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...

‘Don’t blame APRC for alleged Jammeh crimes’

  The former Majority Leader and current chairman of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation Construction, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, yesterday said that it is unfair to generally associate...

President Barrow’s Nominees for the National Assembly

  Press Release, Office Of The President His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has nominated the following people to serve as National Assembly Members: Ms. Mariam Jack Dention Mr. Majanko Samusa Ms. Ndey Yassin...

Kombo South NAM is new Majority leader; Samba Jallow back as Minority leader

Kebba K Barrow, National Assembly member for Kombo South who contested under the United Democratic Party (UDP) has been elected as the new Majority leader of the...

Interior minister calls for peace in Sibanor

  Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty has called for peace and tranquility in Sibanor village in light of recent clashes between a group of the former ruling APRC...

Halifa talks on life back in parliament

  Victorious National Assembly member for Serekunda Halifa Sallah of the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism has said that he will be more influential as a...

APRC MAN DENIES SEALING UDP BALLOT WITH CHEWING GUM

  Momodou Dodou Sey of Bakau who claimed to be an APRC supporter since 1994 has denied sealing a UDP ballot box at the Katchically polling station during...

Darboe: UDP is here to stay

  In his first interview since his party’s landslide victory in the National Assembly election, the leader of the United Democratic Party UDP, Lawyer Ousainou Darboe said yesterday...

Momodou Lamin Sanneh is new deputy speaker

Momodou Lamin Sanneh, a one-time minority leader of the National Assembly and Member for Kiang West has been duly elected as Deputy Speaker of the Gambia’s National...

Mariam Denton is new Speaker of the National Assembly

Mariama Diack Denton, a nominated National Assembly member and lawyer by profession has been elected as the new speaker of the Gambia’s National Assembly. She was nominated by...

GDC leader worried over country’s lack of VP

The leader of opposition Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has expressed concern over the country’s lack of Vice President since the assumption into office of the new President...

Former NIA Director General’s Lawyer Urges Court To Strike Out Case

  By Lamin Sanyang   Barrister Mene, lawyer of former NIA Director General (Yankuba Badjie) has called on the high court to strike out the case against his client as...

Mama Kandeh disappointed with President Barrow’s post election statement

The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) party has expressed total disappointment with the post Parliamentary election statement by President Adama Barrow saying he has indicated...

GDC says NO to Parliamentary election results, discredits Int’l observers’ reports

Opposition Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) party leader says ‘no’ to results from many constituencies where he said irregularities happened during the recent parliamentary elections, adding they will...

Fafa Sanyang Appointed Petroleum & Energy Minister

  PRESS RELEASE, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT His Excellency the President of the Republic of The Gambia Mr. Adama Barrow, acting under the provisions of Sections 71(1) and 71(3)...

5 PPP supporters arrested, police Say

  Five youths, believed to be supporters of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), were Thursday arrested in Panchang village in Central River Region on the day of National...

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...

Interior ministry to meet Foni leaders over tension

  The Ministry of the Interior through the Office of the Minister will hold an emergency stakeholders’ security summit today at Sibanor village in the West Coast Region. According...

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...

PRESIDENT BARROW CONGRATULATES GAMBIANS FOR A PEACEFUL NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

  PRESS RELEASE, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT   Good evening Fellow Gambians and friends of The Gambia, Today I am delighted that Gambians have demonstrated that they want to nurture the...

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