Thursday, May 30, 2024

Kassa Kunda Alkaliship Tussle: Current Alkalo Accuses Villagers of Jealousy and Hatred

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By: Dawda Baldeh Sheriffo Ebrima Sabally, the Alkalo of Kassa Kunda village, expresses surprise and confusion at the reluctance of some villagers to accept his leadership. He accuses a...

Update on AKI Trial: Government Negotiating Compensation for Victims’ Families

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By: Seringe ST Touray It can be recalled that in 2022, around seventy children under the age of five succumbed to kidney failure after consuming contaminated medicines, sparking...

Presidential Travel Ban Extends Into 2024, HON. Seedy Keita

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By: Alieu Jallow The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Hon. Seedy Keita, announced during his budget presentation to Parliament that the current travel moratorium issued by the...

President Barrow Brands Opposition-led KMC Enemies of Progress

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By: Dawda Baldeh President Barrow has labeled the opposition-led Kanifing Municipal Council as enemies of progress, accusing them of favoritism during the distribution of coronavirus relief support. Barrow...

Trial of Former Gambian Minister of Interior for Crimes Against Humanity to Start in...

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(Geneva, 6 December 2023) The trial of Ousman Sonko, former Gambian Minister of Interior, will open on 8 January 2024 before the Swiss Federal Criminal Court (FCC). Ousman...

During Cross-examination, the Defense Highlights Discrepancies in Mama Jabbie’s Testimony

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By: Alieu Jallow Mama Jabbie, the prosecution’s 3rd witness, had call records that indicated her physical presence in the President's hometown of Mamkamang Kunda on the 30th of...

It’s Not about Money”: Gassama Explains Why He Rejects Offers for Hospital Construction in...

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By: Dawda Baldeh One Sheikh Seedy Mutarr Gassama, a resident of Old Yundum Constituency, impressed many yesterday, including Gambia's President Adama Barrow, as he revealed that he rejected...

Barrow promises to build over 2000 shops in Brikama Market

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Following the recent demolitions of multiple canteens in Brikama Market for illegal encroachment, which has left many market vendors without a place to sell,...

Barrow Promises Stricter Laws and Severe Jail Sentences for Migrant Smugglers

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By: Seringe ST Touray President Adama Barrow is taking a tough stance against migrant smuggling, announcing plans for stricter laws and longer jail terms for those organizing boat...

“Brikama Is Extremely Dirty”: Hamat Bah Tells Yankuba Darboe-led Council to Clean Up Brikama...

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The Gambia’s Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hamat NK Bah, described Brikama as filthy and urged the women in Brikama to ask the Yankuba...

‘Go and create your own party’: Jammeh tells those who want to lead APRC

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The former president and founding leader of the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC), Yahya Jammeh, has issued a warning to any member...

Germany Sentences Former Death Squad Member Bai Lowe to Life for Crimes Against Humanity

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By: Seringe ST Touray A German court has sentenced a Gambian man, Bai Lowe, to life in prison for his involvement in a death squad that targeted opponents...

Mayor Lowe and the UDP – no longer at ease?

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OPINION By: D. A. Jawo The recent visit of Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe to President Adama Barrow in his native village of Mankamang Kunda, to ‘present’ to him two...

Bensouda reaffirms loyalty to UDP

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By: Alieu Jallow The Mayor of Kanifing Municipality Council, Talib Ahmed Bensouda, has publicly declared his support and loyalty to the United Democratic Party (UDP) amidst ongoing rumours...

Mayor Lowe Presents Two of Her Prestigious Awards to President Barrow

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By: Dawda Baldeh The Mayor of Banjul City Council (BCC), Rohey Malick Lowe, earlier today visited President Barrow in his hometown of Mankamang Kunda, and presented two of...

“I can’t recall signing an MOU with MoH.” Board Member’s Testimony Raises Questions About...

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By: Alieu Jallow "I cannot recall sitting in a board meeting to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Health," stated Ernest Andrew Mendy, a...

Barrow confirms Saudi-Gambia employment deal

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh The President of The Republic of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has said his government and the Saudi Arabian government have signed an agreement, which...

Congratulations to President-elect Joseph N. Boakai from the Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC)!

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By: Dawda Baldeh Mamma Kandeh, the leader of the opposition, extended warm wishes and acknowledged the gracious concession of defeat by outgoing President George Weah after the recent...

West Africa: Over 100 Dead in Massacre in Burkina Faso this month, Over 17,000...

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By: Seringe ST Touray Tragedy struck Burkina Faso in early November as approximately 100 people, mainly children and the elderly, fell victim to a massacre in the village...

Amnesty International Exposes Western Double Standards in their Support for Ukraine and Silence on...

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By: Seringe ST Touray Amnesty International accuses Western governments of double standards in their support for Ukraine's defense against Russia while not similarly supporting Gaza against Israel's invasion. Agnès...