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Gambian accused of illegal immigration in Spain refuses DNA testing because he is a ‘Muslim’

A Gambian born Spanish citizen is facing seven-and-a-half years in prison for allegedly encouraging illegal immigration into Spain through family reunification. ...

ARPC youth leader challenges opposition to ‘political dialogue’

Mr Babou Gaye seems to be imbued with a renewed political zeal as he bounced back as the national youth mobiliser for the ruling APRC party, challenging the opposition to a political dialogue....

Rights lawyer questions effectiveness of women in public office

A former Gambian magistrate and women's rights lawyer has raised questions over the effectiveness of women in political leadership positions in representing the interest and welfare of women...

UK Gov’t triples Chevening scholarship

The government of the United Kingdom has tripled the number of Chevening Scholarships which are available to people from 144 countries and territories to study in Britain for a year...

Gambia Bird launches 3 new destinations

Following the outstanding success of its first 18 months of operations, Gambia Bird Airlines has announced services to three new destinations in West Africa. The new services would operate from Gambia Bird's home base of Banjul to Bissau, Lagos and Dakar as well as Douala in Cameroon....

Kanji in possible move to HJK

Club sources at HJK Helsinki have stated that Gambia's target Macoumba Kanji is currently on trials there, and had a big role as they play Hammarby IF during their preseason camp in Sweden. Kanji is said to be now training with the first team, impressing everyone. ..

The impact of the Ahmadiyya community in The Gambia

In the early 1960s, a very important event took place in The Gambia. Granted, it was considered by many to be insignificant. A missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, Hafiz Gibreel Sa'eed visited the country to follow up on literature that had filtered through the country by chance, or by the special design of the Almighty Allah....

Minister announces plans to weed out con medicine men

The Gambia's health minister Omar Sey yesterday announced that his government would next week launch a campaign that seeks to sanitise the traditional herbal medicine environment...

Young rights activist resolves to take on Inattentive Young Fathers

Ms Aisha Keita, a young women's rights activist has expressed her resolve to engage neglectful young fathers to live up to their responsibilities...

Senegambia organisation mourns Dr Taal, moves symposium to May

The organisers of the Great Senegambia Symposium, initially scheduled for the end of this month have announced that the death of one of their key speakers Dr Saja Taal, senior political science lecturer at The University of The Gambia, has warranted a postponement of the event...

NAMS DEFEND GAMBIA’S COMMONWEALTH WITHDRAWAL

The contention around The Gambia's withdrawal from the British Commonwealth has refused to go away five months on, as the APRC dominated National Assembly voted in defence of the pull-out. ..

Former NIA DG Numo Kujabi dies

The former director-general of the National Intelligence Agency, Numo Kujabi, has died and his remains interred yesterday. Kujabi, who was police commissioner for criminal intelligence and Interpol, was believed to be in his mid-forties....

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Gambia Target Biggest Olympic Participation In History

The Gambia is fighting in all corners to qualify a big team to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Recently, athletics queen Gina Bass who...

Four GNA officers successfully led the 1994 coup within 7 hours

By Samsudeen Sarr My July 22nd, 1994 day started as a normal sunny Friday morning with no indicator that Yundum Barracks, the main Gambia National...

Ex-NCP, PDP Leader Joins UDP

By Omar Bah A onetime leader of the NCP and PDP Lamin Bolonding Bojang has joined the United Democratic Party. Bojang, who was accompanied by a...

‘Current IEC not fit to conduct 2021 elections’

By Amadou Jadama Sutay Jammeh, the deputy vice chairman of the splinter NCP faction led by Yaya Sanyang, has said the IEC as it is...

Sankanu defends Barrow’s million dalasi donation to Serahule festival

By Alagie Manneh President Barrow has donated D1,020,000 to the organisers of the biennial International Soninke Festival (Fiso). The funds are to help with the “organisational...