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Former Gambian President’s Mum To Be Laid To Rest on Sunday

Former Gambian President’s Mum To Be Laid To Rest on Sunday

August 2, 2018 at 10:31 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The mother of former Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh will arrive on Saturday, August 4, after her demise in Equatorial Guinea, the official statement of The Gambia government stated. Meanwhile, a source has revealed that she would be laid to rest on the Sunday. “Following the death ofRead More

President Barrow Gives Lecture At Nigeria Defence College

President Barrow Gives Lecture At Nigeria Defence College

August 2, 2018 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The Gambian president, Adama Barrow has delivered a public lecture for the graduating class of Course 26 at the Nigerian Defense College in Abuja, Nigeria, according to State House official website. Mr. Barrow arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday for a two-day working visit and was received uponRead More

Banjul’s Dilapidation and the Wider Question of Town Planning in Gambia – a reflection on Rohey Malick Lowe’s Demonstration of Ineptitude

Banjul’s Dilapidation and the Wider Question of Town Planning in Gambia – a reflection on Rohey Malick Lowe’s Demonstration of Ineptitude

August 2, 2018 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

By Amadou Dibba, Birmingham, UK My memories of the Greater Banjul Area (GBA) and the Kombos in general, distinguished collectively as arguably the most attractive for people seeking to move from rural to urban settlements in The Gambia, are dominated by the image of a hotchpotch of urban, semi-urban andRead More

Building The New Gambia: Citizens Right to Access and Use Social Media Must Be Protected

Building The New Gambia: Citizens Right to Access and Use Social Media Must Be Protected

August 1, 2018 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh The recent remarks by the Vice President Ousainou Darboe against social media because of fake news and unpleasant criticisms against individuals is indeed a huge concern as it could lead to the Government restricting social media. For that matter all citizens must be alert in defending aRead More

Gambia Appoints New Ambassador To Sierra Leone

Gambia Appoints New Ambassador To Sierra Leone

July 31, 2018 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Ebraima Manneh, has been appointed Gambia’s ambassador to Sierra Leone, reliable sources said. Mr. Manneh, widely called Ebou Manneh, replaces late Femi Peters. When contacted, Manneh who was until a couple of years ago the senior administrative secretary of the United Democratic Party, confirmed the story. He was bornRead More