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Gov’t clarifies Barrow’s statement on Jammeh

Press Release Banjul, The Gambia—Following widespread and conflicting reports alleging that President Barrow has assured his predecessor, President Yahya Jammeh, to return to The Gambia...

Mai says Gambia must re-engage EU on migration

By Omar Bah Reacting to the recent deaths of over 63 African migrants in Mauritania en route to Europe, Mai Ahmad Fatty said the government...

On the Draft Constitution; the glass is half full, half empty for media Part 1

By Saikou Jammeh Issues in summary: · On media and freedom of expression rights, the zero draft records many firsts in the constitutional building process in...

58 Dead, 83 Rescued, 54 Missing In Gambia Boat Disaster

By Lamin Cham & Amadou Jadama Fifty eight passengers drowned after a migrant boat from The Gambia heading for the Canary Islands ran out of...

President Barrow encourages dialogue with 3 Years Jotna

During a conclave involving a cross section of Cabinet, Service Chiefs and an interlocutor for ‘Operation Three Years Jotna’—the movement that plans to host...

Man sentenced for assaulting woman

By Bruce Asemota Principal magistrate Omar Cham of the Brikama Magistrates' Court recently convicted and sentenced one Hamat Ceesay to a fine of D5,000 in...

Fisheries gets D50M EU grant to repair burnt building

By Momodou Torp Following a massive fire outbreak at the fisheries ministry complex recently, the European Union delegation to the Gambia has announced a D50...

Gambia unveils first biogas plant

The first ever biogas plant in The Gambia has been unveiled in Sukuta Wednesday. The project, a donation from Indian companies URJA Bio SYSTEMS from...

‘Barrow Is Killing GDC In NBR’

By Omar Bah Former Jokadou chairman of the Gambia Democratic Congress, who recently resigned to join President Adama Barrow, has claimed that his former party...

GDC NAM asks AG to stop BYM political activities

By Omar Bah The GDC National Assembly Member for Niamina East has asked the Attorney General to stop the Barrow Youth Movement from promoting President...

Witness says witch-hunters made him carry human skull

By Mafugi Ceesay Ali Marr, a survivor of Yahya Jammeh's witch hunting exercise in 2009, yesterday told the TRRC that he was handed a human...

Canada, Netherlands join Gambia’s fight for Rohingyas

Press release On November 11th 2019, The Gambia filed a lawsuit at The Hague demanding accountability on the systematic violations of the rights of minority...

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Dembo ‘By Force’ Resigns From UDP

The National President of the United Democratic Party, Dembo 'By Force' Bojang, has yesterday parted ways with the party. A terse resignation letter shared with...

Farmers to get D18,000 per ton

The Secco price for a ton of groundnut is D18,000 this season. A press release from the Gambia Food, Processing and Marketing Corporation, the government...

Suu Kyi criticised in court over ‘silence’ on Myanmar rape claims

Aung San Suu Kyi has been told that her silence over allegations of sexual violence and rape carried out against Rohingya people in Myanmar...

CRC urged to omit clause that bars convicts from contesting

By Omar Bah The Constitutional Review Commission has been urged to omit subsection (2) (b) of the draft constitution that bars convicted persons from contesting...

TRRC sends Nogoi, 3 others for overseas treatment

By Mafugi Ceesay The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission and its partners have arranged overseas treatment for four victims of the Jammeh regime. Abdoukarim Jammeh, Yusupha...