The national programme officer for the United Nations Population Fund has declared that The Gambia has one of the highest maternal mortality rate in the sub-region because of an ugly trend of parents giving out their daughters in marriage early.
By Halifa Sallah on behalf of the Central Committee
Muhammed Janneh, a Gambian immigrant in Italy has said that Gambians are among nearly 800 migrants who have been rescued over the weekend by the Italian coastguards from boats in distress in the Mediterranean Sea.
Does socio-economic status explain the differentials in malaria parasite prevalence? Evidence from The Gambia
Malaria is commonly associated with poverty. Macro-level estimates show strong links between malaria and poverty, and increasing evidence suggests that the causal link between malaria and poverty runs in both directions.
A Malian national accused of murdering one Zakaria Tangara yesterday told the high court in Banjul that he did “intentionally” stab Mr Tangara to death.
The director of the Bureau of Public Affairs at the US State Department in Washington DC, has expressed his government's concern at recent moves in The Gambia to suppress gays.
Father Ahmed Flaming, an Irish national who served as missionary in the country from 1961 to 1963, was recently conferred an award of appreciation by the community of Wassadou in Foni Jarrol District for his sustained support to the developmental efforts of the community.
The charity, Al-Madinah Foundation has inaugurated a D35,000 well project in Sukuta Nema Su, Kombo North District. The project is expected to address the water needs of Nema Su community and its environs.
The Women Football Association executive committee was yesterday invited by the women football sub-committee of the GFF which presented them its proposal for the...
HALIFA SEEKS ANSWERS OVER EMERGENCY DECLARATION …Bar association says president’s action ‘dangerous’
By Omar Bah The National Assembly member for Serekunda yesterday asked for parliament to summon vice president Dr Isatou Touray to answer questions over President...