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National Assembly Reduces Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

By Awa B. Bah The tax on alcoholic beverages has been reduced by the National Assembly (NA) on Monday, 29th July 2019 during an extra-ordinary...

NA Environment Committee Engages NGOs

By Awa B. Bah  As part of their oversight function to assess environmental and NGO activities and to make recommendations to Government, the National Assembly...

Health Ministry Explains Its Policies To Nams

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Select Committee on Health yesterday engaged Officials of the Health Ministry at the Legislative House in Banjul.The interface...

Ministry of Petroleum, British Petroleum, GNPC, Sign Joint Agreement

By Ndey SoweThe Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has signed the deed of assignment and joint operating agreement with key partners for the effective...

NA Committee Tour Road Projects in NBR

By Awa B. Bah The National Assembly Select Committee to monitor Government projects toured ongoing works on roads, bridge construction and rehabilitation projects in the...

Transport Ministry Consults Stakeholders on Road Safety Strategy

By Nelson Manneh/Louis JobeThe Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI) together with partners and stakeholders, last week held a consultative forum on the...

Agric Ministry Hands Over 6,000 Bags of Fertilizer for Sale to...

Abdoulai G. DibbaThe Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday July 2nd 2019, handed over 6,000 bags of fertilizer to their offices in the country for...

NA Committee Visits Government Roads Projects Sites

By Awa B. BahThe National Assembly (NA) Select Committee on the monitoring of Government projects on Monday, 1st July 2019, commenced a week-long visit...

Finance Ministry Moves to Ensure Public Accountability, Transparency

By Kebba AF Touray/Momodou Jarju The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has taken steps to ensure transparency and accountability of the country’s public finance. Officials...

‘Need For Standardization Of Our Products To Compete At The World...

By: Kebba AF Touray       The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Sandu Muhammed Mahanera, said on Thursday June 20th 2019, the country needs an accredited...

Wuli East NAM Calls for Harmonization of Unprotected Wildlife Areas

By: Kebba AF Touray Suwaibou Touray, National Assembly Member for Wuli East, has called for the harmonization and coordination of communities with wildlife unprotected areas. This...

Gambia Government Signs $92.5Million OIC Funding Agreement

The Minister of Finance Mambureh Njie and the Vice Chairperson of the Saudi Fund for Development, Dr. Khalid S. Alkhudairy, signed a $92.5million funding...

Gambia’s Foreign Minister Receives UN Population Award

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, and National Peace Hut Women of Liberia received the 2019...

Tumana MP Critical of Security Situation in the Country

By: Kebba AF Touray The Member of Parliament for Tumana, Foday NM Drammeh, has raised concerns on the state of security in the country and...

‘Politics Is Not About Character Assassination’ Sidia Jatta

By: Kebba AF TouraySidia Jatta, the National Assembly Member for Wuli West, is of the opinion that politics is not about character assassination.Jatta made...

‘Parliamentary Diplomacy Is a Reality’ Halifa Sallah

By: Kebba AF TourayHalifa Sallah, the National Assembly Member for SerreKunda has told Lawmakers that Parliamentary Diplomacy is a reality.Sallah said this on Tuesday...

Transport Minister Explains Road Rehabilitation Plans Within KMC

By Awa B. Bah The Minister for Transport, Works and Infrastructure Bai Lamin Jobe, on Wednesday June 12th 2019 appeared before deputies at the National Assembly...

Retreat Of Top Civil Servants Opens

By: Kebba AF Touray  The Second Retreat of Permanent Secretaries and other top civil servants has yesterday opened at Tendaba Camp in Kiang, LRR. The retreat...

Foreign Affairs Minister Tables Motion on DCAF Before Deputies

By: Kebba AF TourayForeign Affairs Minister Momodou Tangara on Tuesday June 17th  2019, tabled a motion before Deputies at the National Assembly on ‘Agreement between...

Lawmakers Quiz Agric Minister Fabureh

By: Kebba AF TourayLawmakers have yesterday questioned the new Agric Minister, Amie Fabure on issues under the purview of her Ministry namely rice, as...