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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Police To Resume Rightful Role

December 26, 2018 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

The office of the Inspector General of Police hereby reminds the general public that the Gambia Police Force is constitutionally mandated to provide security to the public including political parties, persons and properties. This important duty of the Police had been constrained by the previous regime’s interference into the functioning of theRead More

Press Release: Sir Dawda to Attend PPP’s congress

Press Release: Sir Dawda to Attend PPP’s congress

December 21, 2018 at 12:24 am 0 comments

The peoples’ Progressive party (PPP) has announced that they will be holding their congress from Friday, 28 to Sunday 30 December, 2018, at the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) hall in Kanifing. According to the release, Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, father of the nation, first Prime Minister and former president ofRead More

Unveiling an African Poverty Clock: Leaving No One Behind

December 20, 2018 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

Moving into 2019, there is reason to celebrate. Latest estimates by World Data Lab show that, for the first time in history, the world will enter the new year with the lowest level of extreme poverty, at 8%. But single digit numbers hide underlying differences, especially for African countries. 600Read More

Woman Allegedly Thrown From a Storey Building

December 18, 2018 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Adama Ceesay said before Magistrate Joof of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court that one Sulayman Ngum, with whom she had an affair, threw her from a storey building when he refused to pay her the amount they agreed on for having an affair with her. Testifying before theRead More

TRRC Prepares for 7 January Hearings

TRRC Prepares for 7 January Hearings

December 18, 2018 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Commissioners and senior staff of the TRRC held a three-day working meeting to prepare for the start of hearings on January 7, 2019. The meeting was held in the Commission’s conference room at Dunes Resort, Kololi from December 10 to 12, 2018. During the three-day intensive meeting,Read More