Family of two boys who were last heard from in 2016 in Libya calls...

By Lamin NjieThe family of two boys who were last heard from in 2016 in Libya is calling for help in an effort to finding out what...

Top cleric Bakawsu warns Barrow against insisting on staying in office beyond December

By Lamin NjieTop Islamic scholar Bakawsu Fofana has warned President Adama Barrow against insisting on staying in office beyond this coming December.Seven political parties backed President Adama...

GPU to train 20 journalists on investigative reporting

By GPUThe Gambia Press Union with funding from the United Nations Endowment Fund will on Monday, 19th August 2019 begin a ten-day training on investigative journalism for...

Sabally, Mahoney, others pin Barrow’s plummeting popularity on ‘incompetent’ PR team

By Lamin NjieFormer secretary general and head of civil service Momodou Sabally has faulted President Adama Barrow’s communication team headed by Amie Bojang Sissoho for Barrow’s communication...

Senegalese vehicle impounded after it ploughed into barrier at Senegambia Bridge

By Lamin NjieDamage was caused when a commercial bus ploughed into a barrier at Senegambia Bridge.Witnesses said a Senegalese commercial bus that was conveying Eid celebrants crashed...

Halifa Sallah heaps criticism on Gambians for letting the coalition to disintegrate

By Lamin NjiePDOIS leader Halifa Sallah on Tuesday took a swipe at Gambians for letting the coalition to disintegrate.Seven political parties including Mr Sallah’s PDOIS party backed...

Konteh claims ‘credible’ survey will indicate Barrow is least popular president in Gambia’s history

By Lamin NjiePolitical commentator Zakaria Kemo Konteh has said a credible survey will indicate that President Adama Barrow is the least popular president and commander-in-chief in the...

Forest animal populations have declined by half since 1970, WWF report warns

Populations of animals that live in the world's forests have declined by more than half in the past 50 years, a study warns.A report by conservation charity...

NABJ names Pap Saine as 2019 Percy Qoboza foreign journalist of the year

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has named Pap Saine, co-publisher and managing editor of The Point newspaper in The Gambia, West Africa, as the recipient...

Eating less meat could help save the planet, UN report finds

Eating less meat could help save planet, a landmark United Nations report on climate change and land use suggests.Switching to a diet centred around vegetables rather than...

Dippa Kunda man arrested after stabbing two police officers at football park

By Lamin NjieTwo police officers have been stabbed after they got into an altercation with three men at a football park in Serrekunda.The male officers who have...

Tobaski: Gambians rail at ‘exorbitant’ ram prices

By Momodou Justice DarboeBarely three days to the Muslim feast of Id-ul-Adha, many Gambian Muslims are complaining over what they called the exorbitant ram prices.At present, rams...

SIC asks Gambia imams to pray for rain

By Lamin NjieThe Supreme Islamic Council on Thursday directed imams in The Gambia to offer special prayers for rain.Gambians farmers are dealing with a dry summer which...

Eid-al-Adha: Barrow declares Monday a public holiday

President Adama Barrow has declared Monday August 12 a public holiday throughout the country.Muslims in The Gambia will join Muslims around the world on Sunday to observe...

Ousman Darboe: Gambia rights commission officials meet police anti-crime unit top brass

By Lamin NjieOfficials of the National Human Rights Commission of The Gambia on Wednesday met the top brass of the police anti-crime unit.The unit has come under...

Fatou Jagne Senghor, Fatou Bensouda and Mariam Denton make Avance Media’s inaugural 2019 list...

Leading African Rating and PR firm, Avance Media has announced its inaugural list of 100 Most Influential African Women, which features distinguished women whose works and accomplishments...

Gambians finally lay their hands on new dalasi banknotes but not everyone is excited

By Lamin NjieThe new dalasi banknotes have started circulating nearly three months after the Central Bank announced it was replacing the features on the country’s currency. A...

CRC fires back at critics

By Lamin NjieThe Constitutional Review Commission has rejected suggestions its external consultations were senseless ventures.Criticism abounded after the CRC announced in March this year that its officials...

ECOWAS Commission calls for whistle blower protection laws

The ECOWAS Commission on Tuesday urged ECOWAS Parliamentarians to enact laws and take other appropriate measures to protect whistle blowers in the sub-region.Mr Eyesan Okorodudu, Head, Democracy...

Detained junglers not yet freed but they will regain their freedom once everything is...

By Lamin NjieThe Gambia Armed Forces on Tuesday confirmed that three detained soldiers are yet to be freed.Malick Jatta, Omar Jallow and Amadou Badjie are set to...