12 hrs ago
Gambia charges ex-justice minister
West Africa has overtaken Somalia as the world's piracy hot-spot with 966 sailors attacked last year, the International maritime Bureau says.
19 hrs ago
Gambia: Gambia's Economic Outlook Is Positive - IMF Mission Chief
Despite the current high exchange rate, The Gambia's economic outlook is generally positive as long as the authorities implement prudent policies, said the International Monetary Fund Mission chief to The Gambia.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Gambia: Petroleum Minister Njogu Bah Removed Barely Two Days After Appointment
The President of the Gambia President, Yahya Jammeh, who is on a countrywide tour across the length and breadth of the country since Monday 10 June, has removed Dr Njogu Bah from office of Minster of Petroleum Minister.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Gambian tourist paradise conceals local misery and human rights abuses
The EU has cut aid to the west African country experiencing a tourism boom, where executions happen apparently at random Sun-seekers are attracted by Gambia's fabulous beaches, bird-watching and haunting kora music.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Do you like fish?
Selling dried fish in the market in Banjul, the largest in the Gambia. I was impressed by the girl's face, slightly hopeful but already with the belief that no tourist will buy never to his shop infested by the flies.
Gambia: The UK Commits More Funds to Preventing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
According to a press release issued by the British High Commission in Banjul, it will forward on to Gambian organisations details of how to bid for funds once details become available.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Gambia: Taiwan Donates U.S. One Million to Youth Development Fund
The cheque was presented by the Taiwanese Ambassador to The Gambia, H.E. Samuel Chen, and was received on behalf of the government by the newly appointed Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service and Minister for Presidential Affairs, Hon.
Gambia: WB Africa Region Senior Nutrition Specialist Meets VP
The World Bank senior nutrition specialist for Africa region Wednesday met the vice president and minister of Women's Affairs, Her Excellency Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy, at State House in Banjul.
Rlg granted five-year tax break in The Gambia
It has been said that African businesses will thrive if the business owners leverage the huge market potential on the continent instead of looking outside of the jurisdiction.
Rlg to assist Gambian govt track teachers' attendance in schools
In the small West African state of the Gambia, the government has begun a project to use mobile phones to track the attendance of teachers in schools.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Gambia Vice President commissions Rlg plant complex; announces 5yr tax waiver
The Gambian Vice President, Aja Dr Isatou Njie Saidy, has commissioned the country's first ever ICT Devices Assembly Plant Complex owned by Rlg Communications Ltd in Serekunda near the capital Banjul over the weekend with an announcement that her government had granted Rlg a 5 year tax holiday.
Gambia: Regional Course On Microfinance Operations Opens in Banjul
Stakeholders in the micro finance institutions from the five member countries of WAIFEM yesterday commence a four-day regional course on microfinance operations and regulations.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Gambia: Govt. Commissions New Buses to Ease Transport Difficulties
The Vice President and Minister of Women's Affairs, Isatou Njie-Saidy, Friday on behalf of President Yahya Jammeh commissioned a fleet of 50 new buses to kick-start the operations of the newly-established Gambia Transport Service Company .
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Gambia expels grocer, bans chicken legs
Zimbabwean PM Morgan Tsvangirai has warned his party will boycott the next elections if media and security reforms are not implemented before the key vote, a report says.
Gambia: Gambian Entrepreneur Presents Cars to President Jammeh
A prominent Gambian businessman Thursday presented two brand new cars - model 4+4 M-Class Mercedes Benz, which is a 2013 model; and E-300 Saloon Benz, as birthday gifts to the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Gambia: President Jammeh Calls for More Japanese Investment
The president of the Republic has stressed the need for Japanese companies to establish and invest more in Africa, saying it is important for them to forge joint ventures with African governments for the exploitation of the continent's vast natural resources.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
A close up of the drapery in a open air shop in the Royal Albert market of Banjul.
Fri May 31, 2013
African Legal Support Facility makes US$ 400,000 agreement with The...
The African Legal Support Facility , on 28 May in Marrakech, signed a $US 400,000 agreement with The Gambia to provide legal assistance in the negotiations of independent power projects and transmission as well as distribution upgrades in the Greater Banjul area.