Sunday, October 20, 2019

Public Institutions

Nawec, Gamtel Non-Compliance Hampering PURA’s Activities

By Momodou JarjuThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has disclosed that the main defaulters of the regulatory fees charged to regulate entities have hampered...

NAQAA Urged To Recruit More Internal Audit Staff

By Momodou JarjuReal Time Consulting (RTC), chartered certified accountants and consultants, have urged the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA), to employ more...

Basse Immigration Staff Vacate Office Premise

By Lamin FattYThe staff of the Basse Immigration Office have vacated the premises they occupied for the last decade and a half, after being...

Debts owed to Social Security threaten members’ fund

By Momodou Jarju More than a billion dalasis owed to the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation by public institutions has threatened its ability to...

Ombudsman Calls for Extension of Jurisdiction

By Momodou Jarju  The Office of the Ombudsman has called on the Select Committee on Regional Government and Lands, which also oversees the Ombudsman and...

PEC Stresses The Need For Board Chair To Attend Its Sessions

By Momodou JarjuThe Public Enterprises Committee (PEC) has stressed the need for the board chair or at least deputy of institutions to attend its...

‘Assets Declaration Not A Threat To Privacy’ ...

By Momodou Jarju The Office of the Ombudsman has disclosed that ‘‘a declaration of assets by public officers as required by Law, is not a...

PEC Engagement with Enterprises suffers another Setback

By Momodou Jarju The Public Enterprise Committee engagement with public enterprises (PEC) has suffered another setback yesterday Wednesday June 15, 2019 at the National Assembly. On...

Weather Experts Predict Normal To Slightly Above Normal Rainfall For 2019

By Momodou Jarju        Experts from the Department of Water Resources (DWR) under the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters (MOFWRNAM), have predicted...

ABOUT GAF: At the press conference convened by the Gambia Armed...

Organisational Structure of the GAFHe said the GAF which consist of the Army, the Navy, the National Guards and the Air Force was established...

Armed Forces Allocated Over 50,000 Hectares of Farmland

By Yankuba JallowColonel Essa Tamba of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has on Monday told the press that they have been allocated over fifty...

Committee On Security Sector Reform Gets New Chairperson

Abubacarr Tambadou, Minister of Justice, is the new Chairperson of the Joint Ministerial/Ambassadorial level government and international partners’ Steering Committee. The committee was established by...

Redeployment of 95 GAF Personnel to Other Security Services in the...

By: Mustapha JallowThe Ministry of Defence has instructed the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) to redeploy ninety-five personnel from the Gambia Armed Forces to other...

Prison Authorities Urged Government to Improve Welfare of Inmates

By: Ndey SoweSuperintendent Momodou Lamin Ceesay, the Spokesperson of the Prisons Department, has on Tuesday April 9th 2019 emphasized that Government needs to do...

‘Part Of ‘Half Die’ Ward Earmarked For Port Expansion’ ...

By Louise JobeThe Managing Director of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) Ousman M Jobarteh, said the acquisition of ‘Half Die’ properties in Banjul as...

Ombudsman Expresses Need To Extend ...

By MUHAMMED S. BAH         Fatou Njie-Jallow, the Ombudsman, has expressed the need to extend her institution’s mandate to the private sector, due...

‘Over $200 Million Spent On Development Projects, Programs...

By Madiba SinghatehSalieu Taal the chairperson of the Gambia Agency for the Management of Public Works (Gamworks), said over $200 million worth of developmental...

Finance Ministry, IRI Launch Gambia 2019 Citizen’s Budget

By Fatoumatta K JallowThe Ministry of Finance in Collaboration with the International Republican Institute (IRI) on Friday 29th March 2019, with various Stakeholders...

Training To Combat Money Laundering, Terrorism Underway

By Ndey SoweThe Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the Gambia has commenced a three day training for designated non- financial businesses and professions to...

Pensioners Raise Concerns Over Unpaid Drawbacks

By Momodou Jarju Dozens of pensioners have expressed dissatisfaction over unpaid pension drawbacks, and demanded explanation from the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC).They...