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Survivors Demand Action Against Jammeh’s Aid Doctors

Press Release Three survivors of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh’s fake HIV/AIDS treatment programme have asked authorities to revoke the licenses of two medical doctors who directed the programme and who are both still practicing medicine, AIDS-Free World announced Thursday. The...

Barrow extends olive branch

By Omar Bah President Adama Barrow has used his state of the nation address to make fresh calls for national unity, pleading with Gambians to...

APRC not bothered about Jammeh’s ban-FTJ

By Omar Bah The interim leader of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction, Fabakary Tombong Jatta has said that his party is not...

Jammeh’s HIV doctors knew he was lying

By Mafugi Ceesay Dr. Mariatu Jallow, former chief executive officer of the then Royal Victoria Hospital, has yesterday told the TRRC that the doctors who...

Survivors Demand Action Against Jammeh’s Aid Doctors

Press Release Three survivors of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh’s fake HIV/AIDS treatment programme have asked authorities to revoke the licenses of two medical doctors...

Barrow extends olive branch

By Omar Bah President Adama Barrow has used his state of the nation address to...

APRC not bothered about Jammeh’s ban-FTJ

By Omar Bah The interim leader of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction,...

Jammeh’s HIV doctors knew he was lying

By Mafugi Ceesay Dr. Mariatu Jallow, former chief executive officer of the then Royal Victoria...

Barrow Open to Dialogue Over 3 Years

By Omar Bah The director of press and public relations at State House, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has said that President Adama Barrow is open to dialogue...

Barrow Fan Club begins transformation into political party

By Amadou Jadama Lamin Jatta, chairman of the Barrow Fan Club, the group promoting the political agenda of President Barrow, has announced that it has...

Gambia, China sign grant to augment security at Airport

Press release On Monday September 16th, 2019 the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara and the Ambassador of...

CBG intervenes to stop explosive GTBank internal row

By Tabora Bojang The Central Bank of The Gambia has intervened to stop a potential crippling row between the managing director of the Guaranty Trust...

State House chief driver resigns

Mansa Sumareh, chief driver at State House who was once President Barrow's personal driver, has resigned. The driver tendered his resignation, saying he has decided...

NCCE launches enlightenment campaign on democratic governance, tolerance

By Olimatou Coker The National Council for Civic Education, NCCE, in partnership with Ecowas last Saturday commenced a country-wide public sensitisation campaign on national dialogue...

Barrow Open to Dialogue Over 3 Years

By Omar Bah The director of press and public relations at State House, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has said that President Adama Barrow is open to dialogue...

Barrow Fan Club begins transformation into political party

By Amadou Jadama Lamin Jatta, chairman of the Barrow Fan Club, the group promoting the political agenda of President Barrow, has announced that it has...

Gambia, China sign grant to augment security at Airport

Press release On Monday September 16th, 2019 the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara and the Ambassador of...

CBG intervenes to stop explosive GTBank internal row

By Tabora Bojang The Central Bank of The Gambia has intervened to stop a potential crippling row between the managing director of the Guaranty Trust...

State House chief driver resigns

Mansa Sumareh, chief driver at State House who was once President Barrow's personal driver, has resigned. The driver tendered his resignation, saying he has decided...

NCCE launches enlightenment campaign on democratic governance, tolerance

By Olimatou Coker The National Council for Civic Education, NCCE, in partnership with Ecowas last Saturday commenced a country-wide public sensitisation campaign on national dialogue...

Barrow Open to Dialogue Over 3 Years

By Omar Bah The director of press and public relations at State House, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has said that President Adama Barrow is open to dialogue...

Barrow Fan Club begins transformation into political party

By Amadou Jadama Lamin Jatta, chairman of the Barrow Fan Club, the group promoting the...

Gambia, China sign grant to augment security at Airport

Press release On Monday September 16th, 2019 the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation...

CBG intervenes to stop explosive GTBank internal row

By Tabora Bojang The Central Bank of The Gambia has intervened to stop a potential...

State House chief driver resigns

Mansa Sumareh, chief driver at State House who was once President Barrow's personal driver, has resigned. The driver tendered his resignation, saying he has decided...

NCCE launches enlightenment campaign on democratic governance, tolerance

By Olimatou Coker The National Council for Civic Education, NCCE, in partnership with Ecowas last Saturday commenced a country-wide public sensitisation campaign on national dialogue...

WHO calls for urgent action to reduce patient harm in healthcare

Press release Millions of patients are harmed each year due to unsafe health care worldwide resulting in 2.6 million deaths annually in low-and middle-income countries...

Gambian solar tech start-up wins Seedstars Banjul

By Tabora Bojang Seedstars World Banjul recently awarded a Gambian solar technology startup Nadji.bi Ltd as the “Best Startup” in The Gambia. The award comes after...

