Just a little over one year old, Gunjur News Online is the fastest growing online news outlet in The Gambia. The young news website hit over 132,000 solid readers a month from Facebook alone this month.
Breaking their new readers statistics on Facebook, Alhassan Darboe, the editor of Gunjur News online wrote: “Numbers don't lie, we are exploding with almost 132,000 readers a month. Looking for good writing and quality journalism, look no further, please like and follow our page on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram”.
When contacted by What’s On-Gambia, Lamin Jammeh, the UK- based publisher of Gunjur News Online added: “We are grateful to our ever-increasing readership. Gunjur News Online would not have been where it is today without their support. Our readers transcend boundaries and we are more committed and determined to provide credible and latest news about Gunjur and The Gambia at large.
“We are also very grateful to our able editors, the twins, Sainey and Alhassan Darboe whose flawless writing skills and English have been an attraction to the website. Last but not the least are our credible sources and reporters on the ground in The Gambia who keep us ahead of the news cycle by feeding us the latest and most credible information as it happens or when it is about to happen”.
Tukulor Sey, a Gambian social media activist and a reader of Gunjur News online reacting to the news wrote: “I share a lot of your posts. Keep up the good work”. Tala Jobe also a reader from New York said “Keep up the good work you and your editorial team. The page is credible, easy to read and comprehend.”