Senegal votes in Parliamentary elections after tense campaign

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Voting is underway in Senegal's Legislative elections on Sunday following tense campaigning between the rival coalitions of President Macky Sall, his predecessor Abdoulaye Wade and Dakar's detained...

Gambia Police Block #OccupyNA from Entering National Assembly

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Police in The Gambia on Thursday blocked a group calling themselves #OccupyNA from entering the National Assembly to demand for the rejection of the government’s controversial supplementary...

Defense team splits in ex-NIA 9 case

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The team of defence lawyers in the ongoing ex-NIA 9 case has split, with difference over the assignment of the new team of Public Prosecutors to represent...

Ex-UDP Member Papa Njie Picked as New PPP Leader

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By Lamin NjieThe People’s Progressive Party has elected a former member of the United Democratic Papa Njie as its new leader.

“I am not going to run for a third term” – KMC Mayor Colley 

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Yankuba Colley, the Mayor of Kanifing Municipality has announced that he will not run for a third term.He told a diaspora online radio on Saturday that he...

BARROW VS DARBOE: Don’t Fight Somebody Who has More Political Power than You, Pata...

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By Lamin NjieA US-based political activist and member of the United Democratic Party Pata Saidykhan has warned President Adama Barrow against starting a fight that he cannot...

Youth Minister Gomez visits hospitalized youth involved in Kitty accident

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Gambia’s Youth & Sports minister Henry Gomez Monday visits the youth hospitalized at Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul after their involvement in a car...

ECOWAS chief Souza satisfied with peaceful outcome of Gambia’s post-electoral crisis

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The President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has expressed satisfaction with the peaceful outcome of the post-electoral crisis in The...

Lawyer Antouman Gaye to take over NIA 9 case for the State

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The Ministry of Justice has announced that it is on the verge of appointing a senior Gambian lawyer, Mr Antouman Gaye, as a Public Prosecutor to take...

Gambia Army Denies Sexual Abuse of Female Soldiers

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By Lamin NjieThe Gambia Armed Forces has vehemently denied claims of some high-ranking officers sexually harassing female soldiers.Reports have on Friday emerged of some senior officers of...

Barrow Bags 2nd Doctorate Degree

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President Adama Barrow has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree for distinguishing himself as an excellent statesman who has demonstrated a strong commitment to democracy, rule of...

Barrow Presides over 1st Cabinet Session in 2019

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By State House MediaHis Excellency, President Adama Barrow on Thursday 10th January, 2019, presided over the 18th Cabinet session of his government - the first in 2019...

GMC Dissociates Itself from Facebook Statement

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The Gambia Moral Congress has dissociated itself from a statement on social media that made an announcement of the return to government of their leader Mai Ahmad...

Time Has Come to Save Gambia from Sinking – Batchilly

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By Mammy SaidykhanThe leader of Gambia Action Party has said that his party has come to save The Gambia.The newest political party in The Gambia, GAP, on...

The hypocrisy of party politics

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

UN says Gambia’s ranking in Corruption Perceptions Index a ‘positive trend’ 

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The United Nation Resident Coordinator in The Gambia has described as a 'positive trend' the country's ranking in the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index.Reported by Transparency International, The...

‘WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND’: OJ Asks APRC to ‘Thank God, Keep Quiet’

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By Lamin NjieLeader of People’s Progressive Party Omar Jallow has urged members of opposition APRC to thank God and keep quiet.“I did an interview some time ago...

Yet Another Murder In The Gambia!

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Baboucarr Faal, 24, has handed himself to the Bakau Police Station after allegedly stabbing 28 year old Cherno Jammeh to death. The incident happened Thursday 4th April,...

Halifa Sallah says he is still coalition spokesperson

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Halifa Sallah, President Barrow’s adviser on governance and spokesperson of the coalition government has said that he is still and indeed the spokesperson of the Coalition.“I am...

GAP Leader Gets Harsh Bashing for Saying Homosexuality Shouldn’t be Allowed in Gambia

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By Lamin NjieThe leader of the Gambia Action Party has been slammed for saying that homosexuality should not be allowed in The Gambia.Political newcomer Musa Batchilly during...