President Barrow Addresses National Assembly

 Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has made a marathon statement on the policy document of his government to the National Assembly in Banjul.“Together, we have ushered the New...

Analysing the President’s Address to Parliament

 I received with great delight excerpts of the Presidential address to the nation delivered at the State opening of Parliament in Banjul. The speech itself touched on...

What I Did Not Hear from Pres. Adama Barrow

 Finally the president laid out his agenda before the parliament six months after taking office! While long overdue, yet it is necessary. However, the State f the...

Special Prosecutor Announces Lawyer Tambadou’s Withdrawal From Former NIA Director General & Co Case

 Lawyer Antouman Gaye, the Special Prosecutor in the trial of the former NIA Director General and others has informed the court about the withdrawal of Sheriff Tambadou...

Independent Candidate Allegedly Assaults A Young Woman

 By Lamin Sanyang The defeated Independent Candidate of Brikama North Constituency, Mr. Momodou Jarju alias 'Bu Jarju' was allegedly arrested for assaulting a young woman with a stick...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

  By Sulayman Jeng, Birmingham The Wolof holds "What got missing in a house, can only be search for in the house". In a similar and enlightening truism they...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

 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...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT….The TRC

 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...

Teacher calls for end to tribal politics

 Following the European Union Election Observer Mission’s report, which observed that at least at one rally some members of the GDC and UDP called on certain tribes...

France agrees to train Gambian security forces

  President Adama Barrow and his French counterpart have agreed to develop cooperation in the field of security, whereby Gambian security forces will be trained by the French,...

Unite and make Gambia great again – Deputy Speaker

 Deputy Speaker, Momodou Sanneh has challenged all Gambians despite political differences to work together in “this new dispensation of justice, democracy and good governance to make the...

Pres. Barrow’s Statement about the Media is Concerning!

 On July 14 a public statement appeared on Pres. Barrow’s Facebook page entitled ‘Democracy cannot celebrate Autocracy’, part of which says,“While my government promotes media freedom, we...

Frustrated by the state of politics in The Gambia, join CITIZENS FIRST to do...

The Citizens First is a political action movement founded in February 2017 following the 2016 Gambian presidential election. With the emergence of New Gambia, Citizens First has...

100 Days of the Coalition. Grade: D

 By Madi Jobarteh Since the APRC NAMs amended Section 48(3) of the Constitution in 2003 to make simple majority or first-past-the-post the rule for winning elections, it became...

HELLO MR PRESIDENT…Our National Documents

 It's been months since your government through the minister for the Interior, Mr Mai Ahmad Fatty, announced the discontinuation of the issuance of the national documents, ID...

Gov’t to root out ghost workers in civil service

 The Point Newspaper The Personnel Management Office (PMO) of the Gambia government is to embark on “a comprehensive nationwide staff audit” to fish out all ghost workers in...

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

 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...

Political Pluralism

 It has become common for people to ask, 'Where were you when Jammeh was here , and why were you not criticizing?' I think this type of...

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

 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...

Camerawoman Who Kicked Migrants on Hungarian Border Gets Probation

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...