Monday, February 17, 2020

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Conclusions of the 7th Cabinet Meeting

Cabinet deliberated on a paper presented by the Hon Minister of Transport, Works and Infrastructure seeking approval for the ratification of the Bilateral Air...

2 Ministers, 3 Permanent Secretaries Sworn-in

By Nelson Manneh Adama Barrow the President of the Republic of the Gambia on Thursday 5th September 2019, sworn-in two Ministers, two Permanent Secretaries and...

Health Committee Concludes Visits

By Kebba AF TourayThe National Assembly Select Committee on Health, Women, Children, Disaster and Humanitarian Relief, has concluded its tour to victims of the...

Law Makers Begin Overseas Training on Constitutional Building Process

MUHAMMED S. BAH Members of the National Assembly Select Committee on Human Rights and Constitutional Matters, have started a weeklong intensive training on Constitutional Building...

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...

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...

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...

NA Environment Committee Engages NGOs

By Awa B. Bah  As part of their oversight function to assess environmental and NGO activities and to make recommendations to Government, the National Assembly...

Health Ministry Explains Its Policies To Nams

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Select Committee on Health yesterday engaged Officials of the Health Ministry at the Legislative House in Banjul.The interface...

Ministry of Petroleum, British Petroleum, GNPC, Sign Joint Agreement

By Ndey SoweThe Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has signed the deed of assignment and joint operating agreement with key partners for the effective...

NA Committee Tour Road Projects in NBR

By Awa B. Bah The National Assembly Select Committee to monitor Government projects toured ongoing works on roads, bridge construction and rehabilitation projects in the...

Transport Ministry Consults Stakeholders on Road Safety Strategy

By Nelson Manneh/Louis JobeThe Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI) together with partners and stakeholders, last week held a consultative forum on the...

Agric Ministry Hands Over 6,000 Bags of Fertilizer for Sale to...

Abdoulai G. DibbaThe Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday July 2nd 2019, handed over 6,000 bags of fertilizer to their offices in the country for...

NA Committee Visits Government Roads Projects Sites

By Awa B. BahThe National Assembly (NA) Select Committee on the monitoring of Government projects on Monday, 1st July 2019, commenced a week-long visit...

Finance Ministry Moves to Ensure Public Accountability, Transparency

By Kebba AF Touray/Momodou Jarju The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has taken steps to ensure transparency and accountability of the country’s public finance. Officials...

‘Need For Standardization Of Our Products To Compete At The World...

By: Kebba AF Touray       The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Sandu Muhammed Mahanera, said on Thursday June 20th 2019, the country needs an accredited...

Wuli East NAM Calls for Harmonization of Unprotected Wildlife Areas

By: Kebba AF Touray Suwaibou Touray, National Assembly Member for Wuli East, has called for the harmonization and coordination of communities with wildlife unprotected areas. This...

Gambia Government Signs $92.5Million OIC Funding Agreement

The Minister of Finance Mambureh Njie and the Vice Chairperson of the Saudi Fund for Development, Dr. Khalid S. Alkhudairy, signed a $92.5million funding...

Gambia’s Foreign Minister Receives UN Population Award

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, and National Peace Hut Women of Liberia received the 2019...