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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SSHFC Staff Respond To Management With Sit-Down-Strike

July 5, 2018 at 7:57 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie In response to sending out a staff rep. from a maiden board meeting the staff of the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC) on Thursday began a sit-down-strike. The animosity between the staff of the institution and managing director began last month when staff demanded manager’s resignation onRead More

We want an inviolable Constitution-CRC Chairperson Justice Jallow

We want an inviolable Constitution-CRC Chairperson Justice Jallow

July 4, 2018 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The Chairperson of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), Justice Cherno Sulayman Jallow, said he and his team are working towards an inviolable and more durable constitution that is less prone to frequent amendments like an ordinary act of Parliament. “At the end of the day what weRead More

Tax Payers’ Money Should Not Be Used To Settle Euro Africa Group Loans – Counsel Bensouda

Tax Payers’ Money Should Not Be Used To Settle Euro Africa Group Loans – Counsel Bensouda

July 4, 2018 at 10:59 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Counsel Amie Bensouda today told Amadou Colley, former governor of Central Bank, that tax payers’ money should not be used to settle Euro Africa Group loans. Mr. Colley reappeared before the Janneh Commission in connection to the bond agreement between the former government, NAWEC and various commercialRead More

Barrow Says Closed-door Meeting With Obiang Was African Integration

Barrow Says Closed-door Meeting With Obiang Was African Integration

July 3, 2018 at 11:27 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie President Adama Barrow upon arrival from the 31st Summit of African Union in Nouakchott said his closed-door meeting with President Obiang was centered on African integration, saying the president of Equatorial Guinea is a Senior Statesman. “We discussed…and assured them that one day, we the young onesRead More

Coalition Is In Trouble After Cabinet Reshuffle – APRC Leader

Coalition Is In Trouble After Cabinet Reshuffle – APRC Leader

July 3, 2018 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

 By Bekai Njie In an exclusive interview with this reporter, the leader of APRC, Fabakary Tombong Jatta, while reacting to the Cabinet reshuffle effected by President Barrow, said that the coalition is in trouble. “For us as a party and for me personally; for me the coalition is in trouble,”Read More