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MOJ Gazettes Bill to Promulgate Constitution

By: Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Justice said on Friday that a bill for an Act to promulgate the Constitution of The Gambia 2020 and...

MOJ Gazettes Bill to Promulgate Constitution

By: Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Justice said on Friday...

Kebba Taylor; The Musical Genius Who Never Went to...

Kebba Taylor is a musical genius, multi-instrumentalist, producer and...

Sukuta residents to meet with Government over Salagi land...

By Mustapha Jallow Residents of Salagi, a settlement on the...

IRI Poll suggests 72% Of Gambians Support a New...

Seventy-two percent of Gambians supported the need for a...

New Yundum VDC Demand their Reserve Land

By Nelson Manneh The Village Development Committee (VDC) of New...

Covid 19 shutting down economies, President Barrow tells UN

State House, Banjul, May 28, 2020 – His Excellency,...

Global COVID-19 STATS

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6,153,370
Confirmed
Updated on May 31, 2020 12:55 am
All countries
3,048,546
Active
Updated on May 31, 2020 12:55 am
All countries
2,733,954
Recovered
Updated on May 31, 2020 12:55 am
All countries
370,870
Deaths
Updated on May 31, 2020 12:55 am

Latest News

Yankuba Touray should walk free next week-Counsel Tells Court

By Yankuba Jallow & Louis Jobe Yankuba Touray’s Lawyer has on Thursday, 28th May told...

Foroyaa asked Halifa Sallah what message he has for Africa Liberation...

QUESTION OF THE DAY “ The last message I sent to the organisers of the...

How To Gauge The Performance Of The Constitutional Review ...

An objective critic of the CRC must first take note of the mandate of...

High Court Strikes Out Case of Deyda’s Co-Victim

By Yankuba Jallow Justice Sainabou Wadda-Cisse of the Banjul High Court has on Wednesday, 27th...

Rethinking “Africa Liberation Day”

By James F. Mendy May 25th every year is observed as Africa Liberation Day. This is...

Congratulatory Message From Trade Unions Of The Gambia

The Gambian State celebrates Africa Union Day on 25th May 2020, vis-a-vis the Trade...

My Sincere Advice To The Government Of Adama Barrow

James F. Mendy As a very concerned citizen, I advise the government of Mr. Adama...

Ousainou Darboe (UDP) Africa Day Message 2020

Dear Compatriots Africa Day this year coincides with the Eid celebrations marking the end of the...

VP Touray updates press on Government’s food aid distribution

By Yankuba Jallow The Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia has on Wednesday,...

Accessing Health Services for Children A Challenge in Rural Gambia

as mothers lament difficulties faced MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) Women in rural Gambia have raised concerns...

Bird Sanctuaries threatened by Loggers and Developers

With Madiba Singhateh In this edition also set side to talk about actions that affect...

Brufut land recovery committee demand for their land

By Yankuba Jallow & Makutu Manneh The residents of the Brufut have been pursuing communal...

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Yankuba Touray should walk free next week-Counsel Tells Court

By Yankuba Jallow & Louis Jobe Yankuba Touray’s Lawyer has...

Armitage senior school to be used as quarantine centre for COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Gambian Health Authorities are engaging the Board...

MOJ Gazettes Bill to Promulgate Constitution

By: Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Justice said on Friday...

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

Kebba Taylor is a musical genius, multi-instrumentalist, producer and...

Sukuta residents to meet with Government over Salagi land saga

By Mustapha Jallow Residents of Salagi, a settlement on the...

High Court Strikes Out Case of Deyda’s Co-Victim

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Ryan Giggs’ Club Extend Gambian Left-back Touray’s Contract

By Sulayman Bah Former Manchester United greats, Ryan Giggs and his likes have renewed the contract of Gambia’s Ibou Touray. Touray joined the side from Nantwich Town in 2017, helping them gain promotion to the English...

Burning Issues

New Yundum VDC Demand their Reserve Land

By Nelson Manneh The Village Development Committee (VDC) of New Yundum have on behalf of their community demanded for the Government of the Gambia to...

Foroyaa asked Halifa Sallah what message he has for Africa Liberation...

QUESTION OF THE DAY “ The last message I sent...

Brufut land recovery committee demand for their land

By Yankuba Jallow & Makutu Manneh The residents of the...

