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Will Any Gambian Benefit By Bringing Instability In The Country?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Of course, any instability in the country will tear the country apart as forces confront invasion from both northern Senegal and...

Issuing Threats Against Iec Serves No Purpose

Never in the history of Gambian politics has threats to the members of the IEC been so pervasive and repugnant. Parties and political leaders should...

Statement of the Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, on her request to open...

Today, I announce that the preliminary examination into the situation in the Republic of the Philippines (“the Philippines”) has concluded and that I have...

Gambia, Japan Commit To Cement Ties

The Gambia and Japan have expressed commitment to cement the already existing bilateral relations amid both countries, a dispatch dated June 9, 2021 from...

UNFPA Commences Campaign To End Unmet Needs for Family Planning

By Ndey Sowe The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has on Friday, 10th of June, 2021 kick-started a campaign in a bid to end the...

Potable Water Remains A Challenge To Thousands Of URR Inhabitants

By Lamin Fatty, URR Correspondent Thousands of inhabitants in the Upper River Region (URR) are still decrying the unabated challenge to access potable water on...

100 Youths Complete 3-month Training On Agro-Food Processing, Vegetable Production

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia Horticultural Enterprises (GHE) has on Friday 11th June 2021 graduated one hundred young men and women onAgro-Food Processing, Vegetable Production. These young...

Update: 38, 429 People Vaccinated Against COVID-19

By Nelson Manneh Gambian health authorities have over the weekend indicated that thirty-eight thousand four hundred and twenty-nine people have so far received the 1st and...

Migrant Media Network Project Engages Media On Its Activities

By Nelson Manneh The Migrant Media Network (MMN) Project- the Gambia has on Friday 11th June 2021 updated the media on its ongoing activities. The MMN Project...

Who Is Qualified To Be Registered As A Voter?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Section 12 of the elections act deals with Qualifications for registration. It reads: “(1)  Subject to section 13, a person shall be...

Checks And Balances Help To Ensure Accountability And Transparency

The presence of the political party monitors has been viewed with mixed feelings, especially when some of these agents started to request for the voters’...

President Barrow Receives UNOWAS Special Representative

State House, Banjul, 9th June 2021: His Excellency President Adama Barrow on Tuesday, 8th June received in audience the new Special Representative of the...

Heavy Down Pour Marks the start of Farming Season in URR

By Lamin Fatty Wednesday 9th June 2021 marks the beginning of 2021 farming season after a heavy down pour in Upper River Region. But very few...

President Barrow appoints high profile personalities

State House, Banjul, 10th June 2021: In exercise of the powers vested in him under section 175(2) of the 1997 Constitution, His Excellency Adama...

Newly elected ICC Prosecutor Karim Asad Ahmad Khan QC

A swearing-in Ceremony for the new Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”), Mr Karim Asad Ahmad Khan QC, will be...

US Government to Support Gambia’s Electricity Generation, Delivery

The United States (US) Government through its Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is set to support the Gambia towards improving her electricity generation and delivery. In...

NUMEROUS FISH FOUND ON SANYANG BEACHES

In the midst of protein deficiency in our meals By Hatab Nyang A large quantity of fish have been found on the beaches of Sanyang this...

Could The IEC Be Misled By Section 127(2) Of The Elections...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Section 127 of the Elections Act reads: “(1) Where an issue arises relating to electoral matters which is not addressed by this...

Registration of voters – simple matter becoming complex

Voting is required by law to be in secret. Section 40 of the 1997 Constitution states: “All public elections and all referenda voting shall...

Immigration Commissioner Jammeh Admits To Several Puts by Lawyer Gaye

By Yankuba Jallow Immigration Commissioner Olimatou Jammeh on Wednesday, 9th June 2021 admitted to several puts by Lawyer Segga Gaye representing Mansa Sumareh and Ebrima...