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Gambia to replace Bank Note with Former Leader’s Portrait-says Central Bank Governor

Gambia to replace Bank Note with Former Leader’s Portrait-says Central Bank Governor

November 24, 2017 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

The Gambia’s Central Bank governor Bakary Jammeh, has on Thursday said that the country will begin replacing notes bearing former leader’s portrait with ones called family notes. Speaking at a press briefing governor Jammeh said “when you print millions, you will have to charge million to your profit and lossRead More

Ousman Jah, Babung Sidibeh and Fatou Keita

Stakeholders call for abandonment of FGM.

November 23, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay Gambia’s Islamic Scholar Ousman Jah, has said that girls should not be circumcise base on pain. Mr. Jah made this remark yesterday at Paradise Suites Hotel during a consultation on Islam, family well-being and traditional practices on the abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation FGM. “If prophet doesRead More

State and Human Rights Lawyers Battle over deleting Libel, Defamation in Gambia’s Constitution

State and Human Rights Lawyers Battle over deleting Libel, Defamation in Gambia’s Constitution

November 23, 2017 at 8:09 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay State and Human Rights lawyers on Wednesday 22nd November, 2017 battle over deleting sedition, libel, defamation, false publication among others from Gambia’s Constitution at the Supreme Court of the Gambia before s member panel of judges. “I urge that these laws are struck out of our lawRead More

Building The New Gambia

Building The New Gambia

November 23, 2017 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

57 Vehicles and Political Patronage By Madi Jobarteh It is now several weeks since Pres. Barrow received 57 vehicles from an unknown person or entity yet refused to declare the gifts to either his office or the National Assembly as required by Section 222 sub-sections 11 and 12 of theRead More

UNFPA Boss Launch Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Gambia

UNFPA Boss Launch Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Gambia

November 22, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Regional Director for West and Central Africa yesterday preside over the launching over the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in the Gambia. The two validation of the draft CSE held at the Regional Education Directorate 1 in Kanifing brought together stakeholders inRead More