What Is The State Of Covid-19 Infection In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY According to the Epidemiology and disease...

Old Jeshwang Wetland being encroached upon

By Louise Jobe The Old Jeshwang wetland is being encroached...

A different experience in the People’s Republic of China

Apparently, some people in The Gambia have been spreading...

Residents of Jambur Decry Failure of the State to Compensate Them

By Madiba Singhateh The residents of Jambur on Thursday decried...

How Was Africa Liberation Day Commemorated In The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY There was no statement from...

How Could We Succeed In Combatting Covid 19?

QUESTION OF THE DAY A declaration of a state of...

Patrol Troops Deployed Upon Senegalese Soldiers Entering Gambian Territory

By Mustapha Jallow Gambian troops have been deployed to the...

Press Releases

Covid 19 shutting down economies, President Barrow tells UN

State House, Banjul, May 28, 2020 – His Excellency,...

Gambia appoints national Coordinator for Covid 19 Response

State House, Banjul, 22nd May 2020 – Following the...

Legal Affairs

MOJ Gazettes Bill to Promulgate Constitution

By: Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Justice said on Friday that a bill for an Act to promulgate the Constitution of The Gambia 2020 and...

Yankuba Touray should walk free next week-Counsel Tells Court

By Yankuba Jallow & Louis Jobe Yankuba Touray’s Lawyer has...

High Court Strikes Out Case of Deyda’s Co-Victim

By Yankuba Jallow Justice Sainabou Wadda-Cisse of the Banjul High...

TRRC to resume public hearings on June 8

Following consultations with the Attorney General and Minister of...

Old Jeshwang Wetland being encroached upon

By Louise Jobe The Old Jeshwang wetland is being encroached...

No adherence to Safe Spacing at Brikama Market and Car Park

By Louise Jobe Many people are still not following the...

Salagi Demolition Clash: 11 Men, 2 Women Charged With Obstruction

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Police Force have charged eleven...

Detention without Trial Still Exists

By Mustapha Jallow Five soldiers and one civilian have been...

President declares a state of emergency again

The President has again declared a state of public...

Magistrate’s court convicts 17 drivers for overloading

By Nelson Manneh Seventeen drivers have been convicted all together...

Human Rights

Victims of Presidential Convoy Accidents Testify at TRRC

By Yankuba Jallow Two victims of convoy accidents under the...

TRRC saved Musa Jammeh’s Family, House from Explosion

By Yankuba Jallow Ensa Keita returned from exile purposely to...

Sports

INTERVIEW: From Being Compared with Ibrahimovic to OB Conateh Influencing Him to Dump Sweden –A Trip into How Njogu Demba Became Gambia’s Most Expensive...

By: Sulayman Bah Fond memories of his brutal annihilation of Liberia still linger. The year was 2008 and the fixture a World Cup qualifier before a...

3 Top Gambian Strikers Who’ve Not Had the Breakthrough their Talent...

By Sulayman Bah The Gambian domestic premier league has seen...

Ryan Giggs’ Club Extend Gambian Left-back Touray’s Contract

By Sulayman Bah Former Manchester United greats, Ryan Giggs and...

Assan Ceesay, Jatta Resume League Action after Corona Break

By Sulayman Bah Resumption of the German leagues over the...

Club Sports Director Bids Farewell to Exit-bound Hamza Barry

By Sulayman Bah Croatian club Hajduk Split’s director Ivan Kepčija...

Gambia’s Yerro Njie Bags International Appointment in Sports

By Sulayman Bah Yerro Njie has been ushered into Sports...

Report: Hamza Barry ‘99 Percent Sure to Leave’

By Sulayman Bah Hamza Barry is sure to end his...

Besiktas install enormous disinfection cabinet at the club’s training ground as...

Source MailOnline-Besiktas have installed a gigantic disinfection cabinet at...

Gambian Boxer Badou Jack Insists He Draws Inspiration from “Worst Cut...

Gambian boxer Badou Jack insists he draws only inspiration...

Top Gambian Striker Reveals He Never Ate Good Food In China

A Gambian footballer has revealed the shock he faced...

International

Ryan Giggs’ Club Extend Gambian Left-back Touray’s Contract

By Sulayman Bah Former Manchester United greats, Ryan Giggs and...

Assan Ceesay, Jatta Resume League Action after Corona Break

By Sulayman Bah Resumption of the German leagues over the...

