Wednesday, April 1, 2020

National

KMC Awards Contract to Fence Bakoteh Dumpsite

By Nelson MannehThe Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) on Wednesday March 18th 2020, awarded Bajam Enterprise Limited the contract to fence Bakoteh Dumpsite at a...

ECA Estimates Billion Dollar Losses For Africa Due To Covid-19 Impact

By Rohey JadamaThe United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has warned that the unfolding coronavirus crisis could seriously dent Africa’s already stagnant growth...

‘Childfund’ Donates Lab. Coats, Masks to Health Ministry

By Ndey SoweIn their quest to provide access and affordable health care for all Gambians, ‘Childfund’ International on Tuesday March 17th 2020, donated a...

Chief Justice instructs courts to adjourn until further notice

By Yankuba JallowFollowing the suspension of the sittings at the TRRC and the National Assembly, the courts have now joined the list as a...

THE FIFTH OF NATIONAL VALUES AND ETHOS

COMMENTARY BY HALIFA SALLAH, PART 13The fifth of the national values and ethos that the Act charges the Commission to note under section 6...

The Fruits of Unsafe Migration: Gambian Teacher In Germany Establishes Radio...

By Momodou JarjuLeaving his native country, The Gambia to Europe in 2014, Yahya Sonko had to pass through five African countries and crossed the...

Football Banned For 21 Days In The Gambia

By Sulayman BahGambia’s male and female first and second divisions are to halt for 21 days.The declaration from the country’s football governing body –the...

Massaneh Kinteh hands over command of Armed Forces to Major General...

By Makutu Manneh & Isatou KanyiOutgoing Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Massaneh N. Kinteh on Tuesday 17th March 2020 handed over the command...

Banjul North Member Tells Colleagues ‘No Room for Complacency’ Amid Corona...

By: Kebba AF TourayOusman Sillah, the Member for Banjul North and Chairperson of the National Assembly Select Committee on Health, told his colleague Deputies...

WAG Joins Global Fight Against Coronavirus

By Momodou JarjuThe Writers Association of The Gambia (WAG) said they have joined the global bandwagon to fight against the spread of the Coronavirus.This...

CORONAVIRUS: Gina Bass, Other Olympians Urge to Continue Training for Japan...

By Sulayman BahGina Bass has been urged to continue her training along with other athletes around the world who’re qualified for the Olympic Games.The...

United Democratic Party Statement On The Corona Virus Pandemic

We are faced with the ugly and frightening prospect of the Corona Virus affecting The Gambia. It therefore behoves all of us to stand...

Gambia Launches CIPS Branch

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Gambia Branch of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) was over the weekend launched in Banjul.The institute aims...

UNESCO Provides Funding To Address Teachers’ Challenges

By Ndey SoweThe United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has provided funding of over one million Dalasi towards “addressing teachers’ challenges’’ in...

Pre-match Handshake Continues in Gambian League despite Coronavirus Fears

By Abdoulie FattyHandshake remains a daily occurrence in Gambia’s premier league despite fears of the coronavirus.The deadly illness which began December last year in...

Lawmakers Engage NEA on Environment Legislation, Policy Implementation

By Nelson MannehThe National Environment Agency (NEA) on Thursday March 12th 2020, engaged Members of the National Assembly Select Committee on the Environment, on...

The Lessons Of Gambian Constitutional Development

COMMENTARY BY HALIFA SALLAH, PART 11It should now be evident to all readers that Gambian Constitutional development has not shown any iota of tendency...

Legislature Refer Report of the Nomination Committee

By: Kebba AF TourayThe legislators have yesterday adopted the report of the National Assembly committee on nomination of membership to the public petitions and...

Implementation of Gambia-Senegal Joint ISTP Scheme to Commence In Two Weeks

By Mustapha JallowEssa Drammeh, the Director of Planning at the Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure, has on Tuesday said the implementation date for...

Commentary On The Constitutional Debate

BY HALIFA SALLAH, PART 10How are Muslim and Christian faiths catered for in the 1997 Constitution? Are the safeguards adequate or inadequate? What reforms...