July 24

  • Gambia: Police Investigator Ends Testimony in Ex-NDEA So & Co Trial

    Daily Observer

    Yerro Saidy, a police investigator attached to Major Crimes Unit at the police headquarters in Banjul on Monday concluded his evidence-in-chief in the ongoing criminal trial... Read more »

  • Gambia: Alleged Murderer, Rapist Trial Adjourned

    Daily Observer

    The trial of one Seedy Faye, a father who allegedly had impregnated his biological daughter, Monday failed to proceed before Justice Emmanuel Amadi of the Special Criminal Court in... Read more »

  • Gambia: Caravan of Mercy Largesse to Villages in LRR, Others

    The Point

    Caravan of Mercy Overseas Coordinator Pa Modou Sillah, who is also coordinating Caravan of Mercy activities in the Republic of Senegal and Guinea Bissau, has stated that his... Read more »

  • Gambia: Foundation Stone Laid for New Yundum Football Field

    Daily Observer

    The village sport committee of New Yundum has laid the foundation stone for the construction of a perimeter fence for the village's football field. The ceremony was attended by the... Read more »

  • Gambia: Gambia Ponders Taking Part in U-23 Women Volleyball Cup

    Daily Observer

    The Gambia is currently considering possibilities of participating in the first ever African U-23 volleyball championship to be held in Algeria, between the 5th and 15th of... Read more »

  • Gambia: Two Kairaba Pharmacy Staff Jailed

    Daily Observer

    The High Court criminal division, presided over by Justice Mikailu Abdulahi, last Monday, July 21 2014, convicted and sentenced two employees of the Kairaba Pharmacy to serve five... Read more »

  • Gambia: Youth in the Move for Change Holds Iftar

    Daily Observer

    Youth in the Move for Change, a non profitable organisation last Friday held their annual 'Iftar', which is held at the 20thday of Ramadan annually at the Sanchaba Mosque. The... Read more »

  • Gambia: " 270 Inferno Cases Recorded in 2012/2013"

    Daily Observer

    The Gambia Fire and Rescue Services (GFRS) spokesperson, Muhammed Drammeh has disclosed that they have recorded 144 and 126 fire incidents countrywide, both in 2012 and 2013,... Read more »

  • Gambia: Ex-SG Bah's Trial Suffers Another Setback

    Daily Observer

    The single count of abuse of office charge involving the state against Dr. Njogu L. Bah, the jailed former secretary general, head of Civil Service and minister of Presidential... Read more »

  • Gambia: Santos Knock Pa Colley Out of Sesdo Qualifiers

    Daily Observer

    Santos FC of Fajikunda Tuesday sailed through to the next round of the Serekunda East nawettan qualifiers following a narrow 1-0 defeat of Bundung's Pa Colley Academy. Read more »



July 23

  • Gambia: Babili Mansa - a Rare Breed Among African Leaders

    Daily Observer

    Accept it or not, The Gambia's rapid transformation into an enviable nation within the sub-region is as a result of a visionary and dynamic leadership that tasked itself 20 years... Read more »

  • Gambia: Still Moving On [editorial]

    Daily Observer

    Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the July 22 revolution; a revolution that laid the foundation for an ambitious vision which has continued to trail all sectors of national... Read more »

  • Gambia: Two Decades of Peace and Security

    Daily Observer

    National security is the requirement to maintain the survival of the state through the use of economic power, diplomacy, power projection and political power. National security... Read more »

  • Gambia: Overview of Tourism Development in Second Republic

    Daily Observer

    Over the past twenty years, The Gambia's tourism industry has become increasingly important in the country's drive to create wealth and employment. A critical assessment has... Read more »

  • Gambia: 20 Years of Phenomenal Progress in Women Empowerment

    Daily Observer

    The advent of the 22nd July revolution has indeed ushered in tremendous development in all sectors of the Gambian society, especially in the area of women empowerment. Read more »

  • Gambia: How Agriculture Has Evolved From 1994 to Date

    Daily Observer

    There can be no sustainable development without the attainment of food self-sufficiency, which undoubtedly makes agriculture a crucial component in the development endeavors of... Read more »

  • Gambia: 20 Years of Energy Sector Transformation

    Daily Observer

    20 years on, the country's energy sector still remains a high priority in the development agenda of the AFPRC/APRC administration, cognizant of the fact that no meaningful... Read more »

  • Gambia: 20 Years of Consistent Investment in Gambia's Education Sector

    Daily Observer

    The Gambia's Education sector, like others, has for the past two decades witnessed massive transformation thanks to the numerous reforms embarked upon by the Jammeh Administration... Read more »

  • Gambia: Health and Social Welfare - a Key Priority of the Revolution

    Daily Observer

    It is a common argument that health is everything and without it, no development can take place. It is also a common saying that the wealth of a nation highly depends on the health... Read more »

  • Gambia: Connecting the Gambia to the World of ICT

    Daily Observer

    The Government of the Gambia under the leadership of His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Yahya AJJ Jammeh has connected the Gambia to the world of Information and Communication... Read more »

  • Gambia: Anti-Corruption Commission Here 'Very Soon'

    The Point

    Announcing the imminent creation of an anti-corruption commission, as well as unveiling a new Vision 2024 to attain economic superpower status, were the headline news items in... Read more »

  • West Africa: Officials in ECOWAS Member States Receive Training to Fight Trafficking in Persons

    The Point

    The Annual Review Meeting of the ECOWAS member states' national focal points (NFPs) on trafficking in persons (TIP) is taking place at the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja, Nigeria, from... Read more »

  • Gambia: Gambia Triumphs in Water Sector

    Daily Observer

    Access to clean and safe drinking water is one of the most vital basic amenities worthy of investment. Water is a basic human requirement for a healthy existence and this is why... Read more »

  • Gambia: Gains Made in the Area of Judiciary Since 1994

    Daily Observer

    Judiciary as the third branch of government plays an essential role towards achieving sustainable human, political and socio-economic development of any given country. Its primary... Read more »

  • Gambia: Women Councilors Trained As Community Paralegals

    The Point

    Female Lawyers Association of The Gambia (FLAG) with funding from the US Embassy recently organised a two-day training of female ward councilors as community paralegals, held at... Read more »

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