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Police Anti-Crime Unit Arrest 12 People at Tawto

By Nelson Manneh The Police Anti-Crime Unit patrol team last night arrested twelve (12) people at Tawto in West Coast Region of The Gambia for...

Gambia Records 128 New COVID-19 Cases & 2 New...

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has registered one hundred and...

Wife Testifies in Yanks Touray’s Murder Trial

By Yankuba Jallow Mami Minteh, the wife to Yankuba Touray...

Court Sentences Drivers for Carrying Passengers Without Facemasks

Brikama Magistrate’s court has on Tuesday convicted and sentenced...

Feyifolu Boroffice, new World Bank Resident Representative for The...

Banjul, August 3, 2020 - Feyifolu Boroffice, an American/Nigerian...

Minister of Health Moves into a Quarantine Facility

Ebrima G Sankareh The Gambia Government Spokesperson said Tuesday...

Gov’t Institutions to Undergo Testing for COVID-19 As...

By Momodou Jarju The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure...

Global COVID-19 STATS

All countries
18,873,596
Confirmed
Updated on August 5, 2020 8:57 pm
All countries
6,311,181
Active
Updated on August 5, 2020 8:57 pm
All countries
11,854,276
Recovered
Updated on August 5, 2020 8:57 pm
All countries
708,139
Deaths
Updated on August 5, 2020 8:57 pm

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WAG Anticipates 500 Applicants for ‘UN75’ Online Spoken-word Competition

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Will Musa Barrow Stay at Bologna after Fantastic Loan Season?

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Sabi residents raise concerns over new bridge

By Lamin Fatty Sabi Ward Development Committee (WDC) has on Sunday raised concerns over the...

IEC Refutes Claims of Alleged Death of Chairman Njai

By Nelson Manneh The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has refuted claims against the alleged...

UTG, MDI, GTTI & The Gambia College Closed till Further Notice

By Nelson Manneh The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology has yesterday ordered...

KMC Mayor Contracts COVID-19

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State House says Gambian President Barrow tested Negative for COVID -19

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GPU Issues Safety, Reporting Guidelines for Journalists

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Gambia Registers 95 New Cases, One New Death from COVID-19 ...

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Japan Donates D770 Million to Boost Gambia’s Rural Water Supply

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Will Musa Barrow Stay at Bologna after Fantastic Loan Season?

By Sulayman Bah If Bologna had known Musa Barrow will turn out this much of a success at the Renato Arena, they certainly would have sanctioned a permanent deal. However, in the prevailing circumstances that were,...

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Police Anti-Crime Unit Arrest 12 People at Tawto

By Nelson Manneh The Police Anti-Crime Unit patrol team last night arrested twelve (12) people at Tawto in West Coast Region of The Gambia for...

Gambia Records 128 New COVID-19 Cases & 2 New Deaths ...

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KMC Mayor Contracts COVID-19

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State House says Gambian President Barrow tested Negative for COVID -19

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Press Releases

IEC Refutes Claims of Alleged Death of Chairman Njai

By Nelson Manneh The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has...

Victim’s Center, Others Ask TRRC to Investigate Massacre of Migrants

Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations and...

Legal Affairs

Police Anti-Crime Unit Arrest 12 People at Tawto

By Nelson Manneh The Police Anti-Crime Unit patrol team last night arrested twelve (12) people at Tawto in West Coast Region of The Gambia for...

Wife Testifies in Yanks Touray’s Murder Trial

By Yankuba Jallow Mami Minteh, the wife to Yankuba Touray...

Court Sentences Drivers for Carrying Passengers Without Facemasks

Brikama Magistrate’s court has on Tuesday convicted and sentenced...

Government Temporarily Closes Non-Essential Public Places for 90 Days

By Nelson Manneh Consistent with the powers vested in the...

President Barrow Lifts State of Public Emergency

State House, Banjul, 24th July 2020 : The Office...

Minister Empowered to Order People Entering the Gambia to Bear Cost...

Minister of Health, Dr Ahmadou Samateh has in accordance...

