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Global COVID-19 STATS

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115,768,981
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21,750,869
Active
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91,446,318
Recovered
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2,571,794
Deaths
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Should There Be A Law Requiring The IEC To Conduct Elections...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The suspension of a political party because of disputed elections did...

Rural Child Sensitizes Youths, Village Heads on Irregular Migration

By Ndey Sowe The Rural Child (RC), a charitable organisation registered under the Companies Act...

Court Releases 3 Years Jotna Leaders on Bail

Accused Persons Plead not Guilty By Yankuba Jallow & Mariama Marong Justice Francis Apangabuno Achibonga of...

National Assembly Health Committee Chairman Takes Interest on Endometriosis

By Momodou Jarju The Chairman of the National Assembly Select Committee on Health has said...

Pastef Leader Ousmane Sonko Arrested

Ousmane Sonko, the leader of Pastef was finally arrested by the research squad for...

Court of Appeal Grants Application Sought by IEC’s Lawyer in Sheriffo...

By Yankuba Jallow Gambia Court of Appeal on Tuesday granted an application for extension of...

25 Gambian Deportees to Arrive in Banjul Today

By Yankuba Jallow Reliable sources close to 25 Gambians currently detained in Germany, have informed...

Court of Appeal Rules State Cannot on its own Enforce Janneh...

Edward By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on the 24th February 2021 delivered...

Gambia Registers Two COVID-19 Deaths, 21 New Cases

The Gambia has Tuesday registered two new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number...

Court of Appeal Rules in favour of Edward Singhatey regarding

Janneh Commission findings By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on the 24th February 2021...

Veteran Journalist Ba Trawally Laid to Rest

MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) Gambian veteran journalist, Ba Trawally, who died on Monday 1st March,...

GRA Official Hints No Nation Can Attain Development without Investing In...

By Kebab AF Touray The Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Technical Support and Monitoring, at the...

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Burma Task Force congratulates Nobel nominee: Abubacarr Tambadou

A timely choice to highlight universal rights, oppose genocide Now, at a dramatic moment of crisis when the Burmese military has once again halted democracy in its tracks, and other nations evade their responsibilities under...

Burning Issues

Should There Be A Law Requiring The IEC To Conduct Elections Of Officers Of Political Parties?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The suspension of a political party because of disputed elections did raise the question whether it would not be prudent to...

Press Releases

Legal Affairs

TRRC Tasks IGP Jobe to Produce Missing Diaries

By Nelson Manneh The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mamour Jobe has been tasked by the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) to produce July- August...

Human Rights

Sports

NSC Views Suspension of Inter-Schools’ Sports Unfair Treatment

By Kebba Secka The Executive Director of National Sports Council (NYC), Marcel Mendy, said the suspension of inter-schools annual athletic competition by the government is...

International

Meanwhile In Trending

Court of Appeal Rules in favour of Edward Singhatey regarding

Janneh Commission findings By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on the 24th February 2021 delivered ruling in the case of former Minister of Defence...

25 Gambian Deportees to Arrive in Banjul Today

By Yankuba Jallow Reliable sources close to 25 Gambians currently detained in Germany, have informed Foroyaa that their loved ones will land at the Banjul...

Court of Appeal Rules State Cannot on its own Enforce Janneh Commission findings against

Edward By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on the 24th February 2021 delivered ruling in the case of former Minister of Defence Edward...

Court of Appeal Grants Application Sought by IEC’s Lawyer in Sheriffo Sonko’s Case

By Yankuba Jallow Gambia Court of Appeal on Tuesday granted an application for extension of time sought by Lawyer Fatou A. Jawo for the Independent...

Pastef Leader Ousmane Sonko Arrested

Ousmane Sonko, the leader of Pastef was finally arrested by the research squad for disturbing public order and participating in an unauthorized demonstration, according...

Arts & Culture

Gambian NGO Set To Empower Youth Through Music

By: Kebba Mamburay  “Dole Ndawi”, a Gambian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered in January 2020, has mapped out its plan to empower Gambian youth through music. “Dole...

