APRC cuts cake, reads quran to celebrate 25th anniversary of July 22nd coup

By Lamin Njie Opposition APRC Monday held a cake cutting ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the July 22, 1994 military coup which brought former president Yahya...

Jammeh’s dollars for Deyda’s life: Ex-jungler bares how he and three others were given...

By Lamin Njie A former member of former president Yahya Jammeh’s elite killing crew has detailed how he and three others were given dollars after a killing mission...

14-year-old girl was not kidnapped but rather spent night with her boyfriend, police say

By Lamin Njie Police in The Gambia Monday rubbished claims a 14-year-old girl was kidnapped and held in an empty container. Reports last week emerged on social media of...

Beleaguered Melville Roberts: Gov’t takes ‘concrete’ decision

By Lamin Njie The Gambia government has taken a ‘concrete’ decision in the case of suspended Melville Robertson Roberts. “The senior management of the ministry plus all the relevant...

Police officer who killed Kebba Secka arrested and charged with murder

By Lamin Njie A first class police constable has confessed to stabbing a university student, police have said. Police in The Gambia said they have charged Lamin Trawally with...

Tortured Saidykhan explains how Ngorr Secka was unsympathetic to him only for the ex-NIA...

By Lamin Njie Former Independent newspaper editor Musa Saidykhan has explained how a former director of the National Intelligence Agency was unsympathetic to him only for him to...

‘Back Way:’ 122 Gambian women entered Italy in 2017, Immigration says

The number of Gambian women who entered Italy in 2017 totalled 122, the Gambia Immigration Department has said. The department’s deputy director Hulay Jallow speaking at a summit...

Germany deports 20 Senegalese

Germany has deported over a dozen Senegalese asylum seekers back to Senegal. Twenty Senegalese arrived in Dakar on Tuesday, as the world’s second most popular migration destination began...

SDGs unachievable without gender equality – UN

UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has reaffirmed the importance of gender equality in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at the UN headquarters in New York...

Excitement as all Gambian high schools reunion is set for July 19 in Atlanta

The annual All Gambian High Schools Reunion is set to take place this coming weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The annual event which brings alumni from different...

Yankuba Touray to spend next three months at Mile 2 after high court dismissed...

By Momodou Justice Darboe The High Court in Banjul Monday dismissed the bail application made on behalf of Yankuba Touray who is currently standing trial for murder, remanding...

Breaking: Senegal: Ousmane Tanor Dieng dies at 72

The secretary general of the Socialist Party in Senegal Ousmane Tanor Dieng has died aged 72. Senegalese local media reported Dieng died Monday morning in Bordeaux, France. Dieng...

IGP dismisses claims he overstepped his authority in Kairaba Fatty’s case

By Lamin Njie Inspector General of Police has dismissed claims he overstepped his authority in the case of Kairaba Fatty. Kairaba Fatty of Banjulinding risks facing court action after...

New Nawec boss visits Karpowership’s power plant

By Lamin Njie Alpha Robinson on Friday toured Karpowership’s power vessel, the first time since his appointment as the new managing director of Nawec. Karpowership is a top Turkish...

Kebba Secka: DLEAG pooh poohs claims of agent’s involvement in student’s alleged murder

By Lamin Njie The Drug Law Enforcement Agency of The Gambia has rejected allegations one of its agents was behind the gruesome murder of a 25-year-old student. DLEAG has...

Barrow to travel to UAE on Sunday, his third foreign trip in two weeks

By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow will travel to United Arab Emirates on Sunday, the presidency has said. In a statement on Friday, State House said President Barrow will...

Saudi’s King Salman donated D11M to Gambian piligrims not Barrow, ex-diplomat discloses

By Lamin Njie A former Gambian diplomat in Saudi Arabia has said that Saudi’s King Salman was the man behind last year’s donation of 11 million dalasis to...

Goat thief who was convicted two months ago is in a fresh goat theft...

A notorious goat thief, Ndeneh Ndow, has been handed a custodial sentence of one year imprisonment, the spokesman of Gambia Police Force has said. Ndeneh Ndow was arrested...

Dr Ceesay charges Scannaid graduating students to be disciplined for success

Dr Ismaila Ceesay a senior Lecturer and the head of Political Science department at the University of The Gambia (UTG) has charged students who have graduated from...

Gambia gov’t vs The Fatu Network: ‘Sankareh has shown us his state of mind’

By Lamin Njie Momodou Sabally has blasted government spokesperson Ebrima Sankareh over his behaviour towards The Fatu Network. An angry APRC mob on Monday attacked two journalists as they...