Dr. Jallow Admits Jammeh’s HIV Alternative Treatment Was Done in Secrecy

By Momodou Jarju In what was his second appearance before...

Man Accused of Rape, Impersonating Police Officer Denies Wrongdoing

By Yankuba Jallow Baboucar Makalo, an adult Gambian has denied...

Judge Advises UDP to Discuss with Sherriffo Sonko

By Yankuba Jallow Justice Haddy C. Roche on Thursday, 23rd...

Expert Says Jammeh’s HIV & AIDS Cure Claim Was False

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Human Rights

“We Were Kept Against Our Will,” Unidentified Witness Tells TRRC

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Protected Witness Describes Jammeh’s HIV & AIDS Treatment as False

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Sports

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LeBron James’ $100,000 Aims To Help Florida Ex-Felons Vote

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Serie A Newcomers Make Acquiring Gambia’s Ebrima Transfer Priority

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90Million Dalasis Signing Modou Barrow Debuts for Korean Champions

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Bulgarian Club Slap 120Million Dalasis Price Tag on Ali Sowe

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5 Years from His Unceremonious Exit, Italian Regional Coach Mancini Reveals...

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Musa Barrow-less Bologna Ramped for Five by Milan

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Official: Tapha Tine Agrees Deal with Boy Niang II

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Biri Biri to be Buried Today

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Official: Tapha Tine Agrees Deal with Boy Niang II

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International

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Wife Testifies in Yanks Touray’s Murder Trial

By Yankuba Jallow Mami Minteh, the wife to Yankuba Touray has on Tuesday, 4th August begun giving testimony before the Banjul High Court. Minteh said she...

Court Sentences Drivers for Carrying Passengers Without Facemasks

Brikama Magistrate’s court has on Tuesday convicted and sentenced 16 accused persons who were arraigned before the court on charges of carrying passengers without...

Gov’t Institutions to Undergo Testing for COVID-19 As VP Touray Tests Positive

By Momodou Jarju The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure Ebrima Sillah, has opined that as a Government, they are going to increase testing within...

Minister of Health Moves into a Quarantine Facility

Ebrima G Sankareh The Gambia Government Spokesperson said Tuesday Minister of Health, Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has moved into a quarantine facility. Sankareh said this...

Police Anti-Crime Unit Arrest 12 People at Tawto

By Nelson Manneh The Police Anti-Crime Unit patrol team last night arrested twelve (12) people at Tawto in West Coast Region of The Gambia for...

Arts & Culture

Hamat Bah Reveals Plans to Erect Fence at Fort Bullen

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Kebba Taylor; The Musical Genius Who Never Went to Music School

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Writers Protest Against Plagiarism Creeping into Gambia’s Literary Spectrum

By Momodou Jarju Omar N.K. Ceesay is the latest writer whose work has been plagiarized. Mr. Ceesay, who bears the nom de plume (The Hero Poet),...

Women & Development

Parliamentarians Debate on Bill that Seeks to Protect Pregnant Women from Forced Labour

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Women continue to struggle to get fish

With Madiba Singhateh Women engaged in small scale fishing are faced with several challenges including inadequate access to fund, competition with fish meal factories, and...

Health & Science

Gambia Records 128 New COVID-19 Cases & 2 New Deaths Bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 779

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has registered one hundred and twenty-eight (128) new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed...

Minister of Health Moves into a Quarantine Facility

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State House says Gambian President Barrow tested Negative for COVID -19

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GPU Issues Safety, Reporting Guidelines for Journalists

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Education

WAG Anticipates 500 Applicants for ‘UN75’ Online Spoken-word Competition

By Momodou Jarju The Secretary General of the Writers Association of The Gambia (WAG) Modou Lamin Age-Almusaf Sowe, said they anticipate to receive five hundred...

UTG, MDI, GTTI & The Gambia College Closed till Further Notice

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Ndow’s grade 6 Students to sit exam today Education Minister says she is not aware of it

By Mustapha Jallow Grade six (6) students at Ndow’s Comprehensive primary school are set to sit exams on 16th July 2020 – but Education Minister...