Wednesday, August 21, 2019

National

From A Farmer Battling to Make Ends Meet to A King...

By Sulayman BahHoyantan is a celebrated figure in The Gambia, a tiny West African nation with a teeming population of two million.At six-foot six-inch,...

NCAC Prohibits Unauthorised Commercialisation of Omar Bun Jeng Islamic Sermons

By Madi S. NjieThe Copyright Office under the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) informs the general public that effective August 5th 2019,...

Foni-Community Benefits From Massive Mangrove Rehabilitation

By Kebba AF. TourayAll Gambia Forestry Platform in partnership with the community of Jomo Kunda village in the Foni Kansala District, over the weekend...

UNFPA Executive Director to visit Gambia

The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Natalia Kanem will visit The Gambia from 8th to 10th August, 2019. According to a Press...

New Banknotes To Begin Circulation Today

The Governor of the Central of the Gambia confirms circulation of the new banknotes into the economy to begin on August 6th 2019. According to...

Climate Change, Renewable Workshop Held For Energy Industries

By Madiba Singhateh The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology in collaboration with the University of the Gambia, on Monday August 5th 2019, held a...

National Assembly Approves OIC Loan, Grants Despite Motion On Provision Of...

By Awa BahDeputies at the National Assembly yesterday on Tuesday July 30th 2019, approved two loans and two grant between the Republic of The...

Government Reduces Domestic Tax On Alcoholic Beverages

By Nelson ManneHGovernment through the Ministry of Finance has reduced the excise tax on domestic alcoholic beverages from 75% to 35%.The reduction came after...

PDOIS leadership challenge Youth & Women to pursue system change

By Yankuba Jallow The leadership of the People's Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) have challenged the youth and women to fight for system...

President Barrow Promises Special Attention On Women In 2020 Budget

President promised that women issues will command special attention in government's budgetary plans in the 2020 fiscal year."I assure that my office will give...

President Barrow Concerned About The Debt Burden

President Barrow has expressed concerns about the debt burden of The Gambia, which he described as unsustainable, while discussing with visiting Indian President, according...

Gambia, India Devoted to Strengthen Relations

By: Kebba AF TourayVisiting Indian president and his Gambian counterpart have resolved to strengthen the bilateral relationship that exists between their two states. This...

‘Press Freedom Key Component of Democratic Governance’ Public Affairs Officer US...

By Ndey SoweKathryn Edwards, Public Affairs Officer of US Embassy in Banjul has on Wednesday 31st July 2019; said press freedom is a key...

Indian President Addresses Gambia’s National Assembly

By Kebba AF TourayShir Ram Nath Kovind, the President of the Republic of India has on Wednesday, addressed the National Assembly of The Gambia...

‘Activista’ Calls For Unfettered Access To Permit When Demanded By Protesters

‘Activista’, a global youth network in the Gambia, has called for unfettered access to permits from the office of the Inspector General of Police...

‘Tobaski’ Ram Sale Marred By Scarcity, Exorbitant Prices

By Awa B. BahThe feast of Eid Ul Adha commonly known as ‘Tobaski’ is celebrated every year by the Muslim faithful. However this year’s...

ECOMIG is a stabilising force in The Gambia – Foreign...

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia on Monday July 29, 2019 said Ecomig...

“UDP Code of Conduct not for Public Consumption” Says Spokesperson

By Makutu Manneh Almamy Fanding Taal, the UDP Public Relations Officer has told Foroyaa that their code of conduct is not for public consumption. “We have...

Police, Army Withdraw Troops from Serrekunda Market

By Mustapha JallowPolice and army detachments at the Serrekunda Market have been withdrawn and business continuous as usual.The detachments of these security personnel came...

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...