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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Gambian Wins Miss Friendship International Pageant Award In China

Gambian Wins Miss Friendship International Pageant Award In China

August 19, 2019 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

A 20 year-old Gambian student has won Miss Sports Challenge Award of the Friendship International Pageant in Chengdu, China. Ms. Mariama Sanyang, a computer science major at the University of The Gambia, represented the country at the event held on 27 July, at China’s Province of Chengdu. She contested againstRead More

GPA Shed Light On Police Station Construction Issue

August 19, 2019 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

The GPA management has monitored online publications purporting that the institution is sponsoring the construction of a police station at Mankamangkunda and wish to posit as follows. The IGP had sent a request to the GPA for the financing of the construction of 3 police stations in URR, namely, Bakadaji,Read More

Aqua Energy Petrol Station staff convicted

August 9, 2019 at 2:30 am 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Babucarr Saidy and Ousainou Cham, staff of Aqua Energy Petrol Station, were convicted and sentenced to one year imprisonment each by Magistrate Sillah of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on 7 August, 2019, for breaking and stealing. Babucarr Saidy was sentenced to an additional fine of D10,000 inRead More

TRRC: Witness Admits Being Dishonest With Testimony

TRRC: Witness Admits Being Dishonest With Testimony

August 8, 2019 at 2:27 am 0 comments

By Bekai Njie After realising that the witness was not honest with his testimony before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), Essa Faal, the lead counsel threatened to send Warrant Officer Class 1, Alieu Jeng, to jail if he continues to give false information. On Thursday at the beginningRead More

For self-regulation, journalists validate Code of Conduct

August 7, 2019 at 2:32 am 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Gambian journalists Monday reviewed and validated the Code of Conduct for media practitioners designed to guide them in their daily work. Championed by The Gambia Press Union (GPU), the Code of Conduct spells out the roles and responsibilities of media institutions and workers while guaranteeing the protection of the rights ofRead More