The Reality of Gambia’s Democracy: A Dominant Political Force Demands an Effective Opposition

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Written by Solomon DembaThe outcome of the recent parliamentary election is ringing endorsement of the UDP as a dominant political force. The key challenge for our new democracy now is...

Vegetable Sellers Complain About Daily Challenges At The Market

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The market women who transport vegetables daily from the villages to urban settlements, locally known as ‘Jehnda Jaii’ complained about the difficulties affecting their businesses.Many of these...

Drug Squad, ‘Area Boys’ clash in Bakau

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 There was pandemonium on Garba Jahumpa Road in Bakau yesterday afternoon as agents of Drug Squad found themselves in a tug-of-war with a group of boys when...

Gambia’s first President Jawara honored at AU; portrait hanged on H/Quarter’s wall  

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The African Union, the umbrella body of the African continent has honored Gambia's first President Alhagie Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara by hanging his portrait image on the...

The Gambia and China Sign $50 Million Grant

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 Press Release, Office of The President  His Excellency President Adama Barrow witnessed the signing ceremony of a fifty Million Dollar ($50,000) grant for the construction of an International Conference...

Dr. Isatou Touray Condemns the Gambia Government’s Withdrawal from the ICC

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 PRESS STATEMENT: Fellow Gambians, I have learned with disappointment that the Government of the Gambia has announced its withdrawal from the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court...

Security Is Sacrosanct…

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There is fear in the country (at least in some circles), that the security situation is not what it is supposed to be. Peace and stability are...

FAR’s share price is far far down after Gambia well fails

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By Rachel Williamson, StockHeadOil explorer FAR’s company-making first well in The Gambia has failed, and its shares are diving.The well is the offshore Samo-1, which analysts at Canada-based...

Defense lawyer says clients tortured for accusing Dictator Jammeh of ethnic slur

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By Alhagie Jobe Abdoulie Fatty, the defense lawyer for three men charged with sedition in The Gambia Tuesday told the Banjul High Court that his clients were severely...

Will President Barrow Get Re-Elected Based on his Achievements?

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By Dr. Ousman Gajigo So Adama Barrow is proudly touting the pledges donours made as if those resources already been disbursed by the donours. I hope Barrow’s group...

Philippines vows to arrest ICC’s Bensouda if…

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President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has threatened to arrest the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor if she visits the Philippines to probe his war on drugs. Last month,...

Why Do Accomplished Gambians Crave for “Mansa-Kunda” Employment?

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Alagi Yorro JallowIn Gambian life, there is no creativity, no aspiration, no vision, no mission, no genius, and no dream beyond joining Mansa-Kunda civil service or political...

Freedom of the Press assured by Minister of Information

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 Demba Ali Jawo, the Minister of information and communication infrastructure on Wednesday 3rd May 2017, assured media practitioners of freedom of the media in The Gambia.He gave...

Gambia’s Court of Appeal president Edrissa Fafa M’bai Removed, General Legal Council Secretary resigns

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By Alhagie Jobe Justice Edrissa Fafa M’bai, the president of the Gambia Court of Appeal has been removed, reports indicate. Mr M’bai who served in various capacities in the...

Why Gambian youth should vote for change?

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By Sait Matty JawI know many young people are indecisive or decided not to vote in this upcoming election. Some will tell you that all the candidates...

Imam Janneh: Without Truth The Nation Will Not Move Forward

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By Omar WallyThe Imam of Kanifing Estate Mosque, has said that truth is what is keeping the world, adding that a world without truthful people will be...

Sedia Bayo Asks Court To Return Passport

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Lawyer for arraigned French-Gambian Sedia Bayo, yesterday asked the high to return his client’s passport to him. Lawyer CE Mene told Justice Buba Jawo of the Banjul High...

Open Letter To HE. Ousainou Dabo, Vice President Of The Gambia.

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It gives me great pleasure to extend my warmest congratulations to you on your promotion as the Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia I trust...

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

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 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...

The Invisible Bank of President Barrow

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Omar JannehIn the forward to The Gambia National Development Plan (2018-21), President Adama Barrow challenged us to do a lot of things, among which was to hold...