Ousainou Darboe, the leader of United Democratic Party (UDP), has said that for the Gambia judiciary to properly work in the dispensation of justice there has to be a change of government.
The trial of a former Gambian diplomat accused of causing economic loss to the government of The Gambia resumed yesterday morning at the high court in Banjul.
The executive director of Women's Bureau has described President Yahya Jammeh's imposition of a ban on female genital mutilation as 'a truly historic move.'
Pope Francis on Wednesday warned of the need to tackle poverty as a key driver of conflict and violence as he kicked off a landmark Africa trip fraught with security concerns. And he urged Kenya's leaders to work with “transparency” to ensure a fair distribution of national resources as criticism grows over runaway graft in this east African country.
European countries cannot accept any more refugees, the French prime minister has been quoted as saying. Manuel Valls said stricter control of the EU's external borders would determine the bloc's fate, in comments published by the Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
Germany is ready to send up to 650 soldiers to Mali to bolster the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the West African country and to help France in the region, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.
The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Trade, Industry Regional Integration and Employment, Naffie Barry, has said that the Gambian economy is projected to have 5.2% growth in 2016 by the completion of the current medium-term development strategy of PAGE.
The Islamic clubs of Saint Joseph and Saint Augustine senior schools Saturday hosted their annual joint Islamic conference in Banjul.
Mamadou Edrisa Njie, director of programmes, Biodiversity Action Journalists The Gambia (BAJ Gambia) has officially been invited to attend a 3-day youth conference on climate change in Paris, France.
American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) yesterday convened a seminar on the basic tenets of enterprise development in observance of the ongoing Global Entrepreneurship Week.
After more than three decades of campaign against female genital mutilation in The Gambia, victory finally came the way of those against the harmful practice.
The lifeless body of an unidentified man has been washed ashore on the beach at Cape Point in Bakau.
At least 18 people died and 37 others were injured when a fire broke out at a camp for African refugees in southern Algeria on Tuesday,
The United Nations said to meet the international goal of stopping AIDS epidemic by 2030, all concerned must double easy access to medicines in the next five years.
No fewer than half a billion children who live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence zones are highly exposed to the impacts of climate change. A report by UNICEF on Tuesday at the UN Headquarters in New York said that others were 160 million in high drought severity zones. The report was made public ahead of the 21st UN Climate Change Conference.
The Commissioner General of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), Yankuba Darboe, has enjoined the clearing and forwarding agencies to uphold the principles of professionalism, integrity and honesty in discharging duties to customs.
Over seven hundred bicycles were on Monday donated to seven schools from different regions by a Czech charity foundation.
UNICEF country representative, Mrs Sara Beysolow Nyanti, has said that after a rigorous sensitisation campaign and improvement of the health system in the country, 98% of Gambians use toilets, leaving a tiny number of people defecating in the open.
The Gambia joined the rest of the world to observe the UN-declared universal children's day, set aside to reflect on the plight of children across the globe and map out strategies to help them.
Fish vendors at the Bakoteh Market have expressed disgust over the shooting up of prices of fish in the country.