Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Public Institutions

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...

Ombudsman Calls for Extension of Jurisdiction

By Momodou Jarju  The Office of the Ombudsman has called on the Select Committee on Regional Government and Lands, which also oversees the Ombudsman and...

PEC Stresses The Need For Board Chair To Attend Its Sessions

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

‘Assets Declaration Not A Threat To Privacy’ ...

By Momodou Jarju The Office of the Ombudsman has disclosed that ‘‘a declaration of assets by public officers as required by Law, is not a...

PEC Engagement with Enterprises suffers another Setback

By Momodou Jarju The Public Enterprise Committee engagement with public enterprises (PEC) has suffered another setback yesterday Wednesday June 15, 2019 at the National Assembly. On...

Weather Experts Predict Normal To Slightly Above Normal Rainfall For 2019

By Momodou Jarju        Experts from the Department of Water Resources (DWR) under the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters (MOFWRNAM), have predicted...

ABOUT GAF: At the press conference convened by the Gambia Armed...

Organisational Structure of the GAFHe said the GAF which consist of the Army, the Navy, the National Guards and the Air Force was established...

Armed Forces Allocated Over 50,000 Hectares of Farmland

By Yankuba JallowColonel Essa Tamba of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has on Monday told the press that they have been allocated over fifty...

Committee On Security Sector Reform Gets New Chairperson

Abubacarr Tambadou, Minister of Justice, is the new Chairperson of the Joint Ministerial/Ambassadorial level government and international partners’ Steering Committee. The committee was established by...

Redeployment of 95 GAF Personnel to Other Security Services in the...

By: Mustapha JallowThe Ministry of Defence has instructed the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) to redeploy ninety-five personnel from the Gambia Armed Forces to other...

Prison Authorities Urged Government to Improve Welfare of Inmates

By: Ndey SoweSuperintendent Momodou Lamin Ceesay, the Spokesperson of the Prisons Department, has on Tuesday April 9th 2019 emphasized that Government needs to do...

‘Part Of ‘Half Die’ Ward Earmarked For Port Expansion’ ...

By Louise JobeThe Managing Director of the Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) Ousman M Jobarteh, said the acquisition of ‘Half Die’ properties in Banjul as...