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Mobile Group Operator Dragging All Mno Into Investigation

The Gambia seeks credible probe into citizen’s death in U.S.

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The Gambia's foreign affairs ministry called strongly on the United States Tuesday to launch a credible investigation into the death of its national Momodou...
Gambia Parliament

The Gambia to present draft constitution to parliament in August

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The presidency of The Gambia announced Thursday in a statement that the government will present the draft Constitution before the lawmakers in August. ...
Covid Organics

Gambia receives Madagascar’s “COVID-Organics” consignment

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The Gambia Presidency has announced on Tuesday that the government has received a consignment of COVID-Organics from Madagascar to treat patients infected by the...
prisoners

Gambian leader pardons 115 prisoners to contain COVID-19

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The Gambian president Adama Barrow has pardoned 115 prisoners from different prisons across the country in a bid to contain the spread of the...
World Bank building at Washington

Gambia gets US$10 million World Bank grant to fight COVID-19

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The World Bank has approved a 10 million U.S. dollar grant for Gambia's COVID-19 response. The grant came from the International Development...
President Adama Barrow

The Gambia declares state of emergency to contain COVID-19

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President of The Gambia Adama Barrow has declared a state of public emergency throughout the country, starting from Friday and for 21 days, to...
gambia

Gambia set to lose close to US$19.7 million in revenue due to COVID-19

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The finance minister of the Gambia, Mambury Njie, told the National Assembly on Monday the West African country could lose close to 1 billion...
travel afcon

Gambia suspends officials’ overseas travels to prevent COVID-19

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The Gambia's government has announced in a statement on Friday the suspension of all the overseas travels of the public officials with immediate effect...
Kunta Kinte

Kunta Kinte’s legacy creates economic boom at his Gambian home

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The descendants and the home village of the enslaved Kunta Kinte from Gambia have been economically benefiting from his historical legacy through booming tourism...
Yahya Jammeh

Gambia vows to arrest ex-leader

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The Gambia's Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Aboubacarr Tambadou vowed this Sunday former president Yahya Jammeh will be arrested and prosecuted for crimes...
judgewig

The Gambia swears in two Ghanaian judges to ensure judicial independence

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The Gambia's President Adama Barrow on Thursday swore in two Ghanaian judges, Justice Alexander Osei Tutu and Justice Francis Apangabuno Achibonga, as high court...
Africa-China

Chinese embassy donates vehicles to a Gambian municipality

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The Chinese embassy in The Gambia has donated two skip trucks, two pickup trucks and one SUV to Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) in The...
Rape

UN expert on sexual exploitation of children expresses concerns over culture of silence in...

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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, on Tuesday expressed concerns over culture of...
Market

Lack of market challenges Gambian startups

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The lack of market has become a challenge for young Gambian entrepreneurs in the sales of their products despite the fact that entrepreneurship has...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS holds meeting to promote fair trade in region

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The Regional Competition Authority, a trade agency of the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday begins a four-day meeting in Banjul...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS mission in The Gambia assures public safety after Gambia Armed Force shooting in...

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The ECOWAS Mission in the Gambia (ECOMIG) has assured the Gambian population of safety following a shooting incident by a member of the Gambia...
imf

IMF official urges Gambia to strengthen local resource mobilization

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The Deputy Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Zhang Tao, on Monday urged the Gambian government to strengthen its local resource mobilization schemes...
Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum 2017

Gambia Endorses Agreement on African Free Trade

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Gambia's National Assembly on Monday ratified the agreement that seeks to establish African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Lamin Jobe, Gambia's trade minister, while presenting...
Barrow And Vice

Gambian president sacks VP and two ministers

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Gambian President Adama Barrow sacked Vice President Ousainou Darboe, Agriculture minister Lamin N. Dibba and Trade minister Amadou Sanneh, Gambian presidency announced on Friday...
the world bank

World Bank signs US$66 million energy grant to The Gambia

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The World Bank signed Wednesday a 66-million-U.S. dollar grant agreement, through its International Development Association (IDA), with The Gambia to provide access to grid-connected...
fishing

The Gambia, Mauritania sign MOUs on fisheries, bilateral ties

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The Gambia and Mauritania have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to promote bilateral cooperation as well as investment in the area of maritime and...
Gambia celebrates 54th anniversary

Gambia celebrates 54th anniversary of independence

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The Gambia on Monday celebrated its 54th anniversary of independence, which was attained on Feb. 18, 1965 from Britain. Addressing thousands...
European Union

Gambian president urges EU to consider domestic challenges responsible for migration crisis

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Gambian President Adama Barrow called on European Union (EU) members to consider The Gambia's prevailing domestic challenges that are responsible for its migration crisis...
Senegambia Bridge

Bridge Connecting North and South Senegal officially Opened

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The Gambia inaugurated on Monday Senegambia Bridge which links the northern and southern parts of Senegal at a ceremony attended by Gambian President Adama...
Senegambia Bridge

The Gambia opens bridge to connect north and south Senegal

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The Gambia inaugurated on Monday Senegambia Bridge which links the northern and southern parts of Senegal at a ceremony attended by Gambian President Adama...
China africa

Gambians confident of fruitful relations with China

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The recent visit of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Banjul has instilled confidence in the Gambians that the bilateral relationship...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Chinese FM Visits Africa to Kick Start His New Year

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Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid a visit to Africa on Jan. 2-6, carrying on a 29-year tradition of making Africa...
Rwanda

Gambia: Nigerian Peacekeeper Dies Over Poor Health

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The ECOWAS military intervention in the Gambia (ECOMIG) command announced Thursday the death of Nigerian peacekeeper Abubakar Abdullahi due to irregular breathing. ECOMIG Commander Colonel...
the world bank

World Bank approves US$41 million grant for Gambia

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The World Bank announced on Thursday that it has approved the sum of 41 million U.S. dollars for the government of Gambia as a...
Global human rights

Gambia human rights victims call for urgent justice

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Several victims have gathered at the Gambia's Supreme Court gate on Tuesday to call on government to speed up in serving justice to them...