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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President Barrow welcomes new disaster alert system for Gambia

President Barrow welcomes new disaster alert system for Gambia

May 22, 2019 at 1:00 am 0 comments

President Adama Barrow has hailed the National Disaster Management Agency and partners for rolling out a novel disaster and emergency alert system in The Gambia. According to the President, the technological initiative would assist the country in its disasters preparedness and prevention strategies from both natural and man-made disasters likeRead More

Gambia To Expect First Rains In Mid June

May 14, 2019 at 11:28 pm 0 comments

By Bekai The Gambia will expect first showers of rain in 2019 around mid- June in parts of the Upper River and Central River Regions, according Fisheries Ministry PS, Dr. Bamba Banja. Dr. Banja made this disclosure on Tuesday while presenting the 2019 rainy season climate forecast at the DepartmentRead More

ECOMIG troop set to wear brown berets

ECOMIG troop set to wear brown berets

May 12, 2019 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

Troops serving with the ECOWAS Mission in The Gambia (ECOMIG), are set to begin the wearing of brown head gears (brown berets), according to a news release. “These berets will have a metallic or worsted ECOWAS Logo as the cap badge, which will make it distinctive from any similar onesRead More

May 12, 2019 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie A senior government official who is familiar with the developments and prefers to remain anonymous has confirmed that The Gambia’s bid to host the 2019 summit of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has been cancelled. Our source explained that The Gambia’s failure to host the 2019 summitRead More

Darboe says UDP will only go for elections if…

Darboe says UDP will only go for elections if…

May 9, 2019 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

The leader of the United Democratic Party (UDP), Ousainou Darboe, has said that his party will be ready to go for presidential elections once it’s declared by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). Mr. Darboe who spoke in an interview with Star FM Radio, said they will go by anything underRead More