Sunday, August 18, 2019

Governance and Democracy

What Is The Content Of The National Development Plan?

QUESTION OF THE DAY       The budget speech of the Minister of Finance made reference to the National Development Plan. We hope copies will soon be put...

The Need To Turn The Reform Agenda Into Practice

In the old Gambia, people were outraged by bad Governance, characterised by detention for years without trial, disappearances without trace and torture to get...

How Will Gambians Promote The Constitutional Review Exercise?

QUESTION OF THE DAY   Every Gambian should realise that the role of jurists is to put the convictions of people regarding the type of supreme...

Ousman Jammeh’s Appointment Rescinded, Rejects Redeployment to DoA

By Abdoulai DibbaOusman Jammeh has rejected his appointment as the Director General of the Department of Agriculture following the rescinding of his appointment as...

‘Access to Information Law Not Enough’ Program Officer Article 19

By MUHAMMED S. BAH Amprofi Agyemang, Program Officer of Article 19, underscored that enacting access to Information Law is not enough, but it is important...

‘Gambia Participates’ Observes International Anti-Corruption Day

By Saikou Suwareh JabaiAn anti-corruption organisation called ‘Gambia Participates’ marked this year’s International Anti-Corruption Day at its office in Kanifing. December 9th is recognised by...

Will there be a term limit for the office of President...

 Question of the day?Many people consider the term limit and the second round of voting should no presidential candidate receive the valid votes cast,...

The following in a nutshell is contained in the manifesto of...

QUESTION OF THE DAY THE ECONOMY- Financial discipline both in terms of fiscal policy and public spending- Strive to increase the income of low earners...

What Manifesto Did President Barrow Present To The Electorate?

QUESTION OF THE DAY When President Barrow was seeking office with the support of the Coalition he presented a manifesto which contained his vision and...

Finance Minister Amends 2018 Draft Budget Estimates

By Amie Sanneh The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Amadou Sanneh, had made amendments to the draft budget estimates for the year 2018, which...

First Anniversary Of The Election Of President Adama Barrow Statement...

I thank the Almighty Allah for making us witness this momentous occasion marking the first anniversary since our beloved country witnessed the ushering in...

WANEP Calls for Speedy Ratification of Cluster Munitions Convention

By Amie SannehThe West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP), recently held a stakeholders’ roundtable meeting to bring up to speed the ratification of...

Protesters March To Demand Evacuation Of Migrants From Libya

Hundreds of Gambians have held a protest march on 2nd December 2017, demanding the urgent evacuation of Gambian migrants from Libya, back to their homeland. The procession...

‘Coalition 2016’ Commemorate Election Victory

Thousands of Coalition 2016 militants, supporters and sympatisers, yesterday assembled at the buffer zone to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2016 Coalition landslide...

Weaknesses Observed In Accountant General’s Report

By Awa B. BahThe update on the lawful checks and scrutiny over public enterprises, agencies, and the public service delivery systems, continued at the...

Westfield Protesters Dispersed

By: Kebba AF Touray  The Occupy Westfield protesters took to the street yesterday to vent out their dissatisfaction towards the conditions of the nation’s water...

Government Tight-Lipped Over Minister’s Sacking

By Kebba Jeffang  The Director of Press and Public Relations at the presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho could not provide details when contacted to give account on...

Young Trader Narrates Ordeal in the Hands of the Police

By Yankuba JallowAlieu Mbye, a young trader has narrated his ordeal in the hands of the police who arrested him and 15 others. The...

“Barrow’s Government Will Never Be The Same as Jammeh’s” V.P

By Yankuba Jallow and Mustapha JallowMadam Fatoumata Jallow, the Vice President of the Republic of the Gambia has told the victims of the former...

‘Citizens Will Not Tolerate Rubber Stamp Assembly’ U.S. Ambassador

By Amie SannehThe United States Ambassador to The Gambia C. Patricia Alsup, told National Assembly Members (NAMs) that Gambian citizens will not tolerate another...