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BARROW ADVISED TO REPLACE ECOMIG WITH GAF

By Omar Bah Momodou Lamin Sedat Jobe, a respected former foreign minister and Gambian ambassador, has urged President Adama Barrow to entrust the country's security with the Gambia Armed Forces before the 2021 presidential election. In early 2017, The Gambia experienced the first democratic change of leadership since independence, ending 22 years of authoritarian rule of former...

BARROW ADVISED TO REPLACE ECOMIG WITH GAF

By Omar Bah Momodou Lamin Sedat Jobe, a respected former foreign minister and Gambian ambassador, has urged President Adama Barrow to entrust the country's security...

Gov’t bans importation of chickens from Senegal

The Ministry of Agriculture has announced a ban on the importation of chicken from Senegal as that country battles H5N1 bird flu which has caused the death of thousands of chickens. According to a statement,...

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CA urges IEC to handle election well

By Alagie Manneh The Citizens' Alliance has alleged the reason behind the recent postponement of voter registration exercise was because the IEC wants to single...

Barrow hails $578.5M diaspora contribution to economy in 2020

By Omar Bah In a statement delivered on his behalf by the vice president, during the fourth Stake in the Nation Forum (SNF4) online global...

I saw Amara stab Omar - eye witness tells murder trial

 By Bruce Asemota One Aja Ceesay, an eye witness to a murder scene, has told the High Court in Banjul presided over by Justice Ebrima...

Rawda rejects SIC election

By Amadou Jadama Rawdatul Majaalis, the breakaway group of the Gambia Supreme Islamic Council, has said it totally rejects the recent SIC election, describing it...

The fourth Stake in the Nation Forum (SNF4) went online, reaching a wider global audience: President Barrow thanks the diaspora for D30 billion of...

Despite the COVID 19 pandemic, the fourth Stake in the Nation Forum (SNF4) was held – as an online event on 8 and 9...

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REAL STARTS WITH A BANG ON HOME TURF

Real de Banjul started the new season with a 2-1 victory over Talingding United Friday. But the spectacle was more present in the scenery than the match itself. It was played in the club’s...

REAL STARTS WITH A BANG ON HOME TURF

Real de Banjul started the new season with a 2-1 victory over Talingding United Friday. But the spectacle was more present in the scenery...

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The politics of Covid-19: Will Barrow’s tactics flop?

By Malang Faye & Muhammed Lenn The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many countries to their knees. Regardless of jurisdiction, wealth or level of development, the pandemic has hit economies worldwide. Fighting the pandemic requires money...

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Real de Banjul started the new season with a 2-1 victory over Talingding United Friday. But the spectacle was more present in the scenery...

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International arrest warrant for Banta Keita

By Omar Bah & Mafugi Ceesay After days of heightened debate on the shocking discovery...

Halifa explains ‘plain truth’ about draft constitution

The PDOIS Secretary General, Halifa Sallah, has issued a statement he called the “plain...

Henry warns against divisive politics at GPDP congress

By Omar Bah The Gambia People's Democratic Party (GPDP) leader, Henry Gomez has urged his...

Gov’t bans importation of chickens from Senegal

The Ministry of Agriculture has announced a ban on the importation of chicken from...

Ex-VP Tambajang shortlisted for top AU job

Former vice president Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang has been listed alongside seven others for the African...

Open letter to Citizens’ Alliance Re: Your public references denoting violence

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By Malang Faye & Muhammed Lenn The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many countries to their...

Letters: Detained at a Four-Star Covid-19 hotel

Dear editor, A global pandemic, a national concern, and a concession the Government has a...

GRA exceeds target, collects D11.8BN in 2020

By Maimuna Sey-Jawo Essa Jallow, the deputy Commission General of the Gambia Revenue Authority, has...

IMF borrows Gambia D1.4billion

Press release The IMF Executive Board decision allows for an immediate disbursement of about US$28.8...

Farmers at Jammeh’s Farato garden decry destruction of crops by ‘foreign...

By Mafugi Ceesay Vegetable growers cultivating on ex-president Jammeh's garden in Farato have blamed the...

Musu Bakoto Sawo emerges 2020 Daily Trust African of the Year

Musu Bakoto Sawo, a Gambian changemaker and tireless women rights advocate, has emerged winner...

Islamic Enlightenment Society reacts to Rawdatul Majaalis

Press release Following the National Delegation Congress of the Gambia Supreme Islamic Council which was...

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By Momodou Darboe The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at is set to provide relief to 300 disaster-hit...

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By Lamin Cham The much-feared highly contagious new Covid-19 variant first discovered in the UK,...

UDP youth leader advises Barrow to remain humble

By Amadou Jadama Hagi Suwaneh, the second vice president of UDP youth wing, has taken...

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