Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Burning Issues

Ex-President’s Nephew Arrested, Wife Evicted

By Mustapha Jallow A nephew of the former President, Staff Sergeant Abdoulie Jammeh, was arrested and detained at the Guards Battalion in Fajara Barracks since the...

Food Shortage Hits Jahally Rice Growers

By Kebba Jeffang  Rice growers at the Jahally and Patcharr rice fields have spoken to this medium about their plight and current situation. According to...

Officers Deployed to Secure Reserved Land

By Yankuba Jallow Police Intervention Unit (PIU) officers have been seen stationed on reserved land that is said to be in dispute between the communities...

Nawec’s Dire Situation In Power Generation, Distribution

By Yankuba Jallow The Deputy Managing Director of Nawec, Mr. Nani Juwara, has told journalists, that temperatures affect the power generation of the utility company. Mr....

“The Commonwealth wants the Gambia back,” James Duddridge

By Awa B. Bah Mr. James Duddridge, a Member of Parliament for Rochord and Southend East, has called for the Gambia to take back her...

Women Farmers Trained on Food Processing

By Awa B. Bah  The National Association of Food Processors on Thursday 21st September 2017, conveyed a two-day practical training for women farmers on food...

Flood Victim Resorts To Making Rafts For Shelter

Abdoulai G.Dibba/Adama Ceesay As the flood waters recede across Kuntuar and satellite villages, Abdoulie Ndow, a flood victim at Mbyen village in the Niani District,...

Dry Spell Continues To Persists

Abdoulai G. Dibba The sudden dry spell that has hit the farming community and the rest of the country, continues to persist in Niani and...

Former Finance Minister Explains Why He Became Signatory To State Aircraft...

By Mamadou Dem A former Finance Minister and diplomat, Mamburey Njie, yesterday appeared before the Janneh Commission of Inquiry to give evidence on the accounts...

President Signs Death Penalty, Four Other UN Treaties

By Kebba JEFFANG Gambian President Adama Barrow, has signed five United Nations Treaties on Thursday September 20th while attending the 72nd United Nations General Assembly meeting, taking place in the United States....

Parents Decry High Cost of Stationary

By Nelson Manneh As schools reopen for the new academic calendar, many parents are complaining of the high cost of books and other stationary items...

CBG Officials, 2 Former Military Commanders Appear at Janneh Commission

By Mamadou Dem  Mrs. Njoba Sankareh Sarr, former Principal Currency Officer and Ousainou Corr, former Director of Finance, all former workers of the Central Bank...

President Barrow’s Maiden Speech At The UN General Assembly

The recent political crisis that took place in my country created a new democratic beginning and the experience thought us useful lessons that Gambians...

Former President’s Brother Transferred Second Time As his unlawful detention continues

By Mustapha Jallow Captain Beray Jammeh, a former Aide de Camp (ADC) and brother to ex-President Jammeh, has been moved yet again to another detention...

“Rice is the Life of Our Country”, Agriculture Minister

By Awa B. Bah The Minister of Agriculture Omar A. Jallow, has remarked that rice is life for our country and has one of the...

Truck Drivers Decry Poor Garage Conditions

By Louise Jobe Drivers and the management of the Abuko truck garage, have complained to this medium on the way and manner that Omar Ceesay,...

Is Government Bearing The Provision Of The Constitution In Mind In...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Several reports from people in government departments and public enterprises being dismissed are coming to this paper. It is important to...

Kanyiba’s disappearance marks 11 years

By Mustapha Jallow Yesterday, 18 September marked 11 years since the abduction of Mr. Lamin Kanyi alias Kanyiba, now presumed dead. His widow, Isatou Kanyi, is...

Ex-Ministers, Governors Appear at Janneh Commission

By Mamadou Dem Two former Ministers in the former administration of former President Yaya Jammeh, Sira Wally Ndow -Njie and Fatou Mass Jobe –Njie, together...

WANEP, GPU Train Journalists on Transitional Justice Reporting

By Kebba Jeffang  The West African Network for Peace Building (WANEP), in collaboration with the Gambia Press Union (GPU), on Monday September 18th opened a 10...