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...

Gambia to launch probe into ex-president Jammeh’s personal finances

  By Edward McAllister | DAKARGambia's government will launch an investigation into the finances of former long-standing president Yahya Jammeh including the personal use of a charity bank...

Mother narrates daughter’s death on ‘back-way’

  By Omar Bah, Standard Newspaper A 20-year-old girl, who left home in Bakoteh to visit her sister at London Corner and later surfaced in Niger on the ‘back-way’...

Mayor Colley lambastes NEA

 The mayor of Kanifing municipality has accused the National Environment Agency, (NEA) of trying to politicise the national cleansing exercise, set-settal.Speaking at a press conference Wednesday, Yankuba...

Free trade between Gambia, China

 Chinese products now have an unhindered access to the Gambian market with the free trade agreement signed by the governments in Banjul and Beijing.“I am proud to...

“Halifa Sallah Is No Longer Coalition Spokesperson “- Mai Fatty

By Lamin Sanyang - The Minister of Interior, Mai Ahmed Fatty has denounced Halifa Sallah as the official spokesperson of the coalition on Sunday, March 5, 2017."Halifa...

Obituary: Fatu Camara’s Dad Passed Away Last Night

OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT:The Camara, Darboe, Singhateh and Mbai families regret to announce the death of Alhagi Momodou Lamin Camara, known as Daddy Camara or ML Camara. The...

Gambia’s Mineral Saga

 By Lamin Sanyang Gambia's mineral resources locally called 'black sand' has been exploited by the former President Yahya Jammeh and foreign investors over the years at Sanyang Mining...

My Objection to the Constitutional Amendments!

 Why did the Barrow Administration change only two provisions in our Constitution when they had identified in their 2016 Manifesto numerous provisions that they would amend when...

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY ADAMA BARROW ON THE OCCASION OF THE STATE OPENING...

 PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS ON THE OCCASION OF THE STATE OPENING OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY – BANJUL, 24THJULY, 2017Honourable Minister of Women’s Affairs Overseeing the Office of the Vice President, Madam Speaker, His Lord...

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...

31 Gambians Deported From Libya

 Information reaching this medium has it that 31 Gambian immigrants have been deported from Tripoli, Libya.According to reliable sources the 31 deported immigrants arrived at the Banjul...