Monday May 13
Gambia: Presidential Pardon for Imam Baba Leigh
The president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Dr Alhaji Yahya Jammeh, has pardoned the Imam of Kanifing Estate, Baba Leigh, a press release from the national broadcaster, GRTS has stated.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Gambia frees Muslim cleric after 5 months
BANJUL, Gambia The Gambian government says that it has released a Muslim cleric who had been in detention for five months.
Fri May 10, 2013
Gambia: Jammeh Hold Talks With Food Security and Disaster Management Stakeholders
President Yahya Jammeh on Wednesday held a meeting with stakeholders and members of the National Food Security and Disaster Management Council at State House in Banjul.
Wed May 08, 2013
Gambia: 'Gambia's Banking Industry Remains Sound'
The governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia has said that the country's banking industry remains sound with the average risk-weighted capital adequacy ratio at 27.7 percent in March 2013, higher than the minimum requirement of 10.0 percent.
Gambian school benefits from retired Ballyneale teacher's skills and fund-raising
Retired Home Economics teacher Marian Hearn from Ballyneale shares the county colours with students during her Volunteering in Education visit to The Gambia where she helped teach new skills to students in the the country's capital Banjul.
Tue May 07, 2013
West Africa: EPADP Meeting Underway
The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment in partnership with the Ecowas Commission in Banjul, Monday commenced a five-day workshop on the Economic Partnership Agreement Development Programme at the Kairaba Beach Hotel.
Gambia: Taiwan Gives U.S.$100,000 to Renovate Old Officers Mess
The Republic of China through its Banjul Embassy has given the sum of US$100,000 to the Gambia Armed Forces .
Mon May 06, 2013
Africa: Model Law On Access to Information Out-Doored
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights has adopted a model law to inspire and guide African legislators to enact access to information legislation, to usher in an era of greater openness.
Gambia: High Court Gives Bail to Economic Crime Suspect
The High Court in Banjul, presided over by justice Abdulahi Mikailu has granted bail to one Bernd George Diedrich and Alieu Barry, currently standing trial on multiple counts which include economic crime, forgery, conspiracy to commit felony, perjury and subordination, and uttering false document.
Thu May 02, 2013
Gambia: Workers Call for 120 Percent Salary Increase, As May Day Commemorated
Workers across The Gambia yesterday 1st May 2013 joined the rest of the world to commemorate Workers Day also known as May Day, with calls for a 120 percent salary increase for workers across the board 'to commensurate with economic realities of the country.' The day was set aside to celebrate the social and economic achievements of the ... (more)
Gambia: Activists call for release of imam
The Zimbabwe prime minister's party says state election officials are dramatically inflating the numbers of voters on lists ahead of crucial polls.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Gambia: GPF Reform Process Boosted
The Gambia Police Force reform process dubbed "Force for Good" has been boosted by the development of a comprehensive manual for the Police Training School.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
The Financial Mirror
Gambia Bird flights now bookable online ...
Travel within West Africa and to Europe has just become even easier to book: all flights by Gambia Bird can now be booked online through the airline's website.