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State House imam, Alhaji Abdoulie Fatty, has called for cessation of discord among Muslims over dates of festivals, while admonishing that the dates sanctioned by the Supreme Islamic Council and President Jammeh should be followed.

‘Gov’t should institute compulsory military service’

Faith Cole, a Gambian-born director of a hospital in the UK and philanthropist has called for institutionalisation of compulsory military service to stem the coarsening of culture among young Gambians who are the future leaders of the country.

President’s Office to serve as inspector general for all gov’t physical assets

The government of The Gambia has announced henceforth that given the high cost of maintenance for government's capital assets, including buildings, the Office of the President will from henceforth now be the inspector general for all physical assets particularly government buildings.

Gambia to defend human rights record at UN

In fulfillment of its commitments, the government of the Gambia will on the October 28 face the United Nations to defend it rights records as part of the UN universal periodic review.

D473 million road, bridge inaugurated

Vice President Aja Isatou-Njie-Saidy, has inaugurated the multi-million dalasi Brikama-Marakissa-Dimbaya-Darsilami road network and a 5 metre Marakissa-Busura foot bridge The road network and the bridge in Kombo Central, all in the West Coast Region of the country were funded at the cost of D473,093,176 by the Saudi Fund for Development and 1.7 million dalasi by President Jammeh respectively.

English school calls off Gambian teachers visit over Ebola fears

A school in South Gloucestershire, England, has called off a visit from Gambian teachers after parents raised fears over their children catching the deadly Ebola virus – even though experts insisted there was never any health risk.

Seedy Drammeh publishes book on achievements of July 22nd Revolution

Prolific writer and human resource manager of Gambia Revenue Authority, Dr Seedy Drammeh, has launched a book which seeks to enumerate the achievements of two decades of July 22nd Revolution.

Japalanteh Foundation holds awards ceremony

The first edition of Japalanteh Youth Foundation's 'dynamic youth award' was recently held at the Kairaba Beach Hotel in Kololi, awarding various personalities and institutions for their outstanding contribution toward the development of youths and children.

WACP holds investment forum

The West Africa Constellation Programme (WACP) Tuesday held a day-long business seminar for Gambian and European companies at Senegambia Hotel.

20 years of the July 22nd Revolution

This is but a short tribute to our president and head of state, His Excellency, Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh, Babili Mansa on the occasion of 20 years anniversary of the July 22nd Revolution. He is one who deservedly ranks as one of Africa's most dynamic and impressive leaders.

Austrian police arrest Gambian serial bigamist

Austrian police are interviewing women who have been deceived by a serial bigamist and philanderer after arresting a 28-year-old Gambian man who was having a relationship with 15 Austrian women, and was married to three of them.

‘Access to justice key feature of democracy’

Foreign Minister Balla Jahumpa has said that access to justice is a fundamental feature of the democratic process stressing that unless people have unfettered access to the law and the courts, any rights 'they have would be of limited meaning and significance.

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