Gambians, Senegalese Undergoing Training on Tour Guiding For UNESCO World Heritage Sites

By Ndey Sowe The National Centre for Arts and Culture together with the Department of Cultural Heritage of Senegal is currently training sixteen Gambians and...

Encounter with ‘Maaw Gee’, Gambian Music Producer

With Makutu Manneh Welcome to another Edition of the Arts and Culture, the Column that seeks to promote Arts, Music and Culture in the Gambia. In...

Senegalese Association in Gambia to Strengthen Cultural Ties, Promote Youth Employment

By Ndey Sowe A Senegalese Association that is currently on a visit in the Gambia, said they will strengthen cultural ties and also promote youth...

Film Producers Association Elects New President

By Isatou Kanyi Enssa Jallow, who works with Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commissioner (TRRC) as Communication officer and Member for Film Producers Association of The...

Women & Development

Gender Minister Observes International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

By Ndey Sowe The Minster for Gender, Children and Social Welfare for The Gambia has on Tuesday, 9th February, 2021 taken part in the commemoration of...

Minister Badjie harps on Women’s Rights

Makutu Manneh Minister of Youth and Sports Bakary Badjie said Friday his Ministry is committed to working with civil society organizations to promoting the rights...

Women’s Bureau Communication Officer Says FGM/C Declined by 41% in Gambia

Mariama Marong Neneh Touray, the Head of Communication of Women’s Bureau, has revealed that Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C) has dropped from 98% to 57%. The...

Over 30 Communities Turn Their Back to FGM/C, Child Marriage

By Lamin Fatty More than 30 Communities in Upper River Region (URR) on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th December, 2020, called it quit to Female...

Network Launches Over D20 Million Project to Tackle Gender Based Violence

By Mustapha Jallow The Network Against Gender-Based Violence (NGBV) has on Monday launched a project in a bid to fight against gender-based violence in The...

Health & Science

Gambia Records One New COVID-19 Death, 23 New Cases

By Nelson Manneh Health Authorities have Wednesday informed the media that The Gambia has registered one new COVID-19-related death, bringing the total number of deaths...

National Assembly Health Committee Chairman Takes Interest on Endometriosis

By Momodou Jarju The Chairman of the National Assembly Select Committee on Health has said in an exclusive interview that his-led committee has taken interest...

The Silent Tormentor: A Tale Of Endometriosis In The Gambia

The picture above: If endometriosis was visible, this is how it might look! Photo Credit: Endometriosis Awareness Page on Facebook. By Momodou Jarju Story Summary: · Endometriosis is...

One COVID-19 Patient Succumbs, As 24 New Cases Registered

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Tuesday 23rd February 2021 registered one COVID-19 related death, bringing the number of deaths since March 2020 to...

Two COVID-19 Patients Succumb, As 58 New Cases Recorded

By Nelson Manneh  The Gambia has on Tuesday registered two new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the number of deaths, since March 2020, to one hundred and...

Education

Nigerian Authors Book Titled “Once Upon A Time In The Gambia”

By Foroyaa Staff Mike Williams, a Nigerian living in The Gambia, has authored a book titled 'Once Upon a Time in The Gambia'. A holder of...

MoBSE Holds Adolescent Sexual, Reproductive Health Sensitization Forum

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) Friday commenced a two-day sensitization forum in Banjul to enlighten stakeholders on adolescent sexual...

STA President Harps on Quality Education At Gambia College

By Nelson Manneh Lamin Fatty, the newly elected leader of the Student Teachers Association (STA) at the Gambia College School of Education has promised to work with...

19 Gambian Tailors Certificated During Graduation Ceremony

By Mustapha Jallow Nineteen  young qualified tailors who were engaged in apprenticeship training were on Saturday certificated by Latrikunda-Sabiji Tailoring Association for their determination and hard...

IOU Student Seeks Sponsorship to Pay His Tuition Fee

By Nelson Manneh Alagie Njie, a student at the International Open University (IOU), is soliciting financial support from all and sundry, to help him pay...