A person must attain the age of thirty years on the date of nomination for election of president, the new draft constitution has said.The...

New draft constitution: This is how old one needs to be...

The new draft constitution of The Gambia has laid down the law regarding who qualifies for the job of minister.The Constitutional Review Commission on...

Gov’t drops ‘saaga’ insult law plan after vicious bashing from Gambians

The Gambia government has ditched its plan to introduce a law that could see people going to jail if they are found guilty of...

Peace group announces tour and it comes at the same time...

By Adama MakasubaA peace organisation is planning a tour of the nation next week to engage people especially young Gambians on the promotion of...

Two top imams take time off pulpit for face off as...

By Lamin NjieTwo top Gambian imams last week went...

Justice minister clarifies ‘saaga ndey’ or ‘saaga bai’ insult law

By Lamin NjieJustice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou has said the...

New constitution okays term limit and absolute majority in massive shift

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia's political future is about to...

Draft constitution demands Grade 12 certificate for presidency

By Adama MakasubaThe draft new constitution is demanding candidates...

Breaking: CRC releases first draft constitution, after months of compiling and...

By Adama MakasubaThe Constitutional Review Commission has published the...

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New draft constitution: 30 years is how old one...

A person must attain the age of thirty years on the date of nomination...

New draft constitution: This is how old one needs...

The new draft constitution of The Gambia has laid down the law regarding who...

Gov’t drops ‘saaga’ insult law plan after vicious bashing...

The Gambia government has ditched its plan to introduce a law that could see...

Peace group announces tour and it comes at the...

By Adama MakasubaA peace organisation is planning a tour of the nation next week...

Two top imams take time off pulpit for face...

By Lamin NjieTwo top Gambian imams last week went head to head as the...

Justice minister clarifies ‘saaga ndey’ or ‘saaga bai’ insult...

By Lamin NjieJustice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou has said the objective of the draft Criminal...

New constitution okays term limit and absolute majority in...

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia's political future is about to witness a major transformation after...

Draft constitution demands Grade 12 certificate for presidency

By Adama MakasubaThe draft new constitution is demanding candidates for president to at least...

Breaking: CRC releases first draft constitution, after months of...

By Adama MakasubaThe Constitutional Review Commission has published the much-awaited draft constitution following months...

Islamic group brands Hijab fashion event ‘evil activity’ but...

By Momodou Justice DarboeIt is the count-down to Hijab Fashion Week and all roads...

Concerns Over the Draft Criminal Offences Bill 2019

On Tuesday December 2nd the Minister of Justice will lay before the National Assembly...

Baa Is Doing Too Much Now

Since becoming the Attorney General, we have seen Baa Tambadou gradually become more and...

Opinions

Has our National Assembly failed to meet basic expectations?

By Zakaria Kemo Konteh'Rubber Stamp' National Assembly was among the most common phrases used by activists to describe Members of the National Assembly during...

Cries of Gambian youth must not be ignored

By Basidia M DrammehThe demonstrations that swept the country’s two largest cities last Wednesday underpin a deep-seated crisis and mounting problems that continue to...

LAMIN NJIE: President Barrow can go ahead and do five years but there will be a cane swinging over his head

President Barrow should by rights step aside in December. He has in the past 24 months proven to be not good enough for what...

Gigantic Cost of Gambia’s political wars

By Sainey DarboeThat the founder of the United Democratic Party and Vice President,Ousainou Darboe, doesn’t enjoy the best of relations with incumbent president Adama...

On the Rise of PPP: A Challenge Renewed

By Gibril SaineOnce Upon a Time - The nomenclature ''P.P.P'' stood more or less synonymous with country-tag 'The Gambia'. It came to signal a...

LAMIN NJIE: Darboe’s comments border on bravado, it’s now up to Barrow to do what he must

Until this congress, the wonder has been why Ousainou Darboe has not waded into the growing uncertainty within the United Democratic Party. The wonder...

The Gambia: towards a one-stop media regulator

The Point was not on point. Two girls, raped and sexually molested, were in the pages of the newspaper. This breach was gross -...

Analysis

Concerns Over the Draft Criminal Offences Bill 2019

On Tuesday December 2nd the Minister of Justice will lay before the National Assembly a bill to amend the current Criminal Code. I wish...

Baa Is Doing Too Much Now

Since becoming the Attorney General, we have seen Baa Tambadou gradually become more and more abrasive. It is in his attitude and in his...

On Lawyer Darboe and the reality of his clout...

I have never been a great fan of the Secretary General and Party Leader of the UDP, but neither have I ever been dismissive...

The implications of UDP’s U-turn

The leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Lawyer Ousainou has made a major U-turn by urging President Adama Barrow to honor the three-year...

Full text of Ambassador Ismail Sefa Yuceer’s Turkey National Day Speech

Your Excellency Madam Vice President,Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly,Honourable Chief Justice,Honorable Ministers,Honourable Secretary General,Your Excellency Ambassadors,Members of the Diplomatic CommunityDistinguished Members of PressDear...

