Sunday, July 21, 2019

Press Release

High Prices, Lack of Appropriate Infrastructure Are Barriers to Electricity Access

Banjul, The Gambia – March 26, 2019:High prices and lack of appropriate infrastructure are the main barriers to electricity access in Sub-Saharan Africa, according...

GPU comments on recent Incident on Journalist Lamin

The Gambia Press Union(GPU) has issued statement on the recent incident between Sheriff Bojang and Lamin Njie. It states that, “The Gambia Press Union has...

Government to Establish New Institution to Oversee Infrastructural Development

By MUHAMMED S. BAH The Government of the Gambia, has shown intention to launch an independent institution through an Act of Parliament, to be called...

Government Vows To Restructure Country’s ...

By MUHAMMED S. BAH In a press release from State house, it is confirmed that the Government of the Gambia at a cabinet meeting, resolved...

Government Injects Additional Funds ...

Banjul, The Gambia—In the wake of recent publications and concerns expressing fear over the viability of the groundnut trade season, His Excellency President Adama...

Police Forces commit to move away from practices leading to human...

BANJUL, 30 January 2019 – 30 Officers of the Gambian Police Force have taken part in a human rights workshop organized by IHRDA and the OHCHR...

No TRRC Sittings Till Further Notice

There was no TRRC sitting yesterday Tuesday January 29th, and there will be no sitting today Wednesday January 30th as well. We are still...

President To Open The 2019 Legal Year

President Adama Barrow will officially open the 2019 Legal Year at a ceremony taking place on Sunday, 3rd February, 2019 at the Law Courts...

GPU Meets TRRC

Fajara: January 22, 2018: A Gambia Press Union delegation Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) to discuss...

President Adama Barrow to Inaugurate TransGambia Bridge on Monday

State House, Banjul, 17th January, 2019 – The Public is hereby informed that His Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, alongside His...

President Barrow Receives Egyptian Investors

State House, Banjul, 14th January, 2019 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, received at the State House in Banjul a group of investors from...

Govt Spokesperson chips in on Faraba Banta Controversy

The Government Spokesperson has stated government’s position on the discontinuation of prosecutions of the Faraba Banta case, noting that the case has not been...

ACDHRS Promotes Peace And Reconiliation In Rural Gambia

Banjul, 11 January 2019 - The African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies , and its partners will hold a community outreach and...

President Barrow presides over the first Cabinet session in 2019

State House, Banjul, 10th January, 2019 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow on Thursday 10th January, 2019, presided over the 18th Cabinet session of...

Attorney General clarifies position on Faraba Banta case

The Office of the Attorney General notes the concerns expressed over the recent press release from the Office of the President about the discontinuation...

President Barrow Accepts Appeal For The Discontinuance Of Faraba Trial

State House, Banjul, 8th  January 2019 – The General Public is hereby informed that His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has accepted an appeal from...

‘China, Gambia’s Most Important Partner’

By Kebba Jeffang The Chinese news agency, Xinhua has quoted President Barrow as saying that China is Gambia’s most important partner. According to Xinhua, during...

Police to take full charge in providing Security

The Gambia Police Force in a press release has indicated that the police shall assume full responsibility of providing security for all. The full text...

New NGO Affairs Board holds Inaugural Meeting

The ministry for Lands, Regional Government and Religious Affairs in a press release issued yesterday has announced the inauguration of the NGO Affairs Board...

WCR, LRR Electricity Grid To Be Launched In Early 2019

State House has announced on Thursday, December 20, that the first OMVG hydro-electric power station which will connect communities in the West Coast Region...