Yahya Jammeh finally concedes defeat

By Alhagie Jobe   Gambia’s incumbent President Yahya Jammeh who has been defeated in Thursday Presidential election late Friday phoned the President-elect Adama Barrow to concede defeat and congratulated...

Uniited States Congratulates Gambia on Peaceful Elections-US Department of State

  We congratulate the Gambian people for their commitment to a peaceful democratic process and the rule of law. We can confirm that the Gambian Independent Electoral Commission...

IEC Chairman Njai prove critics wrong

By Alhagie Jobe   Alieu Momar Njai, the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) had proved critics wrong by ensuring a free, transparent, credible and fair election in...

The marbles have spoken: Jubilation all over Gambia after historic opposition win

By Alhagie Jobe   Emotional Gambians all over the country have stormed the streets in their various towns and villages celebrating Adama Barrow's victory. Mr Barrow who led a coalition...

History made in Gambia: Coalition’s Adama Barrow unseats incumbent Yahya Jammeh

By Alhagie Jobe The head of The Gambia's electoral commission (IEC) has declared opposition candidate and coalition leader Mr Adama Barrow as the winner of the 2016 presidential...

Polls closed in Gambia’s Presidential election

By Alhagie Jobe   Polls have officially closed in The Gambia’s presidential elections and counting at the spot has begun immediately.   Polls opened as early as 08:00 GMT in the...

Massive voter turnout in Gambia’s election

By Alhagie Jobe   Long queues with massive turnout of voters are reported in Thursday presidential election in The Gambia despite little information coming out of the country.   The government...

Gambia votes in crucial presidential election

By Alhagie Jobe   Polls have opened in the presidential elections in the small West African nation of The Gambia.     A total of over 880, 000 Gambians are registered to...

Gambia: Gov’t shuts down internet gateway & blocks international calls on eve of elections

By Alhagie Jobe The Jammeh administration has shut down the country’s telecom giant, Gamtel’s international gateway system putting the whole nation incommunicado ahead of Thursday, December 1st presidential...

Gambia’s presidential election campaigning ends today

By Alhagie Jobe Midnight GMT tonight, Tuesday, 29th November, 2016 is the deadline for political campaigns in the Gambia ahead of Thursday’s decisive vote in the country.   Gambia heads...

Yahya Jammeh threatens electorates at Brikama meeting

Gambia’s incumbent President Yahya Jammeh and leader of the ruling APRC party have threatened electorates in Brikama, West Coast Region, against voting for him in the upcoming...

Health Ministry Permananet Secretary arrested

The Permanent Secretay at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is currently under police custody since Saturday, November 19th, 2016, The Fatu Network has confirmed.   According to...

‘Wirri Wirri’ actors in Gambia for wedding, attends Jammeh’s campaign rally

By Alhagie Jobe Actors of the famous Senegalese widely watched Tele-serie call ‘Wirri Wirri’ airing on TFM TV station who are in The Gambia for a wedding ceremony...

Thousands of jubilant supporters welcome Coalition standard bearer in the Kombos   

Tens of thousands of jubilant supporters around the Kombos, on Friday, came out to support Adama Barrow, the opposition coalition standard bearer and accompanied him to a...

Coughing Yahya Jammeh at Brikama meeting says ‘I am not sick’

Yahya Jammeh has said he is ‘not sick’ but very fine following an embarrassing coughing attack during his campaign meetings him recently. Mr Jammeh made the remarks on...

Landlords decry rates escalation Brikama and environs

Landlords and business owners in Brikama and environs in the West Coast Region have expresssed concerns about the escalation of rates and taxes imposed by the local...

Amnesty International concerned with safety of ex-deputy minister Momodou Sajo Jallow held incommunicado

Amnesty International has expressed concern about the safety of Momodou Sajo Jallow, an ex-deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia who has been incommunicado for more...

Why Gambian youth should vote for change?

By Sait Matty Jaw I know many young people are indecisive or decided not to vote in this upcoming election. Some will tell you that all the candidates...

Magistrate Surahata Danso in third week of detention without charge

Magistrate Surahata Danso of Brikama-ba Magistrates Court is still under detention for almost three weeks without been charged, The Fatu Network can reveal.   Danso was arrested by state...

More than 4 Gambians deported from USA arrive home

More than four Gambian deportees from the United States of America arrived back home in The Gambia late Wednesday, The Fatu Network can revealed.   According to our sources,...