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President Barrow 5th nation address on Covid-19 pandemic, 19th May, 2020

Fellow Gambians, No one doubts the existence of the Coronavirus pandemic and the destruction it is causing to life and economies around the world. You will...

Covid-19: The case for mass testing in The Gambia as number of cases surge

By Dr Ismaila Ceesay To help contain the novel coronavirus, it is imperative for The Gambia to conduct mass community testing as cases surge in...

Managing the Covid-19 crisis in The Gambia: Gambia For All Party’s press reléase

In the face of the unprecedented aggression of our country by the deadly coronavirus, the position of our party has remained steadfast. From the...

What we do today will define tomorrow

By His Excellency, MrMevlüt Çavusoglu After every cataclysmic event one tends to think that the world will never be the same. This time it is true...

Ebou’s Sad Gambia

By Alagie Saidy-Barrow Ebou was so excited about The Gambia three years ago. He called me and asked if I was already packed. I asked...

Chinese Ambassador: China has full confidence and capability to win the battle against the pneumonia caused by novel coronavirus

In December 2019, a novel coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, capital city of central China's Hubei Province. Infected people show pneumonia syndromes. The...

Mai Fatty resigns

Two days ago (9th October 2019), I submitted notice of termination of my contract of appointment as the Special Advisor to the President. My...

Gambia Action Party press conference statement

Honorable Chairperson, GAP National Executives and Regional Representatives, Members of the Press, Distinguished Invited Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, All Protocols duly and respectfully observed. Kindly...

Statement by Madi Jobarteh at the press conference by Team GomsaBopa on the arrest of 36 youth

By Madi Jobarteh I wish to state upfront that my interest here is to ensure justice and the respect for the constitutionally guaranteed fundamental human...

Statement by the TRRC Chairman, Dr. Lamin J. Sise on opening of fifth session Monday 10 June

Please allow us to welcome you to the opening of this fifth session of the hearings of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC). The...

Statement by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice at his periodic Press Briefing on Tuesday, 7 May 2019 at the AG’s...

Developments · TRRC has now commenced public hearings and we will all admit that they are doing remarkably well. It shows the level of planning,...

Cuban marks Bay of Pigs anniversary

Press release, Cuban Embassy in Banjul Last Wednesday, 17th of April, we celebrate another anniversary of the start of the military aggression at the Bay...

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