Thursday, June 20, 2024

Burning Issues

BAC’s Principal Cashier, Former Finance Director Testify on D60 Million Unpresented...

By Makutu Manneh Mr. Lamin Kanteh, the Principal Cashier and Lamin Suso, the former Finance Manager of Brikama Area Council, have jointly testified before the...

Senegalese Gendarmeries & Customs Deny Involvement in Motorcyclist Death

By Lamin Fatty Personnel of the Gendarmerie Camp and the Customs Post in Manda, Senegal, have denied allegation of Involvement in the demise of a...

Gambia’s Debt Stock Increases to D110.6 Billion-Finance Minister

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s Finance Minister, Seedy Keita has unveiled that the county’s public debt stock has increased to D110.6 billion. The Finance Minister...

Gambians Express Frustration as All Ferries Shuttling the Banjul-Barra Route Undergo...

By Nelson Manneh Passengers who used the Banjul – Barra ferry crossing on daily basis have over the weekend express their frustration as authorities at...

What’s Really at Stake in Jarrol-Nioro Jarrol Land Dispute

By Yankuba Jallow & Louise Jobe The people of Jarrol village in Foni Jarrol have sued the residents of Nioro Jarrol claiming ownership of the...

Manduar Forest Saga: Police Arrest 5 People 

By Louise Jobe  The Gambia Police Force has arrested the Chairperson of the Manduar Village Community Development Committee and four others in the ongoing saga...

DLEA-G Officers Nab 49 Suspects

By Nelson Manneh The spokesperson of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency-The Gambia, Mr. Ousman Saidyba, has over the weekend informed this medium that his Agency...

“The Gambia Loses 638 Million Dalasi Each Year Equivalent to 12%...

By Sariba Manneh According to the Solid Waste Authority (SWA) Report of 2019, The Gambia loses Six hundred and Thirty-Eight Million Dalasi (D638, 000,000) yearly...

Commissioner Jainaba Bah Orders Witness to Provide Evidence Pertaining to Over...

By Makutu Manneh Chairperson Jainaba Bah has on Thursday, 4th April 2024, ordered the Principal Cashier of the Brikama Area Council to provide evidence pertaining to...

Gov’t says German authorities probing fatal shooting of Gambian immigrant

By Amadou Manjang The Gambia Government said the German authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a Gambian immigrant in Germany. It was reported that Lamin...

Street Vendors Criticise ‘Operation Clear Public Roads’

By Nelson Manneh Vendors, who sell along public roads, are critical of the government’s “Operation Clear Public Roads,” which they say is depriving them of...

Auditor General Detects Differences of Over D1 Billion

By: Kebba AF Touray The Auditor General (AG) of the National Audit Office (NAO), Modou Ceesay, has unveiled that he has noted difference of One...

Gov’t to Pay WAA £20m

The Gambia Government has been ordered to compensate West African Aquaculture (WAA) more than twenty million British Pounds Sterling (£20 million). The compensated amount is...

Retail prices of most essential food commodities continue to increase

By Amadou Manjang The average retail prices of most of the essential food commodities continue to increase in the month of March. On 11th March 2024,...

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL BATTLE OVER CONTROL OF MARKET STALLS

By Louise Jobe  The Brikama Area Council (BAC) is in conflict with the Governor of West Coast Region, Ousman Bojang, over allocation of stalls at...

Yankuba Touray Asks Supreme Court to set him Free

Kemeseng Sanneh (Kexx) Yankuba Touray appeared today before a 5-member panel of Judges of the Supreme Court asking them to overturn the decision of the...

JAC CEO Accepts Local Councils Are Corrupt

By Makutu Manneh Mr Samba M.K Leigh, Chief Executive Officer of Janjanbureh Area Council (JAC), has told the Local Government Commission of Inquiry that Local...

VP Jallow Says Unpaid COVID-19 Fund of over D1 Million Referred...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s Vice President, Muhammed BS Jallow, has told Lawmakers that unpaid Covid-19 funds meant for students amounting to a million,...

Teacher Admits Raping His Student

By Louise Jobe  Alasana Bah, a 42-year-old koranic teacher, has pleaded guilty to the charge of raping a 13-year-old. He appeared before magistrate Fatou Darboe...

Stakeholders fill national assembly as Foni Kansala lawmaker presents pro-FGM bill 

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia’s National Assembly was filled to the brim on Monday as the member for Foni Kansala Hon. Almameh Gibba presented a bill seeking...