Contact Office Address Details:
Kanifing Industrial Estate
PMB 131, Banjul
Gambia, West Africa
4399803 (Advertising dept.)
890 5021 (Hotline)
Newspaper Company Limited was the Gambia's first national newspaper
and is a privately owned
tabloid sized daily with a printed and an online
The daily contains news articles covering current events,
editorial section, obituaries, health, education, diplomatic
suite and sports columns.
It was incorporated in 1992 by its previous owner who is a
Liberian journalist Kenneth Best. It has approximately 50
members of staff. The paper's online edition can be found
The company also produces special printing services to utilize
some of its excess capacity in the form of Letterpress, Offset
press, cards, leaflets, journals, posters and books.
Its retail price is D10 per copy and it is distributed widely in all
the major supermarkets. The managing director and editor-in-chief is
Mr. Dida Halake and the proprietor of the Observer Newspaper
Ltd. is Mr. (Amadu) Amadou Samba.