Photojournalist Ebou Waggeh, known for his brilliant shots of places, dies at 63

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Photojournalist Ebou Waggeh has suddenly died on Monday, his family has confirmed. Mr Waggeh was aged 63. The Wax Media founder is known for taking brilliant shots of...

Breaking: President Barrow promotes nation’s military leaders

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President Adama Barrow has promoted the nation's top military leaders, the defence ministry has said. In a statement, the defence ministry said the president has promoted the nation's...

Breaking news: President Barrow opens nation’s land borders

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President Adama Barrow has on Friday declared open the country's land and sea borders. "Following encouraging reports by his Cabinet Sub-Committee on COVID-19 and in consultation with the...

Breaking: President Barrow declares hotels, bars, restaurants, pools and gyms open

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President Adama Barrow has lifted the closure of hotels, bars, restaurants and gyms in the country, according to the government spokesperson. "Effective Thursday, 15th October 2020, His Excellency...

Breaking: Government announces two dates for reopening of school

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The government has announced school will reopen on October 14 for students between Grades 7 and 12 and pupils from ECD to Grade 6 respectively. The basic education...

News Just Breaking: Trump going to hospital after Covid diagnosis

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Donald Trump will spend a “few days” at a military hospital after contracting Covid-19, the White House said Friday. Trump was to depart the White House by helicopter...

Breaking: Two ministers get dumped into foreign service after being fired by President Barrow

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Two cabinet ministers have been removed by President Adama Barrow and quickly redeployed to the foreign service. Youth and Sport minister Hadrammeh Sidibeh and Trade minister Lamin Jobe...

Breaking news: Draft constitution falls flat on its face as only 31 NAMs vote...

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By Lamin Njie, at the National Assembly The draft constitution has sensationally failed to get its way through the national assembly after it failed to secure the backing...

Breaking: EU delegation, US Embassy, British High Commission and German Embassy call on members...

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The EU delegation, United States Embassy, British High Commission and German Embassy have issued a joint call for members of the national assembly to vote in favour...

Government declares that midnight marks end to curfew – and it will NOT be...

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The government has declared that midnight today marks the end of a 21-day curfew imposed on the nation by President Adama Barrow. President Barrow had on August 27...

Breaking: Top Gambisara Islamic leader Alhaji Abubacarr Napakary Conteh dies

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Foremost Gambisara marabout Alhaji Abubacarr Napakary Conteh has died, sources close to his family have said. Napakary Conteh who has been the grand marabout of the URR village...

Breaking: Kiang Central MP gets the ball rolling on debate on draft constitution

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National Assembly for Kiang Central Bakary Camara has become the first lawmaker to share his thoughts on the draft constitution following its second reading this morning. MPs have...

Breaking news: America designates Zineb Jammeh after concluding she ‘materially’ assisted Jammeh in his...

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By Lamin Njie The United States has announced the designation of Zineb Souma Yahya Jammeh over support she accorded former President Jammeh, the nation's ex-tyrant who was in...

Alasan Ceesay at Banjul Police Station, his communication team confirms he has been detained

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By Lamin Njie Alasan Ceesay who goes by the name Alasan Gent Ceesay on social media is currently at Banjul Police Station over a civil matter, police spokesman...

Breaking: Gambian troops get into rows as they get set to leave the country...

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Gambian troops have arrived at the Banjul International Airport to fly out to Darfur, Sudan for peacekeeping. Troops numbering 132 will be leaving the country for Darfur in...

Breaking news: Jammeh’s brother Ansumana Jammeh dies at 45 – family sources

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Former president Yahya Jammeh's brother Ansumana Jammeh has died aged 45, family sources have told The Fatu Network. The younger Jammeh died at Afrimed clinic a short while...

36 emergency passports are prepared as government finally swings into action in getting Gambian...

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By Fatou Camara II The Gambia government has swung into action in getting distressed Gambian women in Lebanon evacuated. Dozens of Gambian women working in Lebanon have asked the...

Breaking news: IBK wilts before army’s furnace: Keita announces his resignation as Mali President...

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Ibrahim Boubacarr Keita has announced his resignation as president of Mali hours after his arrest by the army. Mr Keita speaking on state television ORTM late Tuesday said...

Coup in Mali? President Keita arrested by mutinying soldiers, say security sources

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By Reuters Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was arrested on Tuesday by mutinying soldiers in the capital Bamako, two security sources told Reuters. The arrest came after soldiers mutinied...

Breaking: Police launch operation dubbed ‘Save our Souls’ over coronavirus

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Police have launched an operation aimed at stopping a spread of coronavirus under the new state of emergency, according to a statement. "Following the declaration of a new...