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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Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government:Part 1

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government:Part 1

November 11, 2018 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

Alagi Yorro Jallow I despair of the way in which commentators, especially (with a few exceptions) our resident economists, are not prepared to decry the illusion of the emperor’s new clothes that is the applicability of Keynesian economics in the Gambia. Future generations, I am sure, will laugh at theRead More

Press Release: Gambia’s Economy to Grow by 6.6 % in 2018

November 8, 2018 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

At a Special Cabinet meeting that focused exclusively on the economic outlook and expected revenue performance of the 2019 fiscal year today, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs announced that The Gambia’s economy is expected to grow by 6.6 percent by the end of 2018 from 4.6 percent inRead More

TRRC Requests Urgent Medical Board For Victims

November 8, 2018 at 12:01 am 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Acting in accordance with Section 15 (1a) and (4) of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Act, 2017, the TRRC has delivered an urgent request to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to set up a Medical Board to review the cases of victims of theRead More

Police Respond To Allegation Of Brutality

November 6, 2018 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The police have responded to the allegation of brutality in connection with a specific case involving a Gambian rapper, Killa Ace, and also with specific reference to an editorial piece in one of the local newspapers. Ali Cham, widely called Killa Ace was recently arrested by theRead More

Prince Charles To Support Gambia’s Infrastructure

Prince Charles To Support Gambia’s Infrastructure

November 1, 2018 at 11:48 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The Prince of Wales Prince Charles, has said that the United Kingdom is committed to helping The Gambia’s infrastructure to achieve its development blue print. His visit, he indicated was a testimony of the bond that binds The Gambia and the United Kingdom, and “also the myriadRead More