The man behind the US$27 million clinic

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 The construction of Gambia’s first specially designed, international standard hospital in the Tourism Development Area has started in earnest but not much is known about the man...

U.S. Embassy Announces Three Smart Secondary School Scholars and Teacher for Pan-African Youth Leadership...

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The Embassy of the United States of America in The Gambia is pleased to announce the selection of three extraordinary young Gambian secondary school students and their...

Darboe warns UDP supporters against negative militancy

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The leader of the United Democratic Party, Ousainou Darboe, has cautioned his party supporters to avoid what he called “extreme negative militancy”, “overzealousness” and “unmeasured language” as...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….

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 The Budget....In the past few days, the National Assembly Members have been scrutinizing the 2017 Budget Estimates. Although I've not seen and perused the whole budget estimate,...

Gambian MPS survive car crash in Senegal

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 Three National Assembly Members escaped a potentially fatal accident on Monday when the vehicle they were travelling in from Dakar somersaulted near Mbour.  Alhagie Darboe of Brikama North,...

‘Yahya Jammeh unlawfully withdrew D189M from SSHFC’ – AG Tambadou

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Abubakar Tambadou, Gambia’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice has revealed that between 2006 and 2017, former President Yahya Jammeh personally or under his instructions directed the...

JOBE DOUBTFUL FOR DUANE CLASH

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 By Lamin DrammehModou Jobe is a doubt for Asc Linguere clash with Duane this Saturday, after sustaining an ankle injury during training, The Fatu Network can confirm.The...

ECOWAS chiefs of Defence Staff meet on Gambian political impasse

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West African military chiefs on Saturday met in the Nigerian capital Abuja as they prepare for a possible military action in The Gambia.Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff...

Pristine, Semlex to produce Gambian ID cards

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The Barrow government has finally decided that an indigenous Gambian technology solution company, Pristine, should work together with Semlex, a Belgian company engaged in the development and...

High Commissioner Ramzia Diab addresses African students in Indonesia

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Her Excellency Ramzia Diab-Ghanim, The Gambia’s High Commissioner to Malaysia and the Southeast Asian countries (ASEAN) on Saturday 20thOctober, 2018 addressed members of the African Students Association...

PRESS RELEASE ON THE FIRST CONGRESS OF THE EUROPE BRANCH OF THE PDOIS

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14th October 2017 The First Congress of the Europe Branch of the PDOIS took place at East London University on Saturday, 14th October 2017. Delegates came from UK, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Spain. The UK Chapter of the European Branch hosted the Congress. The opening ceremony was presided over by Mr Faye Suso who indicated that the outgoing officers were just playing a symbolic role as the members prepare to elect a new leadership. Mrs Annetta Paps-King welcomed the guests including the Secretary General of the Party who was invited to grace the Occasion.    The Outgoing Chairperson Mr Alhagie Jobe from Germany gave the opening remarks highlighting the strides the branch and the party in general made over the years to awaken the Gambian people and provide consistent and principled leadership which had earn the party respect and integrity since its birth. He called on members to build on that tradition of promoting the awareness and protecting the interest, dignity and integrity of the Gambian people and all peoples at large. The Secretary General, on his part, emphasized the fact that the party is a school for citizenship, membership and leadership. He congratulated the Europe branch for the historic effort to convene a congress to take stock and prepare a way forward. He encouraged members to bear in mind that the party arose not to help the few to acquire executive and parliamentary post but to educate the Gambian masses to be conscious of their right to sovereign existence as owners of power and determinants of those who are to legitimately exercise executive and legislative to promote the liberty, dignity, prosperity and general welfare of the people. He emphasized that the Branches are the extension arms of the party and have the right to coordinate all party activities in their localities. This include setting up Country Chapters and Area Chapters within Countries. He said the role of a party member is to learn and educate all on their citizenship rights and duties, inspire those who become sovereign citizens to embrace the party policies and become party members or supporters and seek sufficient knowledge of how the country is and ought to be governed to assume leadership role. Mr Sulayman Bah, the treasurer gave a statement of Account. The delegates then proceeded to be divided into working groups to examine the draft rules and procedures of the branch as provided for by Article 89 of the Party Constitution. The four working groups deliberated on four themes, namely membership consolidation and expansion, review of the draft rules and procedures of the branch, Citizenship membership and leadership Education and Sustainable Funding of Party activities. The AGM adopted all the four proposed resolutions and recommendations attached to the four themes of the working group. The AGM then gave the signal for Ms Awa Bah to conduct the election of the officers who will conduct the affairs of the branch for the next year or two years. The following were elected: 1. Chairperson: Faye Suso Co-Chairperson: Alhagie Jobe Co-Vice Chair: Assan Touray Vice Chair: Abdoulie Jawo  2. Secretary: Annetta Paps-King & Landing Nyassi  3. Financial Committee  Chair: Sulayman Bah Member: Muhammad Bai Drammeh Member: Landing Alkalo Sanyang  4. Media & Communication Chair: Buharry Gassama Member: Kejau Touray Member: Awa Bah Member: Sulayman Bah Member: Landing Nyassi Member: Edrissa Jah  The AGM received the closing address form the Secretary General of the party. The AGM was followed by a three-hour dialogue between the Secretary General of the party with the Diaspora.  More details of the highlights will be disseminated in due course. The executive wish to thank everyone for attending and for their immense contribution in making this AGM a success. The End  

Alagie Barrow is TRRC Director of Research and Investigations

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Acting in accordance with Section 24 (1) of the TRRC Act, 2017 the Executive Secretary of the TRRC has appointed Mr. Alagie Barrow as Director of Research...

THE GAMBIA: THE ROSE THAT GREW OUT OF CONCRETE

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By Jamal Drammeh"Did you hear about the Rose that grew from a crack in the concrete Proving nature's laws wrong it learned to walk without having...

Mama Kandeh says he has temporal solution to electricity crisis, urges Barrow to invite...

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The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress Party has called on the government of Adama Barrow to take him and his offer to help salvage the Gambian...

Gambian President addresses the media

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By Journalist Famara FofanaGambian President Adama Saturday morning briefed local and international journalists at his residence in what was his maiden press conference on home soil since...

“Go!” – Jammeh said to Ghadafi “GO!” – World says to Jammeh!

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By Dida Halake In February 2011 Yahya Jammeh turned his back on the man responsible for his regime’s survival from 1994-2000, Col Mumouarr Ghadafi of Libya. Ghadafi then...

FABB And The $752,000: How Long Will The Investigation Take?

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The Fatou Bah Barrow Foundation (FABB) is still tight lipped on the state of investigation board members say they are currently engaged in over the $752,592.42 paid...

IN RESPONSE TO ALMAMY FANDING TAAL ON THE UDP STANCE REGARDING BARROW YOUTH MOVEMENT…

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In the issue of The Standard Newspaper of Thursday, 2ndAugust 2018, Mr Almamy Fanding Taal, spokesperson of the United Democratic Party is quoted as saying that ‘there...

Police Say Abuse On Social Media Platforms Has Potential To Destabilize Peace Among The...

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PRESS RELEASEThe office of the Inspector General of Police has noted with concern opinions of certain members of society alleging the Gambia Police Force for being...

Let’s Address the Elephant in the Room…

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Over the past one or two years, there has been a lot of tribal talk in the country. People have been castigated solely based on the language...