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Halifa Sallah: LGA contains provisions meant to consolidate executive might

By Yankuba Jallow Halifa Sallah, the member for Serrekunda said the Local Government Act contains provisions meant to consolidate the might of the Executive. He said...

Koro Ceesay’s Demise was not Investigated says Lawyer Yusuf

By Nelson Manneh Lawyer Abdul Maita Yusuf, the Principal State Counsel in the murder case involving Yankuba Touray said Ousman Koro Ceesay’s dead was not...

KMC Municipal Police demolish stalls of Bakoteh Bridge

By Makutu Manneh Stalls at the Bakoteh Bridge were on Tuesday between the hours of 2pm to 3pm demolished by KMC Municipal police, who took...

Gambia in 2014 unilaterally Revoked Fishing Agreement with Senegal without following...

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia government under the leadership of exiled and former President Yahya Jammeh unilaterally revoked the fishing agreement she had with neighboring...

Minister Rubbishes Claims of Vessels Fishing in Gambia’s Creeks

By Momodou Jarju James Gomez, the Minister of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters, has described claims that some fishing vessels were fishing in...

Brikama Fish Vendors Call on Government to provide them with Water

By Isatou Kanyi Vendors at the Brikama Fish Market have called on Gambia Government to provide them with a water tank. Brikama market is one of...

Gambia Intercepts 32 Fishing Vessels Over Licensing Violations Since 2018

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia Government has since 2018 intercepted thirty-two (32) fishing vessels for violating their licensing conditions, the Minister of Fisheries and Water...

Gambia in 2014 unilaterally Revoked Fishing Agreement with Senegal without following...

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia government under the leadership of exiled and former President Yahya Jammeh unilaterally revoked the fishing agreement she had with neighboring...

Parliamentarians Debate on Bill that Seeks to Protect Pregnant Women from...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Legislative House on Tuesday debated on the Forced Labour (Amendment) Bill 2020. The move was aimed to enacting a bill...

State of Public Emergency Declared

State House, Banjul, 7th July 2020 – In exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 34(6) of the 1997 Constitution, His Excellency,...

Two opposing groups of National Convention Party reunite

By Makutu Manneh The two opposing groups of the National Convention Party (NCP) have reunited on Tuesday 7th July 2020 as a sole party. On the...

Fifty youths to be trained on rice agronomy

By Makutu Manneh The Youth Ministry plans to train 50 young people on rice agronomy which is the science and technology of producing and using...

Frontline Defenders Call on Gambian Authorities to Drop Charges Against Madi...

The Dublin based Front Line Defenders have called on the authorities in the Gambia to immediately drop all charges against Madi Jobarteh, as they...

Parliamentarians Pass Bill Paving Way for the Appointment of Magistrates as...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Legislature has on Tuesday 7th July 2020, passed the Constitutional (Amendment) and the National Human Rights Commission (Amendment) Bills 2020. The...

Gambian Youth Unite to Champion Civic Education

By Momodou Jarju Civic education simply means educating the masses about their rights and responsibilities. In The Gambia, a National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) is...

Meet Ismaila, the Award-Winning-Writer and New Prodigy in Gambia’s Literary Scene

By Momodou Jarju Ismaila Saidybah has signed his name in the literary fraternity of The Gambia. Born in 2000 in Jarra Soma, Lower River Region, the...

Gambian Health Worker Dies from COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has registered a new death of COVID-19, bringing the total number of known COVID-19 related deaths in the country to...

Sidia Jatta: Parochial Consideration of law has delayed Gambia for 22...

By: Kebba AF Touray Sidia Jatta, member for Wuli West told lawmakers on Monday that parochial consideration of law has delayed the Gambia for over...

David Colley Applied Colonial Law While He Was Prison Service Boss

By Momodou Jarju The former Director General of the prison service of The Gambia, David Charles Colley, has been using colonial law to discharge his...

Foni Bondali MP Lambasts Lawmakers Who Opposed Local Government Amendment Bill

By: Kebba AF Touray Kaddy Camara, Member of Parliament for Foni Bondali, on Monday lambasted lawmakers, who were opposed to the Local Government Amendment Bill...