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No More Unlawful Arrest, Detention: Barrow Tells Gambians

July 19, 2018

President Barrow continues his tour with meetings in Baddibu Kerewan, Noo Kunda, Njaba Kunda and Farafenni on Day Two of his ongoing tour. President Barrow informs the locals that the dark days of The Gambia where everything was around one person is over

Speaking at his first meeting In Kerewan on Day Two of his nationwide tour, Barrow thanked the people of Kerewan for standing by him from pre-election to now. The people of Kerewan, he says, stood by him to effect the change people are enjoying now.... Read More

Gambia TRRC Chairman: "Recruitment for Regional Commissioners and Staff currently underway"

July 16, 2018

The Chairman of Gambia’s Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Dr. Baba Galleh Jallow has said that his institution is recruiting staff and regional commissioners who will spearhead TRRC activities in all regions. He made the disclosure in a lengthy write up meant to update the general public on the progress of the TRRC. Its mandate is to look into abuses conducted during the previous regime with a view to establishing truth, justice and national reconciliation. Below is the Chairman’s public release:... Read More

TRRC begins Regional Consultation Exercise

July 06, 2018

Gambia’s Justice Ministry recently began a regional consultation exercise on Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commissions (TRRC) in partnership with several stakeholders including governors, chiefs, alkalolu and regional selection panel members.

The Regional Selection Panels (RSP) of seven members which will run from June 28, to July 9 have started the actual district level consultation process to all the nine districts within the West Coast Region... Read More

Barrow: "Cabinet Reshuffle was done in Gambia’s Interest, not for Corruption"

July 04, 2018

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has said that his recent cabinet reshuffle was done in the best interest of the country as oppose to what his critics are saying. He made these remarks today upon arrival at the Banjul international airport having returned from the African Heads of States Summit held in Mauritania. He said he is aware of reports linking the sacking of former senior government officials to corruption and flatly denied those allegations... Read More

Gambia’s President makes Major Cabinet Reshuffle

June 29, 2018

President Adama Barrow today dramatically made a major cabinet reshuffle that has left Gambians grasping for answers. Among those replaced is the Vice President Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang. She has been replaced by Ousainou Darboe leader of the United Democratic Party who was Foreign Minister until his appointed as Vice President earlier today... Read More

State House Press Director says the only Gov’t Spokesperson she is aware of is the Minister of Information Demba Jawo

June 28, 2018

Ebrima G Sankareh’s purported recent appointment as the government spokesperson, became a contentious issue at the State House press conference yesterday, as the State House Press Director Amie Bojang Sissoho, clarified that the only government spokesperson she is aware of is the Minister of Communication and Information Demba Ali Jawo. She also said she is President Barrow’s spokesperson at the State House. Hence, she said, the news of Sankareh’s appointment never originated from her office... Read More

President Barrow denies killing his Son for ritual purposes to become President

June 28, 2018

Gambian President Adama Barrow has denied reports ascribed to him that he allegedly killed his son for ritual purposes so that he can be elected into office as the country’s Head of State. The president made the denial through his Press Director Amie Bojang Sissoho, who addressed a news conference on Wednesday at the President’s office in Banjul. This followed, a statement made by President Barrow, during a recent visit to Faraba Banta, where he was quoted as having said that he (Barrow) had to sacrifice his own son, wealth, and life in order for The Gambia to be freed from Jammeh’s twenty-two years dictatorship... Read More

The Promise in His Own Words

June 11, 2018

An Exclusive Interview our Journalist (Ansumana S.O Nyassi) had with Adama Barrow the 'Coalition Independent Candidate' at his residence in Yarambamba on Tuesday, 29th November 2016 two days before Gambians went to the polls.

The interview reflected on his campaign messages and promises including human rights, the economy and politics, which were made by the Coalition team in their nationwide presidential campaign... Read More

SSHFC Staff Files Petition Declaring A Vote Of No Confidence Against Embattled MD Muhammed Manjang

June 05, 2018

Staff of the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation have secretly filed a petition against the Managing Director who has been at loggerheads with his staff. Manjang have been accused of giving favors to undeserving staff including a young female staff with his accusers claiming the pair are in a relationship. Meanwhile the Barrow is privy to the said petition and will keep you update as developments keep unfolding.... Read More

Minority Leader: "Low Wages Encourages Corruption"

June 05, 2018

Minority leader of Gambia’s national assembly, Samba Jallow who is also a member of the parliamentary body that scrutinizes public officials and institutions, Public Accounts and Public Enterprise Committee, said the topmost motivator of corruption in Gambia is low pay

Gambia has no minimum wages and even though President Adama Barrow promised to enact a law to that effect, he hasn’t close to two years of his administration... Read More