New draft constitution: 30 years is how old one should be to be able...

A person must attain the age of thirty years on the date of nomination for election of president, the new draft constitution has said.The Constitutional Review Commission...

New draft constitution: This is how old one needs to be to be able...

The new draft constitution of The Gambia has laid down the law regarding who qualifies for the job of minister.The Constitutional Review Commission on Friday released the...

Gov’t drops ‘saaga’ insult law plan after vicious bashing from Gambians

The Gambia government has ditched its plan to introduce a law that could see people going to jail if they are found guilty of insulting the parents...

Peace group announces tour and it comes at the same time as Barrow’s tour

By Adama MakasubaA peace organisation is planning a tour of the nation next week to engage people especially young Gambians on the promotion of peace in the...

Two top imams take time off pulpit for face off as leadership row continues

By Lamin NjieTwo top Gambian imams last week went head to head as the fight for leadership of the country's apex Islamic body continued.Supreme Islamic Council second...

Justice minister clarifies ‘saaga ndey’ or ‘saaga bai’ insult law

By Lamin NjieJustice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou has said the objective of the draft Criminal Code Bill is not to 'stifle' freedom of expression.Gambians online have been railing...

New constitution okays term limit and absolute majority in massive shift

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia's political future is about to witness a major transformation after the country's new draft constitution revealed a massive shift to the country's electoral...

Draft constitution demands Grade 12 certificate for presidency

By Adama MakasubaThe draft new constitution is demanding candidates for president to at least obtain a minimum of senior secondary school leaving certificate with twelve years work...

Islamic group brands Hijab fashion event ‘evil activity’ but agency reacts saying…

By Momodou Justice DarboeIt is the count-down to Hijab Fashion Week and all roads will on Friday lead to Semaj Garden in Senegambia where a scintillating array...

How Saikouba Jarju and SEVEN others dug their UDP grave

By Momodou Justice DarboeEight UDP members who are currently serving as members of the national assembly have been expelled by the party in a move political analysts...

Sabally inspires graduating students but also issues general peace plea to Gambian youths

Former Presidential Affairs Minister and International Speaker, Momodou Sabally, has advised young people to take their education seriously and build up themselves to become productive citizens in...

Marong asks Barrow to visit country’s troops …and he also believes Gambians CAN protect...

By Lamin NjieA top defense analyst is calling on President Adama Barrow to expedite the security sector reform in order for Gambians to regain control of national...

How woman was stripped and forced to drink from disgusting concoctions made by ritualists

By Lamin NjieA 46-year-old woman was yanked from her house in Macumbaya and put in a bus where she waited for hours before being taken to Kololi...

Barrow to grace 44 meetings during tour of nation, State House says

President Adama Barrow will take part in at least 44 meetings during a nationwide tour which will begin next week, State House said today.President Barrow will next...

Boy, 21, shatters sports betting record in Gambia as he wins D1.3M after buying...

By Lamin NjieA 21-year-old man on Wednesday broke sports betting record in The Gambia after he won 1.3 million dalasis at Bwinners, a sports betting company.Bwinners is...

Ex-police chief ‘Jesus’ cries as he reveals Jammeh masterminded his 2010 arrest and incarceration

By Omar Wally and Adama MakasubaEnsa 'Jesus' Badjie wept today as he revealed former President Yahya Jammeh is the person behind his 2010 arrest and jailing.The former...

Don lifts lid on why President Barrow’s aides are putting pressure on him to...

By Lamin NjiePresident Adama Barrow's aides will be putting pressure on him to stay on as president because it it paves the way for them to continue...

Mistrust and animosity in Busumbala as UDP leaders accuse lawmaker of betrayal

By Lamin NjieUDP Busumbala leaders have accused the constituency's national assembly member Saikouba Jarju of indifference towards Busumbala's development.Animosity and mistrust between Saikouba Jarju and UDP leaders...

First Jammeh witch-hunt victim suggests packs of condom incident led to his victimisation

By Adama MakasubaThe first person to be pinned during the course of former President Yahya Jammeh's 2009 brutal witch hunt exercise has said a packs of condom...

Jammeh and weird things: How sorcerers cut the throat of a cock at ceremony...

By Adama MakasubaA band of witch-doctors cut the throat of a cock during a ceremony where senior police officers were asked to pledge their allegiance to then-president...