Wednesday, August 5, 2020

National

Gambia Arrests 63 People for Drug Trafficking, Possession

By Mustapha Jallow Drug enforcement officers have apprehended fifty-seven (57) Gambians and six foreign nationals for drug trafficking in June 2020. Seventeen detainees were paraded at...

National Journalism Award Committee Reduce Award Categories

By Yankuba Jallow The Awards Committee of the National Journalism Award (NJA) has reduced the award categories from twenty to thirteen for the 2020 awards...

President expresses confidence in newly sworn-in Justice minister –praises ex-Justice Minister...

Gambian leader Adama Barrow has on Thursday said his government is convinced that newly sworn in Minister of Justice Dawda Jallow will measure up...

Court of Appeal Dismisses Ex-President Jammeh’s Brother Case

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on Thursday, 2nd July 2020 unanimously dismissed the case of Ansumana Jammeh, a younger brother to...

NAMs Defer Deliberation on The Gambia Anti-Corruption Bill 2019 to Next...

By Momodou Jarju The National Assembly Members (NAMs) have on Thursday voted for the extension of the deliberation on The Gambia Anti-Corruption Bill, 2019 to...

Ministry to Construct Rehabilitation Center for Cannabis Abusers

By Momodou Jarju The Minister of Interior, Yankuba Sonko, has revealed that his-led ministry has plans to construct a rehabilitation center for cannabis abusers in...

Fisheries Minister: 50 thousand of the country’s population to benefit from...

By: Kebba AF Touray James F Gomez, the Fisheries Minister said an estimated 50,000 of the country’s population will directly benefit from a 20 solar...

Works Minister: Gambia Generates at most D15 million from Senegambia Bridge...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Minister of Works, Construction and Infrastructure, Mr. Lamin Jobe, told the legislature that the Gambia generates at most D15 million...

Gov’t Pays Over D1 Million To 37 Police Rented Properties in...

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia Government through the Ministry of Interior has paid over one million dalasis to 37 rented properties that belong to the...

Over 232, 000 Gambians Issued Biometric ID Cards Since 2018 Over...

By Momodou Jarju Over two hundred and thirty-two thousand Biometric Identification Cards have been issued to Gambians since the commencement of the issuance of the...

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...

Finance Minister says unclaimed funds held at CBG amounts to over...

Minister of Finance Mamboury Njie told Parliamentarians on the 24th June, 2020, that the total amount of unclaimed funds held at the Central Bank...

Gambian Writer Co-authored Stories in African Anthology

By Momodou Jaju Gambian writer and author, Modou Lamin Age-Almusaf Sowe, has co-authored an African anthology titled Twaweza. The title of the anthology, Twaweza- is a...

Vice President Touray: Civil Servants Contribution Estimated to Generate Over 173.6...

By: Kebba AF Touray Vice President, Dr. Isatou Touray, on Monday moved a bill entitled Public Service Pensions Bill, 2020 otherwise called the Defined Benefit...

VP Touray Defends FSQA’s Decision To Dismiss, Suspend Staff

By Momodou Jarju The Vice President of The Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray, has on Wednesday defended the decision of the management of the Food Safety...

Defence Ministry to Transform Lance Corporal Bojang Firing Range To Military...

By Momodou Jarju The Minister of Defence, Sheikh Omar Faye, said Wednesday his ministry plans to transform the Firing Range at Brikama Jamisa to a...

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...

Minister Tambadou’s Statement on his Resignation

By Yankuba Jallow FAREWELL PRESS STATEMENT JUNE 2020 I wish to read a statement to you and unfortunately I will not be taking any questions after...

GRA Holds Orientation for Officials

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Revenue Authority GRA under its Human Resources department on Wednesday hosted a day long orientation for heads of offices...

National Assembly Adopts Human Rights Committee’s Report on Constitutional (Amendment) Bill...

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly has adopted the Human Rights Committee’s Reports on Bills entitled Constitutional Amendment Bill 2019 Justice Minister Tambadou in justifying...