Olympic House briefs media ahead of Queen’s Baton Relay to The Gambia

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Gambia National Olympic Committee on Thursday 14th October briefed the media ahead of the arrival of the Queen's Baton relay to The Gambia as part of events...

War on drugs: DLEAG arrests Guinean and three Gambians

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The Drug Law Enforcement Agency has announced the arrested of four people over cannabis possession. A statement by DLEAG on Thursday reads: "DLEAG operatives stationed in the West...

‘Backway’: 70 irregular migrants intercepted off Libyan coast

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The Libyan Navy on Wednesday said a Coast Guard patrol intercepted 70 migrants off the country’s western coast. The migrants had remained at sea for three days and...

The Impact of COVID-19 on Small Scale Farmers in Gambia and Sierra Leone

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By: Christian Conteh The outbreak of COVID-19 has had an immeasurable impact on the African population particularly those between the middle and lower level manpower categories. One of...

Darboe says D10,000 is what made MP Billay G Tunkura to betray UDP

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UDP leader Ousainou Darboe has accused Kantora MP Billay G Tunkura of betraying UDP because of D10,000. MP Tunkura is among eight MPs UDP ruthlessly fired from the...

Court sends embattled Bamba Banja to Mile 2 as his lawyers fight for his...

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The high court in Banjul has remanded embattled permanent secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries Bamba Banja. Banja was remanded on Wednesday. He faces economic crime charges. His lawyer...

Education ministry issues statement over students gathering at Traffic Light to party

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The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has issued a statement calling for support in ending the menace of students converging at Traffic Light every Friday afternoon. The...

‘You did not vote for Barrow in 2016’: UDP leader accuses Sarahules of trying...

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UDP leader Ousainou Darboe tore into Sarahule citizens on Tuesday accusing them of attempting to turn President Adama Barrow and his National People's Party into a Sarahule...

Karpowership gives D150,000 to NEA for Coastal Clean-up Day

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Karpowership on Wednesday donated D150,000 to the National Environment Agency towards activities marking the International Coastal Clean-up Day. The day is observed on the third Saturday in September...

‘Back way’ to Spain: Over 140 migrants saved from boats on way to Canary...

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By AP More than 140 migrants were saved by Spanish rescuers on the seaborne route from Africa to the Canary Islands, Spanish authorities said Wednesday. Emergency services for the...

OIC Summit: Government awards contract to AREZKI to build presidential lounge at airport

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The government through the OIC Secretariat has awarded a nine million dollars contract to construction giant AREZKI for the construction of a presidential lounge at the airport. The...

Darboe vows to use URR roads and bridges with pride because it’s him who...

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UDP leader Ousainou Darboe has vowed to ply the newly inaugurated roads and bridges in the Upper River Region with pride. Addressing supporters in Basse on Tuesday evening...

Guinea strongman Doumbouya sacks 44 generals

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Guinea's strongman Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who seized power last month, has sacked 44 generals and admirals in an apparent purge of the military top brass. The authorities in...

Charged Neneh Gomez and two other Global HOMM staff to appear in court

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Neneh Freda Gomez has told The Fatu Network she has been handed over to the prosecution unit at the Kanifing Police Station along with her two staff...

People’s Alliance Party accuses the IEC of unfair treatment

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People's Alliance Party on Tuesday held a press conference where officials said the Independent Electoral Commission has been dragging the party's registration. Party officials said they have since...

PRESS RELEASE: Mandela Washington Fellows Meet Vice President Dr Isatou Touray

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(Oct. 12, Banjul, The Gambia) Charge d’Affaires (CDA) Marissa Scott presented members of the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2021 cohort to the vice president of The Gambia Dr...

Army taps captain for acting spokesman role

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The military has appointed Captain Malick Sanyang as acting director of press and public relations. Captain Sanyang served as deputy to Major Lamin Sanyang who is now away...

Ahmad Gitteh attacks Essa Faal, says he saw him as man with ulterior motive...

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Prominent NPP member Ahmad Gitteh has stuck the knife into Essa Faal saying the former TRRC lead counsel had an ulterior motive from the beginning. Speaking in an...

‘Pleased’ Darboe puts his support in Basse at 70%, says President Barrow can’t compete...

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UDP leader Ousainou Darboe stated on Tuesday evening he was satisfied with the crowd that welcomed him in Basse. "I thank you, I am very much pleased with...

Mayor Talib Bensouda posts video of massive UDP crowd in Basse and declares ‘mission...

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Mayor Talib Ahmed Bensouda posted a one-minute video showing massive crowds as UDP's tour caravan entered Basse on Monday evening. "Mission accomplished! URR has spoken! Change is coming,"...