Yankuba Touray, ex-Jammeh ally, sentenced to death “by hanging”

A Gambian court sentence ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh’s ally to death on Wednesday for his involvement in the murder of a former finance minister Ousman Koro Ceesay. A Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission (TRRC) was formed by the Gambia’s government in the aftermath of Jammeh’s regime to examine atrocities committed during that period. The TRRC heard […]

TAF Africa is set to build an ultramodern twin tower in The Gambia

TAF Africa Global, a Pan-African estate company with focus to drive a housing revolution across the continent has revealed plans to turn The Gambia into Dubai by building an ultramodern twin tower in the West African country. The facility, called TAF twins, is located at KMC which is just ten minutes drive from Banjul, the […]

Gambia: Adama Barrow’s National People’s Party partners with Chinese Communist party

The National People’s Party (NPP), a new political party formed by Gambians President, Adama Barrow to bid for a second term has forged a partnership with the Communist Party of China (CPC). Local reports indicated that the Chinese assistant Minister of International Department, Li Mingxiang showered praises on the 2019-formed NPP, acknowledging how fast the […]

We were outsiders on foreign lands; we can’t be outsiders in Africa – Juliet Ryan

A community made up of African descendants from Europe, America, and the Caribbean who reside in the Gambia is calling on authorities, especially President Adama Barrow to grant them the needed recognition, rights, and privileges as all other citizens of The Gambia. During a recent meeting organized to discuss citizenship, development and investment opportunities in […]

Meet Banky Gambia’s New Rasta Presidential Candidate

The Gambian first Rasta Presidential candidate took the nation by surprise when he recently announced his interest to join the upcoming presidential race in December 2021. Bankole Yao Jojo Ahadzie (Banky) is a 43-year-old Internet Engineer born in the capital city of The Gambia, Banjul. During his first press conference, Banky promised to make weed […]

How Jammeh foiled commando-style attack by Ex US officers

Six years ago, a group of Gambian diasporans armed with high-grade military equipment stormed the Banjul based presidential palace in an attempt to topple the then President Yahya Jammeh led regime. This incident which occurred in the early hours of December 30th, 2014 with numerous gunfire got residents of the capital city gripped with fear.  […]

Pan-African Tourism: The Gambia tourism industry to target Nigerian Holidaymakers

The Gambia targets Nigeria as it braces up for domestic and regional tourism The Gambia is a very popular travel destination for many European visitors due its unique tourist attractions. However, the pandemic has decimated the tourism industry and The Gambia’s heavy reliance on international visitors aggravates the situation. But that’s about to change as […]

The Gambia’s First Cultural Academy To Be Built by Music Icon, Sona Jobarteh 

Sona Jobarteh is a distinguished multi-instrumentalist and composer from The Gambia, West Africa. She has revealed plans to build The Gambia’s first cultural academy. Sona was born into a family of traditional musicians whose musical roles emanated from the people of Manding (the Mali Empire) dated several centuries back. Traditionally, the Kora instrument is mainly […]

Gambian encroachers want to occupy my land illegally – British claimant fumes

A British claimant who has been fighting for a parcel of land located in Tranquil for decades now has described some homeowners who are citizens of the Gambia as encroachers who want to occupy his land illegally. According to Mr. Bernd George Diedrich, he is the rightful owner of the property and has gone through […]