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The State And The Councils In Delivering Food Aid

The Councils are executive bodies. They collect taxes, make by-laws and execute to provide services. That is why Councils are to play a prominent...

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...

Mayor Bensouda solicits more support from Government to councils

By Yankuba Jallow Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the Mayor of Kanifing...

Kanifing Municipal Council Launches 50,000 Face Mask Initiatives

By Yankuba Jallow Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the mayor of Kanifing...

CSOs want IEC to conduct voter registration before referendum

By Yankuba Jallow Civil society organizations (CSOs) in The Gambia...

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

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

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Detention without Trial Still Exists

By Mustapha Jallow Five soldiers and one civilian have been detained by Gambian authorities without...

What is the land Commission Doing?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Land has led to killing in Kombo South. It has led...

A Nation In Search Of A Way Forward Nation Focus...

Political leaders and their supporters have a choice. They could either be focused on...

GFA PRESS RELEASE ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS ON COVID-19 What next- a...

We come back to express our very deep concern over the way and manner...

CDS Drammeh Calls on GRA Commissioner General

By: Kebba AF Touray The Chief of Defence Staff of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF)...

Human Appeal International provides food Aid to vulnerable Institutions

By: Kebba AF Touray Human Appeal International, charity organization based in Ireland, on Wednesday embarked...

Isatou Auber Faal gets top appointment at OACP Secretariat

Quadrangle, Banjul, 21st May 2020 - In the capacity of the Minister of Finance...

Police clash with Residents of Sukuta Over Demolition Exercise

By Mustapha Jallow Dozens of houses and fences have been demolished in Sukuta-Salagi as the...

Kanifing East COVID-19 Taskforce Sensitize Market Vendors on Social Distancing

By Nelson Manneh Kanifing East COVID-19 taskforce comprising the security forces embarked on a sensitization...

EFSTH Discharge Gunshot Victim

By Mustapha Jallow Omar Solly, who was admitted at Edward Francis Small Teaching hospital in...

Lawmakers Refer Motion on Appointment to Armed Forces Council to Appointment...

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly has deferred a motion for the Appointments of...

Too Many Cooks Spoil The Soup

Opinions are opinions and we all have the freedom of expression to make our...

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Patrol Troops Deployed Upon Senegalese Soldiers Entering Gambian Territory

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

Detention without Trial Still Exists

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

The State And The Councils In Delivering Food Aid

The Councils are executive bodies. They collect taxes, make...

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

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

Mayor Bensouda solicits more support from Government to councils

By Yankuba Jallow Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the Mayor of Kanifing...

How Could We Succeed In Combatting Covid 19?

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

How Could We Succeed In Combatting Covid 19?

QUESTION OF THE DAY A declaration of a state of emergency is simply a way of alerting the whole nation that COVID 19 is a...

Patrol Troops Deployed Upon Senegalese Soldiers Entering Gambian Territory

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

What is the land Commission Doing?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Land has led to killing in...

Police clash with Residents of Sukuta Over Demolition Exercise

By Mustapha Jallow Dozens of houses and fences have been...

Did The National Assembly Attain The Objective For Which The Extraordinary...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The answer to this question is...

President declares a state of emergency again

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

Why Did The National Assembly Adjourn Monday 18 MAY ...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Nation would recall that COVID-...

Residents of Border Villages in URR Express Fear over Spread of...

By Lamin Fatty Residents living around the border villages within...

What Is The Role Of Social Welfare Department In Protecting The...

QUESTION OF TE DAY Foroyaa will approach the Ministry to...

Health Minister expresses frustration over the country’s bad system

By Yankuba Jallow The Minister of Health on Saturday told...

Press Releases

GFA PRESS RELEASE ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS ON COVID-19 What next- a...

We come back to express our very deep concern...

Isatou Auber Faal gets top appointment at OACP Secretariat

Quadrangle, Banjul, 21st May 2020 - In the capacity...

Legal Affairs

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

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Police Force have charged eleven men and two women for obstructing a Police Officer during a clash with law enforcement...

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...

Police Arrest 52 Boys For Playing Football At Night

By Nelson Manneh Personnel of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU)...

GBA President Says Adoption of Draft Constitution Will Usher in System...

Gambia Bar Association President Salieu Taal said on Saturday...

Lawyer Ousainou Darboe Says Draft Constitution is More Progressive than the...

By: Yankuba Jallow Gambian Lawyer Ousainou Darboe said on Saturday...

Police Grant Two Suspects Bail Over Brikama Fire Incident

By Mustapha Jallow Two persons who were arrested for their...

Police Grant Two Suspects Bail Over Brikama Fire Incident

By Mustapha Jallow Two persons who were arrested for their...

Two Business Persons Fined for Price Hiking

By Nelson Manneh The Director of Health Service at the...

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

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...

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...

Turkish Giants Told to Cough up over 111Million Dalasis to Sign...

A Turkish club has been told to cough up...

14 Years after Conquering Africa–Bare Truth of What Became of the...

By Sulayman Bah That controversial Ousman Jallow title-winning last-gasp goal...

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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Patrol Troops Deployed Upon Senegalese Soldiers Entering Gambian Territory

By Mustapha Jallow Gambian troops have been deployed to the village border of Sare Omar after villagers confronted Senegalese soldiers for wrongly entering their territory...

Detention without Trial Still Exists

By Mustapha Jallow Five soldiers and one civilian have been detained by Gambian authorities without their appearance before any Court of Law for trial. This...

The State And The Councils In Delivering Food Aid

The Councils are executive bodies. They collect taxes, make by-laws and execute to provide services. That is why Councils are to play a prominent...

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

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Police Force have charged eleven men and two women for obstructing a Police Officer during a clash with law enforcement...

Mayor Bensouda solicits more support from Government to councils

By Yankuba Jallow Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the Mayor of Kanifing Municipality has called on the central government to support councils by divulging some of its...

Arts & Culture

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....

Young Gambian Movie Producer Depicts Living Conditions of His Country in Play

By Makutu Manneh A young Gambian movie producer has depicted the living conditions of his country in a play titled: ‘‘Who to Blame’’, for the...

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

Kanifing Municipal Council Launches 50,000 Face Mask Initiatives

By Yankuba Jallow Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the mayor of Kanifing Municipality on Thursday, 21st May 2020 presided over the launching ceremony of fifty thousand (50,000)...

GFA PRESS RELEASE ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS ON COVID-19 What next- a nation in crisis?

We come back to express our very deep concern over the way and manner that a major national crisis continues to be handled without...

Kanifing East COVID-19 Taskforce Sensitize Market Vendors on Social Distancing

By Nelson Manneh Kanifing East COVID-19 taskforce comprising the security forces embarked on a sensitization exercise to all markets within the Kanifing Municipality and engage...

EFSTH Discharge Gunshot Victim

By Mustapha Jallow Omar Solly, who was admitted at Edward Francis Small Teaching hospital in Banjul after he sustained gunshot injury on his arm, was...

Health Ministry Responds to GMC Leader’s Allegations on Conditions at Quarantine Centres

By Nelson Manneh The Ministry of Health has yesterday the 19th of May 2020 responded to the Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) Leader Mr. Mai Ahmed...

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...