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Yankuba Touray should walk free next week-Counsel Tells Court

By Yankuba Jallow & Louis Jobe Yankuba Touray’s Lawyer has on Thursday, 28th May told the high court that his client should walk free since...

Armitage senior school to be used as quarantine centre for COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Gambian Health Authorities are engaging the Board of Armitage Senior Secondary School as well as the Governor of CRR for the school...

MOJ Gazettes Bill to Promulgate Constitution

By: Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Justice said on Friday that a bill for an Act to promulgate the Constitution of The Gambia 2020 and...

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

Kebba Taylor is a musical genius, multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, who learnt how to play musical instruments from his father and uncles. He epitomizes his...

Sukuta residents to meet with Government over Salagi land saga

By Mustapha Jallow Residents of Salagi, a settlement on the outskirts of Sukuta will on Monday hold talks with the Gambian Government over the Salagi...

Arts & Culture

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

Kebba Taylor is a musical genius, multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, who learnt how to play musical instruments from his father and uncles. He epitomizes his...

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),...

Gibou Ngum Promoting Gambian Traditional Music, Culture In Europe

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

NCAC, WAG Organize Covid-19 Short Story Competition 2020

By Momodou Jarju The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in partnership with the Writers Association of the Gambia (WAG) is set to organize...

Pan African Musicians Release ‘Democratic Message’

With Nelson Manneh Welcome to another edition of the Arts and Music, the Column that seeks to promote Arts, Music and Culture in the Gambia....

Women & Development

Advocates Call For Full Implementation of Ban on FGM To save the Future of the Girl Child

MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a deeply rooted culture which many believe cannot be easily wipe out despite strict laws to...

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...

EU Scales Up BReST Project for Women, Children

By: Kebba AF Touray In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and its unavoidable socio-economic consequences, the European Union has scaled up the BReST Project support...

IOM Trains Female Journalists on Migration Reporting

By Ndey Sowe The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in partnership with Women Journalists Association of the Gambia (WoJAG) has on Tuesday, 10th March 2020...

‘Gender Inequality, Illiteracy Contributes to Vulnerability, Reduced Resilience’ Women’s Minster

By Ndey Sowe Fatou Kinteh the Minister of Women, Children and Social Welfare has said 47.6% women are illiterate with inequalities at the labor markets...

Health & Science

Accessing Health Services for Children A Challenge in Rural Gambia

as mothers lament difficulties faced MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) Women in rural Gambia have raised concerns over the difficulties they face in accessing health services for...

MoH Receive Consignment of Donated PPEs from UAE, Jack Ma Foundation

By Nelson Manneh The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday 21st May 2020, received two consignments of donated medical items including Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)...

Four people recovered from COVID-19 Reducing the total number of active cases from 10 to 6

By Nelson Manneh Four COVID-19 patients have recovered from the virus leaving six others undergoing treatment. So far, The Gambia has recorded twenty-five positive cases of...

Armitage senior school to be used as quarantine centre for COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Gambian Health Authorities are engaging the Board of Armitage Senior Secondary School as well as the Governor of CRR for the school...

No adherence to Safe Spacing at Brikama Market and Car Park

By Louise Jobe Many people are still not following the Emergency Powers Regulations on safe spacing (social distancing) or gathering, especially at very busy places...

Education

Health Officers Undergo Training on Hand Sanitizer Production

By: Isatou Kanyi A week-long training of 26 health personnel on how to locally produce hands sanitizers in the fight against COVID-19 has ended. Prof. Ousman...

Sandu NAM Concludes Investigative Tour of Schools in His Constituency

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Member for Sandu Muhamed Mahanera, has concluded a three-day investigative tour of Schools within his Constituency. The objective of...

WAG 2019 Activity Report: Gambia Records Twenty Two Book Launches

By: Momodou Jarju The Writers Association of The Gambia (WAG) has issued its 2019 activity report. According to their report, the Association has recorded twenty-two...

Gambian Writer Produces Audio-book

By Momodou Jarju Emerging West African writer and scholar, Modou Lamin Age-Almusaf Sowe, has produced an audiobook entitled The Memories of Reflection. The audiobook is the...

Government Facilitates Online Classes for UTG Students

By Momodou Jarju Officials of the Ministries of Higher Education and Finance together with the Management of the University of The Gambia (UTG), have facilitated...