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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GPU condemns attack on two journalists by APRC supporters

July 9, 2019 at 9:14 am 0 comments

The Gambia Press Union condemned the attack on the cameraman of Fatu Network and reporter for Radio France International (RFI) at the High Court in Banjul Monday afternoon by supporters of the former ruling party. The two journalists were allegedly attacked by the sympathisers of the Alliance for Patriotic, ReorientationRead More

High Court to rule on Yankuba’s constitutional immunity

High Court to rule on Yankuba’s constitutional immunity

July 8, 2019 at 9:47 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul is expected to rule on Yankuba Touray’s claim of constitutional immunity. This development came up when Yankuba Touray was asked on 8 July, 2019, to take his plea on the murder charge against him, but he pleaded hisRead More

15 Communities In Gambia Abandon FGC, Child Marriage

15 Communities In Gambia Abandon FGC, Child Marriage

July 7, 2019 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

Through the intervention of Tostan International The Gambia, at least 15 communities in five districts of the Upper River Region (URR) on Thursday solemnly declared to abandon the deeply rooted cultural and traditional practice of Female Genital Cutting (FGC) and child marriage. The landmark event came as a result ofRead More

Press Release: 9 Permanent Secretaries Redeployed

July 7, 2019 at 10:18 pm 0 comments

Consistent with its philosophy to foster growth and promote rapid and efficient delivery of resources within all sectors of governance, The Gambia Government acting on Executive Advisory, has redeployed nine (9) Permanent Secretaries. The redeployment immediately, affects the Permanent Secretaries of the following ministries: Mr. Lamin Camara, Permanent Secretary (PS)Read More

10 people Injured By Armed Robbers In CRR

July 7, 2019 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie At least 10 people including children have been injured by armed robbers on Friday as they attacked a shop in Demfai; a small community in Central River Region, Sami District. They also went away with two million CFA and 7, 000 dalasis before arrival of the securityRead More