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US SECRETARY OF STATE BLINKEN PHONES BARROW

By Omar Bah States Department on Tuesday announced that Secretary of State Antony J Blinken had a telephone conversation with President Adama Barrow about the United States shared commitment to democratic principles and protecting human rights, including the rights of women and girls. “The Secretary of State shared his appreciation for The Gambia as a leading...
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US SECRETARY OF STATE BLINKEN PHONES BARROW

By Omar Bah States Department on Tuesday announced that Secretary of State Antony J Blinken had a telephone conversation with President Adama Barrow about the...

Manufacturers welcome tariff increase on imported cement bags

The Association of Gambian Manufacturers, AGM, has welcomed government's decision to increase tariff on imported foreign cement bags into The Gambia. A statement from AGM reads: “We firmly believe that this decision should be implemented...

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300 scholarships, 1000 short-term trainings in 8 years: China is the new home for Gambian students

By Talibeh Hydara The Gambia has been independent for nearly sixty years and even during the colonial era, Gambians have preferred going to schools in...

GCAA DENIES LICENSING NIRO TO PUNISH GIA

By Omar Bah The director general of the Gambia Civil Aviation Authority has informed the National Assembly that private ground handling company, NIRO, was not...

IGP resolves Brikama market fracas

By Tabora Bojang The Inspector General of Police has yesterday visited Brikama, the scene of chaos on Monday as police and vendors clashed over the...

Fatty advises BAC to utilise courts, avoid confrontation

By Omar Bah The leader of the Gambia Moral Congress has advised the Brikama Area Council executive to utilise the courts to seek redress and...

Global Fund launches over $40M grant

By Aminata Kuyateh The government of The Gambia in partnership with Global Fund on Tuesday launched $40.9 million grant as part of its seventh replenishment...

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Gabon rally to beat resilient Gambia

A drama-filled five goal thriller took place in Franceville, as Gabon played host to a resilient Gambia that pushed them to the very end in a dramatic 3-2 win for the hosts. Yankuba Minteh was...

Gabon rally to beat resilient Gambia

A drama-filled five goal thriller took place in Franceville, as Gabon played host to a resilient Gambia that pushed them to the very end...

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Selective empathy: Ukraine’s war and Palestine’s struggle

By Uthman Jeng In the heart of Europe, Ukraine fights for its sovereignty against a formidable adversary, Russia. The conflict, ignited in 2014 and intensified in 2022, has drawn unprecedented global attention and support. Nations...

Gabon rally to beat resilient Gambia

A drama-filled five goal thriller took place in Franceville, as Gabon played host to a resilient Gambia that pushed them to the very end...

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US SECRETARY OF STATE BLINKEN PHONES BARROW

By Omar Bah States Department on Tuesday announced that Secretary of State Antony J Blinken...

GBoS reveals 2.2 million people counted so far

By Tabora Bojang As the curtain is officially drawn on the 2024 census today, latest...

Police ‘deny’ cement importers permit to protest

The Cement Importers and Traders Association has alleged that police have denied them permit...

Manufacturers welcome tariff increase on imported cement bags

The Association of Gambian Manufacturers, AGM, has welcomed government's decision to increase tariff on...

Gambians among 5,000 migrants reported dead on Canary Islands route in...

By Omar Bah Gambian migrants are among an unprecedented nearly 5,000 migrants confirmed dead at...

Man in court for pouring petrol on neighbour, burning him

By Amadou Jadama One Omar Kanteh was yesterday arraigned in the Brikama Magistrates' Court accused...

Rawda announces Monday as Eid

Press release Majmouatou Rawdatul Majaalis, the organisation that serves as the mouthpiece of all Imams...

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GOV’T TO PROVIDE 28,000METRIC TONS OF FERTILIZER

By Olimatou Coker Gambia government has yesterday announced that 28,000 metric tons of fertilizer would...

PS Camara allays fears about cybercrime bill

By Tabora Bojang Amid concerns that the cybercrime bill will erode civil liberties and online...

Zimbabwe seeks Gambia’s assistance for return to Commonwealth

By Lamin Cham The Gambia's diplomatic mission in South Africa is continuing to expand the...

President Barrow vows government’s support to implement national dialogue recommendations

State House, Banjul, 12th June 2024: The Preparatory Committee for the National Dialogue briefed...