Friday, April 12, 2024

The Gambia: What Next?

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By Sait Matty Jaw   Two days ago, I read an article from the Guardian Newspaper describing the electoral outcomes in Gambia and what lesson the continent, especially countries under dictatorship...

Gambia to receive 35 deportees as EU exodus continues

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By: Hadram Hydara Another flight carrying thirty-five (35) Gambian deportees from EU countries is expected to land at the Banjul International Airport on June 20, making it the...

Mali’s coup leaders meet Ecowas mediators for just 20 minutes

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By Reuters A key meeting on Saturday between Mali’s coup leaders and mediators from West Africa’s regional bloc seeking a return to civilian rule ended after just 20...

Operation Zero Crime: Massive 117 people arrested in just a day

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Police have said they have arrested 117 people after their new war on crime dubbed ‘Operation Zero Crime’ got underway on Friday. In a statement, police said: “The...

Gambia Gov’t Reacts to Killing of Saudi Journalist

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By Lamin Njie The Gambia government has reacted to the killing of a Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi national, went missing after entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate...

National Farmers Associations, JFR Trades held a meeting to discuss market access, storage facilities

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By: Alieu Jallow In The Gambia, women are primarily responsible for growing vegetables for local markets. However, they encounter several obstacles in the process that require immediate attention....

55-year-old woman dies after son allegedly brutally battered her (and he has been arrested)

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Police said on Tuesday they have arrested a man over the death of his 55-year-old mother. Momodou Alieu Bah allegedly assaulted his mother on Monday leaving her with...

Police confirm arrest of man nicknamed More Fire in death of Alagie Bojang

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By Lamin Njie Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of Alagie Bojang. Bojang, 29, died on Monday after being allegedly stabbed. The incident happened in...

ECOWAS To Formulate Policy Insisting on Presidential Term Limit in Member States

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By: Christian Conteh The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is working on formulating a policy that will insist that member states stick to presidential term limits...

‘We pray to Allah to guide…’: Ebrima Tabora Manneh and his PAP party congratulate...

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Ebrima Tabora Manneh has issued a statement congratulating President Adama Barrow on his electoral victory. In a statement, Mr Manneh expressed his total acceptance of the choice of...

TFN Man of the Year: Essa Faal, Ba Tambadou, Madi Jobarteh and Talib Bensouda...

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By Lamin Njie TRRC lead counsel Essa Faal, Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou, top activist Madi Jobarteh and Mayor of Kanifing Municipality Talib Ahmed Bensouda will battle it out...

Flour price hike: Trade ministry issues statement

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The ministry of trade has issued a statement announcing a reduction in the price of flour in the country. The price of flour shot up recently pushing families...

Police give drivers until Monday to sort out their licenses or risk having their...

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Police have issued a statement asking drivers to renew both their driver’s and vehicle licenses. In a statement Wednesday, police said: “The Office of the Inspector General of...

‘General Saul Badgie Gave Me Orders to Plant Bombs’

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Captain Bubacarr Bah of the Gambia Armed Forces on Tuesday told the TRRC he was given instructions by Saul Badge to plant bombs at the Gambia National...

Sam Sarr drops possible reasons why GDC didn’t join APRC in disputing 2016 elections

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Former deputy ambassador to the United Nations Samsudeen Sarr has stated possible reasons why opposition Gambia Democratic Congress didn't join APRC in disputing the 2016 presidential elections. The...

MC Cham Jnr alleges ‘desperate’ NPP transported people from Casamance to its Foni meetings

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GDC national youth president MC Cham Jnr has charged that National People's Party transported foreigners from Casamance to its meetings in Foni on Monday. President Barrow and his...

Top Nigeria female candidate drops out of presidential race

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One of the main candidates in next month’s Nigerian presidential election has stepped down because she says she wants to form a broader coalition to defeat the...

Talib Ahmed Bensouda: ‘I will put partisan politics aside and call President Barrow on...

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By: Dawda Baldeh Talib Ahmed Bensouda, who last week has been re-elected mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC), has promised to put partisan politics aside and call President...

UDP issues statement as Gambia qualify for Africa Cup of Nations

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UDP has issued a statement congratulating The Gambia national team after they qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations. Below is UDP’s statement; Today, the Sons of The Gambia...

Sierra Leone President promises nation’s players 100 million Leones each if they qualify for...

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Everyone wants their team to get through to the final round of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon... but apparently no-one wants it quite...