No NAM, Chairman, Mayor Cannot Hold UDP to Ransom

Lawyer Ousainou Darboe the newly elected secretary general of the United Democratic Party (UDP) in his frank and well calculated speech during party’s congress at Buffer Zone recently stated that no elected National Assembly Member (NAM), Mayor/ess neither Chairman cannot hold UDP to ransom. Darboe gave strong advised to the sitting UDP National Assembly Members […]

Wages Go Up And So Does The Price Of Commodities

In delivering the budget speech, Finance Minister, Hon. Mamburay Njie, last Friday noted that it is pertinent and pleasing to communicate government’s intention to increase salaries by 50 percent and pensions by 100 percent effective January 2019-this strictly applied only to civil servants on the integrated pay scale. This comes as a welcome news but […]

NAMS Threw Out The SAB Bill

The National Assembly on Thursday and for the first time unanimously voted against a supplementary budget tabled by Finance Minister Mamburay Njie. The Minister wanted Deputies to approve D1, 128, 337, 519.77 (One Billion One hundred and twenty-eight million, three hundred and thirty-seven thousand, five hundred and nineteen Dalasi, and seventy-seven bututs)  to enable the […]

From Unique To Taxi FM

Management of Unique FM Radio has announced that it is changing its brand name to TAXI FM with effect from January 1st 2019. “Management would like to thank its partners, esteemed listening audience both in urban and the Upper River Region for keeping the radio brand growing and to the regulator, PURA,” a Thursday release […]

President Barrow Discusses Areas Of Cooperation With Egyptian President

His Excellency, President of the Republic, Mr. Adama Barrow recently held discussion on areas of cooperation with the President of Egypt, President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, on agriculture, tourism, and the ongoing security sector reform program of the government. This high profile meeting happened on the sidelines of the Africa Business Forum 2018, where President Adama […]

KMC Officers Charged With Stealing

Lamin Jah, Ousainou Sanneh and Mimi Krubally, KMC officers, were recently arraigned before Magistrate Mam Samba of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court and charged with stealing by clerk or servant, conspiracy and making false document. However, Lamin Jah pleaded guilty and was convicted and sentenced accordingly. Mustapha Kanyi, the second prosecution witness, had testified. The defense […]

Murder Case Reaches Kanifing Magistrates’ Court

Magistrate Sillah of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on the 11th December, 2018, received an indictment bill from Prosecutor Sergeant 2717 Jallow, who represented the Inspector General of Police, alleging that a murder suspect had offended the law. Prosecutors alleged that Ousman Dem on or about the 17th of November, 2018, at Kololi, in the Kanifing […]