Nusrat new principal faces students’ fury as hundreds at school’s top grade protest against...

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New Nusrat principal Mamadi Ceesay was left scrambling on Wednesday following a protest by hundreds of students. Grade 12 students at the school are unhappy the school is...

Cannabis is not good for your heart, studies say

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By CNN You may love smoking weed, but it does not love your heart, according to the American Heart Association's new scientific statement on marijuana. "The American Heart Association...

Talib Bensouda explains circumstances around his move to get tested for coronavirus after feeling...

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Kanifing Municipality Mayor Talib Ahmed Bensouda has lifted the lid on his decision to get tested for coronavirus after he felt ill. Confirming he tested positive for the...

Many finding it difficult to get tested for coronavirus

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By Fatou Camara II Many Gambians are finding it hard to get tested for coronavirus, according to an investigation by The Fatu Network. "For the past week I had...

Sabally says he’s against ‘heartless’ lockdown

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By Fatou Camara II and Mudiwa Ngum Former civil service boss Momodou Sabally has said he's against 'heartless' lockdown of the country amid the continued surge of coronavirus...

Ex-Central Bank official Modou Ceesay dies

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Former official of Central Bank of The Gambia Modou Ceesay has died, family sources have said. Ceesay died not long ago at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital...

Grade 12 teachers call for closure of school amid students not showing up

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By Matty Senghore Two Grade 12 teachers at Masroor Senior Secondary School have asked that school be closed as coronavirus continues to ravage all aspects of life including...

Coronavirus continues its assault on nation as two are dead while 128 people join...

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Two people have died of coronavirus while 128 people have joined 671 in testing positive for the disease, according to the ministry of health today. The ministry in...

‘They’re going to be charged’: Police arrest 12 over ‘musical’ show – then warns...

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Police Anti Crime Unit patrol team during their night patrol arrested 12 people at Tawto in West Coast Region for staging a musical show last night, police...

Coronavirus patient that escaped from MRC reverses get-away and returns back to MRC

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A coronavirus patient that escaped from MRC four days ago has returned back to the treatment centre, the ministry of health confirmed on Tuesday. The patient who was...

World Bank appoints American-Nigerian Feyifolu Boroffice as its new Gambia resident representative

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Feyifolu Boroffice, an American/Nigerian national, has been appointed as World Bank Resident Representative for The Gambia, according to a statement by the bank on Tuesday. The statement added:...

16 people are first to break face mask law as court convicts them

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Brikama Magistrates Court has convicted 16 people of carrying passengers without face masks, a violation of the law around mandatory wearing of the coronavirus protective gear. Police spokesman...

Health minister Dr Samateh at quarantine facility – as government says he will lead...

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Health Minister Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has moved into a quarantine facility following the COVID-19 positive test results of three of his close working contacts, the government...

Police to keep Bubacar Keita until next week as 29-year-old’s bail hearing gets adjourned...

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By Lamin Njie Bubacarr Keita's bail hearing has failed to continue following the adjournment of the hearing. The 29-year-old was billed to returned to the high court in Bundung...

‘He’s fully alive’: Independent Electoral Commission tells nation its Czar is alive and still...

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Independent Electoral Commission has said in a terse statement on Tuesday its chairman Alieu Momar Njie is alive, hours after his death was reported. Reports of Mr Njie's...

Coronavirus: Sitrep captures death of fifth person as nation’s fatalities rise further to 14

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The ministry of health said today five new Covid-19 deaths have been registered, hours after ministry of information officials confirmed four died of the virus. An update by...

Perturbed Madi Jobarteh raises the alarm again over claims NIA director plans to decimate...

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Madi Jobarteh has said he trusts in claims NIA Director General Ousman Sowe plans to disable a list of citizens including himself. Mr Jobarteh writing on Monday alleged...

Immigration denies claims its officers are helping arriving travellers jump quarantine

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The Gambia Immigration Department said on Tuesday reports its officers at Banjul International Airport are helping arriving passengers to 'circumvent' and 'escape' coronavirus quarantine are false. "We refute...

TRRC sessions are suspended: Coronavirus deals blow to investigation’s public hearings again as chairman...

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The TRRC has suspended its public hearings, with chairman Lamin J Sise saying today the suspension is in the light of the growing seriousness of the Covid-19...

MCA vows that entities that don’t have permission to carry out Covid-19 tests will...

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Medicines Control Agency has said it is illegal for any person or entity to be engaged in unauthorized import, distribution, storage, sale and use of COVID -19...