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3YJ Clash With Police, Burn Tires In Violent Demo

By Lamin Cham, Omar Bah & Tabora Bojang A violent demonstration rocked the streets of the Greater Banjul Area with thick smoke billowing from near the Sting Corner to the Independence Stadium junction and parts of the Westfield area yesterday afternoon. The melee started when the planned demonstration by 3 Years Jotna turned violent. The police sent tear...

Darboe wins and loses at Ecowas court

By Omar Bah The leader of the United Democratic Party and nine other top figures of his party who were arrested in 2016 have been...

4 journalists arrested, 2 radios closed

By Omar Bah & Amadou Jadama The proprietor and manager of Brikama-based Home Digital FM, Pa Modou Bojang and Gibbi Jallow, radio manager at King...

Jammeh victims march for justice

By Omar Bah Barely a week after the opposition APRC staged a demonstration calling for the immediate return of former President Yahya Jammeh, hundreds of...

3YJ Clash With Police, Burn Tires In Violent Demo

By Lamin Cham, Omar Bah & Tabora Bojang A violent demonstration rocked the streets of the Greater Banjul Area with thick smoke billowing from near...

Darboe wins and loses at Ecowas court

By Omar Bah The leader of the United Democratic Party and nine other top figures...

4 journalists arrested, 2 radios closed

By Omar Bah & Amadou Jadama The proprietor and manager of Brikama-based Home Digital FM,...

Jammeh victims march for justice

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President Barrow lauds ECOWAS Parliament

President Adama Barrow exhorted other ECOWAS institutions to get inspiration from the community Parliament in the drive to reviewing and evaluating the scope and...

KMC reveals plans to resolve Tallinding alkaloship row

By Tabora Bojang A Kanifing Municipal Council senior administrative official has disclosed that the Council has prepared plans to resolve a raging dispute between the...

Drug squad personnel accused of assaulting Bakadaji villagers

By Momodou Torp Officers of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency last week allegedly attacked villagers in Niani Bakadaji Toro, a village of ten compounds in...

Chinese Ambassador and Cuban Ambassador discuss tripartite development cooperation with The Gambia

Press release On 21 January 2020, H.E. Ambassador Ma Jianchun called on H.E. Ruben Garcia Abelenda, Cuban Ambassador to The Gambia, and discussed the possibility...

10 Soldiers Detained, Investigated Over Violent Robbery

By Lamin Cham Ten serving members of the Gambia Armed Forces are in custody at the Fajara Barracks and being investigated for possible involvement in...

By Omar Bah The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations and the 3 Years Jotna movement are set to stage protests this Saturday...

President Barrow lauds ECOWAS Parliament

President Adama Barrow exhorted other ECOWAS institutions to get inspiration from the community Parliament in the drive to reviewing and evaluating the scope and...

KMC reveals plans to resolve Tallinding alkaloship row

By Tabora Bojang A Kanifing Municipal Council senior administrative official has disclosed that the Council has prepared plans to resolve a raging dispute between the...

Drug squad personnel accused of assaulting Bakadaji villagers

By Momodou Torp Officers of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency last week allegedly attacked villagers in Niani Bakadaji Toro, a village of ten compounds in...

Chinese Ambassador and Cuban Ambassador discuss tripartite development cooperation with The Gambia

Press release On 21 January 2020, H.E. Ambassador Ma Jianchun called on H.E. Ruben Garcia Abelenda, Cuban Ambassador to The Gambia, and discussed the possibility...

10 Soldiers Detained, Investigated Over Violent Robbery

By Lamin Cham Ten serving members of the Gambia Armed Forces are in custody at the Fajara Barracks and being investigated for possible involvement in...

By Omar Bah The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations and the 3 Years Jotna movement are set to stage protests this Saturday...

President Barrow lauds ECOWAS Parliament

President Adama Barrow exhorted other ECOWAS institutions to get inspiration from the community Parliament in the drive to reviewing and evaluating the scope and...

KMC reveals plans to resolve Tallinding alkaloship row

By Tabora Bojang A Kanifing Municipal Council senior administrative official has disclosed that the Council...

Drug squad personnel accused of assaulting Bakadaji villagers

By Momodou Torp Officers of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency last week allegedly attacked villagers...

Chinese Ambassador and Cuban Ambassador discuss tripartite development cooperation with The Gambia

Press release On 21 January 2020, H.E. Ambassador Ma Jianchun called on H.E. Ruben Garcia...

10 Soldiers Detained, Investigated Over Violent Robbery

By Lamin Cham Ten serving members of the Gambia Armed Forces are in custody at the Fajara Barracks and being investigated for possible involvement in...

By Omar Bah The Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations and the 3 Years Jotna movement are set to stage protests this Saturday...

UDP did not recommend for inclusion of secularism in constitution

By Omar Bah Almami Taal, the spokesman of the UDP, has said his party has not recommended for the inclusion of secularism in the draft...

‘Islamic Council orchestrated Caliph Hydara’s arrest’

By Mafugi Ceesay Abass Hydara, the eldest son of the late sheriff caliph, Muhideen Hydara, yesterday told the TRRC that his father's arrest his subsequent...

World court rules in favour of Gambia against Myanmar

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) yesterday ordered Myanmar to prevent all genocidal acts against Rohingya Muslims following an application by The Gambia to...

After no support, heart patient dies

By Alagie Manneh A young Ebo Town lady who was battling a heart condition has died. Hawa Bah, 21, died at the Serekunda General Hospital...

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‘Jammeh hated me for no reason’

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