THE ROLE OF THE GAMBIA BAR ASSOCIATION IN “NEW GAMBIA”

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  On the 12th day of December, 2016, Mr. Sheriff M. Tambadou, the then Interim President of the Gambia Bar Association stood on the steps outside the Conference...

Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission – Putting an End to Impunity – Part II

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  The preliminary terms of reference for the planned Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission are quite encouraging. The government has set out some laudable goals. The commission might not be...

President Adama Barrow Received The Gambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Delegates...

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  A six-man delegation comprising of Executives of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and their Senegalese and Malian counterparts on Wednesday 19th April 2017 paid a courtesy-call...

Trust Bank MD Reveals Names Of Signatories To Tax Recovery Accounts

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  The Managing Director of Trust Bank, Mr. Ebrima Sallah has revealed names of Momodou Sabally, Nuha Touray, Lamin Nyabally and Sulayman Samba as part of the signatories...

Islam Is In books And Muslims Are In the Grave #1

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Islam Is In the Books and Muslims Are In the Grave #1 Lack of knowledge in basic history is making a lot of people doubt that Islam has...

A DEMI GOD, A NEW PROPHET, OR A LOUSY PARROT?

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  By Ousman Mbowe   It is rather amazing, yet astonishing that a human being who came into this world without any power, without any strength, being carried and moved...

Justice Mahoney Slams Observer Newspaper With D100,000 Fine

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Justice Basiru Mahoney has slammed the former pro government newspaper, The Daily Observer with a fine of D100,000 (Hundred  Thousand Dalasi) for appearing late at the High...

Meet The Pressure Group Determined to Shut Golden Lead

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Yesterday was the first meeting of The Gambia Environmental Movement. It was held at Commit House in Kotu. The renown activist and politician, Amadou Scattred Janneh chaired...

Camerawoman Who Kicked Migrants on Hungarian Border Gets Probation

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by ALASTAIR JAMIESON: A camerawoman who was filmed kicking migrants has been sentenced to three years' probation for disorderly conduct. Petra Laszlo, who gained worldwide notoriety after the...

Lawyer Darboe’s Version of Events Following Post-election Disturbances in Tallinding

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Lawyer Oussainou Darboe, the party leader of the UDP, speaking at his residence, gave his account of events after the post-election violence that ensued between his supporters...

Farewell Party For Former Basic Education Minister Fatou Lamin Faye Draws Controversy

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  From a concern MOBSE staff... It has come to my notice that on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the ministry of basic and secondary education made a farewell party...

Opinion: Chinese Playing Divide and Rule In Gunjur

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As the clash between Golden Lead, the Chinese company producing fish meals in Gunjur and the environmental activists increase, it’s becoming clearer why the saga has no...

WHY IS THE EXECUTIVE PARTICULAR ABOUT THE AGE LIMIT BEING REMOVED FOR THE PRESIDENCY?

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  By Foroya Newspaper   Constitutional reform was recommended by the opposition when Jammeh was in office. One envisaged that once the opposition takes over office a national conference will...

As Gambia’s Gina Bass Reaches Semis in Australia, Two Coaches And Athlete Abscond

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In a repeat of similar occurrences, Capi Joof of The Gambia National Olympic Sports Commitee has confirmed that two coaches, in the names of Abdoulie Njie and...

Mosque gunman alleges torture

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  Barrister Sheriff K Jobe, counsel for Babucarr Njie yesterday addressed the lower court in Banjul after his client wrapped up his evidence in voire dire and...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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  Sulayman Jeng Birmingham, UK   Is Friday! The morning is cool and soothing. Due to an unforeseen circumstance, I will not make it to London as planned to grace the...

ZINEB, NOT IN DAKAR AMADOU, SAMUEL NOT ARRESTED

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  Unimpeachable sources close to Senegalese intelligence and the Interpol office in Dakar have refuted statements on the social media that former first lady Zineb Jammeh was in...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….The TRC

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  It is with hope that we received the news of the launching of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. God knows that we need to heal. The victims...

Corruption or Dangerous Driving

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  Dear Editor,   Can we please take a moment to reflect on the tragic accidents that occur in the past months? #Brikama Nyambai forest: A truck collided with a...

Africa’s top shots: 3-9 February 2017

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A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week. Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionSomali women sing in the capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday in celebration of Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo"...