Is the TRRC Undermining Itself with Regards to Edward Singhateh?

Dr. Ousman GajigoGiven Edward Singhateh’s recent performance in front of the TRRC, any reconciliation event or process that involves him asking for forgiveness is...

Understanding the Strategy and Tactics of Edward Singhateh

The strategy and tactics of Edward’s testimony is rooted in the philosophy of military training that he himself beautifully explained to the lead counsel....

Sports

Samuel Eto : All you need to know about one of Africa’s great as he announces retirement

Cameroon’s four-time African Player of the Year Samuel Eto announced his retirement on Saturday at the age of 38, declaring “I need a rest”.“The...

Gina Bass wins gold at All-Africa Games, defeating woman regarded as fastest in Africa

Gambian female sprinter Gina Bass has breezed past Ivorian favourite Marie Josee Tallou to win 200 m gold at the All-Africa Games in Rabat,...

TMC writes to Barrow, requests his intervention in getting ex-Gambia coach PBJ have state funeral

Retired journalist Tijan Masanneh Ceesay has written to President Adama Barrow calling for the president’s involvement in ensuring Peter Bonu Johnson is given a...

‘Our best ever local coach:’ Tributes as ex-Gambia coach PBJ dies at 56

By Fatu Network reporterFormer Gambia coach Peter Bonu Johnson has died at the age of 56.The top football mind died on Sunday after a...

All Gambian High Schools Alumni Reunion: Schools selection are the big winners at inter-schools sports event

By Tijan Masanneh Ceesay, in AtlantaFollowing Saturday night's white and gold gala dinner and fundraiser on Saturday, Cobb County High School Sports arena outside...

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon coach Seedorf sacked

The Cameroon Football Federation sacked coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert on Tuesday, the pair paying the price for the defending champions’ last...

Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea sack coach Paul Put, Gambia’s once-upon-a-time football sweetie

Guinea coach Paul Put was sacked on Tuesday following the team’s last 16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.Belgian Put, who...
In 2016 the United Democratic Party good faith entered intonegotiations with other parties to form Coalition 2016 toamongst other things select a candidate to...

Comfort Quality Services thanks gov’t over car number plates project

LETTER OF APPRECIATIONReference to the above, Comfort Quality Services would like to wholeheartedly thank the Government of the Gambia for awarding the Aluminium number...

Full text of Mai Fatty’s resignation speech

Two days ago (9th October 2019), I submitted notice of termination of my contract of appointment as the Special Advisor to the President. My...

Adieu, Sise

Sise Sawaneh. So soon. A neighbour. A friend. A colleague. Oh dear! Why you? Why now? Those killers. This world. This God. That car....

For the Love of Soninkara: Tribute to Sise Sawaneh

The sudden demise of Sise Jaha Sawaneh hit me like a thunderbolt. The news is completely devastating and I know for sure that most...

She started the first dance academy in The Gambia. Here’s why

Ndey Fatou was drawn from an early age to the world of dance. Her mother, a dancer with a ‘70s music band in The...

Cries of Gambian youth must not be ignored

By Basidia M DrammehThe demonstrations that swept the country’s two largest cities last Wednesday underpin a deep-seated crisis and mounting problems that continue to...

LAMIN NJIE: President Barrow can go ahead and do five years...

President Barrow should by rights step aside in December. He has in the past 24 months proven to be not good enough for what...

Gigantic Cost of Gambia’s political wars

By Sainey DarboeThat the founder of the United Democratic Party and Vice President,Ousainou Darboe, doesn’t enjoy the best of relations with incumbent president Adama...

On the Rise of PPP: A Challenge Renewed

By Gibril SaineOnce Upon a Time - The nomenclature ''P.P.P'' stood more or less synonymous with country-tag 'The Gambia'. It came to signal a...

LAMIN NJIE: Darboe’s comments border on bravado, it’s now up to...

Until this congress, the wonder has been why Ousainou Darboe has not waded into the growing uncertainty within the United Democratic Party. The wonder...
It’s not just the cows and chickens that are breeding down on the farm.A new study shows farmers have the most sex out of...

Islam Is In Books And Muslims Are In The Grave #2

When Abubakr (radiallahu anhu) became the Caliph of the Muslims, after the death of The Prophet, (peace be upon him) he set off to...

Islam Is In books And Muslims Are In the Grave #1

Islam Is In the Books and Muslims Are In the Grave #1 Lack of knowledge in basic history is making a lot of people doubt...

Rise of The Gambian Atheist

Until recently, it could be said that there’s no Gambian atheist. If there was, he certainly held his unsavoury beliefs close to his chest....

Opinion: The Strange Case Of Imam Fatty And An Audio Gone...

The internet almost came down, with the release of an audio by Imam Fatty, speaking openly on matters of the bedroom. The Imam was...

Gambia’s Immigration chief OKs proposal for ECOWAS Migration Training Academy establishment

Gambia's Immigration Chief Buba Sagnia recently joined colleague Immigration chiefs from ECOWAS countries in endorsing the establishment of a Migration Training Academy in the...