Thursday, January 24, 2019

Burning Issues

WB Engages On Project Performance Review

Abdoulai G. Dibba The World Bank in collaboration with Government, held the Country Portfolio Performance Review (CPPR) for the ongoing WB projects in the Gambia,...

Intelligence Chief Advises Officers To Stay Away From Politics

By Mustapha Jallow Ousman Sowe, the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency), has encouraged security officers across the country not to engage in politics. He...

GHA Validates Staff Employment Handbook

By Louise Jobe Hospitality Institute has hired the services of Fatou Mas Jobe-Njie to develop its first standard employee handbook for member hotels. The event took...

Will Gambia Reach Out To The Authorities In Libya To Protect...

QUESTION OF THE DAY A former Libyan Ambassador had earlier volunteered to look after the affairs of Gambians stranded in Libya. The Government should explore...

‘Nearly $10M Spent on Maintenance of Aircrafts, Over D72 M on...

By Mamadou Dem The Managing Director of the Gambia International Airline (GIA), Lamin Cham, yesterday revealed to the ‘Janneh’ Commission that about ten Million US...

Bills on TRRC, CRC, HRC Approved by Cabinet

By Kebba Jeffang The cabinet meeting presided over by President Adama Barrow has approved the bills on the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), Constitutional...

IHRDA Denounces Sale of Humans as Slaves in Libya

By Kebba Jeffang The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), has decried the sale of migrants as slaves in Libya, a statement...

Farato Case: Court Denies State Remand Appeal

By: Yankuba Jallow The High Court Presided over by Justice Buba Jawo on November 21st 2017, denied State prosecutor A.N. Yusuf’s application to remand the alleged...

Which Date Will Be Commemorated By The Coalition Or The State?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Coalition was established on 17th October 2016 based on an agreement signed by all stakeholders. Its anniversary has passed without commemoration....

“Amadou Samba Participated In The Sale Of Kairaba,” Momodou Lamin Sonko

By Mamadou Dem Momodou Lamin Sonko, Country Coordinator for MA Kharafi and Sons while making clarifications on the acquisition of Kairaba Beach Hotel by the...

In The NIA 9 Case: Court Summons Defence Lawyers To Appear

By Yankuba Jallow The presiding Judge in the ongoing criminal trial involving former senior officers of the NIA, has made an order for Lawyers EE...

AG to Justify Retention of False Publications, Broadcasting Laws

By Kebba Jeffang The Attorney General and Minister of Justice Aboubacarr Tambadou, is expected to justify the State’s stance on retaining the law on false...

Customs Experts Converge Over Illicit Trade, Terrorism

By Kebba Jeffang The World Customs Organisation and the West and Central Africa Customs experts (WCA), have opened a two-day meeting in Banjul to discuss...

How Soon Will The Farmgate Price Of Groundnuts Be Announced?

QUESTION OF THE DAY: Farmers are still waiting for the announcement of the farmgate price of groundnuts. Infact middle buyers have started coming in from...

EX-MP Expresses Interest to Re-join GAF

By Mustapha Jallow Sergeant Modou Lamin Bah alias ‘ML Bah’ who hails from Jarra Bureng in the Lower River Region (LRR), calls for his reinstatement...

Former Principal On Trial For False Information

By Nelson Manneh Mr. Isaac Ague, former Principal of Model Senior Secondary School in Brikama, appeared at the Brikama Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 17 November...

WHATSAPP CASE: COURT-MARTIAL REMANDS 12 SOLDIERS AT MILE II

By: Yankuba Jallow and Mustapha Jallow A Court Martial on Friday has ordered that 12 military officers be remanded at Mile II Prisons on alleged...

Is Detention Without Trial About to End?

Question of the Day: So it seems the state prepares to arraign twelve military officers who have been detained without trial for more than seventy...

“I Acted Middle Man For Former President,” Amadou Samba

By Mamadou Dem  Gambian Business Mogul Amadou Samba while continuing his testimony before the ‘Janneh’ Commission yesterday, disclosed that he only acted as a ‘‘middle...

Soldiers to Face Court Martial Today

By Mustapha Jallow Twelve officers of GAF who were alleged to have been part of the ‘WhatsApp’ allegations, are to appear today in a military...