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Barrow Extolls Gambian Voters

PRESIDENT BARROW CONGRATULATES ALL GAMBIANS FOR THE PEACEFUL CONDUCT OF THE COUNCILLORSHIP ELECTIONS; REAFFIRMS HIS COMMITMENT TO DEMOCRATIC VALUES His Excellency President Adama Barrow , the Secretary General and Party Leader of the National People’s Party (NPP) wishes to thank all members and supporters of NPP, National Reconciliation Party (NRP), […]


President Barrow Appoints Vice President

In accordance with the provisions of Sections 70(1) and 70(3) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency President Adama Barrow has appointed Mr Muhammad B. S. Jallow as Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia with effect from 24th February 2023. Vice President Muhammad Jallow, […]


A Tribute To A Life-long Friend

D. A. Jawo I had known the late Badara Alieu Joof for more than 50 years. We first met at the Yundum College in 1972 to train as teachers and we were not only batchmates, but we also built quite a strong bond of friendship which survived up to the […]

Culture News

Jaliba Kuyateh Bestowed an Honorary Fellowship

King of Kora Jaliba Kuyateh received an honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths, University of London at a graduation ceremony today. Jaliba Kuyateh’s award was in recognition of his work using music to improve perinatal mental health. He is the only Gambian appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for his charitable work with […]


Ghana Migrant Massacre Survivor to Testify

For Immediate Release Germany/Gambia: Migrant Massacre Survivor to Testify Alleged Gambian “Death Squad” Driver’s Trial Progresses (Berlin, January 19, 2023) – A Ghanaian citizen who survived the massacre of approximately 59 West African migrants in July 2005 by a paramilitary “death squad” in Gambia will testify before a court on January 19, […]


Gambia Unveils Alleged Coupists

The Gambia government has unveiled the names of some soldiers believed to be plotting to overthrow the democratically elected government of President Adama Barrow.   In a press release published below the government named Lance Corporal Sanna Fadera as the coup leader.   UPDATED VERSION ON THE ALLEGED COUP PLOT […]


Why Gambia Police Detains Sabally

The former Gambian minister turned opposition firebrand has found himself in police net barely a week after he was elected the Campaign Manager of the United Democratic Party. Momodou Sabally succeeded Karafa Sonko at the party’s congress in Jan Jan Bureh.   On Wednesday December 21st, police confirmed the arrest […]


Gambia Foils Planned Coup

The Gambia Government Statement On Alleged Coup Plot By Soldiers of ‘The Gambia Armed Forces’ (GAF)   Banjul, The Gambia —The Gambia Government announces that based on intelligence reports that some soldiers of the Gambian army were plotting to overthrow the democratically elected Government of President Adama Barrow, the GAF […]


𝐒𝐞𝐲𝐟𝐨 𝐁𝐮𝐰𝐚 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐡 – 𝐀 T𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐮𝐭𝐞

𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐚 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐡𝐞́ 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐯𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐥 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐭. 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐡 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐉𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐚 𝐖𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐫 𝐉𝐚𝐝𝐮𝐦𝐚 𝐚𝐬 𝐮𝐬 𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐢𝐭. 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐈 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐞𝐧𝐫𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐭 𝐏𝐚𝐤𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝟓𝟎 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐨, 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐆𝐚𝐦𝐛𝐢𝐚 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐝𝐢𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲. 𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 […]