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 »

Editorial: Leasing Of Strategic National Assets Without Public Knowledge Is Concerning

The Senegambia toll bridge has become the latest strategic national asset to be leased by the Gambia government without public knowledge. Before surrendering the rights over the bridge to Africa 50 at... 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 »

D320m Suspected Missing At GPA As Auditors Near Completion Of Work 

Auditors were reportedly putting the finishing touches to their report over investigation into the alleged missing millions at the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA). According to reliable sources, auditors from the National Audit... Read more »

Investors accuse government of red tapism for not clearing path to spur economy

By Kebba Ansu Manneh February 4, 2022 Even as unemployment and economic hardships continue to bite the average Gambian, sixteen investors are pointing fingers at the government for not clearing the path... Read more »

The proprietor of the Construct Company at the center of the GTB imbroglio speaks

By Essa Bah Fara Shamz, the proprietor of Construct Company Limited has been speaking before the National Assembly Standing Committee on public petitions. Shamz narrated in detail what he knew about The... Read more »

Editorial: Police and IEC owe explanation over reported gun assault on Election House

The police and IEC are apparently mute over reports of a gun attack on the Election House. Since the reports surfaced early this week, the elections management body and law enforcement have... Read more »

Sankareh yet to wave goodbye to 2021 as task force presents Gam petroleum report to Barrow

News Desk January 24, 2022 The Gambia government spokesperson was apparently struggling to transition into the new year as could be seen in his press release, announcing the presentation of Gam petroleum’s... Read more »

Lands ministry unveils members of commission in KMC corruption scandal

News Desk January 12, 2022 The Ministry of Local Government Monday unveiled members of the commission set up to probe KMC corruption scandal. KMC was thrown into a state of chaos some... Read more »

Gam petroleum depot militarized

By: Momodou Justice Darboe The Gampetroleum depot in Mandinary has been militarized, with the government this week deploying the paramilitary and other security outfits to the depot. It has also deployed some... Read more »