Mass arrests in post election violence

  The police have arrested dozens of people from across the country in connection to reports of violence in the aftermath of last week’s parliamentary election. The Independent Candidate...

Independent Candidate Allegedly Assaults A Young Woman

  By Lamin Sanyang   The defeated Independent Candidate of Brikama North Constituency, Mr. Momodou Jarju alias 'Bu Jarju' was allegedly arrested for assaulting a young woman with a stick...

GBA sues AG, JSC over re-appointment of four judges

  The Gambia Bar Association (GBA) has filed an action against the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, and the Judicial Service Commission over the re-appointment of four...

Darboe urges APRC supporters to join UDP

  The leader of the United Democratic Party, Ousainou Darboe, has called on opposition APRC supporters and others to join the UDP and work for the development of...

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...

Mosque gunman alleges torture

  Barrister Sheriff K Jobe, counsel for Babucarr Njie yesterday addressed the lower court in Banjul after his client wrapped up his evidence in voire dire and...

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...

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’...

Gov’t to root out ghost workers in civil service

  The Point Newspaper   The Personnel Management Office (PMO) of the Gambia government is to embark on “a comprehensive nationwide staff audit” to fish out all ghost workers 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...

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...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  Sulayman Jeng Birmingham, UK   Is Friday! The morning is cool and soothing. Due to an unforeseen circumstance, I will not make it to London as planned to grace the...

France agrees to train Gambian security forces

    President Adama Barrow and his French counterpart have agreed to develop cooperation in the field of security, whereby Gambian security forces will be trained by the French,...

APRC Crimes: The Enforced Disappearance of Chief Ebrima Manneh

  By Madi Jobarteh     Soon after the Gambia hosted the AU Summit in July 2006 thugs from the NIA arrested Daily Observer reporter Chief Ebrima Manneh. Since then the...

Gambia to launch probe into ex-president Jammeh’s personal finances

  By Edward McAllister | DAKAR Gambia's government will launch an investigation into the finances of former long-standing president Yahya Jammeh including the personal use of a charity bank...

‘Tactical Alliance’ Approach Failed?

  We are getting UNCONFIRMED reports that negotiations on The 'Tactical Alliance' approach agreed upon by Coalition members with the intervention of President Adama Barrow has failed. The tactical...

GAMTEL MD Detained, SSHFC & GNPC Managing Directors Removed

  Shortly after his removal from office as The Managing Director of The Gambia Telecommunications Company, Baboucarr Sanyang is currently detained at the Police Headquarters in Banjul. Sources say...

Frustrated by the state of politics in The Gambia, join CITIZENS FIRST to do...

The Citizens First is a political action movement founded in February 2017 following the 2016 Gambian presidential election. With the emergence of New Gambia, Citizens First has...

“I have now advised President Barrow to withhold his assent to the bill relating...

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubacarr Tambadou has said that he has advised President Barrow to withhold his assent to the bill relating to the...

Gambia: Political Parties Sign MOU

  By Lamin Sanyang   Gambia's President Adama Barrow has presided over the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between different political parties in the country. Speaking at the...

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