By Lamin Njie Opposition APRC Monday held a cake cutting ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the July 22, 1994 military coup which brought...

Jammeh’s dollars for Deyda’s life: Ex-jungler bares how he and three...

By Lamin Njie A former member of former president Yahya Jammeh’s elite killing crew has detailed how he and three others were given dollars after...

14-year-old girl was not kidnapped but rather spent night with her...

By Lamin Njie Police in The Gambia Monday rubbished claims a 14-year-old girl was kidnapped and held in an empty container. Reports last week emerged on...

Beleaguered Melville Roberts: Gov’t takes ‘concrete’ decision

By Lamin Njie The Gambia government has taken a ‘concrete’ decision in the case of suspended Melville Robertson Roberts. “The senior management of the ministry plus...

Identity Crisis

With Gambia as a former British colony, it was...

Beleaguered Melville Roberts: Gov’t takes ‘concrete’ decision

By Lamin Njie The Gambia government has taken a ‘concrete’...

Police officer who killed Kebba Secka arrested and charged with murder

By Lamin Njie A first class police constable has confessed...

El Chapo’s sad end! Drug lord is sentenced to life behind...

El Chapo has been sentenced to life imprisonment plus...

Tortured Saidykhan explains how Ngorr Secka was unsympathetic to him only...

By Lamin Njie Former Independent newspaper editor Musa Saidykhan has...

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APRC cuts cake, reads quran to celebrate 25th anniversary...

By Lamin Njie Opposition APRC Monday held a cake cutting ceremony to mark the 25th...

Jammeh’s dollars for Deyda’s life: Ex-jungler bares how he...

By Lamin Njie A former member of former president Yahya Jammeh’s elite killing crew has...

14-year-old girl was not kidnapped but rather spent night...

By Lamin Njie Police in The Gambia Monday rubbished claims a 14-year-old girl was kidnapped...

Sabally Reiterates His Opposition to the Transformation of GTTI...

Former Secretary General and Minister of Presidential Affairs Momodou Sabally has further emphasised his...

Identity Crisis

With Gambia as a former British colony, it was virtually natural for Gambians to...

Beleaguered Melville Roberts: Gov’t takes ‘concrete’ decision

By Lamin Njie The Gambia government has taken a ‘concrete’ decision in the case of...

Police officer who killed Kebba Secka arrested and charged...

By Lamin Njie A first class police constable has confessed to stabbing a university student,...

El Chapo’s sad end! Drug lord is sentenced to...

El Chapo has been sentenced to life imprisonment plus 30 years after a dramatic...

Tortured Saidykhan explains how Ngorr Secka was unsympathetic to...

By Lamin Njie Former Independent newspaper editor Musa Saidykhan has explained how a former director...

‘Back Way:’ 122 Gambian women entered Italy in 2017,...

The number of Gambian women who entered Italy in 2017 totalled 122, the Gambia...

The journalism awards conundrum

There are no favours. And boy, Baa Tambadou isn’t perfect. He’s a sinner that refuses...

Germany deports 20 Senegalese

Germany has deported over a dozen Senegalese asylum seekers back to Senegal. Twenty Senegalese arrived...

Opinions

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 Darboe That 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 Saine Once 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 -...

LAMIN NJIE: If self-belief is what drives a leader, President Barrow has a bag that’s almost full with it

Self-belief. Self-belief. SELF-BELIEF. That’s the answer I got when I asked one political analyst friend about the one thing that makes a leader successful....

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government

By Alagi Yorro Jallow Part 1 I despair of the way in which commentators, especially (with a few exceptions) our resident economists, are not prepared to...

Analysis

Identity Crisis

With Gambia as a former British colony, it was virtually natural for Gambians to emigrate to Britain during the colonial period and after our...

The journalism awards conundrum

There are no favours. And boy, Baa Tambadou isn’t perfect. He’s a sinner that refuses to repent for his sins against divine right of freedom...

On the Impending GTTI Fiasco: Letter the Minister of...

Honourable Minister and my dear respected kotor, I salute you with great reverence and with good reasons for that respect: You have always been a...

In Defence of Ndey Tapha Sosseh: Mamadou Tangara must Resign and Apologise for Aiding and Abetting Tyranny in the Gambia

The rebuttal by Mamadou Tangara that he never sought the extradition of Ndey Tapha Sosseh from Mali is laden with loopholes for which Tangara...

Gambia gov’t vs The Fatu Network: Joint statement from President & Vice President of The Fatu Network

As many are aware, on Monday, July 8th, 2019, Radio France International reporter Romain Chanson, and The Fatu Network cameraman Modou Saidy were attacked...

Sabally faults the conversion of GTTI to university of engineering, science and technology

By Alhassan Darboe Momodou Sabally,former secretary General and minister of presidential affairs has faulted the conversion of GTTI to a university of Engineering, Science and...

Gambia government’s most shameful behavior towards The Fatu Network

The Fatu Network would like to express full disappointment with regard to the Gambia government’s reaction towards the assault of two journalists at the...

Sports

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...

Mane: I will stop taking penalties for Senegal

Senegalese superstar Sadio Mane has opted to stop taking penalties for the Teranga Lions after missing two at the Nations Cup. Mane missed a penalty...

Premier League: Man City begin title defence at West Ham, Man Utd to face Chelsea

Champions Manchester City begin the defence of their Premier League title away at West Ham, while Manchester United will host Chelsea in a blockbuster...

Eden Hazard WILL join Real Madrid as Chelsea finally agree sensational £130million fee

Eden Hazard is Real Madrid-bound after the Spanish giants finally struck a deal worth £130million with Chelsea. Personal terms are set to be a formality...

Amadou Gallo Fall named president of NBA’s new Basketball Africa League

In February, it was announced that the NBA was establishing the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league based on the continent, in...

Real Madrid ‘to officially announce £86m signing of Eden Hazard’

By DailyMail Eden Hazard will be officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player after Chelsea play their Europa League final against Arsenal on May 29,...
By Ba S Jabbi Alhagi Soriba Jabbi was born in 1942 to Soriba Jabbi and Oumie Jabbi in Jarra Sutukung village, Jarra East District. He...

Oumy Sall Ndiaye, the Legendary Woman behind JIFAD

After a long and rich professional experience in France, Europe and Africa where she dedicated a great part of her time coordinating the strategy...

TRIBUTE: The Man, Ebrima Solo Sandeng

By Lamin Njie, Editor in chief of The Fatu Network I will not disagree with anyone who says Solo Sandeng was a patriot. The first...

Profile of New United States Ambassador to Gambia Richard Carlton Paschall...

Richard “Carl” Paschall, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the...

Facts about Sharia Law around the World

Brunei on Wednesday introduced harsh new sharia laws — including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex — despite a storm of global...

Marina: How an entire nation let a harmless 13-year-old student down

By Lamin Njie When news first emerged on social media that Marina International School has expelled a student over driving offences, many greeted it with...
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Gigantic Cost of Gambia’s political wars

By Sainey Darboe That 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 Saine Once 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...

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 -...

LAMIN NJIE: If self-belief is what drives a leader, President Barrow...

Self-belief. Self-belief. SELF-BELIEF. That’s the answer I got when I asked one political analyst friend about the one thing that makes a leader successful....
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...

Muslim Elders Again…

The Gambia is slowly drifting from what it used to be – the exemplary state that respects and protects the religious and cultural rights...