  Mr. Adama Barrow, the President of the Republic of The Gambia has met local and international journalist at a press conference held at the Office of the...

Rise of The Gambian Atheist

Until recently, it could be said that there’s no Gambian atheist. If there was, he certainly held his unsavoury beliefs close to his chest. There’s the mushrooming...

Gambian Human Rights Activist Bakary Badjie Declares Intention To Run For Mayor

  By Lamin Drammeh Mr Bakary Badjie, a vocal human right youth activist and former civil society worker has declared his intention to run for the office of The...

Mother narrates daughter’s death on ‘back-way’

    By Omar Bah, Standard Newspaper   A 20-year-old girl, who left home in Bakoteh to visit her sister at London Corner and later surfaced in Niger on the ‘back-way’...

Islam Is In books And Muslims Are In the Grave #1

Islam Is In the Books and Muslims Are In the Grave #1 Lack of knowledge in basic history is making a lot of people doubt that Islam has...

MAN STABBED TO DEATH IN BRIKAMA…suspect on the run

  A horrific stabbing incident in Brikama ended in the death of a man early yesterday morning, police sources toldThe Standard. According to PRO Foday Conta, the incident happened...

The Social Contract – Towards a Healthy Democratic State

  When the renown French philosopher, Mostesquieu, coined the term ‘separation of powers’ between the executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government, little did he knew centuries later...

Free trade between Gambia, China

  Chinese products now have an unhindered access to the Gambian market with the free trade agreement signed by the governments in Banjul and Beijing. “I am proud to...

PRESIDENT BARROW WELCOMED IN FONI

  President Barrow got a rousing welcome when he visited Foni yesterday Wednesday 29 March 2017 as part of his nationwide tour. He held meetings in Bwiam and...

Two Suspects Detained For Planning To Assassinate A VIP

  One Aba Badjie and Neno Jarju of the Military Police who are also members of Chief Of Defense Staff, Masaneh Kinteh's escort team are said to be...

WHY IS THE EXECUTIVE PARTICULAR ABOUT THE AGE LIMIT BEING REMOVED FOR THE PRESIDENCY?

  By Foroya Newspaper   Constitutional reform was recommended by the opposition when Jammeh was in office. One envisaged that once the opposition takes over office a national conference will...

In One Week, Army Reports Death of Second Soldier!

Navy Soldier Dies At Pool Information reaching the Fatu Network has confirmed the tragic death of one Lance Corporal Muhammed Lamin Jammeh, a Navy soldier who died in...

I have not taken any bribe – Minister Fatty

  The Interior minister has denied allegations that he has given a biometric national identification card project to Semlex Company in exchange for an unspecified amount of dollars. Mai...

Africa’s top shots: 3-9 February 2017

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week. Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionSomali women sing in the capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday in celebration of Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo"...

Six Months of Adama Barrow: Successes and Failures!

  July 19 marks six months since Adama Barrow became the Chief Servant of our State to whom we entrust our rights to protect and our national coffers...

Gambian sole survivor says some 146 migrants feared dead after shipwreck

    A rubber boat packed with 147 migrants sank in the Mediterranean and all but one of its passengers drowned, the sole survivor - a 16-year-old Gambian boy...

Bodies Of Two Gambian Migrants Recovered In Italy

The bodies of two Gambian migrants from Niumi Kanuma, have been recovered from the sea of Catanzaro Lido in Italy. According to Alladin Fatty, a Gambian migrant in...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

    By Sulayman Jeng, Birmingham   The Wolof holds "What got missing in a house, can only be search for in the house". In a similar and enlightening truism they...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT. … No Wakh Wakheet Please…

  I read with dismay an interview you granted to some reporters in the newspapers in which you were asked as to whether you will run for a...

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