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Finance Minister tables National Health Insurance Bill

By: Kebba AF Touray The Finance Minister, Mambury Njie, yesterday tabled a Bill entitled National Health Insurance Bill 2020, on behalf of the Health Minister,...

Lawmakers say: Amendment of Communication and Information Act is a step...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambian Lawmakers have welcomed the move taken by the Information Ministry to amend the Communication and Information Act. They made...

URR Immigration Office Extends the Issuing of ID Cards to Communities

By Lamin Fatty The Gambia Immigration Department in the Upper River Region has extended issuing National Identity Cards to Fatoto and other communities. The development...

National Assembly approves Budget of over D29 billion

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s National Assembly has finally approved a total budget of Twenty-nine billion, Ninety-nine million, Four hundred and sixty thousand, six...

Seventy-seven communities benefit from NAWEC electricity expansion

By Makutu Manneh. Fourteen communities in Kiang and sixty-three in West Coast Region have been electrified by the Government. President Adama Barrow on Saturday 28th November...

Ministry of Transport Works and Infrastructure To Conduct Road Safety Survey...

In a move to improve road safety standards and to minimize accidents on the roads, the Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MotWI), in...

President Barrow inspects over US$ 40 million road project in Banjul

By Makutu Manneh President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow inspected the Banjul road project worth over 40 million US Dollars. President Barrow was accompanied by the...

Gambia’s Security Adviser Launches Two Security Strategy Documents

By Isatou Kanyi The Gambia’s National Security Adviser, Retired Colonel Momodou Badjie, has officially launched the National Security Strategy (NDS) and Security Sector Reform Strategy...

Hamat Bah Says Hunting Camps Must Employ 90% Gambians

By Ndey Sowe The Minster for Tourism and Culture, Hamat Bah, has stressed that all hunting camps in The Gambia should employ 90 per cent...

Secondary School Sports Association Give D275,000 to Winners, Runner Up

By Yankuba Jallow The Association of Secondary School Sports and Football has on Tuesday, 24th November 2020 handed cash prize of D275,000 to winners and...

Ministry Aims to Transform NBR into Tourism Hub

By Ndey Sowe The Minster for Tourism and Culture, Hamat Bah, has revealed that his ministry wants to transform the North Bank Region (NBR) of...

UDP Secretary General Statement On The UN System’s 16 Days Of...

Since the United Nations first initiated the global campaign of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in 1991 the activities and themes have...

GAF Medical Personnel Acquire Basic Life Supporting Training in Darfur

By Makutu Manneh The Gambia Armed Forces Contingent 23 (GAMCOY 23) medical personnel in Darfur (Sudan) acquired basic life supporting training. The Training was held in...

Banjul Mayor urges children to intensify campaign for their rights

By Isatou Kanyi Rohey Malick Lowe the Lord Mayor of Banjul has called on Gambia’s Children Assembly to intensify its campaign on the rights of...

Kerr Batch Stone Circles: UNESCO World Heritage Site Undergoing Rehabilitation

By Ndey Sowe Rehabilitation exercise is ongoing at the Kerr Batch stone circles, a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site...

Tourism Minster Promises to Build Museum at Ex-President Jawara’s Birth Place

By Ndey Sowe Hamat NK Bah, Minister of Tourism and Culture, has promised the family of the late former President Sir Dawda Jawara that Government...

GAF, PIU personnel conclude training on Amory management

By Makutu Manneh   Personnel of Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) and Police Intervention Unit (PIU) on Friday concluded training on Amoury management and Amoury storekeeping. The...

GAF Lauded for Donating Blood

By: Makutu Manneh Gambians on Saturday lauded the Gambia Armed forces after their personnel came out to donate blood during a blood donation exercise spearheaded...

Halifa Sallah’s Key Note Address at the Inter-Party Convergence on Saturday

By Yankuba Jallow Honourable Halifa Sallah, the co-chair of the Inter-Party Committee (IPC) has called on all political parties to educate their members on the...

Technical, Vocational Education training School to be established in crab Island

By Makutu Manneh On Friday 20th November 2020, Banjul North National Assembly Member signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MRC Holland to initiate a technical...