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BARROW VOWS TO BE PRESIDENT FOR ALL GAMBIANS

By Omar Bah In his long inaugural speech yesterday, President Adama Barrow pledged to be a president for all Gambians and foster national unity for enhanced sustainable development. Cognisant of the polarised and divisive nature of the country in the wake of the recent election, President Barrow called on all the oppositions in the country to rally...

BARROW VOWS TO BE PRESIDENT FOR ALL GAMBIANS

By Omar Bah In his long inaugural speech yesterday, President Adama Barrow pledged to be a president for all Gambians and foster national unity for...

Greek cargo ship held with ammunition on board in Senegal

A Greek-controlled general cargo vessel has been detained in Senegal with ammunition on board. The 1,400-dwt Eolika (built 1983) was held in Dakar on 27 December with 11 deficiencies. Domestic reports claim the munitions were only...

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Bakau murder suspect pleaded not guilty, transferred to High Court

By Aisha Tamba One Sainey Kanteh of Bakau was yesterday arraigned at the Kanifing Magistrates' Court for the murder of one Babucarr Krubally. According to the...

Environment ministry launches Gambia’s long-term climate change strategy

By Awa Macalo The Minister of Environment, Climate Change & Natural Resources has launched The Gambia's long-term climate change strategy to plan for achieving low-carbon,...

UN, GALGA and partners commence VLR exercise in Gambia

By Amadou Jallow Program & Communication Officer, GALGA A three-day inception workshop on the Voluntary Local Review (VLR) is currently underway at the Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara...

KMC ASKS BARROW TO MEDIATE IN ROW WITH MINISTRY

By Omar Bah Kanifing Mayor Talib Bensouda has confirmed reaching out to President Adama Barrow for him to negotiate in the row between the council...

2 Gambian journalists killed in car crash

By Omar Bah Pa Modou Faal and Musa Ndow (all journalists), working as communication officers at the Ministry of Health, have been confirmed dead in...

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$heek Juice and Sheikh C bring Premillions to Gambia

$heek Juice, Sheikh C and their record label, Premillions will be in The Gambia. Premillions started their label with a dream in 2014 as two youngsters. The dream was to inspire, motivate and educate...

$heek Juice and Sheikh C bring Premillions to Gambia

$heek Juice, Sheikh C and their record label, Premillions will be in The Gambia. Premillions started their label with a dream in 2014 as...

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BARROW CONVERTS LATE PENALTY TO SNATCH DRAW FOR GAMBIA

Musa Barrow converted a 90th-minute penalty for Gambia to snatch a 1-1 draw against Mali with the matchday 2 result set to take both teams through to the second round of the Africa Cup...

BARROW CONVERTS LATE PENALTY TO SNATCH DRAW FOR GAMBIA

Musa Barrow converted a 90th-minute penalty for Gambia to snatch a 1-1 draw against Mali with the matchday 2 result set to take both...

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Letters: So far so good: now, let us think ahead

1. History in making For over 56 years, Mother Gambia had worked extremely hard to reach this stage. Thus, let us jealousy safeguard it. History was made, and I am very convinced that Tom Sainfiet...

BARROW CONVERTS LATE PENALTY TO SNATCH DRAW FOR GAMBIA

Musa Barrow converted a 90th-minute penalty for Gambia to snatch a 1-1 draw against Mali with the matchday 2 result set to take both...

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By Omar Bah The Drug Law Enforcement Agency of The Gambia, DLEAG has announced the...

Gambia qualifies to Round of 16

The Gambia secured a place in the knock-out stages of the Afcon 2021 even...

High Court orders KMC inquiry suspend proceedings

Justice B.V.P Mahoney of Court of Appeal, who is authorized by the Chief Justice...

Greek cargo ship held with ammunition on board in Senegal

A Greek-controlled general cargo vessel has been detained in Senegal with ammunition on board. The...

Commonwealth SG looks to Gambia as beacon of democratic progress

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland congratulated Adama Barrow and the people of The Gambia as...

High Commissioner Sidibeh presents Letters Of Credence to Burkina Faso President...

Press release The High Commissioner and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of The Gambia to the...

The bookseller of Bakau: The story of Dawda Bah

By Will Campbell, The Columbian  When Dawda Bah thinks back to his childhood in Bakau,...

Letters: So far so good: now, let us think ahead

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Child Fund Gambia donates mosquito nets to women and children

By Oumie Bojang To increase access and availability of LLINs in rural communities, increase awareness...

‘Reckless’ driver remanded for allegedly causing death

By Bruce Asemota One Katim Drammeh, a commercial driver, was yesterday remanded in custody by...

SIDIA JATTA, OTHERS TO SEEK RE-ELECTION

By Omar Bah The National Assembly Member for Wuli West, Sidia Jatta and several other...

8 African presidents expected at Barrow’s inauguration

At least eight African heads of state are expected to attend President Adama Barrow's...

Remains of Gambian New York fire victims arrive

As planes of African leaders land at the Banjul airport to attend President Adama...

KMC starts litigation to stop inquiry

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Diplomat urges Barrow to appoint experienced people, not intellectuals

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Bakau murder suspect pleaded not guilty, transferred to High Court

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Environment ministry launches Gambia’s long-term climate change strategy

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UN, GALGA and partners commence VLR exercise in Gambia

By Amadou Jallow Program & Communication Officer, GALGA A three-day inception workshop on the Voluntary Local Review...

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