The Gambia to implement new policy that would change the country’s language from English to a local language.

Gambia President Yahya Jammeh (file photo)

  Gambia President Yahya Jammeh says he wants to implement new policy that would change the country’s language from English to a local language. Gambia President Yahya Jammeh (file photo) “We no longer subscribe to the belief that for you to be a government you should speak English language. We should speak our language,” President Jammeh More...

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By On Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Gambia Cancels Exploration Licenses on Petroleum Law Violations with immediate effect.

 By: Suwaibou Touray  Jan 7, 2014 Gambia has terminated offshore and onshore licenses of three oil explorers that the West African nation said violated its petroleum law. “These licenses have been terminated More...

President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia
By On Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Jammeh warns Homosexuals-“If we catch you, you will regret why you are born”-President Jammeh of The Gambia

 Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh, has warned that any gay or lesbians found in the country will “regret” being born. President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia During a speech on March 28th 2013 at the More...

Small-scale farmers form 70 per cent of Gambia's workforce.
By On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Gambia launches project to reduce poverty, end food insecurity

 Banjul (The Gambia) APA:  The Gambia is holding a workshop to mark the official launching of the “National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development” project (NEMA) geared towards reducing More...

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By On Monday, January 21st, 2013

Marriage forbidden amongst Gambian security officers

 APA-Banjul (Gambia): All the security apparatus in The Gambia – the army, the police including the police intervention unit, and the fire and rescue services, have been stopped from marrying each other. An More...

Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia
By On Monday, January 21st, 2013

The Gambia to have a four-day working week

 In a statement issued Saturday, President Jammeh said the decision was made in light of demand from the general public and that the shorter working week will take effect from February 1. The working times More...

A photo showing Gambians wait to vote outside a polling station in Serrekunda, southwest the capital Banjul, during the presidential elections in 2011
By On Friday, January 4th, 2013

Gambia local government elections scheduled for April

 APA-Banjul (Gambia): The election of mayors for Banjul City Council, and the Kanifing Municipal Council, as well as councilors for the 114 wards in the eight local government councils of the Gambia is set More...

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By On Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Gambian presidency drags man to court over false information

 APA – Banjul (The Gambia):  Gambian police prosecutors at the magistrate’s court in Banjul on Friday proffered a charge of giving false information to a public official against a former Managing Director More...

By On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Gambia ‘cures’ more HIV patients with herbs

 BANJUL – Gambian President Yahya Jammeh said that dozens of HIV/AIDS patients in the tiny West African state have been cured using his secret concoction of boiled herbs. Jammeh first announced he had More...

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By On Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

The government of Gambia has confirmed that it has executed nine inmates

 BANJUL, Gambia — Gambia’s interior ministry said Monday nine death row prisoners had been executed by firing squad, after President Yahya Jammeh vowed to carry out all death sentences by mid-September. Yayah More...