Monday, June 17, 2024

Sierra Leone’s President Bio Inaugurates State-of-the-Art Lumley Children’s Hospital

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By Michaella Faith Wright In a landmark event for Sierra Leone's healthcare sector, President Dr. Julius Maada Bio, accompanied by First Lady Dr. Fatima Maada Bio, inaugurated the...

UTG dental students conduct oral health outreach in Banjul

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By Dawda Baldeh Dental students from the University of The Gambia (UTG) marked World Oral Health Day with an outreach event in Banjul, providing free dental education and...

Debate over FGM: Hadith expert Muqbil tells religious leaders to not religionize FGM

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By Dawda Baldeh In The Gambia, a contentious debate persists over whether Female Circumcision/Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is rooted in religion or culture, and whether it should remain...

Breaking the Silence: Binti Celebrates Menstrual Health Day in The Gambia

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By: Mama A. Touray Binti Period Gambia joins the global community in celebrating Menstrual Health Day with the theme "Together for a Period Friendly World." This day calls...

DLEAG’s AIRPORT COMMAND NABS NIGERIAN NATIONAL WHO SWALLOWED 130 PELLETS OF SUSPECTED COCAINE

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Operatives of Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) stationed at Banjul International Airport (BIA) intercepted a Nigerian National attempting to smuggle one hundred and thirty (130)...

Harnessing Solar Power to Enhance Healthcare in The Gambia

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By: Kodou Jeng Gaye As we stride forward into an era dominated by technology and innovation, we must ensure these advancements benefit everyone, especially those in remote and...

Concerned Youth From Nema Su Have Embarked on Demolishing and Burying Illegal Septic Systems...

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By: Alieu Jallow The concerned youth of Nema Su in Sukuta have taken stringent measures to ensure that anyone found violating the law is held accountable. These concerned...

BKF Foundation Engages Nema-Su Students on Impact of Drugs & Substance Abuse

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By: Dawda Baldeh The Bob Keita Foundation has recently engaged students at Nema-Su Junior and Senior Secondary School on the impact of drug and substance abuse with the...

Tanka Tanka Reveals Illegal Drugs Account for 60% of Its Admission Cases

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By: Ismaila Bah The only psychiatric hospital in The Gambia for mentally challenged individuals, commonly known as 'Tanka Tanka,' revealed that 60% of its admission cases are drug-induced...

Human Rights Activist Tabou Njie Sarr Describes FGM/C as a Health Hazard to Women

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By: Alieu Jallow Tabou Njie Sarr, a human rights activist and advocate, says FGM/C is a health hazard to women due to its dire consequences. She lamented that...

Opinion Piece on the FGM Debate in The Gambia Part 1: From Immunization Success...

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Sharing why anti-FGM/C advocates like myself maintains the position that FGM/C remains un-Islamic in light of the current events, all of which failed to bring a single...

Lands Minister Sowe Receives Emotional Welcome from Staff After Months of Overseas Treatment

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By: Dawda Baldeh The atmosphere at the Ministry of Lands, Regional Government, and Religious Affairs was filled with emotions yesterday as their Minister, Honorable Ousman Sowe, returned home...

NAMs Divided in Opinions as Bill Seeking to Decriminalize FGM Practice is Tabled in...

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By: Dawda Baldeh The ongoing debate surrounding the ban on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the recently tabled bill aiming to decriminalize it continues to gain momentum, capturing...

National Nutrition Agency and Africa Catalyzing Action for Nutrition Conclude Training for Media Personnel...

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By: Zackline Colley The National Nutrition Agency, in collaboration with Africa Catalyzing Action for Nutrition, successfully concluded a five-day training program aimed at equipping media personnel and networks...

GAP Urges Government to Introduce Anti-Homosexuality Law to Prevent Attempts or Advocacy

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By: Dawda Baldeh Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, the leader of the opposition Gambia Action Party (GAP), has urged the government to introduce anti-homosexuality laws to prevent any attempts...

Foni Kansala NAM Likens Anti-FGM Advocate to Western Conspiracy against Religion & Culture

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By: Dawda Baldeh Following the introduction of a highly contentious bill aimed at repealing the ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) before lawmakers in Banjul, Honorable Almame Gibba,...

Lower Fulladu NAM Supports Ban on FGM Practice

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By: Dawda Baldeh Hon. Gibbie Mballow, the National Assembly Member for Lower Fulladu, has voiced his support for the recently enacted legislation banning the practice of Female Genital...

Uniting Against Drug Abuse: A Call to Action for a Resilient Gambia

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By: Amadou Bah In recent years, the Gambia has been facing a growing crisis that threatens the very structure of its society: drug abuse. This deceptive problem, once...

Former VP Renews Commitment in FGM Fight, Urges NAMs to Vote Against Proposed Repeal...

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By: Dawda Baldeh Former Gambian Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray, who also serves as the Executive Director of the GAMCOTRAP Anti-FGM organization, has called on National Assembly Members...

National Mental Health Program Calls for a Positive Portrayal of People Living with Mental...

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By: Alieu Jallow The National Mental Health Program has called for a positive portrayal of people living with disabilities. The call aims to uphold the basic human rights...