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State House, Banjul, 14 March 2018 – Diplomats from Japan, Mali, Rwanda and Angola presented their letters of credence to President Barrow at the State House, today.

State House, Banjul, 14 March 2018 – Diplomats from Japan, Mali, Rwanda and Angola presented their letters of credence to President Barrow at the State House, today.

March 14, 2018 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

Presenting their credentials, Excellencies, Shigero Omori of Japan, Binta  Kane–Cisse of Mali, Dr Mathias Harebamungu of Rwanda and Daniel Antonio Rosa  all expressed the desire of their governments to strengthen bilateral ties with The Gambia. They delivered messages of solidarity and brotherhood to President Barrow, while they congratulated him on his accessionRead More

GDC Nominates Nine Candidates for Kanifing Municipality

GDC Nominates Nine Candidates for Kanifing Municipality

March 14, 2018 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) is the latest to join the political fanfare nominations as they made a colourful appearance on 14th March 2018 to Nominate Nine Candidates out of Nineteenth Wards for the KM Councillorship election in the upcoming Local. Some of the Contestants The nominated candidatesRead More

Gambia: Witness Recounts Seeing ‘A Dead Body’ in NIA Torture Chambers 

Gambia: Witness Recounts Seeing ‘A Dead Body’ in NIA Torture Chambers 

March 14, 2018 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Mbemba Camara, the 13th prosecution witness in the ongoing murder trial involving former senior Gambian security officers, Tuesday revealed how he came across a lifeless body in NIA torture chamber. Mr Sandeng, organising secretary of the United Democratic Party (UDP), died on 15th April 2016 less than 24 hours afterRead More

Gambia: 17 APRC Candidates Nominated In Kanifing Municipal Election

Gambia: 17 APRC Candidates Nominated In Kanifing Municipal Election

March 13, 2018 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The Gambia’s former governing party, Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) Tuesday nominated 17 candidates vying for councillorship in next month’s Kanifing Municipal election. The 14 men and three women were accompanied to the electoral commission offices by a convoy of hundreds cheerful party supporters dressed from headRead More

2 Senegambian leaders issue joint communiqué

2 Senegambian leaders issue joint communiqué

March 13, 2018 at 10:38 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie  President Adama Barrow and counterpart Macky Sall Today issued a joint communiqué in Banjul as the first ever Presidential Council Meeting came to an end. The meeting was co-chaired by the two presidents following two days of expert’s and minister’s meetings, which were held on Sunday andRead More