UNFPA Holds Gov’t Annual Review Planning Meeting

UNFPA Holds 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 donates D2M to Basse market fire victims, promises to build a new market

President Barrow donates D2M to Basse market fire victims, promises to build a new market

February 27, 2020 at 5:05 pm 0 comments

Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of the Gambia, Secretary General and Party Leader of the National People’s Party’s (NPP) has donated two million (D2M) dalasis to the fire victims of Basse market in the Upper River Region (URR). The Promised promised them a state-of-the-art market for the community ofRead More

EU-Ecowas peace building intervention in Gambia undergo scrutiny

EU-Ecowas peace building intervention in Gambia undergo scrutiny

February 27, 2020 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

State House, Banjul, February 27, 2020 – A three-year peace building, security and stability (PSS) intervention by the ECOWAS in partnership with the European Union that began in December 2016 and ended December 2019, is currently undergoing a multi-sectoral scrutiny at the Tendaba Camp in LRR. The regional PSS projectRead More

𝐌𝐅𝐀 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐤𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧: 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐚 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐰𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐲𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐬

𝐌𝐅𝐀 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐤𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧: 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐚 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐰𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐬𝐲𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐬

February 26, 2020 at 4:51 pm 0 comments

On 25 February, at Chinese Foreign Ministry’s regular press conference, the MFA spokesperson was asked whether China would help African countries combat the COVID-19. The following are the question asked and spokesperson Mr. Zhao Lijian’s answer. Q: On February 22 in a video speech at an emergency ministerial meeting onRead More

UDP gives D400, 000 to Basse market fire victims

UDP gives D400, 000 to Basse market fire victims

February 26, 2020 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

The United Democratic Party (UDP) has today donated an amount of D400, 000 to the victims of the fire incident at the Basse market in the Upper River Region (URR). The UDP leader Hon. Ousainou Darboe and Executive members of his party handed over the donation to the Governor ofRead More

Alagi Yorro Jallow: Deyda’s Legacy in Ethical Journalism Must Live on Forever

Alagi Yorro Jallow: Deyda’s Legacy in Ethical Journalism Must Live on Forever

February 26, 2020 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

by Alagi Yorro Jallow Deyda Hydara epitomized the traditional values of journalism —accuracy, courage, independence, and integrity — that we seek to imbue in our Journalists. By honoring the Deyda Hydara legacy, we hope to instill in our Journalists the moral and ethical framework they will need to help themRead More