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Global COVID-19 STATS

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159,491,456
Confirmed
Updated on May 10, 2021 8:57 pm
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18,093,546
Active
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138,083,660
Recovered
Updated on May 10, 2021 8:57 pm
All countries
3,314,250
Deaths
Updated on May 10, 2021 8:57 pm

Latest News

Police Investigating Alleged Fraudulent Transactions By GRA Staff

By Nelson Manneh The Spokesperson of the Gambia Police Force Superintendent Lamin Njie has over...

Update: 22,833 People Vaccinated Against COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Health authorities have over the weekend indicated that twenty-two thousand, eight hundred...

Emmanuel Joof Calls for Inclusion of Second Round of Voting in...

By: Kebba AF Touray Mr Emmanuel Joof, the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission...

Joint Committee Engages West Coast Region on Election Bill 2021

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Joint Committee on IEC, Human Rights and Constitutional...

UTG to Introduce National Languages By Next Semester

By Mariama Marong The University of the Gambia (UTG) on Thursday the 6th May, gathered stakeholders...

Police to Conduct Life Firing Exercise at Tintinba Firing Range

By Nelson Manneh The office of the Inspector-General of Police wishes to inform the general...

TRRC Hears Testimony of Executive Director of Article- 19

By Nelson Manneh Mrs Fatou Jangne-Senghore, executive director of Article 19, on Thursday told the...

Gambia Records 3 New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Thursday 6th May 2021 registered three new cases...

Yankuba Badjie and his co-defendants end their protest

By Mariama Marong Former officials of the National Intelligence Agency have on Wednesday, 5th May...

Should Attestation By Five Elders Be A Basis Of Issuing Voter’s...

 QUESTION OF THE DAY Institutional memory is required to give an appropriate answer to this...

The Judiciary Is Gathering Integrity

The landmark decisions by the Supreme Court confirm that the separation of powers is...

TRRC Witness: Dismissal of Judges and Magistrates got worst under Fagbenle’s...

By Nelson Manneh Mr. Samsideen Conteh, a former Gambian magistrate, on Wednesday told the Truth,...

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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

Could The Second Round Of Voting Be Introduced In The Election Bill?

QUESTION OF THE DAY It is important to emphasise that the provision of an Elections Act must not contradict the provisions of the Constitution.   Section 4....

Press Releases

Legal Affairs

Police Prosecute Two Women Arrested In Viral CCTV Video Footage

By Hatab Nyang Police prosecutors have diligently prosecuted and secured conviction in a case against Kumba Secka and Mai Baldeh, the police stated on its...

Human Rights

Sports

Gambia Volleyball Federation Signs 5-year Deal with Italian Coach

The Gambia Volleyball Federation has on Thursday 15 April, signed a 5 year contract with Roberto Farinelli to coach the National Female Volleyball team...

International

Meanwhile In Trending

UTG to Introduce National Languages By Next Semester

By Mariama Marong The University of the Gambia (UTG) on Thursday the 6th May, gathered stakeholders to validate national languages curriculum to be introduced in the...

Emmanuel Joof Calls for Inclusion of Second Round of Voting in Election Bill

By: Kebba AF Touray Mr Emmanuel Joof, the Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has told the national assembly that the 50 plus...

TRRC: Essa Faal Advances Reasons for Extension of Public Hearings to End May

By Nelson Manneh The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) Lead Counsel, Essa Faal, has on Wednesday 5th May 2021 explained the reasons that led...

Yankuba Badjie and his co-defendants end their protest

By Mariama Marong Former officials of the National Intelligence Agency have on Wednesday, 5th May ended their protest and entered the dock as they complied...

Simple Things Should Not Be Made ComplexThe Debate On The Supreme Court Ruling On 54.4 Million Dalsis Assembly Loan Scheme

It is important to take note that the Assembly did slice the budgets of other budgetary agencies with the expressed view that the budget...

Arts & Culture

AU Holds Second Ministerial Meeting on Culture, Arts & Heritage

By Mariama Marong The African Union (AU) has on 25 March, 2021 held its second virtual forum for ministers responsible for arts, culture and heritage. The...

NCAC Creative Director Praises IOM for Documenting Evidence on Migration

By Ndey Sowe The Director of Creative and Performing Arts at the National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has praised the International Organization for...

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...

Women & Development

What Is The Price Of Narrow Nationalism?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Narrow Nationalism leads a person to hate a person of another nationality by stigmatizing the person on the basis of origin....

GADHOH Female Wing Commemorates International Women’s Day

By Makutu Manneh  The Gambia Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (GADHOHF) on 13th March 2021 commemorated International Women’s Day. The observation of the day took place at the...

Touma Njie Pledges to Work to Ensuring Women Take Up Leadership Roles

By Ndey Sowe The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul South, Fatoumatta Touma Njie, has pledged her commitment to work to ensure that women take...

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...

Health & Science

Gambia Records 4 New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Monday 10th May 2021 registered four new cases of the coronavirus, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases ever...

“National Health Insurance Bill Seeks to Fulfill Right to Health Care Services” Says Minister Samateh

By: Kebba AF Touray The Minister of Health, Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, has told lawmakers in Banjul that the National Health Insurance Bill (NHIB) 2020,...

Update: 22,833 People Vaccinated Against COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Health authorities have over the weekend indicated that twenty-two thousand, eight hundred and thirty-three (22,833) people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as...

Gambia Records 3 New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Thursday 6th May 2021 registered three new cases taking the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in...

Gambia Vaccinates 22,833 People against COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Health authorities have on Monday 3rd May 2021 indicated that twenty-two thousand, eight hundred and thirty-three (22,833) people have been vaccinated against...

Education

UTG to Introduce National Languages By Next Semester

By Mariama Marong The University of the Gambia (UTG) on Thursday the 6th May, gathered stakeholders to validate national languages curriculum to be introduced in the...

24-Year-Old Student Solicits Financial Support to Continue His Studies

By Ndey Sowe Jerreh Colley, a 24-year-old, is soliciting financial support for him to continue with his university studies at the University of The Gambia...

UTG Solutionists Team Hands Over Laboratory Equipment to Management

By Mariama Marong The University of the Gambia (UTG) political camp, called Solutionists has through their Gunjur Partnership Project Association with funding from John Moores...

Man Seeks Scholarship After Enrolled to Start Course

By Ndey Sowe Sarjo Jatta is urgently in need of scholarship as he received admission to the Data Science for Society and Business (MSc) graduate...

University Student Solicits Sponsorship to Foot His Bills

By Ndey Sowe A young university student, Pa Matarr I Cham, is seeking immediate support for him to foot his tuition fees. Cham is enrolled at...