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MA Bah Removed As APRC Deputy Party Leader

By MUHAMMED S. BAH The APRC party leader Fabakary Tombong Jatta has confirmed the removal of Momodou Alieu Bah from his position as Deputy Party...

Collaborative Leadership and Dialogue Retreat Sindola Lodge, Kanilai June 2018

Amie Sillah The 9 registered political parties which constituted the IPC (Inter Party Committee) plus the IEC met at Sindola and with Partners from the...

WANEP Holds Capacity Building Training For IPC Members

By Fatoumatta K Jallow  The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) and the Inter-Party Committee (IPC), jointly organized a three day training workshop on capacity...

Mamma Kandeh Calls for Answers

By Yankuba Jallow The leader of the Gambia Democratic Congress party (GDC), has said the Government of President Adama Barrow should provide answers to the...

“Development does not go along party affiliation,” said Sonko

 By Louise jobe The newly elected chairperson of Brikama Area Council  Sherriffo Sonko and twenty eight Councillors were inaugurated on Wednesday 16th May 2018 at Brikama...

KMC Has A Mayor And New Councillors

Are the supporters still in a partisan mood? Elections may be contested on partisan grounds. However those who are chosen should serve without fear...

KMC Mayor And Councillors Sworn Into Office

By: Kebba Mamburay Mayor Talib Ahmed Bensouda and nineteen elected ward councillors were yesterday, 21 May 2018, sworn into office at the KMC premises. As the...

Witnesses Give Testimony In GDC Case

By Yankuba Jallow / Lamin Fatty Kawsu Fofana and Tombong Sano, family members of Dou Sano of UDP, gave evidence before Magistrate Omar Jabang of...

Foni Bintang Karanai Seyfo Removed

By Louise Jobe Mr Alfusainey Jarju has been removed from his position of Seyfo of Foni Bintang Karanai. Mr Jarju said that he was served with...

VP Assures Reforms to Guarantee Councils Full Autonomy

By Kebba Jeffang The Vice President of The Gambia, Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang assured the government’s continuity in reform process to guarantee full autonomy to the Local...

Basse Chairperson Elect Speaks

By: Kebba AF Touray Foday Danjo, the elected Chairperson for the Basse Area Council, has reiterated his mission to uplift the livelihood of his electorate,...

Is UDP The Ruling Party Of The Gambia?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Many people are confused by broadcasts which referred to the UDP as the ruling party of The Gambia. The Constitution equates...

CSO Coalition on Elections – The Gambia Preliminary Statement: 12 May...

INTRODUCTION The CSO Coalition on Elections - The Gambia, spearheaded and coordinated by the West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) – The Gambia,...

When Will The Councils Start Work?

Section 28 of the Local Government Act is clear. It reads: “The Governor and, in the case of Banjul City and Kanifing Municipality, the Chief...

Tombong Jatta dissatisfied with IEC and police

By: Kebba AF Touray Mr. Fabakary Tombong Jatta, the interim chairman of the APRC, has expressed dissatisfaction with the manner the Independent Electoral Commission has...

‘Nomination Of Councilors Should Not Be Partisan, But Consultative’-Banjul Youth Chairman

By MUHAMMED S. BAH  Essaha Sowe, the newly elected Chairman of Banjul youth has said the elected Chairpersons and Mayors should not based the nomination...

Is Gambia Heading Towards Post Electoral Violence?

QUESTION OF THE DAY As we go to press a standoff is taking place near Tombong Jatta’s compound, the current leader of the APRC. By...

Tension between UDP and APRC supporters

By Yankuba Jallow and Mustapha Jallow Troubled brewed just outside the home of the Interim Party Chairman of APRC, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, when a large...

Gambians Have Decided In Municipal, Regional Council Elections

Parties Express Disappointment on Abysmal Voter Turnout By Yankuba Jallow / Moro ML Minteh Gambians on Saturday May 12th 2018, went to the polls to elect Mayors and...

Gambia Football Vice President Loses In Mayoral Elections

By Sulayman Bah Gambia Football Federation’s Vice President Ebou Faye over the weekend lost in the chase for Banjul’s mayoral seat. The Football House’s top brass,...

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