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 »

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 »

MOBSE, Ministry of Finance meet National Assembly’s Education Committee

By Essa Bah Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education and the Ministry of Finance on Thursday the 24th of February 2022, met the National Assembly select committee on education to discuss ways... Read more »

Sidia Jatta insists that ministers must be present at the National Assembly

By Maria Lopes July 7, 2021 The National Assembly Member for Wuli West has insisted that cabinet ministers must be present rather than permanent secretaries representing them or speaking on their behalf... Read more »

Halifa Sallah urges fellow lawmakers to maintain the dignity of the National Assembly

By Ismaila Sonko July 7, 2021 Halifa Sallah has urged fellow lawmakers to maintain the dignity of the National Assembly during sittings and by their activities outside the chamber. The  Serekunda lawmaker... Read more »

Lawmakers differ over performance of Barrow regime

By Maria Lopes and Ismaila Sonko June 28, 2021 Two National Assembly Members (NAMs) have professedopposing opinions about the performance of the Barrowregime.Saikou Marong, National Assembly Member for LatrikundaSabiji and Omar Ceesay,... Read more »

Central Badibou NAM says gov’t should not politicise policies

The National Assembly Member for Central Badibou and Chairman of the Select Committee on Government Projects Monitoring has advised government not to politicise its policies, if it wants The Gambia to succeed.... Read more »

‘NAMs that rejected Draft Constitution saved Gambia from intellectual coup d’état’

The National Assembly Member for Lower Badibou says that Parliamentarians who voted against the Draft Constitution saved The Gambia from an ‘intellectual coup d’état’, because it has a provision that makes it... Read more »

Sir Samuel John Forster (1873-1940): First Gambian Lawyer

When Sir Samuel Forster died in July 1940, Governor Southern stated in his eulogy that he believed that it would be difficult to fill his seat in the Legislative Council and his... Read more »