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‘3 YEARS JOTNA’ ASKS INTERIOR MINISTER TO RESIGN

By Alagie Manneh The 3 Years Jotna, a rapidly growing activist group calling for President Adama Barrow to respect his campaign promise to step down after three years, has demanded the resignation of Interior Minister Ebrima Mballow. The minister was widely...

NIA defence lawyer requests for week adjournment

By Mafugi Ceesay Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara yesterday granted a week's adjournment to the Lawyer for former operations commander of the NIA, Sheikh Omar Jeng, in...

95% of Gambians in Germany will eventually be deported

By Tabora Bojang A member of the German federal parliament from Baden-Württemberg Manuel Hagel, who was on an official visit to The Gambia has said...

Socialis for The Gambia celebrates 20 years of providing free education

By Zainab Sesay Socialis for The Gambia, a German charity in The Gambia organised an event last week to celebrate “20 years of providing free...

‘3 YEARS JOTNA’ ASKS INTERIOR MINISTER TO RESIGN

By Alagie Manneh The 3 Years Jotna, a rapidly growing activist group calling for President Adama Barrow to respect his campaign promise to step down...

NIA defence lawyer requests for week adjournment

By Mafugi Ceesay Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara yesterday granted a week's adjournment to the Lawyer for...

95% of Gambians in Germany will eventually be deported

By Tabora Bojang A member of the German federal parliament from Baden-Württemberg Manuel Hagel, who...

Socialis for The Gambia celebrates 20 years of providing free education

By Zainab Sesay Socialis for The Gambia, a German charity in The Gambia organised an...

Ex-APRC MP narrates ordeal at the hands of her own government

Duta Kamaso, a retired politician and former APRC National Assembly Member has been telling the TRRC about her arrest in 2006 by agents of...

Former ambassador to launch book

By Ebrima Jallow Gambia's ex-ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Baba Abubakar Drammeh, is preparing to launch his first book My Story; From Sintet-Brikama...

Petroleum ministry validates GMG

By Olimatou Coker The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Wednesday validated Gambia's Green Mini-Grid (GMG) policy framework at a local hotel in Senegambia. The GMG...

FAN CLUB CHAIRMAN: REVOKE DARBOE & CO’S BAIL

By Omar Bah Lamin Jatta, the regional chairman of President Barrow Fan Club in Brikama, has called for the revocation of bail granted to UDP...

Political oppression will never be allowed again – Darboe

By Amadou Jadama The leader of the United Democratic Party, Ousainu Darboe has said no government or force will ever subject Gambians to political brutality...

Gambian Opposition have failed – Hamat Bah

By Omar Bah The leader of the National Reconciliation Party, Hamat Bah has accused the country's opposition parties of having an obsession with the president...

Ex-APRC MP narrates ordeal at the hands of her own government

Duta Kamaso, a retired politician and former APRC National Assembly Member has been telling the TRRC about her arrest in 2006 by agents of...

Former ambassador to launch book

By Ebrima Jallow Gambia's ex-ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Baba Abubakar Drammeh, is preparing to launch his first book My Story; From Sintet-Brikama...

Petroleum ministry validates GMG

By Olimatou Coker The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Wednesday validated Gambia's Green Mini-Grid (GMG) policy framework at a local hotel in Senegambia. The GMG...

FAN CLUB CHAIRMAN: REVOKE DARBOE & CO’S BAIL

By Omar Bah Lamin Jatta, the regional chairman of President Barrow Fan Club in Brikama, has called for the revocation of bail granted to UDP...

Political oppression will never be allowed again – Darboe

By Amadou Jadama The leader of the United Democratic Party, Ousainu Darboe has said no government or force will ever subject Gambians to political brutality...

Gambian Opposition have failed – Hamat Bah

By Omar Bah The leader of the National Reconciliation Party, Hamat Bah has accused the country's opposition parties of having an obsession with the president...

Ex-APRC MP narrates ordeal at the hands of her own government

Duta Kamaso, a retired politician and former APRC National Assembly Member has been telling the TRRC about her arrest in 2006 by agents of...

Former ambassador to launch book

By Ebrima Jallow Gambia's ex-ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Baba Abubakar Drammeh, is...

Petroleum ministry validates GMG

By Olimatou Coker The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Wednesday validated Gambia's Green Mini-Grid...

FAN CLUB CHAIRMAN: REVOKE DARBOE & CO’S BAIL

By Omar Bah Lamin Jatta, the regional chairman of President Barrow Fan Club in Brikama,...

Political oppression will never be allowed again – Darboe

By Amadou Jadama The leader of the United Democratic Party, Ousainu Darboe has said no government or force will ever subject Gambians to political brutality...

Gambian Opposition have failed – Hamat Bah

By Omar Bah The leader of the National Reconciliation Party, Hamat Bah has accused the country's opposition parties of having an obsession with the president...

Student charged with stealing school funds to buy car

By Amadou Jadama Alagie Sanneh, a student of Bottrop Senior Secondary School is standing trial at the Magistrates court in Brikama for allegedly breaking into...

Ex-GDC PRO surfaces at Barrow’s Brikama rally

By Omar Bah Mambanyick Njie, the former Gambia Democratic Congress public relations officer, who resigned from the party in April was spotted at the President...

NYP starts nationwide training for members

By Olimatou Coker National Youth Parliament – The Gambia (NYP) on Tuesday started its nationwide capacity building training for members in Kerewan, North Bank Region. The...

PPP leader rates Barrow 7 out of 10

By Amadou Jadama The leader of the People's Progressive Party, Papa Njie has rated president Adama Barrow's administration seven out of ten. Njie was speaking to...

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By Alagie Manneh The 3 Years Jotna, a rapidly growing activist group calling for President Adama Barrow to respect his campaign promise to step down...

Political oppression will never be allowed again – Darboe

By Amadou Jadama The leader of the United Democratic Party, Ousainu Darboe has said no government or force will ever subject Gambians to political brutality...

Gambian Opposition have failed – Hamat Bah

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FAN CLUB CHAIRMAN: REVOKE DARBOE & CO’S BAIL

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By Omar Bah Mambanyick Njie, the former Gambia Democratic Congress public relations officer, who resigned from the party in April was spotted at the President...

Student charged with stealing school funds to buy car

By Amadou Jadama Alagie Sanneh, a student of Bottrop Senior Secondary School is standing trial at the Magistrates court in Brikama for allegedly breaking into...

Former ambassador to launch book

By Ebrima Jallow Gambia's ex-ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Baba Abubakar Drammeh, is preparing to launch his first book My Story; From Sintet-Brikama...

Minister tasked to explain drug shortages despite improved budget

By Tabora Bojang The Minister of Health and Social Welfare Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has said the shortage of drugs in public health facilities is...

Russian ambassador to Gambia dies

The death has been announced of Sergey Kruykov, the Russian ambassador to The Gambia and Senegal who was based in Dakar. He died in Dakar...

‘FJC and Yankuba’s case is a humiliation to the state’

A prominent Gambian lawyer Lamin J Darboe, a former magistrate, has said that contrary to the assertion of the Attorney General and Minister of...

US offers to assist Gambia recover Jammeh’s loot

By Omar Bah The United States ambassador to The Gambia, Richard 'Carl' Paschall, has revealed his government's intention to assist Gambia recover assets identified by...

Dr Ceesay calls for drastic measures to remedy past violations

By Mafugi Ceesay Dr. Sheriff Alhagie Lamin Ceesay, founder of the Kololi Clinic which has been mentioned to have treated victims of the September 1996...

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