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Lawmakers React to President Barrow’s Statement of the Nation Address

By: Kebba AF Touray Gambian lawmakers have faulted President Barrow’s recent State of the Nation of Address, which was held at the legislative House last...

Jokadu Parliamentarian: Anyone born in the Gambian should be granted...

By: Kebba AF Touray Salifu Jawo, the National Assembly Member for Jokadu Constituency said anyone born in the Gambia should be granted an automatic citizenship,...

Parliament Rejects Draft Constitution Bill 2020

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly of the Gambia on Tuesday 22nd September 2020 rejected the Constitution Promulgation Bill 2020. The bill dubbed the Draft...

Basse Lawmaker says Issue of Citizenship should be Revisited, else …….

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Member for Basse, Muhammed Magassy, said Thursday 16th September 2020, that the clause on citizenship in the draft...

Foni Jarrol MP: Lawmakers who vote against draft constitution should not...

By: Kebba AF Touray Honorable Alhagie Sankung Jammeh, the lawmaker for Foni Jarrol, said people who against the draft Constitution should not be branded as...

MP Janjanbureh: We will not be in the Gambia’s’ good...

By: Kebba AF  Touray Momodou Ceesay, the National Assembly Member for Janjnabureh said on Monday 21st September 2020, the current Lawmakers will not be in...

Road To 3rd Republic: Halifa Explains Procedures Undertaken By CRC To...

By Momodou Jarju The national assembly member for Serrekunda has used part of his debate-time on The Gambia Promulgation Bill 2020 on Wednesday to dissect...

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...