Stakeholders review draft FOI Bill

Stakeholders in The Gambia on Saturday wrapped up a two-day technical review of the Draft Freedom of Information Bill, 2019. The event gathered about two...

Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara step up preparations ahead of WAC

Gambian athletes Gina Bass and Ebrima Camara are intensifying their training ahead of the 2019 IAAF World Athletic Championship in Doha, Qatar in few...

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APRC not bothered about Jammeh’s ban-FTJ

By Omar Bah The interim leader of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction, Fabakary Tombong Jatta has said that his party is not...

CBG intervenes to stop explosive GTBank internal row

By Tabora Bojang The Central Bank of The Gambia has intervened to stop a potential crippling row between the managing director of the Guaranty Trust...

Barrow extends olive branch

By Omar Bah President Adama Barrow has used his state of the nation address to make fresh calls for national unity, pleading with Gambians to...

Barrow Open to Dialogue Over 3 Years

By Omar Bah The director of press and public relations at State House, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has said that President Adama Barrow is open to dialogue...

Survivors Demand Action Against Jammeh’s Aid Doctors

Press Release Three survivors of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh’s fake HIV/AIDS treatment programme have asked authorities to revoke the licenses of two medical doctors...

Jammeh’s HIV doctors knew he was lying

By Mafugi Ceesay Dr. Mariatu Jallow, former chief executive officer of the then Royal Victoria Hospital, has yesterday told the TRRC that the doctors who...

Barrow Fan Club begins transformation into political party

By Amadou Jadama Lamin Jatta, chairman of the Barrow Fan Club, the group promoting the political agenda of President Barrow, has announced that it has...

Jammeh gets life ban, faces criminal trial

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has published its white paper on the Janneh Commission report which looked into the financial activities of former president...

State House chief driver resigns

Mansa Sumareh, chief driver at State House who was once President Barrow's personal driver, has resigned. The driver tendered his resignation, saying he has decided...

Security Guard Disappears after Cashing D2.9M Company Check

A security guard, name withheld, of Gamfood Trading, the biggest food importers in the country, has allegedly disappeared with a total of D2, 946,...

TRRC witness attacks Barrow, Tambadou

By Mafugi Ceesay Yusupha Mbye, one of the students shot by Gambian security officers during a demonstration in April 2000, has told the TRRC that...

MOFA briefs foreign diplomats on passport saga

Press release The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad Monday convened a briefing session with members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps,...

Gov’t gets contractor to manage International Gateway

By Tabora Bojang The Gambia government is set to sign a contract with an international technology firm to manage the International Gateway monitoring system of...

CERHI, others look to establish youth-focused NGO in Gambia

By Zainab Sesay The Gambian alumni Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), last week closed a two-day workshop for needs assessment on the...

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Bakary Bunja Dabo Vice president under Jawara

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Slave of a habit

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Responding Jawara’s critics

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With Aicha Too many times we hear in my society people complain about ”those foreigners who are coming here taking our jobs!” Yes, we have...

Through yourself you know others

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Anarchy leading the Gambia forward?

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Follow the rhythm

With Aicha Everything has a its own rhythm; your heart, the nature, the music you can hear. Your heart beats in a constant pace, you don’t...

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With Aicha Do you have good work ethic? This is a question that everyone with a good conscience should ask themselves sometime. Good work ethic; made...

Basic human needs

With Aicha Abraham Harold Maslow (1908 – 1970) was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of...

Bakary Bunja Dabo Vice president under Jawara

By Tabora Bojang As the nation continues to mourn the passing away of Sir Dawda...

Slave of a habit

With Aicha I found a wonderful poem with a deep meaning By Martha Medeiros. It...

Responding Jawara’s critics

By Omar Bah Good as he was, Sir Dawda Jawara’s government had serious flaws and...

A man of his word

With Aicha From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English A man of his word A man you can trust, who will do what he has promised to do A...

Do we have any use of foreigners?

With Aicha Too many times we hear in my society people complain about ”those foreigners who are coming here taking our jobs!” Yes, we have...

Through yourself you know others

With Aicha As a leader you must dare to trust your co-workers, want to see them grow and develop and enjoy their work. Then you can...

Anarchy leading the Gambia forward?

With Aicha All of you who use gas for cooking know how dangerous it can turn out to be if you don't handle it wisely. The...

Follow the rhythm

With Aicha Everything has a its own rhythm; your heart, the nature, the music you can hear. Your heart beats in a constant pace, you don’t...

Good work pays off

With Aicha Do you have good work ethic? This is a question that everyone with a good conscience should ask themselves sometime. Good work ethic; made...

