Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson holds vigil for victims of Bronx fire

Photos Credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell On January 11, 2022, Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson held a vigil for victims of the fire that broke out last Sunday in the 19-story building located in the Bronx at 333 Twins Parks North … Read More

We were just trying to breathe

By: Kujegi Camara Trapped in stairwells Black bodies overwhelmed by Black smoke because this country can underwhelm We were just trying to keep warm We were just trying to stay alive But somehow in this country, to want to stay … Read More

Barrow tells Gambians to build nation based on moral, ethical values of Islam

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Gambian President Adama Barrow has urged his compatriots to build their nation according to moral and ethical values prescribed by Islam and based on the rule of law and tolerance. “With these values, we will be able to achieve the … Read More

Gambian consumers call for price control of commodities

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Gambian consumers of various commodities in the commercial city of Serekunda are calling on the government of President Adama Barrow to introduce price control measures to address the high cost of commodities. A large number of consumers at the busy … Read More

Gambia’s Central Bank Gov. to implement order to freeze Jammeh’s assets

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The new Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Bakary Jammeh, has vowed to implement orders freezing the accounts of former President Yahya Jammeh following the issuance of court orders. In an exclusive interview in Ahmedabad, India, where he … Read More

President Barrow urges ministers to unify country around transformative development agendas

Speaking at a retreat for cabinet ministers on Saturday, President Barrow called on ministers to urgently unify the country around their transformative development agendas and align speedily with the country’s bilateral and multilateral partners to bring about “the socio-economic development … Read More

President Barrow’s female nominee Mariama Diack Denton elected Speaker | Mariama Diack Denton la candidate du président Barrow élue Présidente de l’Assemblée Nationale

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Gambian President Adama Barrow’s nominee, Mariama Diack Denton, was elected Speaker of the 58-member national assembly in the tiny West African nation Tuesday. Denton, a lawyer, and four others were nominated by the President after the April … Read More

United Democratic Party wins decisive victory in Gambian legislative election | Gambie: le Parti démocratique uni remporte une victoire décisive aux élections législatives

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The United Democratic Party (UDP) has emerged victorious in Thursday’s parliamentary election in Gambia winning 31 out of the 53 seats in the tiny West African nation’s first free and fair poll in 22 years. According to … Read More

President Adama Barrow inaugurated on 52nd Independence anniversary of Gambia

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Newly elected President Adama Barrow officially took on Saturday the oath of office on the Gambian soil as the West African nation celebrated its 52nd independence anniversary. Barrow was initially sworn in on January 19, 2017 at the Gambian Embassy … Read More