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Road To 3rd Republic: Halifa Sallah Calls For Rethinking on Secularism...

By Momodou Jarju Halifa Sallah, the national assembly for Serrekunda has on Wednesday called on people who may be saying they would vote against the...

Sidia Jatta Says Children Born to Non-Gambian Parents Should Be Granted...

Sidia Jatta said Wednesday that children born to non-Gambian Parents should be granted automatic citizenship. Jatta was reacting to the debate on the new Draft...

Justice Minister Moves Motion for Second Reading of the Constitution Promulgation...

By: Kebba AF Touray Justice Minister Dawda Jallow, has moved the bill entitled the Gambia Constitution Promulgation Bill 2020, for the second reading, and debate...

Jarra Central MP Says CRC Relied on Kenyan Constitution to Produce...

By: Kebba AF Touray Hon. Kebba Jallow, Parliamentarian for Jarra Central, has alleged that the Constitutional Review Commission has directly copied from the Kenyan constitution...

Minister Njie Gives Breakdown of about D3 Billion Supplementary Budget

By: Kebba AF Touray The Legislative House on Thursday approved the sum of two billion Eight hundred and forty-five million dalasi supplementary estimates. The allocations are...

Sankung Jammeh, The Teacher-Turned-Politician

By Momodou Jarju Growing up in The Gambia, it never occurred to Alhagie Sankung Jammeh that he would be representing a constituency talk-less of involving...

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...

Government Presents Bill that Prohibits Torture

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Government on Tuesday 21st July 2020, presented a bill entitled The Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Bill 2020. Justice Minister,...

Government Presents Bill to Amend Civil Marriage Act

Moves to Abolish Minor Marriage By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Government has taken step to abolish under aged or Mino Marriages in the country. The...

Government Introduces Bill to Stiffen Penalties for Child Trafficking

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Government has taken giant step to amend the Tourism Offences Act to incorporate a provision relating to trafficking and...

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...

Petroleum Minister: Establishment of Petroleum Commission is Central in Sector’s Reform...

By: Kebba AF Touray Fafa Sanyang, the Energy and Petroleum Minister, said the establishment of an Independent Petroleum Commission, is central in the reform agenda...

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...

Government’s Attempt to Decriminalize Skin Bleaching Faces Resistance

By Momodou Jarju The Government of The Gambia’s attempt to repeal a law criminalizing skin bleaching has resistance as majority of lawmakers on Thursday refused...

Gov’t Covid-19 Relief Package Implementation Reaches 80% Benefiting 163, 603 Households

By Momodou Jarju Tagged as the biggest humanitarian assistance in the history of The Gambia, the Government Covid-19 relief package distribution has reached 80% benefiting...

Minister Njie: Over 269 Million Spent on Travel Expenses

By: Kebba AF Touray Finance Minister Mambury Njie told National Assembly Members on Wednesday that from January 1st to end October 2019, a total of...

Finance Minister: US$6.2 Million Accrued from the Gateway

By: Kebba AF Touray The Minister of Finance, Mambury Njie, disclosed to the National Assembly on Wednesday that US$6.2 Million has been accrued from the...

Gov’t Admits Rice Importers Betrayed Gambia as Country Loses D305.1 Million...

By Momodou Jarju The Government of The Gambia has through the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Mambury Njie, admitted that rice importers have betrayed...

On KMC Garbage Disposal Trucks: Finance Minister Clarifies Reason for Taxing...

By Momodou Jarju Mambury Njie, the minister of finance and economic affairs, has clarified the issue surrounding the Kanifing Municipal Council’s garbage disposal trucks. He made...

Minister Kinteh: Moratorium on Importation of Onion is Temporal

By: Kebba AF Touray The Women’s Affairs Minister, Madam Fatou Kinteh, has clarified that the recent moratorium placed on the importation of onion into the...