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NAMs Ratify International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia’s National Assembly on Thursday 13 June, 2019 ratified the framework agreement on the establishment of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)...

Deputies Engage Energy Minister On Power Sourcing From Senegal

By Momodou Jarju Deputies at the National Assembly have engaged the Petroleum and Energy Minister Fafa Sanyang, to explain the rationale behind power sourcing from...

Fisheries Minister Discloses Sea-rise as Threat to Country’s Landmass

By Makutu Manneh James F.P. Gomez, the Minister of Fisheries and Water Resources said experts have predicted that a rise in sea levels to one...

Health Minister Responds To NAMs Regarding The Illegal Sale Of Drugs

By Awa B. Bah The new Minister of Health Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, on Tuesday June 11th 2019 appeared before deputies at the National Assembly to...

Lands Minister Quizzed On Land Leasing

By Awa B. Bah Land and land related issues was central at the sitting of the second day of the Fifth Ordinary Session of the...

Halifa Sallah Engages The Minister On The Removal, Retirement Of Chiefs

By Awa B. Bah At the sitting of the second day of the Fifth Ordinary Session of the 2019 Legislative year on Tuesday June 11th,...

Finance Minister Tables Report of Auditor General

By Awa B. Bah The Minister  Finance and Economic Affairs on Monday June 10th 2019, tabled before deputies the report of the Auditor General on...

Finance Ministry Signs $30 Million Social Safety Net Project

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Finance on Tuesday 11th June 2019, signed a $30 million worth Social Safety Net Project. The project is funded...

NA Committee Queries GTTI’s Information System Solution Approach

By Momodou Jarju The National Assembly Select Committee on Education, Training and ICT has queried the intended approach of the Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI),...

Trade Committee Concludes Site Visits

By: Kebba AF Touray The Trade Committee of the Legislature yesterday concluded its five-day oversight visits to the institutions under its purview. The visit coincided with...

KMC Embarks On Road Rehabilitation Worth D3.8 Million

By Awa Touray The Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA), the National Road Authority (NRA) and the Geology...

PEC Stresses The Need For Board Chair To Attend Its Sessions

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

Government Engaged in “Fruitful Talks” on liquor tax

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs is engaged in talks related to the hike in excise tax in alcoholic beverages from 10 percent...

Trade Ministry Tasks Bureau to Develop Standards for Bread

By Momodou Jarju  Officials of The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) have disclosed that the Ministry of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment, has tasked them to...

Tourism Minister Harps On Bribery At Airport, Etc.

By Yankuba Jallow Hamat N.K. Bah, the Minister of Tourism and Culture has told the press at a Press Conference on Friday May 10th 2019, that...

Honourable Ousman Sillah Tours Banjul North

By Ndey Sowe Ousman Sillah, National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, on Thursday, 2nd May, 2019, embarked on a tour of infrastructure works and business...

SerreKunda West NAM Calls For Urgent Reform of Media Laws

By: Kebba AF Touray Madi MK Ceesay, the National Assembly Member for SerreKunda West, has stressed the need to expedite the Media Law Reform process,...

KMC Woes Businesses To Fund Digitalization Of Data On Municipality

By Kebba Secka KMC Mayor Talib A. Bensouda, on Saturday, 20th April, held a fund-raising meeting with representatives of Companies and businesses to sponsor his Council’s...

‘Coalition 2016’ Meeting Continues Today

By Yankuba Jallow The meeting of ‘Coalition 2016’, which started at Kairaba Beach Hotel on Saturday 13th April, will continue today Monday, 15th April 2019. Madam Tambajang said...

Death Penalty 2018: ...

Global executions fell by almost one-third last year to the lowest figure in at least a decade, Amnesty International said in its 2018 global...