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GAMBIA DEMANDS IMMEDIATE END TO ISRAEL’S ILLEGAL OCCUPATION

The Gambia's Attorney General and Minister of Justice has told the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that Israel's occupation of Palestine is illegal and must be brought to an end immediately. Delivering an advisory opinion at the ICJ in The Hague on Wednesday on the legal consequences arising from the policies and practices of Israel in...
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GAMBIA DEMANDS IMMEDIATE END TO ISRAEL’S ILLEGAL OCCUPATION

The Gambia's Attorney General and Minister of Justice has told the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that Israel's occupation of Palestine is illegal and...

Another dead body found in Kololi

By Tabora Bojang Police are investigating after a dead body was found in an incomplete building near Kololi Tavern Saturday afternoon.There are rumours of suspected foul play. Security and medical officers recovered the unidentified body...

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By Omar Bah Amnesty International has written to President Adama Barrow urging his government to unconditionally drop all charges against human rights and political activist...

Sall to release Sonko but gives no date for election

Senegal's outgoing President Macky Sall said yesterday he is ready to release opposition figure Ousmane Sonko, jailed since last July. "Yes, I am ready to...

2024 hajj packages announced

The National Hajj Commission has released the packages for 2024 hajj season. The commission advised intending pilgrims to deal with only these agencies: Gambia...

FTJ SLAMS UDP, JUSTIFIES POLICE STOPPAGE OF EVENT

Fabakary Tombong Jatta, the APRC party leader who is also the Speaker of the National Assembly has criticised “the impulsive and dishonest behaviour” of...

Top economist counters president’s claims of achievements

Top economist, Dr Ousman Gajigo, has said President Barrow's claims of achievements registered by his government in the areas of agriculture and infrastructure building...

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Happy Independence Day?

On February 18th every year, we celebrate the Independence Day with pomp and circumstances. Military and police parade, medals brushed up, shining like the...

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Better late than never?

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Sports

WHO WILL REPLACE TOM?

As GFF awaits gov't As the country search for new national team coach, the Gambia Football Federation said it has drawn up a TOR for the position of the vacant head coach job for advertisement. According...

WHO WILL REPLACE TOM?

As GFF awaits gov't As the country search for new national team coach, the Gambia Football Federation said it has drawn up a TOR for...

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The president’s ‘national dialogue’!

Dear Editor, President Adama Barrow constituted the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission at a total cost of about D182 million, the Janneh Commission at about D50 million and the Constitution Review Commission at D116 million....

WHO WILL REPLACE TOM?

As GFF awaits gov't As the country search for new national team coach, the Gambia Football Federation said it has drawn up a TOR for...

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WHO WILL REPLACE TOM?

As GFF awaits gov't As the country search for new national team coach, the Gambia...

Kush: A menacing shadow on The Smiling Coast and a call...

By Yahya Fatty The tragic demise of a young boy due to a Kush overdose,...

The president’s ‘national dialogue’!

Dear Editor, President Adama Barrow constituted the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission at a total...

Proliferation and rise of gun crimes

Every other day in the country, you read a report online or on newspapers,...

GAMBIA DEMANDS IMMEDIATE END TO ISRAEL’S ILLEGAL OCCUPATION

The Gambia's Attorney General and Minister of Justice has told the International Court of...

Kandeh addresses unity, insecurity, high cost of living in presser

By Omar Bah Mamma Kandeh, the leader of the opposition Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), has...

Imam Fatty challenges Imam Leigh to public debate on FGM

By Amadou Jadama Islamic cleric Abdoulie Fatty has challenged Imam Baba Leigh to a public...

Another dead body found in Kololi

By Tabora Bojang Police are investigating after a dead body was found in an incomplete...

NAM says he’s vindicated for opposing national dialogue

By Tabora Bojang UDP Central Baddibu lawmaker, Sulayman Saho, has said Deputy Speaker Seedy Njie's...

Armed robbers steal MRC vehicle at Keneba

The Medical Research Council has issued a statement condemning an armed robbery at its...

UN warns Gambia against repealing FGM law

The United Nations in The Gambia on Friday issued a statement expressing “serious concerns”...

Honest Huawei driver returns hundreds of euros

By Lamin Cham A driver of Huawei Technologies Gambia, Ebrima Bojang, on 12 February handed...

Roots signs up 3 contractors for 22 gardens

By Olimatou Coker The Resilience of Organizations  For Transformative Smallholder  Agriculture Project (ROOTs) on Wednesday...

NEA holds stakeholder consultation on project development for Gef

By Olimatou Coker The National Environment Agency (NEA) recently held a day- long  stakeholder consultation...

China’s soaring economic ascendence defies singing doubters

Editor's note: As China is busy preparing for the annual two sessions of the National...

NEW CRICKET LEADERS ELECTED 

Three months after the demise of Gambian cricket legend and president Johnny Gomez, the...

Why FIFA, CAF approve Morocco to host 2025 AFCON in the...

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and world football governing body FIFA have approved...

Muhammad (sa): The Great Exemplar

“Life of the Holy Prophet(sa) – Incidents During the Battle of Uhud? After reciting Tashahhud,...

Driving change: Promoting road safety for safer travel in urban Gambia

The near completion of the 22km road project by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation...

Iran’s complicated dance with West Africa

By Eric Lob As Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi concluded his second year in office this...