Thursday, April 18, 2019

Burning Issues

Senior Security Personnel Meet Tourism Minister

By Louise Jobe The Minister of Tourism and Culture, Hon. Hamat N.K. Bah, met tourism stakeholders on Monday at the Banjul International Airport in Yundum. The...

‘Construction, Renovation Awarded to Me By Ex-President’s Office was Based on...

By Mamadou Dem Sheriff Sawaneh, Managing Director of Competence Company and Protein Production, yesterday told the Janneh Commission of Enquiry that refurbishments and construction projects...

Gambian Speaker Addresses Pan African Parliament

The Speaker of the Gambia’s National Assembly, Mrs. Mariam Jack Denton has made a historic appearance at the recent Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, South...

Is President Barrow Aware Of The Calls For Questioning Of Party...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Party leaders are major stakeholders in the political process. They are not above the Law and do not automatically have the...

‘‘My Husband Was Arrested Whilst He Was On Leave’’- Wife Told...

By Mustapha Jallow                                                   Corporal Baboucarr alias ‘Nyakareh’, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces, was arrested while on leave, his wife told this...

Aspiring Mayoral Candidate Holds Rally In Banjul

By Yankuba Jallow The Mayoral aspirant for Banjul, Mr. Pa Sallah Jeng, has held a massive rally in the country’s city on Saturday, attracting a...

Banjul North Nam Distributes Donated Rice Through Social Welfare

By Nelson Manneh Hon. Ousman Sillah, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, on Friday 13 October 2017, formally handed over 150 bags of...

Arabic Teachers Complain of Unpaid Salaries

BY: Kebba AF Touray Some Arabic teachers who graduated from the Professional Teaching Certificate (PTC11) of 2016, Wednesday 11th October 2017,convened a press briefing with some...

What is the Diaspora Doing Regarding Their Right to Vote?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Constitution of the Gambia and the Elections Act provide for enfranchisement of the Diaspora. However, administrative decision had prevented the...

FAO Provides 4.2 Million Dalasi To MOA

Abdoulai G.Dibba The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on Thursday 12th October 2017, provided technical assistance to the Ministry of Agriculture amounting...

“National Assembly Vehicles Were Acquired From Philanthropists” -Director of Press

 By Kebba Jeffang        The Director of Press and Public Relations at the Presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho, has told journalists that the 57 vehicles...

Former Secretary General, PS Agriculture & Former Protocol to Zaineb Jammeh...

By Mamadou Dem  Mr. Ousman Jammeh, former Secretary General and Minister of Energy and Petroleum and Mrs. Ada Gaye, former Permanent Secretary at the Ministry...

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....