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#Fresh Cold#Seasonal cold and flu diseases in The Gambia

By Dr Azadeh During the rainy season in The Gambia in particular in the month of September and October with extremely high temperatures and increasing humidity there are increasing of seasonal disease such as malaria, eye infection colds and flu...

Wassce results twice better than last year

By Aisha Tamba The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Basic Secondary Education Ebrima Sisawo has revealed that the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate...

Madi Ceesay says bad political advisers sinking Barrow

By Omar Bah Madi Ceesay, the UDP national Assembly Member who was recently accused by presidential adviser Siaka Jatta of uttering treasonable language has hit...

Gambian Pilgrims return this week

By Tabora Bojang Gambian Hajj pilgrims have started arriving back home after completing the 2019 Hajj programme in Saudi Arabia. Hajj officials confirmed that the first...

#Fresh Cold#Seasonal cold and flu diseases in The Gambia

By Dr Azadeh During the rainy season in The Gambia in particular in the month of September and October with extremely high temperatures and increasing...

Wassce results twice better than last year

By Aisha Tamba The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Basic Secondary Education Ebrima Sisawo...

Madi Ceesay says bad political advisers sinking Barrow

By Omar Bah Madi Ceesay, the UDP national Assembly Member who was recently accused by...

Gambian Pilgrims return this week

By Tabora Bojang Gambian Hajj pilgrims have started arriving back home after completing the 2019...

PIU deployed to ease Niamina Sambang rice-field dispute

By Bruce Asemota Paramilitary officers from the Gambia Police Force have been deployed and stationed at Niamina Sambang rice-fields in the Central River Region to...

150 new Presidential guards leave for Senegal training

By Omar Bah The Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Masanneh Kinteh yesterday bade farewell to the second batch of New Presidential Guards comprising 150...

Training on quality assurance in higher education underway

By Momodou Torp National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority, (NAQAA) yesterday begun a three-day training for various staff of higher institutions of learning on internal...

Presidential adviser asks Madi to resign

By Amadou Jadama Presidential political adviser Siaka Jatta has called on Serekunda West NAM Madi Ceesay to resign, accusing him of making treasonable comments. A statement...

IEC chairman elected VP in ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions

By Omar Bah The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Alieu Momarr Njai has been elected as the 2nd Vice President of the ECOWAS Network...

Ex-student recounts bloody 2000 demo

By Momodou Torp Sainey Senghore, who survived a gun shot wound when Gambia security forces shot 14 students dead in April 2000, yesterday narrated the...

PIU deployed to ease Niamina Sambang rice-field dispute

By Bruce Asemota Paramilitary officers from the Gambia Police Force have been deployed and stationed at Niamina Sambang rice-fields in the Central River Region to...

150 new Presidential guards leave for Senegal training

By Omar Bah The Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Masanneh Kinteh yesterday bade farewell to the second batch of New Presidential Guards comprising 150...

Training on quality assurance in higher education underway

By Momodou Torp National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority, (NAQAA) yesterday begun a three-day training for various staff of higher institutions of learning on internal...

Presidential adviser asks Madi to resign

By Amadou Jadama Presidential political adviser Siaka Jatta has called on Serekunda West NAM Madi Ceesay to resign, accusing him of making treasonable comments. A statement...

IEC chairman elected VP in ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions

By Omar Bah The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Alieu Momarr Njai has been elected as the 2nd Vice President of the ECOWAS Network...

Ex-student recounts bloody 2000 demo

By Momodou Torp Sainey Senghore, who survived a gun shot wound when Gambia security forces shot 14 students dead in April 2000, yesterday narrated the...

PIU deployed to ease Niamina Sambang rice-field dispute

By Bruce Asemota Paramilitary officers from the Gambia Police Force have been deployed and stationed at Niamina Sambang rice-fields in the Central River Region to...

150 new Presidential guards leave for Senegal training

By Omar Bah The Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Masanneh Kinteh yesterday bade farewell...

Training on quality assurance in higher education underway

By Momodou Torp National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority, (NAQAA) yesterday begun a three-day training...

