NACOFAG and ROOTS project on Nationwide consultations for Food processors

The National Coordinating Organization for Farmers Associations in the Gambia NACOFAG in collaboration with the ROOTS Project supported the National Association of Food Processors (NAFP) for the conduct of Regional Consultations for... Read more »

Finance Minister Fails To Appear At NA Over Senegambia Bridge

The Gambia’s minister of finance has on Thursday failed to appear before the Finance and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC) of the country’s legislature to provide answers to queries around government’s “recycling” of... Read more »

VP Jallow’s Traffic Footprint Engenders Calls For His Relocation To Fajara

There were disapprovals over the traffic quagmire created by the Gambia’s Vice President’s motorcade on every morning of every working day. Vice President Momodou Jallow remained reluctant to move to the well-manicured... Read more »

Jammeh Gives Directive To Supporters To Throng Kanilai For July 22 Anniversary-Tamba

The sleepy birthplace of Yahya Jammeh is expected to come alive this weekend as the former President reportedly directed all APRC members to be thick on the ground in Kanilai to celebrate... Read more »

URR Bridges ‘Sabotaged’

Suspected saboteurs have been reportedly threatening the security of Samba Juma and Fatoto bridges in the Upper River Region (URR) of The Gambia but local and police authorities in the region have... Read more »

Vehicular Challenge Could Revert Gain In Crime Fighting In Old Jeshwang

Despite the suspected violent robbery of a Lebanese businessman in his house in Old Jeshwang little over two years ago, the Serekunda suburb remains relatively peaceful but the acute logistical challenge facing... Read more »

Police Obtain Statements From Kerewan Women Over Sainabou Martin’s Clothes 

The police in Kerewan have obtained statements from three women in connection to the suspected theft in Sainabou Martin-Sonko’s house in Kerewan. According to sources, the three women were invited to Kerewan... Read more »

Sainabou Martin-Sonko’s House Burgled

Suspected thieves have broken into Sainabou Martin-Sonko’s Kerewan house, The Progress can report. According to informed sources, the suspected burglars carted away Mrs. Martin-Sonko’s suitcase, containing clothes. The incident reportedly happened shortly... Read more »

NA Asks Health Ministry To Track Signature-Less Covid-19 Allowance Payments

The Gambia’s legislature has asked the country’s health ministry to track payments of Covid-19 allowances effected without the signatures of the said beneficiaries.  Permanent secretary at the health ministry Muhammadou Lamin Jaiteh... Read more »

Gambia’s House Tasks Health Ministry To Account For Over D1.4m ‘Covid Allowances’

The National Assembly of The Gambia has tasked the country’s health ministry to offer explanation about nearly D1. 5m allowances it claimed to have paid Covid-19 frontline workers. The Permanent Secretary at... Read more »