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Parliament to Hold Extraordinary Session On Special Prosecutor’s Office, Special Accountability...

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly of the Gambia is gearing up for an extraordinary session on the special prosecutor’s office and special accountability...

Stakeholders affirm Nutrition Bill will empower women

By Momodou Jarju Officials from the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) and the Office of the Vice President have affirmed to the National Assembly Select Committee...

Crime Rate, Price Escalation Take Center Stage During Adjournment Debate

By: Kebba AF Touray Lawmakers of the Gambia on Thursday 21st March 2024 expressed their concerns over the rising crime rate and the continuous price...

National Assembly Commits Bill That Seeks to Punish Cyber Crime

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly of the Gambia has on Monday 18th March 2024, committed a bill entitled Cyber Crime Bill 2024 to...

National Assembly Commits pro-FGM Bill to Committee

By Momodou Jarju The National Assembly of The Gambia Monday committed the Women (Amendment) Bill 2024 which seeks to repeal the ban on the practice...

Janjanbureh NAM Wants Drug Act Amended

By: Louise Jobe  Janjanbureh NAM, Hon. Omar Jammeh, has urged the National Assembly to amend Section 43 of the Drug Act to effectively deal with...

PEC Faults GIA’s Purchase of Vehicle Worth Over D3 Million

By: Kebba AF Touray The Public Enterprise Committee (PEC) of the National Assembly has faulted the purchase of a vehicle by the board and management...

National Assembly Considers Rent (Amendment) Bill 2023

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly has on Thursday 14th March 2024, considered the Rent (Amendment) bill 2023, tabled before Parliamentarians by Member for...

NA committee recommends expungement of sentences with hard labour in Gambia

By Momodou Jarju The National Assembly Human Rights Committee and Constitutional Matters has called for the expungement of sentences with hard labour in The Gambia. The...

Lawmakers Demand Road Infrastructure, Compensation for Victims of Demolition

By Kebba AF Touray Gambian Lawmakers have called on the government to provide good road infrastructure and accelerate compensation for victims of a demolition exercise...

Lawmakers Reject Bill Seeking to Give Voting Right to Nominated Councillors

By Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Tuesday, 19 December 2023, rejected the bill entitled Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2023. The Bill sought to give nominated...

“My Electorate will Benefit from 60 percent of their Tax”, Says...

By: Kebba AF Touray Sarja FK Kamateh the Councillor for Foday Kunda Ward has said that he has vowed to judiciously plough back the 60...

Auditor General Makes Startling Revelations On Numerous Financial Malpractices

In Government By Kemeeseng (Kexx) Sanneh The Audit General's report which was tabled before the National Assembly by the Minister for Public Service Babucarr O. Joof...

Vaccinated Gambians Challenge Compatriots to Take COVID-19 Jab

By: Kebba AF Touray Some Gambians who have taken their COVID-19 vaccine have challenged their Gambian compatriots to take the COVID-19 jab. They argued that vaccination...

NAM For Niamina Dankunku Links Poor Pensions to Poor Salary

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Member for Niamina Dankunku Samba Jallow, has attributed the low pension payment of retirees to the poor salary...

Residents of Serrekunda Bartez Encounter Flooding After Heavy Downpour Last Week

By Nelson Manneh The National Assembly Member for Serrekunda Hon. Musa Cham, together with the Bartez Ward Councilor Hon. Karim Darboe, conducted a site visit...

National Assembly Committee Cautions Contempt On Public Entities

By: Kebba AF Touray Sulayman Jammeh, the Chairperson of the National Assembly Select Committee on Regional Government, Lands, Ombudsman, Independent Commission, has cautioned entities under...

‘Government Committed in Reintroducing the Draft Constitution in the Sixth Legislature’...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s Justice Minister, Dawda Jallow, has told the members of the Human Rights and Constitutional Matters Committee of the National...

National Assembly Concludes Induction Training for Members of the Sixth Legislature

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Service has successfully performed the first phase of the induction training for members of the Sixth Legislature in...

‘Our Continent’s Natural Resources Are Under Attack’

Speaker Elect Jatta By:Kebba AF Touray Gambia’s Speaker of the National Assembly Fabakary Tombong Jatta,  said  Africa’s natural resources are under attack. Speaker Jatta said this...