Gambians to vote in first post-Jammeh Parliamentary elections on Thursday

Gambians are heading to the polls on Thursday, April 6th, 2017, in first elections since the downfall of the long time ruler Yahya Jammeh in December 2016.A...

Acting VP Tambajang visits Gambia’s embassy in Washington

Madam Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang, Acting Vice President and Minister of Women's Affairs on Tuesday, March 28, visited the Gambian embassy in Washington DC in the margins of...

Article 19 chief hails ‘new democracy’ in Gambia

By Alagie MannehArticle 19 has hailed the change of power in The Gambia, saying it is finally bringing ‘democracy and human rights’ that has eluded Gambians under...

GAF bids farewell to Army Chief Bargie

The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) on Monday bade farewell to one of the longest serving Chiefs of Defense Staff, Lt. General Ousman Bargie in a symbolic and...

AU rewards ECOWAS for peacefully resolving Gambia crisis

The African Union Monday awarded a certificate of appreciation to the sub-regional bloc, ECOWAS, for the extra-ordinary efforts in peacefully resolving the recent political impasse and defending...

Former NIA 9 application challenging Deputy DPP competence dismissed

Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, presiding judge in the murder case involving the former National Intelligence Agency (NIA) officers, Tuesday dismissed their application challenging the competence of the Deputy...

British Foreign Secretary Johnson confirms Gambia rejoining Commonwealth

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has confirmed that The Gambia will be rejoining the Commonwealth of nations, a collection of 54 nations made up largely of former British...

EU Chief Election Observer witnesses opening of Polls in Bakau

The European Union Chief election Observer to Gambia’s Parliamentary elections, Miroslav Poche on Thursday witnessed the opening of the polls at Bakau New Town Lower Basic School...

EU Short Term Election Observers depart on Monday

A total of 14 European Union Short Term Observers for next week’s Parliamentary elections will depart on Monday, April 3rd, to their respective areas of observation.The European...

‘Judiciary was virtually arm of the Executive during Jammeh’s gov’t – AG Tambadou

Abubakar Tambadou, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice has said during the former government, the judiciary was virtually an arm of the executive.He was responding to...

APRC Councilor Calls On Jammeh To Handover Power

The APRC Brikama Nyambai Ward Councilor, Pa Amadou Manneh, has called on President Yahya Jammeh to handover power to president-elect Adama Barrow peacefully.“I honorable Pa Amadou Manneh,...

100 days into Barrow’s rule, Amnesty presents human rights agenda report for Gambia

Exactly 100 days into President Adama Barrow’s rule, the human rights organization, Amnesty International on Thursday April 27th, released a human rights agenda report for The Gambia.In...

Interior Minister Fatty says MPs lack of mobility a national disgrace

Gambia’s Interior Minister has described the lack of transportation means (official vehicles) for Members of the National Assembly as a national disgrace.Mai Ahmed Fatty was responding to...

‘300 journalists expected at Barrow inauguration’- Committee

The Media Coordinator of the Inauguration Committee has said up to 300 local and international journalists are expected to cover President Barrow's inauguration and independence celebrations at...

Halifa Sallah says he is still coalition spokesperson

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...

Sallah: Information & Education ministers to be appointed soon

By Alagie MannehThe spokesperson of the Gambia’s coalition government has revealed that they are at conclusion stages of revealing names of qualified persons set to fill in...

NED gives US$39,995 grant to Gambia Press Union

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has in February 2017 approved a US$39,995 grant for the Gambia Press Union (GPU), a statement from the umbrella body for...

President Barrow vows to build new prison

Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow has vowed to build a new Prison in the country, to replace the notorious ancient and notorious Mile II prisons.He said his...

‘Work in unison to advance your associations’- GYIN Gambia chief urges

The Executive Director of the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia (GYIN Gambia) has told the people of Foni Bulock to work together to advance their association.Mamadou ...

Gambia Press Union condemns attack on Journalist Kebba Jeffang

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has strongly condemned the attack on Foroyaa reporter, Kebba Jeffang, and demands that the government of President Adama Barrow brings the perpetrators...