Monday, August 10, 2020

Burning Issues

President Barrow Lifts State of Public Emergency

State House, Banjul, 24th July 2020 : The Office of the President reminds the public that it has been five months since President Adama...

Minister Empowered to Order People Entering the Gambia to Bear Cost...

Minister of Health, Dr Ahmadou Samateh has in accordance with the laws of The Gambia promulgated new Regulations which empowers him to order persons...

What Does The Ministry Of Trade Have To Offer The Following...

QUESTION OF THE DAY “I am renting in Dippakunda and I have a Video Club where I used to get extra income to sustain my...

Resident doctors Lambast government for flouting COVID-19 Regulations

The Association of Resident Doctors (GARD)-The Gambia said they are deeply saddened by the attitude of government officials towards Covid-19. They said in a press...

Judge Advises UDP to Discuss with Sherriffo Sonko

By Yankuba Jallow Justice Haddy C. Roche on Thursday, 23rd July 2020 advised the United Democratic Party to meet with the Independent Electoral Commission and...

How is criminalisation of skin bleaching to be interpreted?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The act of bleaching the natural skin of a human being is destructive to the user. Does society criminalise all behaviour...

NAMS Reduce About D800 Million from Supplementary Appropriation Bill

By: Kebba  AF Touray The Finance and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC) of the Gambia’s National Assembly, has cut down the sum of seven hundred and...

Gambia Records 34 New COVID-19 Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia recorded thirty-four new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases to one hundred and forty-six (146) with...

Parliamentarians Threaten to Reject Future SAB IF…..

By: Kebba AF Touray Some lawmakers have on Wednesday threatened to reject the next Supplementary Appropriation Bill (SAB) if the government fails to cater for...

Gambia Registers 19 New Cases of COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Nineteen new cases of COVID-19 have been registered in The Gambia bringing the total number of cases to one hundred and twelve...

GAF Deploys Personnel in Kerr Pateh to Combat Armed Robbery

By Mustapha Jallow Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) on Monday deployed its personnel at Kerr Pateh in the North Bank Region after armed robbers hit the...

Should Gambian youth be dragged into a war of insults by...

QUESTION OF THE DAY This is the time for decision making regarding the future of the country.  This is not an era for idle minds....

National Assembly Members Overcome Resistance and Pass Local Government (Amendment) Bill...

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Members of the Gambia on Friday 17th July 2020, passed the Local Government Bill 2020, after it was...

Government Spokesperson: Masks wearing is Compulsory in The Gambia

By Makutu Manneh In a press conference on Friday 17th July 2020 Ebrima Sankareh the government’s spokesperson told journalists that mask wearing is now mandatory...

Government Spokesperson Rubbishes Claims Gambia is Spending Millions on ECOMIG

Makutu Manneh Gambia Government Spokesperson Friday said people were peddling false information on the internet that Gambia was spending millions on the maintenance of the...

National Assembly Members Disagree on Government’s Decision to Implement Recommendation on...

By Momodou Jarju For some lawmakers in Gambia’s national assembly, bleaching ones skin is by choice and barring that from that person is a violation...

Breaking News: Gambia Registers 15 New Cases of COVID-19

Gambia’s Director of Health Promotion and Education said Saturday the smallest country has registered 15 new cases of COVID-19, the highest number of cases...

Eight Staff of EFSTH Contract COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Eight employees of Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul have been confirmed positive of COVID-19 on Thursday, 16th July 2020 as...

UN Report Raises Red Flag as 690 Million People Estimated Went...

By Momodou Jarju The United Nations (UN) has raised a red flag on the rise in global hunger as new report indicated that more people...

People Smuggling, a Lucrative ‘Business’ During COVID-19

By Mustapha Jallow Smuggling of people across the porous border entry points between The Gambia and Senegal has now become a lucrative venture for many. Amid...