West Africa: Ecowas Engages Media to Reduce Proliferation of Light Weapons
The Economic Community of West African States Wednesday commenced a three-day capacity building training for journalists across the country, aimed at soliciting their support in the fight against the proliferation of Small Arms And Light Weapons in the sub-region and beyond.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Gambia: Pakistani Int'l Judge Sworn-in As Gambia's New Chief Justice
A Pakistani international legal luminary, who served as a judge at The Hague based International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia , was Thursday sworn in as the new chief justice of The Gambia.
IMF /Gambia Government Views On Stabilizing the Dalasi
The depreciation of the Dalasi has been a major concern to the business community as well as the ordinary consumers who are every day being confronted with price increases which leads many to lack confidence in the economy, compelling this reporter to find out the views of the and Gambia Government on the stabilization of the Gambian Dalasi and ... (more)
Lewis Bojang, left, meets the real Will.i.am
A LOOKALIKE who gets treated like a VIP because of his resemb-lance to Will.i.am came face to face with his doppelganger for the first time.
Plymouth Evening Herald
Plymouth teenager takes lifesaving skills to Gambia
Local people took a keen interest in the emergency first aid training he and fellow St John Ambulance volunteer Derek Earl delivered to pupils from Callington Community College, who were in The Gambia as part of an annual project organised by David Compton.
Gambia: Internet Bandwidth Increases Four-Fold in Gambia
The deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure has disclosed that internet bandwidth has increased fourfold in The Gambia since the installation of the African Coast to Europe submarine cable some two years ago.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
MasterCard enters seven new markets in Africa
MasterCard has announced its expansion into seven new markets across Central and West Africa by securing a number of strategic agreements.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Gambia: Fifa Consultant Visits Artificial Turf Site in Lrr
Following the arrival of the FIFA assigned Consultant to The Gambia on 26 February 2014, and his subsequent visit to the site for the proposed artificial turf approved for The Gambia.
I was married off as a child...
I am Binta Fatty a Gambian and i was just 14 when i was forced to marry my uncle, a Gambian immigrant in Italy.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Gambia: From the Ashes of World War II, IMF Leads Global Economic Stabilization
The intellectual founding fathers of the International Monetary Fund , who also created the World Bank on the same day at the Bretton Woods Conference in 1944 , would have been rested by now in the world of no return for having left a legacy that is today leading the economic stabilisation of the global economies.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Gambia: PAC/PEC Thumps Up ADRS Annual Report
Public Account Committee and Public Enterprise Committee PAC/PEC of the National Assembly recently adopted the financial statement and annual report of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Secretariat .
Wed Feb 26, 2014
As Africa enters her dark age ...Any hope for reason, tolerance and...
They first narrowly define their identity and then latch on to a populist agenda to gain support.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Gambia: Population Figures Show Faster Growth
Preliminary results of the 2013 population and housing census show that 1,882,450 persons were enumerated in The Gambia, the Gambia Bureau of Statistics announced Monday in a preliminary report.
Gambia: IMF Gambia Office Engages Journalists
The Gambia office of the International Monetary Fund Friday convened a daylong seminar meant to interact with members of the fourth estate about the role of the 188-member global financial organisation and how best it can partner with the media in disseminating accurate information for the consumption of the general public.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Huffington Post
Two Americans Disappear in West African Dictatorship
They were best friends in high school and came to America together to attend the University of Washington in Seattle.
Gambia: President Jammeh Re-Appoints Mrs Tenengba Jaiteh As Energy Minister
Suwaibou Touray the President of the Republic of the Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, Has Yesterday February 20th, Reinstated Mrs Tenengba Jaiteh As Minister of Energy, According to a Press Release By State House in Banjul.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Gambia: Media Campaign On 'A Smoke Free the Gambia' Launched
The Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Hon. Omar Sey, Wednesday presided over the launching of "A Smoke Free the Gambia" Campaign on tobacco control, held at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
World Press Freedom Review
Gambia's - green' revolution
Journalists have not had an easy time in the 20 years since Yahya Jammeh and his fellow army officers seized power in Gambia.
Gambia: Jailed Former Justice Minister Faces Fresh Charges
Mr. Lamin A.M.S Jobarteh, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice who is serving jail term at the State Central prison in Mile Two in the outskirts of Banjul was on Monday, 17 February, charged with five counts of criminal offenses before Justice Mikhail Abdullahi of the Criminal Division of the Banjul High Court.
Gambia: D1.2 Billion Madinaba-Soma Road Project Completed
The Trans-Gambia Highway project, financed by the government of The Gambia at a tune of D1, 285, 684, 265 has been officially completed, the Daily Observer has gathered.