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Vice President Isatou Njie-Saidy

(JollofNews) – Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, Your majesties, your excellencies, heads of state and government, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, in the name...

Gambia's opposition leaders

(JollofNews) – Opposition leaders in Gambia are holding talks to put up a single candidate against president Yahya Jammeh in the December elections. The Gambia will hold presidential...

Marie 1

(JollofNews) – Twenty-one-year-old Marie Ndow was just in the advanced stage of her diploma course in college and was contemplating going to university to study health and social...

Ocean Bay Hotel, where the Nichol family stayed during their time in The Gambia

(JollofNews) – As we shivered in the drab weather, the question in the Nichol house was: ‘Where do we go for some guaranteed sunshine without crossing half the planet?’ A...

Army officials on parade

(JollofNews) – Guinea Bissau’s prime minister Baciro Dja has quelled rumours of discontent in the army after a new chief was named to head the country’s military. On Thursday,...

Gambia captain Omar Colley has played 10 times for the Scorpions

(JollofNews) – Gambia captain Omar Colley decides to move to Belgian club Genk rather than to Spain or Germany in order to get more playing time. The 23-year-old has signed from...

Lamin Gano and his godfather, Yahya Jammeh

(JollofNews) – ‘…to sincerely commend you for your decision to desert the government of President Jammeh and to also congratulate you on your successful escape from...

Gambia's Ex- Interior Minister, Ousman Sonko

(JollofNews) – My Dear Ex-Minister and Brother, First of all, I would like to sincerely commend you for your decision to desert the government of President Jammeh and to also...

Gambia's Ex- Interior Minister, Ousman Sonko

(JollofNews) – The United Democratic Party (UDP) is following with keen interest, reports that former Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko has fled the country and reportedly...

joof-3

 (JollofNews) – Salif Joof looked nervously at his door as he welcomed me into the three bedroom house he shares with his partner. “I am a dead man walking,” he said. The...

A cartoon of President Yahya Jammeh holding a human skull. Photo: RNW/Damien Glez

(JollofNews) – Exactly 22 years today, President Yahya Jammeh became leader of our small but blessed country when he and his fellow soldiers overthrew the government of Sir Dawda...

Ambassador Jiming

(JollofNews) – The newly appointed Chinese ambassador to Banjul, Zhang Jiming, Thursday presented his letters of credence to the Gambian vice president and minister for Women’s...