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Women’s Rights Activists Want Government to Implement Laws Criminalizing FGM

Mariama Marong Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) remains a practice in The Gambia despite the ban by the State. There is a law criminalizing this traditional practice,...

NHRC Urges Government to Expedite Governance Reform Initiatives

By Nelson Manneh The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged Gambia Government to expedite the governance reform initiatives, especially the Security Sector Reform (SSR)...

Tumana Law Maker Donates Medical Items to Perai Health Facility

By Kebba AF Touray, Reporting from Perai, URR Foday NM Drammeh, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Tumana Constituency, has donated medical items to Perai...

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...

VP Touray Calls For Collaboration to End FGM In Gambia

By Ndey Sowe & Makutu Manneh Dr. Isatou Touray, the Vice President of The Gambia, has called for close collaboration among stakeholders in the fight...

3-Year-Old Seeks Overseas Medical Assistance

By Nelson Manneh Ramatoulie Sowe, a 3-year-old infant residing in Bundung in Kanifing Municipality, is in need of medical assistance in order for her to...

EFSTH Officials Say Inadequate Consumables, a Major Challenge in Fight Against...

By Kebba AF Touray Officials of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) have informed the National Assembly Select Committee on Health that the inadequate...

Two People Die of Covid-19

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has over the weekend registered two new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of coronavirus deaths, since March 2020,...

Gambia Registers 7 New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Thursday 28th January 2021 registered seven new cases of the deadly coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases...

Two COVID-19 Patients Currently on Oxygen Therapy

By Nelson Manneh Health authorities have yesterday informed this medium that two COVID-19 patients are currently on oxygen therapy. The Gambia has registered four new...

Gambia Launches COVID-19 Study on Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Tuesday 26th January, 2021, launched a Covid-19 study on knowledge, attitudes and practices in the country which was...

Confirmed Positive COVID-19 Cases Currently at Large

By Nelson Manneh It has come to the attention of the Senior Management of the Ministry of Health that there are confirmed positive COVID-19 cases...

Gambia Records 36 New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Tuesday 26th January, 2021, registered thirty-six new cases of the deadly coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19...

Five COVID-19 Patients Currently on Oxygen Therapy, 12 New Cases Recorded

By Nelson Manneh Health authorities have yesterday informed this medium that five COVID-19 patients are currently on oxygen therapy. The Gambia has on Wednesday 20th January 2021 registered...

Women’s Bureau Communication Officer Says FGM/C Declined by 41% in Gambia

Mariama Marong Neneh Touray, the Head of Communication of Women’s Bureau, has revealed that Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C) has dropped from 98% to 57%. The...

Health Ministry to Introduce Covid-19 Vaccine

By Makutu Manneh Gambia’s Health Ministry is on the verge of introducing the covid-19 vaccine in The Gambia, this is according to the Director of Education...

Gambia Records Five New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia Wednesday registered five new cases of the deadly coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country...

Gambia Records One COVID-19 Death, 23 New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Monday 18th January 2021 registered one COVID 19 related death, bringing the total number of deaths to 128. The...

Gambia Records 13 New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has over the weekend registered thirteen new cases of the deadly coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed...

Gambia Registers Two New Cases of COVID-19 Variant

By Kebba Secka  Minister of Health Dr. Ahmadou Sawaneh has revealed that the country has registered two new different cases of COVID-19. Minister Samateh said the...