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UK Embassy partners with GCCI

The UK Embassy to The Gambia has recently partnered with the Gambian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) to provide the chamber with funds to hold a number of important business forums which should inform Gambian business operators and policy makers on new initiatives and policies, a release from embassy stated...

Fatou Bom Bensouda (Chief prosecutor, International Criminal Court)

Eighteen months after assuming office as the chief prosecutor of the often criticised International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda from The Gambia says she is resolute in ensuring that politics and extraneous considerations have no place, and will play no part, in the decisions she takes. Mercy Eze formerly of the Daily Observer now with New African magazine interviewed her...

Touray gets another 5 yrs at Islamic Council

Imam Momodou Lamin Touray has been returned to office unopposed as president of Gambia Supreme Islamic Council for a second and final five-year term at the GSIC congress on Wednesday...

Workers call for ‘significant’ salary increment

The central government and its parastatals as well as the private sector operators are urged to consider increasing salaries significantly to commensurate with the present cost of living...

SALIF SADIO DECLARES CEASEFIRE

The head of the military wing of the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC), Salif Sadio, announced a unilateral cease-fire on Monday...

Trade union chief speaks ahead of Workers Day celebration

Secretary General of The Gambia National Trade Union Congress, Mr Garba Cham, has called on government to invest both material and financial resources to create gainful employment opportunities for the youths in order to arrest mass back-way journeys by the country's youth folk...

Islamic council hails Jammeh at congress

The president of the Gambia Supreme Islamic Council has disclosed that President Jammeh listens to advices they give him and heeds their pronouncements on matters relating to the observance of the faith. ..

Organisers promise ‘great things at Women Advancement Forum & Awards in Banjul

A press release issued by the organisers of the Women Advancement Forum 2014 & Awards slated to take place in The Gambia from 25-29 May have released a an early list of attendants...

Gambia prepares health workers on Ebola

Health authorities and the United Nations System in The Gambia are intensifying efforts towards Ebola preparedness and response aimed at equipping and preparing health workers to safely and effectively handle suspected Ebola, threatening the West Africa region...

Ex-state counsel refuses to answer question in Jobarteh trial

Former state counsel, Anna Dibba Monday remained adamant that she would not give answers to a question put to her by the counsel for former justice minister Lamin Jobarteh as she continued to give evidence under cross-examination...

BAC presents its final cheque to CILIP

The Brikama Area Council (BAC) last Thursday presents its final 5% cheque payment to the Community-Based Infrastructure and Livelihood Improvement Project (CILIP) amounting to D912, 459.77. The presentation ceremony was held at the council grounds were speakers heaped praises on the management of the council for its foresight in bringing development to the door steps of its tax payers...

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A fate uncertain: The Draft Constitution in the National Assembly

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