Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Burning Issues

ALSF Approves $465,000 Grant to Petroleum

By Kebba Jeffang The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), has approved 465,000 US Dollars Grant to the government of the Gambia, through the Ministry of...

IOM / UNMA Conclude 3 Day Training Workshop on Child Protection

By Nelson Manneh The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with the United Nations Migration Agency, has concluded a three-day training workshop on Child protection. The...

Who Is Paying The Lawyers Attached To The Commission?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Attorney General and Minister of Justice has requested the National Assembly to authorise the payment of a cumulative sum of...

Former Mayor Of Banjul Speaks To Journalists

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Former Mayor of Banjul, Pa Sallah Jeng, told the Local press yesterday, that he has returned home to join the political...

Distribution Of Chinese Donated Rice Begins

Abdoulai G. Dibba The distribution of the donated rice from the People’s Republic of Chinese to the Government of the Gambia, has commenced in most...

Euro Africa Group Deny D18, 000,000 Compensation Agreement for GPA Land

By Mamadou Dem Muhammed Bazzi, the Belgian-Lebanese business mogul and largest shareholder for Euro Africa Group, yesterday said that there was no agreement for his...

Turkish Delegation Presents Proposal for Solar Energy Generation

By Kebba Jeffang A fourteen member delegation of Turkey–Gambia Business Councils have presented a proposal for Solar Energy Generation as an alternative source of Electricity...

Did the National Assembly members explain how they got transports and...

QUESTION OF THE DAY  The National Assembly session came to a close but only few National Assembly Members thanked the President for giving them transports....

Wife Asks for Fate of Detained Husband As his detention affects...

By Mustapha Jallow Lance Corporal Abba Badjie, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), was detained since 13 July 2017, without court appearance...

President Tasks Gambia-Senegal on Free Trade Policy

By Kebba Jeffang Gambian President Adama Barrow, has urged his closest neighbour Senegal, to work together with Gambia towards being a model of regional integration,...

SSHFC Loan Used to Purchase Aircraft Njogu Bah

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Njogu Bah, the erstwhile Secretary General and former head of the Civil Service and Presidential Affairs Minister, yesterday confirmed to the...

Wuli East NAM Commended for Support

BY:Kebba AF Touray In line with the fulfillment of the pledge he made to the Wuli East Development Initiative (WEDI), Hon Suwaibou Touray donated the...

Justice Minister Explains Membership Terms for TRRC

By Kebba Jeffang Attorney General and Minister of Justice Mr. Aboubacarr Tambadou, has disclosed the terms of membership of the Truth, Reparation and Reconciliation Commission,...

Farato Protesters Appear In Court

By Yankuba Jallow The trial of ten accused persons on eleven Criminal Charges began at the High Court in Banjul on Monday, October 9th 2017. The...

Bill to Establish Constitutional Review Commission Being Drafted-Tambadou

By Kebba Jeffang   The Justice Minister, Aboubacarr Tambadou, has a press conference that the office of the Chief Justice in consultation with the Ministry of...

Proprietor of Euro Africa Group Rescind Application to be Heard in...

By Mamadou Dem Business Mogul, Muhammeh Bazzi yesterday informed the Janneh Commission of Enquiry, that he has finally withdrawn his application to be heard in...

23 Soldiers Detained Without Trial

Courtesy RFI Since the end of the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh, soldiers formerly under his command have been regularly arrested. Among them are...

Banjul North NAM Asks For Timeframe on Constitutional Review

By Abdoulai G. Dibba Ousman Sillah, National Assembly Member for Banjul North, during question time on Friday 29th September 2017, asked the Attorney General and...

NAMS on Youth Employment

By Awa B. Bah The National Assembly member for Serrekunda, Halifa Sallah and Hon. Omar Ceesay, Member for Niamina East, on Friday 29th September 2017,...

Is the Armed Forces Act Supreme than the Constitution?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Is the Armed Forces Act Supreme than the Constitution? The detention of members of the armed forces for more than 72...