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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SG Habib Drammeh Relieved

SG Habib Drammeh Relieved

September 15, 2018 at 11:31 pm 0 comments

The general public is hereby informed that His Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, acting under the provisions of section 167(a) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia has decided to relieve Mr. Habib Drammeh of his appointment as Secretary General and Head ofRead More

Faraba Commission To Present Findings To Barrow

September 13, 2018 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie President Adama Barrow will receive the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Faraba Banta incident. The Commission, led by a renowned human rights lawyer, Mr Emmanuel Joof, has successfully completed its mandate of investigating the circumstances surrounding the shootings in Faraba, according to a mediaRead More

Saudi Arabia Affirms Intent To Boost Ties With Gambia

September 13, 2018 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reaffirmed its commitment to intensify relations with The Gambia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad has announced. The announcement was made during the visit of Dr. Mamadou Tangara, Minister of Foreign Affairs as Special Envoy of H.E. President Adama Barrow,Read More

Former Executive Director Of PEGEP Appears Before The Commission

Former Executive Director Of PEGEP Appears Before The Commission

September 13, 2018 at 10:53 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Dominic Jammeh, the former executive director of President Empowerment for Girls’ Education Project (PEGEP), today appeared before the Janneh Commission to shed light on the project. He told the commission that they stopped the operation when the accounts were closed, noting that he took over on theRead More

President Barrow Opens 2018 Legislative Year

President Barrow Opens 2018 Legislative Year

September 13, 2018 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie President Barrow on today gave in-depth report of   the state of the nation citing corruption as an issue that needs to be dealt with. “Anti-Corruption Bill has been finalised and ready to be submitted to the Cabinet for final review and approval,” he told legislators at theRead More