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Banjul Breweries Negotiates With Government

By Nelson Manneh  Borry Darboe, Country Sales and Marketing Manager of Banjul Breweries Company Ltd. over the weekend, informed Foroyaa of their negotiation engagements with...

Banjul Breweries Halts Production

By Nelson Manneh The Banjul Breweries Ltd commonly known as Julbrew has yesterday the 13th of May 2019 stopped the production of all kind of...

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...

Stakeholders Urge Government to Reconsider the Tax Levied on Banjul Breweries

By Nelson Manneh Wholesalers, retailers and consumers of Banjul Breweries Ltd. Products, have called on Government to revisit the tax levied on the Company. The stakeholders...

Tomato Factory calls for Government Support

By Yankuba Jallow Sait Drammeh, the Managing Director of GACH has asked for government support particularly with the cost of electricity, which he considered as...

Third Fuel Price Increment In 2019

By Makutu Manneh The prices of petrol and diesel has increased for the third time in 2019. After visiting different fuel stations within the Kanifing Municipality,...

Banjul Breweries Ltd on the Verge of Shutting Down

By Nelson Manneh    Borri Darboe the Country Sales and Marketing Manager of the Banjul Breweries Ltd yesterday indicated that if the Government does not revise...

‘Senfour’ Bakers Lament Challenges Encountered After Bikers Suspension

By Nelson Manneh ‘Senfour’ Bakers have narrated to this reporter their current challenges after the Government suspended ‘bikers’ or distributors who serve as middlemen in...

Stakeholders Not Pleased with Suspension of ‘Bikers’

By Nelson Manneh Bakers, ‘bikers’, vendors have expressed their displeasure with the decision of the government to prohibit ‘bikers’ from supplying bread for retail sale. The ‘bikers’...

Government Suspends ‘Bikers’ from Supplying Bread

By Nelson Manneh The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment has decided to temporarily suspend operations of all “bikers” from Kanifing Municipality...

Internet Service Providers React To Sonatel’s Coming To Gambia

By Yankuba Jallow Gambian internet service providers have reacted to Sonatel’s deal to enter the Gambian market through partnering with Xoom Wireless. Foroyaa engaged local internet...

Gambian, Senegalese Transport Unions ...

By Louise Jobe / Madi Njie The president of the Gambia National Transport Union Omar Ceesay, and his Senegalese counterpart Gora Huma, together with other...

New Telecom Company Set to Enter Gambian Market

By Muhammed S. Bah Subject to approval, Senegalese telecommunication giant Sonatel, is set to enter the Gambian market. Sonatel has announced in a press release that...

Consumers, Sellers Decry Scarcity of Fish

By Makutu Manneh After visiting many fish landing and selling points, this reporter visited Banjul and spoke to fish mongers who explained the difficulties they...

New Investment Policy To Promote Gambia’s Industralisation

By: Sana Camara State House, 25th April, 2019 - A new Cabinet paper on the Gambia’s National Investment Policy (2019 – 2024) is seeking to...

President Barrow Urges Trade Ministry To Dialogue With Bakers

By MUHAMMED S. BAH President Barrow has told the Ministry of Trade to engage in dialogue with Bakers in order to solve the long standing...

The Bakers, Flour Producers, Middlepersons And Consumers

Bread is a core driver of the informal sector in The Gambia. Food is an indispensable commodity. Each person must eat every day to...

Bikers Deny Responsibility for Increase In Bread Price

By Awa Touray / Nelson Manneh  Bikers who serve as the middlemen in the distribution of bread from bakeries to shops, have on Tuesday told...

Bakau Fishermen Concerned With Presence of Unknown Fishing Trawlers in Gambian...

By: Makutu Manneh Fishermen at Bakau Fish landing site have expressed concern over the number of unknown fishing trawlers intruding the Bakau coastline. This they say...

Senfour Modern Bakeries Association Faults Middlepersons

By Muhammed S Bah / Nelson Manneh / Awa Touray The Senfour Modern Bakeries Association has indicated that trading by middlepersons is responsible for the...