Monday, January 27, 2020

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French Development Agency Grants Budget Support to Government

By Louise Jobe/Kebba TourayMambureh NJIE, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs and Alexandre Pointier, the French Development Agency’s (AFD) Regional Director for Senegal,...

‘Government Introduces National Health Insurance Scheme’ Fianace Minister Njie

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Minister of Finance Mambury Njie, has disclosed that Government will introduce the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2020. Njie...

Deputies Defer Sittings for Proper Scrutiny of Revised Budget

By: Kebba AF TourayMembers of the National Assembly have deferred sittings of yesterday Monday 9th December 2019, for them to properly scrutinize the revised...

Councillors Finally Adopt Basse Area Council’s 2020 Budget

By Lamin FattyCouncilors of the Basse Area Council (BAC) on Thursday 5th December 2019, adopted the regions 2020 budget estimates after it was initially...

Gov’t receives $183 million out of total pledges of $1800 million

By Kebba AF TourayFinance and Economic Affairs Minister, Mambury Njie informed legislators that out of US$ 1.8 billion pledged by various development partners at...

Inadequate Funds Thwart Performance of National Team Youth, Sport Minister

By: Kebba AF TourayHadrammeh Sidibeh, the Youth and Sport Minister this week told Lawmakers that lack of adequate funds over the period, has thwarted...

Interior Ministry Committed to Mitigate Issuance of Laissez-Passer

By Kebba AF TourayYankuba Sonko the Minister of the Interior has told Lawmakers that his Ministry is committed to mitigating the issuance of Laissez-passer...

President Barrow Welcomes New Political Parties

President Barrow has extended congratulations to the new political parties that are gracing the county's political landscape. In a press statement from Statehouse, the...

NAMs Debate on Anti-Corruption Bill: Fighting poverty considered principal solution

By Momodou JarjuDebate ensued after the second reading of the Anti-Corruption Bill 2019 by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubacarr Tambadou at...

Lawmakers Adopt Report on Pan African Parliament Session

By: Kebba AF TourayThe National Assembly on Monday adopted the report of the National Assembly delegation to the 3rd Ordinary Sessions of the Pan...

‘We have a debt portfolio of D69 million’ Ousman Sillah

By: Kebba AF TourayMember for Banjul North Ousman Sillah Monday informed his fellow lawmakers that the country is indebted to the tune of between...

‘Loan Dependency Sacrifices Country’s Sovereignty’

By: Kebba AF TouraySidia Jatta, the National Assembly Member for Wuli West Constituency has stressed that any nation whose development is fundamentally based on...

NAMs Approve Axed 2020 Estimates

Abdoulai G. DibbaMembers of the National Assembly on Saturday 30th November 2019 at 06:05 am approved the 2020 estimates after chopping off 350 million...

Suwaibou Touray’s Contribution to The 2020 Budget Estimates

By Kebba TouraySuwaibou Touray, the National Assembly Member for Wuli East Constituency said he is convinced that the Minister has adequately furnished the House...

Deputy Speaker calls for Proper Scrutiny of the Draft Estimates

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Momodou LK Sanneh, has urged his fellow lawmakers to scrutinise the draft estimates 2020, as it...

2020 Budget Estimates referred To Legislative Committees

By: Kebba AF TourayDeputies at the National Assembly yesterday November 25th 2019, unanimously agreed to refer the 2020 budget estimates of the Gambia to...

President Barrow tells seyfolu “I am the leader of this country”

By Makutu MannehPresident Adama Barrow at his meeting in Fass Njaga Choi, told the Seyfolu in the Gambia that he is the leader of...

Finance Minister tables 2020 Estimates before Lawmakers

As a requirement of the Constitution under section 152 (1), the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs on Monday, 18th November 2019 presented the...

NA Health Committee Engages UNICEF On Budget Allocation, Others

By Momodou JarjuThe National Assembly Select Committee on Health, Women, Children and Disaster Relief on Monday 4th November 2019 engaged the United Nations Children’s...

Auditors Blame GIEPA for not Submitting Reports on time

By Yankuba JallowPKF audit firm Tuesday told the Public Enterprise Committee (PEC) of the National Assembly that the management of GIEPA caused the delay...