“I Was Disappointed And Surprised Over President Barrow’s Statements in Turkey” Lawyer Salieu Taal

0
By Omar Wally Lawyer Salieu Taal, one of the founders of#Gambia Has Decided, a civil society organization, has reacted to remarks made by President Adama Barrow in Turkey. President...

Halifa threatens to file petition against IEC

0
  By Kaddijatou Jawo, Point Newspaper   Halifa Sallah, Secretary General of the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS), has threatened to file petition against the Independent Electoral...

The Million Dollar Question The Ministry Of Agriculture Needs to Answer

0
We have many failings as a people. Chief among them is this: How can a people who have fertile land, own a fresh water river that runs...

Writer says Isata Jawara is not procurement officer at AG’s Chambers

0
  Dear Editor   Following my investigations on the misappropriation of the 6 million dalasis budget for the just concluded colloquium by Justice Ministrysenior employees, I have just been reliably...

Let’s Make Gambia Great for the Future

0
Gambians, what does celebrating the birth of our nation mean to you? We could have celebrated much more than we did, only if we had invested the...

GDC NAM for Jimara Hon. Alhagie Sowe, two other village heads and families detained

0
Update By MC. Cham, GDC Youth Mobilizer The GDC National Assembly Member for Jimara Constituency Hon. Alhagie Sowe who was invited for questioning this afternoon following the arrest...

“I love peace that is why am stress free” – Ex-CDS Bargie

0
Gambia's former Army Chief Lt. General Ousman Bargie says he loves peace that is why he is stress free. Bargie was recently given a nick name ‘Mr No...

98 prisoners released from Mile II Prison

0
A total of 98 prisoners who where serving various sentences at the State Central Prisons of Mile II have been released today, Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. This batch...

Mayor of Gambia’s capital meets President-elect Barrow

0
The Lord Mayor of the Gambia’s capital, Banjul, on Friday met President-elect Adama Barrow at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. Abdoulie Bah, who contested for the mayoral position...

The epiphany of New Gambia which was imprinted upon us this week

0
  We can agree most pundits will say it was a great week for the Barrow Administration from the official commissioning of ferry Kunta Kinteh where the President...

APRC Crimes: Foni – The Worst Victim of Yaya Jammeh

0
  Yes Yaya Jammeh is from Kanilai, which is in Foni, yet in his 22 years of misrule the region that suffered the most happened to be Foni....

Retired Army Brigadier Deployed Security Advisor To The Gambia

0
Retired Brigadier Hugh Blackman CBE, a former British Army Brigadier is appointed Senior Security Sector Reform (SSR) Advisor to The Gambia by the Democratic Control of Armed...

Yahya Jammeh declares State of Emergency in Gambia

0
Gambia’s outgoing President Yahya Jammeh has declared a State of Emergency on Tuesday less than 48 hours before his mandate ends on January 19th and to hand...

Interior Minister Fatty Paid Courtesy Call On Senegalese PM In Dakar

0
Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty on Thursday met with the Prime Minister of Senegal Abdoulla Boun Dione, assuring him of greater cooperation in the areas of peace and security.  Fatty was accompanied to the Primature by his Senegalese counterpart Abdoulai Daouda Diallo, as he leads a high level delegation to a landmark security cooperation summit in Dakar.  And he told Prime Minister Boun Dione that President Adama Barrow was desirous of the need for Senegal to remain The Gambia’s strongest partner in the critical area of security. He said: “I have my team here including the police and immigration - and I’ve tasked them to work closely with their counterparts here in Senegal. We have a very good stand; a very good working condition; and a very good chemistry - and this is going to help our cooperation.”   On his part, Prime Minister Abdoula Boun Dione said Senegal appreciates the traditionally cordial and strong relationship with The Gambia.  He said: “We should continue to see Senegal and The Gambia as one. Weare the same and we have common aspirations. We should continue to firmly support each other on issues concerning core  interests including security.”  Meanwhile, Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty Wednesday afternoon paid a special visit to Senegal’s police academy, where he interacted with the trainee police officers. The international academy is equipped with start-of-the-art training equipment and facilities. Close to 2000 recruits are enrolled in the academy. Minister Fatty expressed admiration over the facility and said The Gambia needed one in the professionalization of law enforcement.     

‘I will go independent’

0
KMC mayoral aspirant Bakary Badjie has revealed that he has decided to stand as an independent candidate in the forth-coming mayoral election. Speaking to The Standard yesterday, Mr...

Shot & killed during Kanilai protest, Haruna Jatta laid to rest

0
Haruna Jatta, the man allegedly shot and killed last Friday by ECOMIG forces during a violent incident in Kanilai , home village of former President Jammeh, was...

Is the absolute majority good for The Gambia?

0
The absolute majority isn't going to be tractable if it's implemented in The Gambia. The reason being is, we've to scrutinise, rationalise and understand the political culture...

THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW COMMISSION HELD INAUGURAL MEETING

0
The Members of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) held their inaugural meeting on Tuesday, 5thJune 2018 at the Ministry of Justice Conference Room in Banjul. In his...

Gambia’s National Assembly on ECOWAS mediation efforts

0
Gambia's National Assembly On Monday convened in an Extra-Ordinary Session to pass motion commending the efforts by the sub-regional body, ECOWAS, in resolving the post electoral impasse...

Another Warning By The UN, To Intending Migrants.

0
The UN has said that both migrants and civilians face a severe risk of kidnap, torture and execution by armed groups in Libya. In a report published in...