‘It’s totally false’: Government pushes back at Jammeh’s return to Gambia reports

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The government has pushed back at reports former President Jammeh was returning to the country. Government spokesperson Ebrima Sankareh in a statement Saturday said: “The Gambia Government wishes...

Gambia Action Party asks President Barrow to apologise over black magic comments

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President Adama Barrow has been asked by Gambia Action Party to apologise over his comments UDP members went to cemeteries to desecrate graves and place amulets in...

Corruption in Gambia: Gambia For All issues statement

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Gambia For All has issued a statement saying an observer of the issue of corruption in The Gambia will realise the Barrow government has turned a blind...

Dismissed from army, new GAP presidential candidate is now out to be president

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New Gambia Action Party presidential candidate Alieu Sowe has said he stands a chance of winning the presidential election in December. Mr Sowe, 46, was churned out as...

Mayor Bensouda says KMC has requested for Sainabou Martin Sonko to be summarily sacked

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The Kanifing Municipal Council has requested that chief executive officer Sainabou Martin Sonko to be ‘summarily’ sacked, KM Mayor Talib Bensouda has said. Mr Bensouda told reporters Monday...

‘He used his own name and could not win’: President Barrow responds to Darboe...

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President Adama Barrow has dismissed UDP leader Ousainou Darboe's claim he became president after he used his (Darboe's) name to market himself to Gambian voters. The UDP leader...

MPs back finance minister’s proposal BUT only after cutting it down to 1.5 billion...

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MPs early Thursday approved 1.5 billion dalasis supplementary appropriation after a debate that lasted nearly 20 hours. Finance Minister Mambury Njie had on Wednesday morning asked MPs to...

Fake news: 30 journalists in the country get trained

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By Fatou Camara II At least 30 Gambian journalists have been participating in a Unesco-funded programme designed to hone their skills on fact-checking and debunking fake news particularly...

UDP sympathizer Fatou Bojang dismissed as prison officer

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The dismissal of Fatou Bojang of New Yundum from the Gambia Prison Service has sparked anger among the UDP community online. Corporal Bojang was dismissed from Prisons on...

‘We’re Barrow 2021’ founder Sidia Bayo blames Darboe for nation’s current ‘turmoil’ of three...

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The founder of the pro-President Adama Barrow movement ‘We’re Barrow 2021’ Sheikh Sidia Bayo has said UDP Ousainou Darboe is responsible for the nation’s current turmoil of...

TRRC report submission blow: Government issues statement over ‘misinformation’

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Government spokesperson Ebrima Sankareh said on Thursday the minister of justice has taken note of the misinformation around the announced postponement of the submission of the TRRC...

Bubacarr Keita rape trial: Dr Daffeh says ‘kids’ don’t lie about sexual abuse but...

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A top medical doctor has said victims of sexual and gender-based violence who are minors do not usually over-exaggerate or lie about their clinical condition except if...

‘It’s unfortunate’: Finance Minister responds to MP Sulayman Saho who accused him of misleading...

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Minister of Finance Mambury Njie said it’s unfortunate that he has been accused of misleading parliament over diaspora voting. Mr Njie had in April told lawmakers the participation...

President Barrow explains how they placed amulets under heads of dead people to have...

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President Adama Barrow has said UDP turned to marabouts in the party’s desperate bid to avert its leader Darboe from being convicted. Mr Darboe was jailed in 2016...

Finance minister asks MPs to give their blessing to eye-watering 1.7 billion dalasis SAB

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The nation’s MPs are still debating the Supplementary Appropriation Bill presented on Wednesday by the Minister of Finance Mambury Njie. “The main objective of the bill is to...

Ex-captain Bajo and former general Tamba now GFF officials involved in spat

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Gambia Football Federation President Lamin Kaba Bajo and Third Vice President of the federation Lang Tombong Tamba got into a spat over a ‘letter’ that reportedly needed...

‘Back Way’: 50 Gambians arrive home from Libya

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Fifty Gambians returned to the country on Tuesday night from Libya, the International Organisation for Migration has said. IOM runs a Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) Programme which is...

Mayor Rohey Lowe announces she has Covid despite jab

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Banjul mayor Rohey Lowe has announced testing positive for Covid-19 despite taking the Covid vaccine. In a statement on his official Facebook page, the mayor said: “Fellow citizens,...

President Barrow says UDP could not have bank accounts due to debt

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President Adama Barrow has lifted the lid on how UDP struggled to have bank accounts due to the party’s debt portfolio. President Barrow was once in charge of...

Majority of Gambians say corruption in Gambia is increasing and government failing in fighting...

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A growing number of Gambians say corruption is on the rise and the government is not doing enough to combat it, the latest Afrobarometer survey shows. Over the...