IEC CHAIRMAN DISAPPOINTED WITH TURNOUT

  Shortly after the counting, I sounded the views of the chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Mr Alieu Momarr Njie and he said one of their many...

UDP wins majority in the National Assembly

The United Democratic Party (UDP) became victorious in Gambia’s Thursday Parliamentary elections, winning 31 seats out of the total 53 seats contested.   Alhaji Alieu Momarr Njai, the Chairman...

Polls closed in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, counting underway

Polls have closed in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections and counting is underway throughout the country.   Voting officially began as early as 07:00am GMT and closed at 17hrs GMT throughout...

EU Chief Election Observer witnesses opening of Polls in Bakau

The European Union Chief election Observer to Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, Miroslav Poche on Thursday witnessed the opening of the polls at Bakau New Town Lower Basic School...

Polls open in Gambia’s first post-Jammeh Parliamentary elections

Voting is underway in Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, the first polls since long time ruler Yahya Jammeh was defeated in December 2016. Polls opened as early as 07:00AM GMT...

AU Election Observation Mission arrives in Banjul

The African Union Election Observation Mission to The Gambia’s April 6th Parliamentary elections arrived in the country ahead of voting day. At the invitation of the government of...

Gambians to vote in first post-Jammeh Parliamentary elections on Thursday

Gambians are heading to the polls on Thursday, April 6th, 2017, in first elections since the downfall of the long time ruler Yahya Jammeh in December 2016. A...

Gambia to host Int’l Seminar on Resilience and Waste Management

The Gambia is hosting an international seminar on rural resilience and community waste management from 25th – 30th April 2017. Organised jointly by the Arkleton Trust and WasteAid...

The hypocrisy of party politics

By Solomon Demba Democracy can be seen as the only political system compatible with liberal democracies. In a proper functioning democracy, political parties tend to embrace both internal...

GYIN Gambia to stage first ever Rural Youth Awards

The Gambia chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN Gambia) is to stage its first ever award meant to recognise the efforts of enterprising youth in rural...

Over 886 thousand voters go to the polls IEC chairman reassures spot counting as...

  By Sarjo Camara-Singateh, Foroya Newspaper   Mr. Alieu Momarr Njai has assured the election observer community that the counting of the results would be on the spot and the...

“Gambia can return to dictatorship if Gov’t is not properly directed” Halifa Sallah

  By Kebba Jeffang, Foroya Newspaper   The PDOIS Secretary General and its Serekunda constituency National Assembly candidate Halifa Sallah says the Gambia could find itself back into dictatorship if...

More Calls To Revive Jahally-Pacharr Rice Project

  Gambia's import of rice has grown significantly in recent years compared to the past, the demand for the country's staple food has increased. The more rice is...

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...

KORO CEESAY’S FAMILY ASKS GOV’T TO INVESTIGATE DEATH

  The family of the late Ousman Koro Ceesay, a former Finance Minister under the former regime of Yahya Jammeh, has called on the new government to launch...

‘I did not know that I would survive’: Frederick woman recounts life in Gambian...

  By Danielle E. Gaines [email protected]   With an empty belly in a crowded Gambian jail cell, Fanta Jawara had moments — during sleepless nights and sweltering days — when...

14 EU Short Term Election Observers deployed ahead of Thursday polls

A total of 14 short-term election observers (STOs) from the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) on Monday departed to their respective areas of observation across...

Gambia Press Union unveils US$220, 000 UNDEF funding

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Saturday, April 1st, launched a two-year United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) sponsored project titled ‘Enhancing Government-Media Relations to Improve the Legal...

Major U.K Newspapers’ alleged blunder brings distress to a Gambian Family!!!

  Describing his feeling as “shock and stress” when he received a call from a friend in the UK telling him that they saw his wife on the...

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