Gambians heap praise on Sir Dawda at funeral but Barrow is slammed for delivering...

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By Lamin Njie Gambians came together on Thursday to exalt Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara for who he was; a patriot who served his country well. Sir Dawda’s son eulogized...

Ramp mishap sees heavy duty truck plunge into water disrupting ferry service

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By Lamin Njie Ferry service at the Banjul ferry terminal was disrupted on Wednesday after a heavy duty truck plunged into the water following a ramp mishap. Chaos erupted...

OJ pays tribute to ‘very tolerant’ Sir Dawda moments after returning to Gambia

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By Lamin Njie The man who served Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara for 13 years as minister of forestry and later agriculture has fondly recalled the former president who...

Killa Ace remanded at Mile Two alongside 36 other youths after their implication in...

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By Momodou Justice Darboe A lower court in Serekunda on Tuesday ordered the remand in custody at the State Central Prisons in Banjul of all the 37 Gambian...

Senegalese young singer Ouzin blasted for wearing female clothes to concert

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A sprouting Senegalese singer has been blasted for dressing in female clothes during a concert. Ouzin Keita was clad in female attires during a performance at a concert...

OIC secretariat in crisis as two top officials resign

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By Lamin Njie Two top officials of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation national secretariat have resigned from their posts. Lamin Sanneh and Nyang Njie resigned on Monday in a...

‘You aided dictatorship in Gambia’: Madi Jobarteh tears into new Interior Minister Sonko in...

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Madi Jobarteh has branded Yankuba Sonko as someone who willingly aided and abetted dictatorship in The Gambia. Yankuba Sonko has been appointed as the new interior minister of...

‘We are not part of it’: APRC says it will play umpire role in...

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By Lamin Njie Interim leader of opposition APRC Fabakary Tombong Jatta has said his party will play the role of referee in the three years row. President Adama Barrow...

Police confirm arrest of two foreign ministry officials and a JP over diplomatic passport...

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By Lamin Njie Police in The Gambia said Monday three people are in their custody on suspicion of fraudulently helping a man hold Gambian diplomatic passport. A man was...

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection as several nations agree to tighten their...

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Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African...

Is it time for ECOMIG to leave? Study says ‘majority’ of Gambians trust Gambian...

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By Lamin Njie Majority of Gambians trust the Gambia Armed Forces and believe the military protects citizens from external and internal security threats, a new study has said. Pan...

Killa Ace says ‘bad’ police officers are the people he has issues with

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By Momodou Justice Darboe Ali Cham aka Killa Ace has told The Fatu Network that his rights were violated when an order was allegedly issued by the police...

‘At least 40’ people arrested over July protests take part in identification parade

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By Momodou Justice Darboe At least 40 people were Thursday summoned at the police anti-crime unit headquarters in Bijilo for an identification parade in connection with July mass...

Barrow appoints ex-Gambia ambassador to US as new defence minister

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By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow has appointed Sheikh Omar Faye as the new defense minister of The Gambia. President Barrow on Thursday engaged in a ‘minor’ cabinet reshuffle...

Barrow sacks Interior Minister Ebrima Mballow

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By Lamin Njie President Adama Barrow on Thursday sacked his Interior Minister Ebrima Mballow. Mballow was sacked alongside secretary general and head of the civil service Ebrima Camara. A statement...

Lawmaker says Three Years Jotna have ‘all the rights’ to protest

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By Lamin Njie Members of Operation Three Years Jotna Movement have all the rights to demonstrate peacefully, the national assembly member for Serrekunda West has said. Madi Ceesay was...

Barrow deceived Gambians, says Ceesay

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By Lamin Njie The national assembly member for Serrekunda West Madi Ceesay has said President Adama Barrow deceived Gambians ‘by promising them he will resign after three years.’ Seven...

Nine women among 150 presidential guard soldiers taking part in Senegal training

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By Lamin Njie One hundred and fifty soldiers on Wednesday left The Gambia for Senegal to participate in a training program that will last for three months, with...

Army chief explains why Jammeh era presidential guard was scrapped

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By Lamin Njie Army chief Masanneh Kinteh said Wednesday Jammeh era presidential guard comprised ‘elements’ who were used to abuse the rights of Gambians. Kinteh stating this while meeting...

PPP blames lack of rain on lack of trees

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The People’s Progressive Party on Tuesday issued a statement on the state of this year’s farming season pinning the lack of rain on the ongoing depletion of...