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Karang Taa tells Macron to withdraw “invective against Islam”

The Karang Taa Karang has released a strong statement demanding French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw his recent utterance against Islam. In a statement signed...

SOLDIER DISMISSED FOR BEING NON-GAMBIAN SPEAKS denies being son of Casamance rebel leader

By Omar Bah  A soldier, Omar Sarjo, who was dismissed from the Gambia Armed Forces for being a non-Gambian, has spoken for the first time...

UDP spokesman condemns ministers’ presence in Niamina West campaign

By Momodou Darboe The UDP Spokesman has contended that the presence of state ministers on the Niamina West by-election campaign trail is an affront to...

Gambian association in Morocco queries removal of deputy chief of mission

By Tabora Bojang  The Gambia's deputy chief of mission in Morocco, Ebrima Jobe has been recalled with immediate effect. Impeccable sources close to the mission said...

GPU findings reveal 15 media personnel sexually harassed at workplaces

By Aisha Tamba A recent survey conducted by the Gambia Press Union has revealed that 15 media personnel have experienced sexual harassment at workplaces. The research...

Court interpreter sentenced to death for murder

By Bruce Asemota One Sheikh Hydara, a staff of the Gambia Judiciary who works as an interpreter at the Cadi Appeals Court, was recently sentenced...

KMC gives 3 weeks’ ultimatum in Latrikunda alkaloship crisis

By Omar Bah The Kanifing Municipal Council yesterday gave three weeks' ultimatum to the two parties involved in the highly explosive Latrikunda Yeringanya alkaloship crisis...

Police arrest violators of plastic bag ban

By Alagie Manneh Police have arrested individuals and business operators who deal in the selling and buying of plastic bags. Despite a legislation banning its use...

Ecomig head of mission advises soldiers to abide by Gambian laws

By Mafugi Ceesay  Her Excellency Vabah Gayflor, the Permanent Representative of the President of the ECOWAS Commission in The Gambia and head of Ecomig mission,...

Slain coupist Ndure Cham’s nephew recalls torture at NIA

By Tabora Bojang Alieu Lowe, a nephew of former army chief and slain 2006 failed coup leader Ndure Cham, yesterday gave a vivid flashback of...

NAATIP trains CSO, tourism security on trafficking in persons

By Olimatou Coker National Agency Against Trafficking (NAATIP) under the purview of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) continues to build the capacity of Civil Society...

MOFA receives offices equipment from IOM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MOFA) on Friday received office equipment from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) at...

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SIC CALLS FOR BOYCOTT OF FRENCH PRODUCTS

By Aisha Tamba The Supreme Islamic Council yesterday issued a statement calling on all Muslims in The Gambia to boycott all French goods being sold...