Gambia’s new Cabinet ministers to declare assets

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Gambia's President Adama Barrow has told journalist that the ministers in his government would declare their assets before taking cabinet appointment. "The Ministers will declare their assets before...

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

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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...

Man Drags Parents to Court for Giving Birth to him

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A 27 year old Indian man, Raphael Samuel is set to embark on an impossible mission of dragging his parents to court for giving birth to him...

Barrow sacks Nawec boss Baba Fatajo, gives no reason

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By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has sacked the managing director of National Water and Electricity Company, Nawec. Baba Fatajo was handed a termination letter in a surprise move...

‘GIVE US OUR MONEY’: Groundnut Farmers Claim Gambia Gov’t Yet to Deliver their Money

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By Lamin Njie Groundnut farmers across the country have called on the government to give them their their money. Groundnut farmers in The Gambia say the government has procured...

SENEGAMBIA BRIDGE: Around 150 Ferries Employees Risk Disengagement

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By Lamin Njie Around 150 staff at the Gambia Ferries Service risk losing their jobs if the government proceeds with a plan to hand control of the Senegambia...

First Lady Bio To Launch Her ‘Hands Off Our Girls’ Campaign On Dec 14-15

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By Ranger First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone Fatima Bio has categorically stated that she will do all in her power as Lady to ensure that...

Defiant Yahya Jammeh accuses ECOWAS of declaring war

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By Alhagie Jobe: Disgraced outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has accused the West African sub-regional bloc ECOWAS of ‘declaring war’ against his government by threatening to deploy...

Standoff at Bakoteh dump site, 2 people arrested, site reopened

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A major standoff is underway between Paramilitary officers and the community of Bakoteh, Manjai and surroundings at the Bakoteh dump site. Two people, Rohey Njie and one Peter...

UDP Postpones WCR Congress amid Reports of ‘Division’

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By Lamin Njie The United Democratic Party has postponed its regional congress for West Coast Region amid reports of infighting. Some internal party issues have been brought to the...

TRRC-GRTS HOOPLA: GRTS Should be First Point of Call for All State Institutions –...

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By Lamin Njie The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure on Thursday said Cabinet has reviewed a petition by GRTS demanding that it be allowed access to TRRC...

Like brother, like brother: Barrow follows in brother Macky Sall’s footsteps by choosing horse...

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By Lamin Njie The Independent Electoral Commission has registered President Adama Barrow's party, ending months of speculation. President Barrow has in the past months tossed the idea of forming...

Young people call on Gambia’s lawmakers to resign

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By Journalist Famara Fofana Scores of young people representing different youth organisations in The Gambia on Tuesday made their way to the capital, Banjul, where they stormed the National Assembly demanding Members...

President Barrow Appoints Vice President

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His Excellency the President of the Republic, of The Gambia Mr. Adama Barrow, acting under the provisions of Sections 70(1) and 70(3) of the Constitution of the...

14 EU long term election observers deployed

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A total of 14 European Union Long Term Observers (LTOs) were on Wednesday, March, 22 dispatched to their various postings across the country, ahead of Parliamentary elections...

Court rejects defense team’s application for Ex-NIA officers’ case be dismissed

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Justice Kumba Sillah Camara, the High Court judge presiding over the murder trial of former President Jammeh’s spy Chief Yankuba Badjie and eight others, on Monday, dismissed...

‘BACK WAY’: Dozens of Migrants Found Dead on Mediterranean Sea

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No fewer than 25 people are believed to have died or are missing, including a pregnant woman, when a group of migrant boats got stranded at sea...

Senegal Army Chief visits ECOMIG troops, meets President Barrow

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Brigadier General Cheikh Dieye, the Senegal Chief of Defense Staff Tuesday evening met Gambia's President Adama Barrow at his based at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. Brigadier General Dieye...

Breaking: Defiant Ya Kumba Jaiteh Sues Barrow over Brutal Booting

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By Lamin Njie The supreme court has been invoked to stay a decision by President Adama Barrow sacking Ya Kumba Jaiteh as a nominated member of the national...

Barrow Blasted for Saying South Africa’s Apartheid is ‘More Painful’ than Jammeh’s Savagery

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By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has been harshly criticized for comparing former president Yahya Jammeh 22 years rule to South Africa’s apartheid. President Barrow had reportedly said in...