Sunday, July 21, 2019

Press Release

President reveals Banjul-Barra Bridge Plan

The President of the Republic Mr. Adama Barrow has told the people of Niumi that his government has developed specific projects that it will...

President’s Office Briefs Media on Pertinent Issues

Below is the full text of the press release from the Office of the Presient: ENVIRONMENT The operations of the Fishmeal plant in Sanyang has been...

World Population Day Commemorated

By: Kebba AF Touray Today is World Population Day and to mark the occasion, the National Population have convened a press briefing, yesterday at its...

Director General Prof Stanley Okolo Message on WAHO Day

9 July 2018 Fellow West Africans, I bring you greetings from the West African Health Organisation, WAHO, the specialized institution of the Economic Community of West...

Nigerian ECOMIG Peacekeeper Dies

By Mustapha Jallow The ECOMIG Mission in The Gambia has announced on Thursday that one of its personnel, Abubakar Abdullahi, died in Banjul on Wednesday,...

Swearing-In Of Members Of The Faraba Commission

STATEHOUSE, BANJUL, 4th JULY 2018 H.E. President Adama Barrow will preside over the swearing-in ceremony for members of the Commission of Inquiry appointed earlier to...

President Adama Barrow reshuffles his Cabinet

STATEHOUSE, BANJUL, 29 JUNE 2018 - Effective today, 29 June 2018, the Cabinet of the Republic of the Gambia has been reshuffled as follows: Vice President...

“No Evidence Of Contaminated Rice In The Gambia”

The Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA), is dismayed by the widespread speculations about the presence of contaminated ‘dana rice’ in the country, and...

Foreign Minister Meets Cuban Director Of Sub-Saharan Africa

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Lazero Herrera Martinez, and the Cuban Director of Sub-Saharan Africa, Her Excellency Gisela Garcia Rivera,...

‘Beakanyang’ Deeply Troubled ...

 ‘Beakanyang’ is deeply concerned and troubled over recent incidents in the community of Faraba Banta in the West Coast Region. The June 18th 2018 incident...

Joint Press Statement By Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International

20 June 2018 Gambia: Full Investigation Of Anti-Mining Protesters’ Deaths Required Inquiry, Officers’ Arrests Positive First Steps The Gambian authorities should thoroughly investigate the alleged excessive use...

Faraba occurrence my ‘saddest day’ – President Barrow

STATE HOUSE BANJUL, 19 JUNE 2018 - President Adama Barrow has described the Faraba incident, which led to the killing of three civilians, as...

WANEP On Faraba Banta

The West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP) – The Gambia expresses concern over reports from the media and our National Early Warning System,...

IHRDA, Article 19 Call On Government To Investigate Killings In The...

Banjul, 18 June 2018 IHRDA and Article 19, are concerned about media reports on the killing of two people during a confrontation between protesters and...

CHRD Condemn Killings At Faraba Bantang Village

The Center for Human Rights and Development, advocate for respect for human and people’s rights by all means. The right to engage in peaceful...

Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations

Banjul, 19 June 2018 The Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations, the Victims' Center, wishes to extend its condolences to the families of...

TANGO Expresses Concern over Faraba Incident

Fajara, 19 June 2018:- TANGO has learnt with dismay and displeasure the disproportionate use of force by personnel of the Police Intervention Unit in...

President Barrow Regrets Loss of Lives in Faraba, Suspends all Mining...

State House, Banjul, 18th June 2018 - The President is deeply saddened by reports of clashes in Faraba which led to loss of lives....

GPU Condemns Alleged Assault On Journalist

Fajara: Monday June 18, 2018 - The Gambia Press Union (GPU) hereby condemns in the strongest terms the assault on journalist Pa Modou Bojang...

Did Not Authorize Use Of Fire Arms – IGP

The Inspector General of Police has issued a press release indicating that his office did not authorize the use of fire arms on protestors...