Monday, April 12, 2021

Global COVID-19 STATS

All countries
136,740,184
Confirmed
Updated on April 12, 2021 11:48 am
All countries
23,837,221
Active
Updated on April 12, 2021 11:48 am
All countries
109,951,543
Recovered
Updated on April 12, 2021 11:48 am
All countries
2,951,420
Deaths
Updated on April 12, 2021 11:48 am

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GID opens new stations to tackle human trafficking, other crimes

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) on Wednesday opened newly built stations in...

Health Ministry Rolls Out Vaccination against COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Following the Launch of COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign by President Adama Barrow, the...

Minister Tangara Holds Meeting with CTBTO Executive Secretary

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on...

Wrestling Promoter Decries losses Amid Postponement of Combat

By Foroyaa Reporter Bai Mbowe, a traditional wrestling promoter who resides in Njoofain, North Bank...

Minister of Defence Sheikh Omar Faye asked to resign from his...

The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations has called on Minister of...

TANGO Chairperson Urges Journalists to Be Responsible in Reporting

By: Kebba AF Touray Mr Charles John Njie, Chairperson of the Association of Non-Governmental Organization...

The Election Calendar Of The IEC For The Next Electoral Cycle...

Yesterday, 5th April 2021 should have witnessed the publication of the referendum notice according...

Who Are Members Of The New PDOIS Central Committee?

QUESTION OF THE DAY This question was posed to the Secretary General of PDOIS who...

GAP Musa Yali Batchilly’s Criminal Case Set for Judgement

By Yankuba Jallow The criminal trial involving Musa Yali Batchilly, who is the Secretary General...

25 Young Gambians to Benefit from 18-Months Apprenticeship Programme in Masonry

By Ndey Sowe The Jobs, Skills and Finance, in partnership with the TAF Africa Foundation,...

Gambians Sensitized on Voter Registration Ahead of Presidential Elections

By Mustapha Jallow The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) on Friday started sensitization on...

NAMs Call on Government to Invest in the Productive Sector, Other...

By: Kebba AF Touray National Assembly Members (NAMs) have during the adjournment debate on Thursday,...

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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 Magicians Produce Money With The Assistance Of Ghosts?

QUESTION THE DAY The answer to this question is in the negative. Why is it in the negative. The reason is simple. Take out a...

Press Releases

Legal Affairs

GPF Deploys Personnel to Garawol Following Land Dispute

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia police Force has recently deployed police officers at Garawol to maintain peace and security following a land dispute. PRO Njie said...

Human Rights

Sports

Wrestling Promoter Decries losses Amid Postponement of Combat

By Foroyaa Reporter Bai Mbowe, a traditional wrestling promoter who resides in Njoofain, North Bank Region (NBR), has decried financial losses amid the postponement of...

International

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GPF Deploys Personnel to Garawol Following Land Dispute

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia police Force has recently deployed police officers at Garawol to maintain peace and security following a land dispute. PRO Njie said...

DLEA Reacts to Mangkamangkunda Alleged Drug Case

By Mustapha Jallow Drug Law Enforcement Agency Gambia said Thursday background check on one resident of Mankamangkunda, Buba Manneh,(who was suspected of dealing in drugs),...

Could Magicians Produce Money With The Assistance Of Ghosts?

QUESTION THE DAY The answer to this question is in the negative. Why is it in the negative. The reason is simple. Take out a...

Gambia appoints new Police Chief

By Mustapha Jallow and Kebba Secka The Gambia government on Thursday appointed Abdoulie Sanyang as the new Inspector General of Police, police said. Police said in...

Gambia Government Regulates Prices of Cement

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Government has announced that cement is now put in the category of essential goods as a mechanism to control the...

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 Registers 59 New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Sunday 4th April 2021 registered fifty-nine (59) new cases of the coronavirus disease taking the total number of COVID-19...

Health Ministry Rolls Out Vaccination against COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Following the Launch of COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign by President Adama Barrow, the Ministry of Health has started rolling out vaccination against COVID-19...

Update: 6833 People Vaccinated Against COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Gambia’s health authorities have said that six thousand, eight hundred and thirty-three (6833) people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as of 28th...

Gambia Vaccinates 5345 People against COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Health Authorities have yesterday informed this medium that five thousand three hundred and forty-five (5345) people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as...

Two New COVID-19 Related Deaths Recorded, 62 New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has recorded two new COVID-19-related deaths on Friday 26th March 2021, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths recorded since...

Education

25 Young Gambians to Benefit from 18-Months Apprenticeship Programme in Masonry

By Ndey Sowe The Jobs, Skills and Finance, in partnership with the TAF Africa Foundation, has launched the first formal apprenticeship programme in masonry for...

Gambians Sensitized on Voter Registration Ahead of Presidential Elections

By Mustapha Jallow The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) on Friday started sensitization on the mammoth voter registration exercise to be conducted by the...

UTG Launches Its Counseling Centre, Main Library

By Mariama Marong The University of the Gambia (UTG) on Wednesday the 24th of March 2021 inaugurated its novel Career and Wellness Center for Counseling...

Minister Joof Challenges UTG Lecturers to Add Value on Research

By Mariama Marong The Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Badara Joof, on Wednesday the 24th of March, challenged lecturers of the University of...

45 Women Trained on Fashion Design to Compete Internationally

By Ndey Sowe The International Trade Center in The Gambia has through its youth empowerment project’s Andandorr program and She Trade project The Gambia concluded...