Marabout Allegedly Obtains Money By False Pretences

Amadou Jobe, a marabout, was earlier arraigned before Magistrate Mam Samba of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence, an allegation he denied. To prove the case beyond reasonable doubt, Prosecutor Ahmed Touray called his first witness, Sainabou Kebbeh, to tell the court what transpired between her and the marabout. Testifying […]

New Women’s Council Inaugurated

The vice president and minister of Women’s Affairs has inaugurated the new National Women’s Council at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. The council consists of women councilors from all around the country. The council was created by an act of Parliament in 1980 to serve as an advisory body to government on women issues such as […]

Gambia Press Union Conference Set For August 31st

The Executive Board of the Gambia Press Union (GPU) has scheduled the triennial Congress of the Union for August 31st and September 1st, 2018. This decision was reached on Monday July 30th following a Board Meeting. The GPU, the umbrella organisation for media practitioners – with both trade union and professional pursuits – has since […]

OSIWA Officials Meet Journalists

The Minister of Information and Communications Technology Ebrima Sillah has said that the Protection of Media is a necessary precondition to democracy and good Governance citing that the Government of the Gambia has the responsibility to remove legal and institutional obstacles. He said the Gambia Government through his Ministry remain Committed to engaging all stakeholders, […]

Abuko Abattoir Leaders Outline Their Challenges

Livestock dealers Association at Abuko Abattoir have been complaining of the poor living conditions for both dealers and their livestock especially in the rainy season. Speaking to our reporter, the President of Livestock Dealers Association in the Abattoir Mr. Musa Njie outlined the numerous challenges they are facing especially with their livestock saying that, heavy […]

Red 5 Sensitizes Local Communities On ECD Enrolment & Retention in School

The Regional Education Directorate (RED) of region 5 recently concluded ten days communities’ sensitization campaign on the importance of Early Childhood Education and retention of the girl child in School. The sensitization campaign was funded by UNICEF and implemented by MOBSE through RED 5. The ten day sensitization outreach campaign has already taken place in […]

Manjai Bridge To Reopen By End Of August

The head of the Construction team at Manjai Bridge has said that Latri- Kunda/Manjai Bridge will be accessible to the Public in late August. Matarr Jammeh of Foresight Engineering and Construction was speaking to our reporter at the construction site over the weekend. The 9.50 Meter-wide Bridge located along Kotu Silo (Latri-Kunda / Manjai Road) […]