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GAF Clarifies CDS Drammeh’s Decision to Self Isolate amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Gambia Armed Forces on Saturday said the decision by the Gambia Chief of Defence Staff, Yakubu Drammeh, to self-isolate was to show not only...

Gambia Suspends Flights From Thirteen European Countries

Gambia has on Thursday placed entry restrictions on thirteen European countries amid the Coronavirus pandemic.A press release from State House reads: “Countries affected by...

Ministry of Trade Dismisses rumour of food shortage

By Nelson MannehThe Ministry of Trade has on Thursday dismissed the speculation regarding low stock of essential food commodities and their prices in the...

IEC Postpones By-Election for Niamina West Constituency

By Nelson MannehThe Independent Electoral (IEC) has on Wednesday said the by-election for Niamina West Constituency which was scheduled to take place on the...

Foreign Minister Tangara inspects work at new Foreign Ministry building under...

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on 17th March 2020 inspected the new MoFA building under...

United Democratic Party Statement On The Corona Virus Pandemic

We are faced with the ugly and frightening prospect of the Corona Virus affecting The Gambia. It therefore behoves all of us to stand...

Gambian Leader Appoints General Yakubu Drammeh as Chief of Defence Staff

Gambian leader Adama Barrow has on Friday appointed Major General Yakubu Drammeh as Chief of Defence Staff of the Gambia Armed Forces barely two...

Gambia Suspends Overseas Travels by Public Officials to Curb Spread of...

State House on Friday said the Government through the Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service has sent out a circular informing public...

UDP Statement On The Global Emergency Situation Of The Corona Virus

The Secretary General and Executive Committee of the United Democratic Party (UDP) has issued a statement of concern regarding the spread of the Corona...

Foreign Minister Tangara receives UK’s Envoy to the Commonwealth

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Friday 28th February 2020 received the United Kingdom Envoy to...

Saudi Fund Provides $12M to Upgrade Banjul Int. Airport

State House, Banjul, February 24, 2020 – President Adama Barrow on Satuday February 22nd 2020, presided over the signing of a $12Million funding agreement...

Minister Sheikh Omar Faye Visits Saudi Arabia

At the invitation of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of...

President Barrow set to inaugurate LaminKoto- Passama Road

The Ministry of Transport in a press release stated that President Adama Barrow, will on Saturday the 29th February 2020 inaugurate the Laminkoto-Passamas Road...

MoBSE Warns Private Schools to Desist From Illegal Operations

By Nelson MannehThe Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) has warned proprietors, coordinators and operators of private Schools to desist from practices such...

Agric Minister Briefs IFAD on the Status of Agriculture in The...

The Hon. Minister for Agriculture Amie Faburay was recently in Rome, Italy to attend the 43rd session of the Governing Council of the International...

PRESS RELEASE BY THE GAMBIA CHRISTIAN COUNCIL ON THEIR MAIN CONCERNS...

The Gambia Christian Council (GCC) held a one-day workshop on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 titled “The Gambia We Want Dialogue”. During the workshop we...

Gambia-OIC Secretariat Appoints New LOC Chairperson

The Board of Governors of the OIC Gambia Secretariat has appointed Mrs. Binta Jammeh-Sidibe as the Chairperson of the Local Organizing Committee (L.O.C.) for...

GDC Issues Press Statement On Arrest of “3 Years Jotna” Protestors

‘‘The GDC is shocked by recent contentions between the “3 Years Jotna” and the Barrow administration despite all mediation efforts undertaken by the Party...

US Ambassador Meets President Barrow

State House, Banjul, January 31, 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow on Friday, January 31, 2020, received in audience, the US Ambassador...

UNICEF: Nearly 5 Million Children Will Need Humanitarian Assistance in Central...

By Ndey SoweAccording to a press release issued by UNICEF, close to 5 million children in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger will need humanitarian...