11 Million Euro EU Youth Employment Project Launched

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By Lamin Sanyang The European Union and Gambia Government has Thursday, February 9, launched an11 million Euro (80 million dalasi) Emergency Trust Fund for Stability at Kairaba Beach...

6,833 Gambians get vaccinated against coronavirus

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A total of 6,833 Gambians have so far been inoculated against the deadly coronavirus, according to the health ministry. The Gambia has 36,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine...

COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Urgent Need for Access to Good Hand Hygiene

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By: Christian Conteh According to the Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report titled- Progress on household drinking water, sanitation and hygiene 2000 -2020, published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and...

Foreign Ministry receives information technology and office equipment worth over D2.3 million

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BANJUL, 3 March 2021 The Gambia Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad received information technology and office equipment worth over D2.3 million...

After 50 Years: Sierra Leone On The Verge Of Securing A Seat At UN...

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By Amara Thoronka  President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, on Monday 9th May 2022 officially launched the country’s bid for a seat in the non-permanent member...

Foreign Minister Tangara assures Cuban Ambassador of Gambia’s support at the International fora

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The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Monday 6th July 2020 received the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba, H.E. Sr. Ruben Abelenda, at...

Algeria recalls ambassador to France for consultations

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Algeria has recalled its ambassador to France for consultations, though the reason was not immediately clear. The office of the president said on Saturday that a statement on...

UNDP and GCCI pen understanding ahead of pilot of gender equality project

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United Nations Development Programme and Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 20 May signed a memorandum of understanding to provide a framework of cooperation that will...

Hundreds of dead pelicans in Senegal test positive for H5N1 bird flu

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Some 750 pelicans found dead in a UNESCO World Heritage site in northern Senegal last week have tested positive for H5N1 bird flu, the head of the...

First Lady’s foundation and WAMY sign MoU to collaborate on education, healthcare and water

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The Fatou Bah-Barrow Foundation (FABB) has signed an MOU with the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) for collaboration in the fields of education, health and access...

Gambia and Malaysia to strengthen cooperation – as Shazelina Zainul Abidin meets Dr Mamadou...

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The Malaysian High Commissioner to The Gambia Dr Shazelina Zainul Abidin presented copies of her Letters of Credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and...

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

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At least 75 inmates died on Tuesday and several were injured in riots blamed on gang rivalry at three jails in Ecuador’s overcrowded prison system, authorities said. As...

Survey detects progress in family planning, maternal health and nutrition in Gambia

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The Gambia has made notable progress in many health and development indicators, according to the just-released 2019-20 Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS). The 2019-20 GDHS is the second...

Politico-mayhem: A menace to national cohesion

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In contemporary Gambia, politics is apparently the universal set of all these frequent frenzy fusses. Avalanche of attacks, avatar of disarrays, jibes and jeers, we've seen them...

Three COVID-19 patients on oxygen support, says health ministry

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Three people who have tested positive for coronavirus and receiving treatment are currently on oxygen therapy, the ministry of health has said. The ministry of health in its...

GOOD MORNING PRESIDENT BARROW

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    Did you notice there has been a shift on the narrative focus lenses? Instead of the coalition government, the diaspora is now under the microscope. The investigator...

NHRC rues that there are no women district chiefs and very few alkalo women...

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The National Human Rights Commision has called for the greater participation for women in leadership roles, as the commission joins the rest of the world in commemorating...

Facebook’s ban on Trump remains, but company must review the matter

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The Facebook and Instagram Oversight Board has upheld Facebook’s decision to ban former U.S. President Donald Trump from posting content on his Facebook and Instagram accounts. However, in...

Eid: Gambia Action Party issues statement through leader Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly

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Gambia Action Party has greeted Gambians on the occasion of Eidul Fitr. The party’s statement reads; “As today marks the fasting of thirty days in Muslim calendar, we wish...

“This is victory for democracy” -President Barrow

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  By Lamin Sanyang   Gambia's President Adama Barrow in his independence statement has said that the inauguration and independence celebrations is victory for democracy. President Barrow made these statements at...