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Africell to Bankroll Nawettan Zones in GBA

By Alagie Manneh Africell Gambia Ltd yesterday met officials from all major Nawettan zones in the Greater Banjul Area to announce an unprecedented sponsorship package. The...

Djbouti Assignment could Decide Gambian Football Future

Ever heard of the Shoremen of The Red Sea? Well you may even have...

Scorpion’s team manager apologises

Gambia national team manager Ousman Drammeh has conveyed the apologies of the Scorpions to...

GINA BASS IS AFRICAN SPORTS MAGAZINE’S ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Gina Bass of The Gambia, winner of the women's 200 meters gold medal at...

PRESIDENT BARROW INSPIRED BY QATAR’S 2022 WORLD CUP PLANS

Press release Following a conducted tour of facilities being built ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, President Adama Barrow expressed his admiration...

GNOC PREXY SHARES AFRICAN GAME SUCCESS WITH BARROW

Dodou (Capy) Joof, president the Gambia National Olympic Committee GNOC, has told president Adama Barrow that the overall achievement of the Gambian delegation to...

President Barrow presents plots, cash to gold winning African Games team

President Barrow has presented title deeds to Gina Bass and other gold medalists from the Mens' beach Volleyball and their officials as well as...

Meeting President Barrow

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SCORPIONS READY TO STING ANGOLA TOMORROW

The country is expected to be at standstill tomorrow evening with everyone trooping to the Stadium or glued to TV screens to watch the...

GNOC boss cries as Gina Bass presents medals

The President of Gambia National Olympic Committee Alagie Dodou Capi Joof could not hold his tears on Monday as he received African 200m champion...

Africell to Bankroll Nawettan Zones in GBA

By Alagie Manneh Africell Gambia Ltd yesterday met officials from all major Nawettan zones in the Greater Banjul Area to announce an unprecedented sponsorship package. The...

Djbouti Assignment could Decide Gambian Football Future

Ever heard of the Shoremen of The Red Sea? Well you may even have...

Scorpion’s team manager apologises

Gambia national team manager Ousman Drammeh has conveyed the apologies of the Scorpions to...

GINA BASS IS AFRICAN SPORTS MAGAZINE’S ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Gina Bass of The Gambia, winner of the women's 200 meters gold medal at...

PRESIDENT BARROW INSPIRED BY QATAR’S 2022 WORLD CUP PLANS

Press release Following a conducted tour of facilities being built ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, President Adama Barrow expressed his admiration...

GNOC PREXY SHARES AFRICAN GAME SUCCESS WITH BARROW

Dodou (Capy) Joof, president the Gambia National Olympic Committee GNOC, has told president Adama Barrow that the overall achievement of the Gambian delegation to...

President Barrow presents plots, cash to gold winning African Games team

President Barrow has presented title deeds to Gina Bass and other gold medalists from the Mens' beach Volleyball and their officials as well as...

Meeting President Barrow

By Cherno Baba Jallow Almost two years ago this month, I became an unexpected guest of the Gambian President Adama Barrow during his first trip...

SCORPIONS READY TO STING ANGOLA TOMORROW

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GNOC boss cries as Gina Bass presents medals

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By Talib Gibran This generation is love-struck. We fall in love so easily and so many times that it becomes just temporary sensual experiences accumulated...

Gambian democracy: How to balance data protection and citizens’ rights to freedom of information

By Abdoukarim Sanneh The Gambia and our new democracy should be built on the...

Letters: Tackling the misinformation from ministers Ebrima Sillah and Abubacarr Tambadou

  Dear editor, It is high time someone put it to both the Minister of Information...

Failed politics of unscrupulous reformers and looters

By Dr. Foday J. Darboe The Gambia's future is beginning to look like its vile...

Letters:Barrow should take Janneh Commission Report before the National Assembly

Dear editor, The Janneh Commission Report is a national document that came out of major historical circumstances of our country. Therefore this report should not be...

The diplomatic passport saga

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Letter to the MD, Gambia Ports Authority

Dear sir, With much worry and concern, I write to draw your attention to the precarious state of both Banjul and Barra ferry terminals. These two...

Failed politics of unscrupulous reformers and looters

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From 37 to 7 souls unlawfully Jailed Why we need to check the police and the court!

By Madi Jobarteh In our Republic the power to enforce the law falls on the justice delivery system first and foremost which comprises the police...

Letters: Diplomatic passports are too important for one person’s decision

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Africell to Bankroll Nawettan Zones in GBA

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Djbouti Assignment could Decide Gambian Football Future

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PRESIDENT BARROW INSPIRED BY QATAR’S 2022 WORLD CUP PLANS

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State House chief driver resigns

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