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 »

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 »

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 »

Senegambia Bridge Leased To Africa 50 for $100m

The Africa 50 investment group will now take over the operations of Senegambia Bridge following the signing of a development agreement between the group and government of The Gambia. Sources informed The... Read more »

NA Polls: What the people say

By: Mama A. Touray Gambians return to the polls in little less than a month to elect their parliamentarians and voices continue to be raised over the need for wise choices. The... Read more »

Foni Kansala aspiring MP says MFDC fighters are liberators

By:Mama A. Touray The APRC No-to-Alliance Movement and GDC alliance’s nominated candidate for Foni Kansala, Abdoulie Bojang, has characterized MFDC combatants as freedom fighters.He argued that MFDC never launched any incursion into... Read more »

UDP unravels alleged election fraud

By: Sainabou Sambou The UDP said on Friday that Returning Officers of the centres for 89 polling stations, comprising of about 53,000 voters have not endorsed or certified the forms. “Random selection... Read more »

Editorial: IEC, NPP must treat these UDP allegations with seriousness

Many local and international observers may be currently biting their fingers and scratching their heads after coming to the realization that their characterization of the recent general election has been put into... Read more »

Dr. Ceesay and Barrow: Did money change hands?

By Kumba Faal Dr. Ismaila Ceesay has for the past two months avoided making┬ácomments on wild rumours that he’d received money from President Barrow during the last general election campaign. However, allegations... Read more »