Monday, January 27, 2020

Public Institutions

GRA to Host Director Generals’ Meeting in Gambia

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) was unanimously nominated during the just concluded World Customs Organization’s Meeting, to host the Director Generals’...

GBoS Launches Plan To Become More Proficient

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Gambia Bureau of Statistic (GBoS) has over the weekend launched the National Strategy for the Development of Statistic 2(NSDS 2)...

EU FUNDS REGIONAL COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT

To Combat Transitional Crime, TerrorismBy Ndey SoweThe European Union (EU) has funded a regional communication infrastructure for law enforcement known as the West African...

Network of Tax Reporters Meet GRA Commissioner-General

By: Kebba AF TourayGRA Director GeneralThe Network of Financial and Tax Reporters (NFTR) Gambia Chapter, recently met the Commissioner-General of the Gambia Revenue Authority...

‘GRA will not compromise on non-tax compliance’ Commissioner Darboe

By: Kebba AF Touray The Commissioner General of Gambia Revenue Authority, Mr. Yankuba Darboe has advised his staff to enforce the tax laws, adding that...

$2.7 Million Africa Disaster Risk Financing Launched

By Ndey Sowe The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) in collaboration with Ministry of Finance, on Wednesday June 19th, launched a $2.7 million African Disaster...

GPA Donates Drugs to Mile II Prison Clinic

By Louise Jobe The Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), has on Wednesday June 12th 2019 presented medical items to the Mile-II Prison Clinic at a ceremony...

Gambia Standards Bureau Inaugurate Development Of Bread Standards

By Ndey SoweThe Gambia Standards Bureau on Wednesday 12th June 2019, held an inaugural meeting of the Technical Committee (TC), for the development of bread...

Domestic Debt now stands at D31.8 Billion

By: Kebba AF Touray  The Governor of The Central Bank of The Gambia, Bakary Jammeh, has told journalists that the country’s stock of domestic debt...

PEC Chairperson Wants Public Enterprises To Clear Backlog

By Momodou JarjuThe chairperson of the Public Enterprise Committee, Halifa Sallah, yesterday expressed the need for public enterprises to clear their backlog. He made...

GAMTEL, GAMCEL Raise Concerns over Decline in Financial Performance

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia’s two telecommunications companies have raised concerns over the decline in their financial performance for the year ended 2017. Officials of Gamcel...

GCAA Appears Before PEC

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has yesterday appeared before the Public Enterprises Committee (PEC) of the National Assembly, for the...

Gamcel Calls for Bail Out or Risk Halting Operation

By Momodou JarjuThe Gambia’s GSM Operator has raised a red flag calling for a bail out on its current serious and precarious situation or...

FSQA Says Chinese Donated Rice Is Fit For Consumption

By Kebba SeckaModou Lamin Jaiteh, the Scientific Officer at the Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA), said a consignment of rice donated by...

PURA Considers Going Hard On Public Enterprises

By Momodou Jarju The Public Utilities and Regulatory Authority (PURA), has hinted considering changing tactics towards recovering debts owed to them from defaulters of regulatory...

GTTI Urged to Automate its Information System

By Momodou Jarju  External Auditors of the Gambia Technical Training Institution (GTTI) have urged the tertiary school management to consider automating their information system to...

Nawec, Gamtel Non-Compliance Hampering PURA’s Activities

By Momodou JarjuThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has disclosed that the main defaulters of the regulatory fees charged to regulate entities have hampered...

NAQAA Urged To Recruit More Internal Audit Staff

By Momodou JarjuReal Time Consulting (RTC), chartered certified accountants and consultants, have urged the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA), to employ more...

Basse Immigration Staff Vacate Office Premise

By Lamin FattYThe staff of the Basse Immigration Office have vacated the premises they occupied for the last decade and a half, after being...

Debts owed to Social Security threaten members’ fund

By Momodou Jarju More than a billion dalasis owed to the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation by public institutions has threatened its ability to...