Monday, June 17, 2024

Sierra Leone’s President Bio Inaugurates State-of-the-Art Lumley Children’s Hospital

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By Michaella Faith Wright In a landmark event for Sierra Leone's healthcare sector, President Dr. Julius Maada Bio, accompanied by First Lady Dr. Fatima Maada Bio, inaugurated the...

Eid-Al-Adha: Special Opinion

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Wishing everyone a Happy Eid Mubarak! Islam as well as other faiths are instruments of individual and societal transformations. The hardest of societies and people have been affected...

Emmanuel Zahid: The Soulful Voice of Gospel Music

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Emmanuel Zahid: The Soulful Voice of Gospel Music By Michaella Faith Wright Emmanuel Zahid is a rising star in the music industry, renowned for his powerful and soulful voice...

Six-Car Road Accident Causes Massive Traffic Congestion

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By: Alieu Jallow Six cars were involved in a serious crash at the Lamin Castle petrol station junction, leading to massive traffic congestion. There were no reported casualties;...

In My Grandmother’s Village: A Dispatch From Fouta, Guinea

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TRAVEL Dispatch From Fouta, Guinea In My Grandmother’s Village By Cherno Baba Jallow December, 2016 I am in my maternal grandmother’s village of Djoungol, Dalein, north-central Guinea. I have been here for...

IGP Touray Vows to Eradicate Land Disputes, Hate Speech, and Insults to Leaders

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By: Dawda Baldeh The new Inspector General of Police (IGP), Seedy Mukhtar Touray, has vowed to eradicate land disputes, hate speech, and insults to leaders and elders, among...

GBoS Data Collectors Enumerate 84% of Households across the Country

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By: Mama A. Touray The Statistician General at the Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBoS), Nyakassi MB Sanyang, revealed today that GBoS data collectors have enumerated 84% of households...

Njie ‘Charakh’ Advocates for Women’s Empowerment, Rejects Notions of Laziness

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By: Dawda Baldeh The Gambia is grappling with a high rate of youth unemployment, often attributed to a lack of job opportunities. However, a few individuals are striving...

Livestock Sellers Not Optimistic About Tobaski Sales

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By: Alieu Jallow As Tobaski approaches, ram merchants are not hopeful for lucrative sales of Tobaski rams. The Fatu Network visited the famous Bureng “Lumo” to gauge the reactions...

Agriculture Minister Sabally Awards Youth-Based Matching Grants to Boost Agricultural Productivity

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The National Steering Committee of the ROOTS Project is currently holding an awarding ceremony for the beneficiaries of the second round of the Youth-based Matching Grants. Young people...

NAQAA approves 3 new programmes for MAJaC

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By Hadram Hydara The Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC) has received approval from the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA) to introduce three new programmes...

Gambia Gains Observer Status at 2024 UCO Endeavor Games in the USA

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By: Dawda Baldeh The Gambia, the smallest country on the African continent, has enjoyed Observer status at the 2024 annual University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) Endeavor Games in...

Cement Importers Blame The Government for Scarcity and Price Hikes

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By: Dawda Baldeh The Association of Cement Importers and Traders has blamed the government for the recent scarcity of cement and skyrocketing prices across the country. The association stated...

Differently-abled advocates push for improved conditions for people with disabilities

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By Alieu Jallow Charles Degold Gomez, a social activist with disabilities, has called for enhanced conditions for individuals living with disabilities. Charles noted that, despite efforts to enhance accessibility...

Clarification By National People’s Party (NPP) In Relation To Land Allocation To President Adama...

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By: Seedy S.K. Njie, Deputy Spokesman, NPP The leader of the United Democratic Party, Honourable Lawyer Ousainou Darboe, made some allegations of impropriety related to land allocation to...

Tobaski Preparations: Business and Theft – Customers’ and Businesses’ Nightmares

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By: Dawda Baldeh The approach of Tobaski, or Eid Al Adha, a significant day for Muslims, brings about a bustling market atmosphere as people prepare for the festivities. However,...

GPU President Urges Journalists to Desist from Personal Attacks and Embrace Camaraderie in Serving...

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By: Dawda Baldeh In an effort to unite journalists under one umbrella, regardless of their status and differences, the President of The Gambia Press Union (GPU), Muhammed S....

Single Mother Drowning in Post-Divorce Trauma Struggles to Raise Her Two Children

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By: Alieu Jallow In one of the communities of Brikama, a single mother is grappling with the immense challenges of raising her two children following a divorce four...

Senegalese National Arrested at Banjul Airport with 2.4 Kilograms of Cocaine

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By: Dawda Baldeh A Senegalese passport holder, Abdourahim Diallo, was arrested at Banjul International Airport in The Gambia for possession of suspected drugs. Diallo, who also had a Spanish...

Ethical Morass

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OPINION By Cherno Baba Jallow In 2022, a closely-held secret in President Adama Barrow’s Administration or a part of it, finally leapt into the public consciousness: that some senior...