Defense Counsel complains Star FM’s Sarjo Barrow misreports facts in ex-NIA 9 case

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The Lawyer for Yankuba Badjie, the first accused person in the ongoing trial of the nine ex-NIA officers facing murder charges at the High Court have complained...

Gambia to host 61st ACHPR Ordinary Session in November

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The Gambia will host the 61st African Commission has unilaterally decided to hold its 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in...

President Barrow arrives in Senegal on first state visit

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Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow arrived in the Senegalese Capital, Dakar, Thursday, March 3rd in his first foreign trip since assuming office. President Barrow is in Dakar for...

Jammeh’s attorney files Court injunction to stop President-election Barrow been sworn-in

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Edward Gomez, the Attorney of Defiant outgoing President Yahya Jammeh and his APRC party on Thursday, filed at the Supreme Court, an interlocutory injunction to stop the...

Top US court backs protection for LGBT workers

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The US Supreme Court has ruled that employers who fire workers for being gay or transgender are breaking the country's civil rights laws. In a 6-3 decision it...

14 EU Short Term Election Observers deployed ahead of Thursday polls

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A total of 14 short-term election observers (STOs) from the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) on Monday departed to their respective areas of observation across...

Gambia’s Robotics team denied US visas to participate in global competition

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The Gambia's Robotics Team has been denied United States visas to participate in the global competition, The FADER reported on Monday. This is the country’s first time participating...

Barrow hosts joint meeting with Security Chiefs & ECOMIG command

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Gambia’s President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces Adama Barrow Saturday hosted his first meeting with Gambia’s security service chief. Spotted at the meeting included the Chief of...

EU opens new chapter with Gambia, inks €75M immediate support package

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The European Union (EU) on Thursday inked a €75 million immediate support package to the Gambia government at a landmark signing ceremony presided over by President Adama Barrow at...

Red carpet folded at airport; Army Band disappeared; mediating presidents still in town

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The Red Carpet roll down to welcome and see off visiting dignitaries at the Banjul International Airport has just been folded off by soldiers and taken away,...

British Foreign Secretary Johnson arrives in Gambia, meets President Barrow

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has arrived in The Gambia at the start of a two-day trip to West Africa. He was received at the Banjul International Airport...

ECOWAS Commission on recent Kanilia incident, calls for calm & restraint

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The Economic Commission of West Africa States (ECOWAS) has expressed great concern over the recent violent incident in Kanilai, birthplace of exiled former President Yahya Jammeh. The incident...

Tambedou says Justice Ministry was not consulted by Interior or Police on NIA 9...

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Gambia’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice has said the Justice Ministry was not consulted by the Ministry of Interior or the Police before any action was...

Senegal’s President Sall bids farewell to Gambia’s President Barrow returning home

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Senegalese President Macky Sall Thursday afternoon bade farewell to Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow who is returning to the country after almost two weeks stay in Dakar. The...

11 serving Gambian ambassadors tell Jammeh to hand over power, congratulate Barrow

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In an unprecedented move, eleven (11) serving Gambian ambassadors to various countries around the world have issued a joint appeal on their boss disgraced outgoing President Yahya...

‘Gov’t to address root causes of expensive legal system’ – AG Tambadou

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Gambia's Justice Minister has announced government's intention to address the root causes of an expensive legal system. According to Abubakar Tambadou, access to justice is a shared responsibility...

President Barrow: ‘I am happy to return home safely’

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Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has expressed delight and happiness upon his return to The Gambia after almost two weeks in Senegal following the political impasse that engulfed...

Swiss confirms probing Ex-Interior Minister Sonko for possible crimes against humanity

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The Office of the Attorney General in Switzerland has confirmed it is investigating The former Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko for possible crimes against humanity, the BBC...

Ex-NIA chief & Co deny killing Solo Sandeng; finally took pleas in court

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The former head of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Yankuba Badjie and eight others, standing trial for the murder of late Solo Sandeng, on Tuesday, finally took...

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...