Response to Gen. Drammeh grant to the extravagant demands of former CDS Kinteh

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The conditions of service of Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) service personnel have been stipulated in the Terms and Conditions of Service Regulation, (TACOS) produced under the Gambia...

‘He was retired’: Army comes after media for reporting that Masanneh Kinteh was sacked

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By Lamin NjieThe army said on Friday former chief of defence staff Masanneh Kinteh was never sacked but 'retired honourably'.President Adama Barrow last month abruptly removed Masanneh...

Imam lands himself in trouble following congregational prayers he led

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By Lamin NjieAn imam in Jarra has been arrested by police after he defied an order that forbids religious leaders from presiding over congregations.The Jarra Kani Kunda...

Zainab Jallow falls: Food safety director removed as official who worked under her celebrates

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By Lamin NjieZainab Jallow has been removed as the director general of Food Safety and Quality Authority.Jallow has been redeployed to the ministry of energy as a...

Barrow’s state of emergency bill goes past first hurdle but Gambian leader is made...

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By Lamin NjieGambian lawmakers have began discussing President Adama Barrow's state of emergency proposal less than 24 hours after it was tabled by the attorney general and...

‘They have been dismissed’: Two foreign ministry officials are ruthlessly SACKED after they failed...

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By Lamin NjieThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad has sacked two officials after they failed to return to work."These two protocol officers, Ousman...

Makasutu – The Holy Forest

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By Momodou NdowMakasutu is a Mandinka term for a Holy Forest. “Maka” means  holy and “Sutu” means forest. I am not sure what prompted my desire to visit...

Coronavirus causes World Bank to give Gambia 500 million dalasis

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The World Bank Board on Thursday approved a $10 million (D500M) grant from the International Development Association (IDA) for The Gambia to provide emergency assistance in the...

Star FM attains 100% coverage of Gambia as CEO says that has always been...

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By Lamin NjieStar FM's coverage of The Gambia has reached 100 percent making it only the second radio station to achieve the feat.Star FM and TV chief...

Kembujeh councillor Alieu K Darboe presents sanitary items and cement to Brikama health centre

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The ward councillor of Brikama Kembujeh ward Alieu K Darboe on Tuesday 31 March presented sanitary items worth about D20,000 to the Brikama District major health centre...

Prison Service launches massive manhunt as 21 people escape from Jeshwang prison

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By Lamin NjieThe Gambia Prison Service has launched a massive manhunt after 21 people escaped from Jeshwang prison.Jeshwang prison has now become notorious for jailbreaks with the...

New army chief Yakuba Drammeh meets President Barrow as he comes out of coronavirus...

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By Lamin NjieThe new head of the army Yakuba Drammeh met President Adama Barrow today at State House.It comes three days after the top military leader returned...

Halifa Sallah complains to speaker following Ba Tambadou’s comment interpretation is not the ‘province’...

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By Lamin NjieHalifa Sallah directed his disappointment at the speaker of the National Assembly after the attorney general Abubacarr Tambadou's comments that interpretation was a matter for...

Tense and rowdy affair at National Assembly but Halifa WINS which ensures delay in...

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By Lamin NjieHalifa Sallah's suggestion for the extension of the state of emergency declared by President Adama Barrow to be passed to the National Assembly's committee on...

Ba Tambadou declares ‘I’m the attorney general’ after lawmakers DISPUTED his claim state of...

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By Lamin NjieJustice Minister Abucacarr Tambadou today told lawmakers it was 'okay' for them to not take his word for what it is after his comments the...

Masanneh Kinteh asks army to ‘temporarily’ allow him to keep his military bodyguards and...

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By Lamin NjieFormer army chief Masanneh Kinteh has written to the army asking the force to allow him to keep nine members of his entourage.President Barrow last...

‘I’m guilty as charged’! Kairaba Shopping Centre owner Ahmad Nehme is fined D100,000 after...

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The chief executive officer of Kairaba Shopping Centre has been slapped with a D100,000 fine after being dragged to court over price gouging.Undercover officers busted the Lebanese...

STEALING: Omar Jallow AKA Joe and Lamin Sabally are arrested by police

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By Fatou CamaraPolice have arrested two men over the theft of motorbikes, mobile phones, TV sets and other items.Modou Lamin Sabally and Omar Jallow AKA Joe are...

Confusion over state of emergency prompts government to shed greater light on areas of...

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Government spokesperson Ebrima Sankareh has cleared up areas of life that have been affected by the state of emergency announced over coronavirus.President Adama Barrow had last week...

Coronavirus patients get discharged from hospital after recovering from deadly disease

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By Lamin NjieHealth Minister Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has said two Gambian coronavirus patients have been discharged from hospital after recovering from disease.They are the first COVIG-19...