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APRC announces candidates for council elections

By: Kebba AF Touray 1 March 2018 - The Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC), has issued a press release authenticating the nomination of...

Cabinet prefers both elections on the same date

The Cabinet has expressed its preference for both elections for mayors/chairpersons to be held on the same day rather than holding them on different...

Talib Bensouda Wins UDP Mayoral Primaries

By Yankuba Jallow Talib Ahmed Bensouda, was on Saturday 17th February 2018, voted in as the Mayoral candidate for the United Democratic Party (UDP), after leading...

Bye Malleh Wadda Steps Out of the Race for Banjul Mayorship

Mr Bye Malleh Wadda who had declared his interest to contest the mayor ship for Banjul has announced his withdrawal from the race, blaming...

Was The IEC Consulted Before Chairpersonship Election Was Re-Introduced?

Three months before the holding of local government elections, the councils are dissolved and management committees appointed to run them. This law is definitely...

What Is Holding The Registration Of New Political Parties?

QUESTION OF THE DAY: One would have expected that new parties will be making their existence known by now. The information gathered is that the...

UDP Holds Rally In Brikama

By: Kebba AF Touray The United Democratic Party yesterday, held a mass political rally at Brikama. The rally was attended by the party leader Ousainou Darboe,...

UDP Postpones Primary Election For Mayoral Aspirants

By Yankuba Jallow The United Democratic Party (UDP) has postponed the proposed primary elections to be conducted by the party for aspiring Mayoral candidates that...

‘Women Reduced To Mere Spectators For Past Two Decades’ – M...

By Kebba AF Touray The Speaker of the National Assembly Mariam Jack Denton, has said that over the past two decades, women have been reduced...

‘Voter Participation Pivotal In Conduct of Election’- IEC Chairman

By: Kebba AF Touray The Chairman of the IEC, Mr. Alieu Momarr Njie, said voter participation is pivotal in the conduct of free, fair and...

IEC Trains Security Officers On Forthcoming Local Govt. Election

By: Kebba AF Touray As part of their stakeholder training on the electoral process, the country’s electoral body, IEC, yesterday trained the members of the...

IEC, Stakeholders’ Training Begins

By: Kebba AF Touray The Independent Electoral Commission, yesterday 6th February 2018, started the training of key actors in the political limelight of the country, at...

GDC Unveils Mayoral Candidates

By Yankuba Jallow Gambia Democratic Congress yesterday unveiled their mayoral candidates for the forthcoming 2018 mayoral election for Banjul and Kanifing Municipality. Pa Njie Girigara was...

APRC Deputy Urges President To Be ‘Independent’

By: Kebba Mamburay Momodou Alieu Bah, a former Interior Minister and retired General of the Gambia Armed Forces, has been appointed deputy party leader of...

‘NIA’ Postpones Re-questioning Seedy Njie Today

By Kebba Jeffang The spokesperson of the opposition Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) party Seedy Njie, said his Monday scheduled interrogation by the...

Inter-Party Chairperson Tasks Parties To Be Law Abiding

By Kebba Jeffang The Co-Chairperson of the Inter-Party Committee Halifa Sallah, has tasked member parties to operate within the ambit of the law, in order...

Police Permit For Political Rallies Under Review-DIGP

By Kebba Jeffang The Deputy Inspector General of Police Mamour Jobe, has disclosed that they are reviewing the process political parties have to undergo in...

Tension Eases In Busumbala As Military takes control

By Mustapha Jallow and Kebba Mamburay Tension has eased in Busumbala after 24 hours of violence and mayhem which ended on Thursday evening during which...

Violence And Mayhem Grip Busumbala

By Mustapha Jallow & Kebba Mamburay Violence and Mayhem continued in Busumbala for the second day running, on 11 January 2018. There were pitch battles on...

VICTIM OF BUSUMBALA INCIDENT SPEAKS OUT

Louise Jobe Kering Saidy, a driver whose vehicle was vandalized at Busumbala by riotous youths told Foroyaa in Brikama on Thursday that his only crime...

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