UNFPA Hold Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

UNFPA Hold Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

December 28, 2017

By Halimatou Ceesay The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Gambia Government through National Population Commission Secretariat (NPCS) and partners yesterday started an annual review and planning meeting at the Ocean Bay Hotel in Cape Point Bakau, with the aim to critically look at the processes, successes, constraints, opportunities,Read More

Tribute to Deyda Hydara: A Doyen of Gambian Journalism

Tribute to Deyda Hydara: A Doyen of Gambian Journalism

December 15, 2017

  By Alagie Yorro Jallow The highest contempt is to negate the life of a human being and it is the grossest and most repulsive violation of human rights. What right does a government have in separating a husband from his wife, a father from his children, a friend fromRead More

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Nigerian National convicted

August 10, 2018 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Magistrate Mam Samba of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on the 9th August, 2018, convicted James Doe, a Nigerian national and sentenced him to a fine of D25,000, out of which he should pay D10,000 instantly. He should also pay D7,500 in installments on the 3rd September, 2018,Read More

National Assembly Denies Recommendation for GFF Suspension

August 10, 2018 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The National Assembly Select Committee on Youth and Sports has given the National Sports Council (NSC) an ultimate to correct their misleading press release that reveals it has recommended for the suspension of top Gambia Football Federation officials. The Committee therefore urges the Council to immediately retractRead More

Siblings In Court Over Inheritance

August 8, 2018 at 9:28 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Pa Abdou Niang has sued his sister, Fatou Niang, with whom he shares the same father and mother, at the Kanifing Islamic Court for his share of his mother’s property. Cadi Imam Malik Niang presided over the case, with Cadi Muhammad Sarr as the chairman and CadisRead More

I Disagree with the first degree minimum requirement for President

I Disagree with the first degree minimum requirement for President

August 5, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

By Njundu Drammeh We can disagree without being disagreeable. Tolerance to dissenting opinion is a key characteristic of democracy and the democratic man. It is respect, not accept, the contrary view. It is to challenge it with one’s opinion, which each is entitled to. In the market place of idea.Read More

GPU Announces Congress Date

GPU Announces Congress Date

August 2, 2018 at 10:47 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The Gambia Press Union (GPU) has announced August 31, 2018, for the triennial congress of the union. This decision was reached on Monday July 30, following a board meeting, according to the executive committee. The information was revealed to journalists in a statement released yesterday. GPU, theRead More