Daily Observer 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 at observergm.com.
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