Welcoming the National Human Rights Commission

Finally, the Gambia has joined the group of nations that have realised the importance of human rights and the value of their citizens by creating a National...

Gambians need to take ownership of their future

After listening to Mr. Cham from the (TRRC) I was able to learn the true History of the Gambia. The moral values of a country are in...

The IGP cannot deny Fundamental Rights and Freedoms! The Right to Demonstrate is Constitutionally...

The announcement by the IGP claiming that citizens have to first seek a permit in order to demonstrate is not based on law and I urge citizens...

SLA Cultural Choir Set for Second Concert, Album Launch

SLA Cultural Choir, a troupe of young singers and percussionists will roll out their second concert on February 16, 2019 at the Semaj Garden in Bijilo by...

IGP Warns Public Against Demonstrations Without Permit

Press Release The office of the Inspector General of Police is aware of an audio circulating on social media about an intent to demonstrate without a permit which...

President Julius Maada Bio Signs Performance Contract with Cabinet Ministers at State House

State House, Freetown, Thursday 7 February 2019- His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has signed Performance Contract Undertakings with Cabinet Ministers that will be facilitated by the Office...

First Lady Bio Creates Safe Space To Discuss/Report Sexual Offences In Sierra Leone

By Lusine Kallon (Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs) H. E Fatima Maada Bio, first lady of our Republic considers sexual violence a culture that every human being should...

PRESIDENT BIO DECLARES A NATIONAL EMERGENCY ON RAPE

President Bio, today declared a National Emergency on rape and sexual base violence. This is in line with the President’s passion to empower and protect women, and...

FIRST LADY BIO UNVEILS INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CENTRE

Her Excellency officially unveiled the Proposed International Medical Centre, at the commemoration of World Cancer Day on Feb 4th at Bintumani Conference Hall. The centre will undertake...

PRESIDENT BIO COMMEMORATES WORLD CANCER DAY

A week of advocacy about cancer culminated in the commemoration conference of World Cancer day on 4th Feb, at the Bintumani Conference Hall, in Freetown, Sierra Leone.....

EQUATORIAL GUINEA: THE OPPOSITION CPDS DEMANDS THAT FORMER GAMBIAN PRESIDENT YAHYA JAMMEH BE SENT...

Translated from Africa1.com 30 JANUARY 2019 AT 4:09 PM BY AFP Large posters against the presence of Yahya Jammeh in Equatorial Guinea, former Gambian president exiled in this country...

Institute of Chartered Accountants Sierra Leone Pledges Support to President Bio, Commends Stance on...

State House, Freetown, Wednesday 30 January 2019 - The Institute of Chartered Accountants Sierra Leone, ICASL, has called at State House to pledge their unflinching support to...

TRRC UPDATE: TOWARDS NOVEMBER 11

The general public is hereby informed that the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has concluded its first session of hearings. This first session was dedicated to...

GAMBIA’S AMBASSADOR TO THE SWISS CONFEDERATION PRESENTS LETTER OF CREDENCE

His Excellency, Yusupha Alieu Kah, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of The Gambia to Swiss Confederation and Permanent Representative of The Gambia to the United...

Senegambian Shenanigans: Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Part 1)

Honourable Minister and my Dear Brother, It has been a while since we last discussed any issue of importance. The last time we had a serious conversation was...

Top Nigeria female candidate drops out of presidential race

One of the main candidates in next month’s Nigerian presidential election has stepped down because she says she wants to form a broader coalition to defeat the...

The Government-Created Cement Crisis

Dr. Ousman Gajigo It has been almost three weeks since the government starting enforcing an additional import duty on bagged imported cement. The predictable consequences for this misguided...

The Political and Moral Questions Behind the Three Years

Today marks two years since the Coalition Government took office. Yet it has so far failed to definitively address the question about how long they will serve...

President Julius Maada Bio assures of a science university in Kono and explains the...

Koidu City, Eastern Sierra Leone, Friday 18 January 2018 - His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has visited the diamond-rich district of Kono, eastern Sierra Leone, as...

The NIA must not scare us about social media

Individuals have a right to share information and analysis that could be subjective, objective or false. Such information and analysis could also be politically motivated. But such...

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