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Protecting the draft constitution

Since the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) completed and presented the Draft Constitution to President Adama Barrow and its subsequent gazzetting, a lot of issues...

The appointment of a new justice minister and the transitional justice

The ministry of justice is one of the most important in any government in the world. This is so because the establishment of justice...

The quarantine escapees

The Ministry of Health reported Tuesday that some four people among those who flew into the country on SN Brussels flight earlier this week...

Reopening the airport: is it a good idea?

A flight carrying one hundred and fifty passengers landed at the Banjul International Airport on Tuesday. The flight is said to have originated from...

Commercial drivers on strike

Hundreds of commuters were stranded in the streets yesterday. They could not get to their destinations due to a strike by commercial drivers in...

The fight isn’t over!

The Gambia has until now registered just under forty cases of the dreaded coronavirus. This is a huge number considering the fact that the...

The land issues

Hardly a day goes by without news of a land tussle in one community or another. Some of these land issues are so explosive...

The need for dialogue

To say that there is an urgent need for a national dialogue in The Gambia is an understatement. Discussions and debates in this country...

Day of the African Child

June 16th every year is celebrated as the Day of the African Child. The day is now used to take stock of the fate...

The anti-racism protests

The killing in America of an African American man, George Floyd and Gambian national Momodou Lamin Sisay has sparked protests around the world calling...

21 more days of emergency

A press release has been issued that His Excellency, the President has, acting in accordance with provisions of the 1997 Constitution, extended the State...

Security in the wake of rumoured coup

The Gambia Government issued a press release rubbishing rumors of a coup plot in The Gambia. The release sought to allay fears, if there...

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BBC’s Jenny Horrocks retires

Listeners to the BBC Africa service over the last three decades must be familiar with the regular, popular name and voice of Jenny Horrocks...

BOY, 15, STABBED TO DEATH IN BAKOTEH

By Omar Bah One Ebrima Ceesay, a teenager, was last night stabbed to death in Bakoteh, just weeks after another man stabbed both his parents...

David Colley’s orderly implicated him in Baba Jobe’s murder

By Tabora Bojang Former prisons boss David Colley has been accused of involvement in the death of former APRC kingpin Baba Jobe, who was allegedly...

NCP reconciles to avoid deregistration

By Omar Bah The rival factions of the National Convention Party have reconciled nearly two years after each held separate congresses claiming legitimacy. The Independent...

GAP warns Gambians against ‘looming dictatorship’

By Omar Bah The Gambia Action Party has condemned the arrest of human rights activist Madi Jobarteh and warned Gambians that President Barrow could return...