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Shortage Of Fish At Coastal Landing Sites

Information reaching this medium indicate shortage of fish in almost all coastal fish landing sites, affecting the fishermen and women (bana banas), but most...

When Will The Members Of The Constitutional Review Commission Be Appointed...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Constitutional Review Commission Act was assented to by the President on 11 January 2018 and published in the Gazette on...

Officers, Civilians Invited To Give Statement On Soldier’s Death

By Mustapha Jallow The spokesperson for the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Sunday told this medium that some security personnel and local civilians, were invited to...

‘Victim’s Center’ March In Demand For Justice From Government

By Yankuba Jallow / Louise Jobe  Members of the Victims’ Center including family members and loved ones, held a protest march 17th April 2018, on Independence...

Bakoteh Dumpsite Bulldozer Faulty

By Madiba Singhateh This reporter can confirm that the bulldozer stationed at the Bakoteh dumpsite, has stopped working two weeks ago. According to reports, the breakdown...

How Many People Voted In The Local Government Elections Compared To...

QUESTION OF THE DAY This is the final phase of the 2016 – 2018 electoral cycle. The mayoral/chairpersonship elections will be the climax. 302,528 voters...

Foul Odour Emanates From Kotu Aqua Sanitary Field Kotu, Manjai Residents...

By Madiba Singhateh The residents of Kotu and environ, have complained of the terrible odour that emanates from the Sanitary field in the swamps near...

Soldier Whose Corpse Was Found In Well, Finally Laid To Rest

By Mustapha Jallow Corporal Baboucarr M.S Bah alias Sheriffo-Kujabi whose corpse was found in a well, was finally laid to rest in the cemetery of...

Gov’t Vows To Establish Truth In Students Massacre

By Kebba Jeffang The Gambia’s Justice Ministry on Tuesday April 10th, said the country is committed to establish the truth about the circumstances leading to...

Lone Armed Robber Still At Large

By Mustapha Jallow The lone armed robber who raided the Jah Oil Petrol station in Brikama on Monday 9th April 2018 and making off with...

Can The President Remove A Councillor Or Chairperson From Office?

QUESTION OF THE DAY During the last session of the National Assembly, the Assembly passed a bill repealing subsection (14) of section 20 of the...

Daylight Armed Robbery In Brikama

By Mustapha Jallow Reports received by this medium indicate that there was an armed robbery on Monday 9th April 2018, between the hours of 10 and...

Woman Dies From Gunshot Wound

By Mustapha Jallow Fatou Manneh, a woman in her 40s, died after being hit by a stray bullet while picking cashew-nuts near the Lance Corporal Bojang...

How Many Female Participants In The Council Elections And Their Fate?

QUESTION OF THE DAY There are 120 seats being contested in the council elections. This is the council election which has witnessed the largest number...

GPA Increases Tariff On River Crossing

By: Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) has now increased the tariffs of ferry services countrywide. Speaking to passengers, they all held that the increment...

Are Prices Of Commodities Going Down After The Lowering Of Taxes?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Complaints from readers indicate that people are not seeing a correlation between reduction of customs and excise duties and reduction of...

Corporal Bah’s Body Found in a Well

By Mustapha Jallow The corpse of Corporal Baboucarr M.S Bah of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), was on Thursday 5th April 2018, found inside a well...

Should Family Members Be Prevented From Attending Court-Martials?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Court cases are required to be transparent. That is why they are required to be open to public scrutiny. Court-martials are...

Why Is The Old Style Of Arrest Continuing When Truth And...

QUESTION OF THE DAY One would have thought that the criticisms levied against the previous regime of arresting people at odd hours would be a...

Navy Bojang Detained

By Mustapha Jallow Corporal Seedy Bojang, a member of the Navy of the Gambia Armed Forces in Banjul, was arrested by officers stationed at Denton...

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