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Minister Tangara says 4837 Gambians are required to leave Germany, 25...

By: Kebba AF Touray Momodou Tangara, the Gambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, on Wednesday told lawmakers that 4837 Gambians are required to leave Germany, adding 25...

When will the IEC commence registration of voters for a referendum?

QUESTION OF THE DAY It is clear registration for ID Card is continuing. Rice distribution has been done in many places using coupons. In some...

Relatives Bury Soldier Who Dies While Guarding COVID-19 Foodstuffs

By Mustapha Jallow & Matarr Jassey A soldier was found dead at his guard post in Sinchu Alagie where he was providing security to the...

Is A State Of Public Emergency In Force, Or Not In...

QUESTION OF THE DAY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SHOULD ANSWER The Executive appears to be undecided on the state of Emergency. There is easing of restrictions without...

Activist Madi Jobarteh May Appear in Court on Monday

By Mustapha Jallow Madi Jobarteh, a rights activist is likely to appear before the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 6th July 2020. Madi said when he...

Gamtel, Gamcel and GCCA have defaulted in their payments to SSHFC

The Minister of Finance Mamboury Njie has informed NAMs that apart from the Gambia Groundnut Corporation (GGC) and Gambia Ports authority(GPA) which are on...

Education Minister Links Failure to Submit Reports to Incarceration of Ex-Finance...

By Kebba A.F. Touray The Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology said their failure to submit audit reports of the Gambia College was...

Government says it has not increased prices of fuel

The Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday the prices of fuel are still in effect and will continue to be the actual prices for...

OJ reconciles with Major Bah, while Ensa Jesus Badjie forgives Soriba...

By Nelson Manneh Commissioners of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission have on Wednesday 1st July 2020 facilitated the reconciliation exercise between four perpetrators against...

Did the Vice President Say That the 5 Percent Civil Servants...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The written introductory statement delivered by the Vice President relating to the Public Service Pension Bill is different from her oral...

Police Invite Madi Jobateh for Questioning Over Statements He Made at...

By Momodou Jarju & Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Police Force has on Tuesday invited human rights activist, Madi Jobarteh, for questioning over statements he made...

State Withdraws Motion for Extension of Public Emergency

By: Kebba AF Touray The Speaker of the National Assembly, Mariama Jack Denton, on Tuesday adjourned parliamentary sitting to Wednesday 1st July 2020 after they...

Former Justice Minister: Gambia will only change for the better

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s former Justice Minister, Abubacarr Tambadou has on Monday 29th June 2020, told lawmakers that the Gambia has changed and...

State asked to pay D500,000 to Global HOMM

By Yankuba Jallow & Nelson Manneh A high court judge in Banjul has on Monday, 29th June asked the Government of the Gambia to pay...

Where is Minister Ebrima Sillah?

QUESTION OF THE DAY? The answer is simple. He is back in the country after being caught abroad by COVID-19 restrictions on movement of people....

Vendors Express Concern Over Congestion at Serrekunda Market

By Isatou Kanyi Vendors at the Serrekunda Market have expressed concern over the lack of adherence to the practice of social-distancing due to the overcrowding...

Is The Access To Information Bill A GPU Sponsored Bill?

The public should be informed that; while interest groups could lobby the Executive or The National Assembly to move Motions for the passing of...

Tambadou Says Gambia’s Stability Lies on the Hands of Media

By Momodou Jarju In what was his farewell speech to the nation, the outgoing Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Tambadou, has charged the...

Fifty-Five- Years On, Finance Minister Confirms Gambia’s Total Assets Unknown

By Momodou Jarju Fifty-five years after Independence, The Gambia is yet to know its total assets. The Minister of Finance, Mambury Njie, informed lawmakers in Banjul...

Gone so soon, remembered forever: Ba Tambadou finally leaves office

By Yankuba Jallow Abubacarr Marie Tamba has finally resigned as the Honourable Attorney General and Minister of Justice, but the country will continue to remember...