Presidential adviser asks Madi to resign

By Amadou Jadama Presidential political adviser Siaka Jatta has called on Serekunda West NAM Madi...

IEC chairman elected VP in ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions

By Omar Bah The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, Alieu Momarr Njai has been elected as the 2nd Vice President of the ECOWAS Network...

Ex-student recounts bloody 2000 demo

By Momodou Torp Sainey Senghore, who survived a gun shot wound when Gambia security forces shot 14 students dead in April 2000, yesterday narrated the...

Senior citizens petition Barrow over Salagi forest

A number of senior Gambian citizens and forestry experts have written a letter to President Barrow soliciting his intervention to abandon plans to de-reserve...

Peace Corps graduate to assist learning in Gambia

By Momodou Torp A total of 20 Peace Corps who underwent training in various local languages and the way of life of Gambians graduated from...

GPU begins training on investigative reporting for 20 journalists

The Gambia Press Union, GPU with funding from the United Nations Democracy Fund on Monday, 19th August 2019, kicked off a ten-day training on...

Int’l Youth Day: Papa Njie calls for greater involvement of youth in nation-building

By Ebrima Jallow Party leader and Secretary General of People’s Progressive Party, has called for a greater participation of young Gambians in nation building. But he...

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By Aisha Tamba The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Basic Secondary Education Ebrima Sisawo has revealed that the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate...

#Fresh Cold#Seasonal cold and flu diseases in The Gambia

By Dr Azadeh During the rainy season in The Gambia in particular in the month of September and October with extremely high temperatures and increasing...

Presidential adviser asks Madi to resign

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GFF communication director to study master’s in global sports management

The Director of Marketing and Communications at the Gambia Football Federation (GFF), Mr. Baboucarr Camara, has won a scholarship to study a Master's Degree...

US say Gambia not fiscally transparent

By Alagie Manneh The U.S. has classified the Gambia government among those that are not fiscally transparent. The classification, contained in a report released Thursday by...

150 new Presidential guards leave for Senegal training

By Omar Bah The Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Masanneh Kinteh yesterday bade farewell to the second batch of New Presidential Guards comprising 150...

Our democracy stands to gain if we can see beyond the five-year factor

By Kawsu Ceesay Mr. Adama Barrow was clearly the democratic choice of the majority of Gambian voters in the December 2016 Presidential election. The electorate chose...

Madi Ceesay warns against mishandling 3 years jotna

By Omar Bah Madi Ceesay, the UDP national assembly member for Serekunda West has said that if the 3 Years Jotna issue is not properly...

Magistrate strikes out drug case for lack of diligent prosecution

By Bruce Asemota Magistrate Tracey Davies Wilson of the Brikama Magistrate's Court has expressed disappointment over the manner the Drug Law Enforcement Agency Gambia (DLEAG)...

PPP US propaganda secretary says ‘Gambia is becoming lawless’

By Omar Bah Kebba Nanko, People's Progressive Party New York propaganda secretary has said that the Gambia is becoming a lawless country under the leadership...

Killa Ace released on bail

By Omar Bah Gambian rapper and activist, Ali Cham commonly known as Killa Ace, has been released on bail alongside the eleven others he was...

State-of-the-art insurance cover help draught-struck communities in Gambia, elsewhere

Philanthropic offices are setting up imaginative atmosphere chance protection arrangements to secure up to 1.3 million individuals in West Africa from the calamitous dry...

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With Aicha Everything has a its own rhythm; your heart, the nature, the music you...

Good work pays off

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Am I dumb if I can’t read or write?

The early Greek alphabet was used as an accounting system. Prose and poetry as we know them today did not exist in a written...

The secret of success

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Wash my sins away

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With Aicha Some years ago, I lived in the Casamance for some months. I worked at a small hotel, and I was called “Boss Lady”, a...

From your mouth to God’s ear

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Champion at last …Gambia wins gold in African Men’s beach ball

The Gambia has secured a rare international sporting achievement. The country's Men's beach volley ball team beat host Morocco in the final to become champion...

Gambia reaches beach ball semis at African games

By ML Saidykhan in Rabat Rabat, Morocco, - The Gambia's men beach volleyball team has...

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