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UDP Nominates 19 Candidates For KM Councillorship Election

UDP Nominates 19 Candidates For KM Councillorship Election

March 16, 2018 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The United Democratic Party (UDP) on Thursday 15th March, 2018 nominates 19 candidates for Kanifing Municipality Council (KMC) councillorship in the upcoming local government election.   The various candidates were accompanied with a convoy filled with hundreds of UDP supporters, Parliamentarians, and the Mayoral Aspirant Talib BensoudaRead More

PPP Nominates Eight Candidates For Kanifing Municipality

PPP Nominates Eight Candidates For Kanifing Municipality

March 16, 2018 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

By Halimatou Ceesay The People Progressive Party (PPP) on Friday 16th March, nominated eight candidates out of Nineteenth Wards within Kanifing Municipality for the upcoming local government councillorship elections at the IEC Kanifing Regional office. The candidates were accompanied to the election house by hundreds of supporters who dressed inRead More

Building The New Gambia: The Speaker Must Exercise Self Restraint

Building The New Gambia: The Speaker Must Exercise Self Restraint

March 16, 2018 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh The altercation between the Speaker of the National Assembly Mariam Denton and the Member for Serre Kunda Halifa Sallah is utterly unfortunate, uncalled for and a direct threat to our democracy for which the Speaker must be held to account. The reports that the unfortunate matter aroseRead More

Hon. Sallah Sent Out Qf Assembly After Heated Argument With Speaker

Hon. Sallah Sent Out Qf Assembly After Heated Argument With Speaker

March 15, 2018 at 9:27 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The Gambia National Assembly Speaker Mariam Jack Denton earlier today sent Hon. Halifa Sallah National Assembly Member for Serrekunda out of the Parliament. This followed Halifa’s admonition of the speaker to comport herself and not to obstruct parliamentary debate. The GRTS reports that the matter arose after majority of theRead More

Building The New Gambia: When Will Pres. Barrow Establish The Anti-Corruption Commission?

Building The New Gambia: When Will Pres. Barrow Establish The Anti-Corruption Commission?

March 15, 2018 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

By Madi Jobarteh Almost six years ago the National Assembly passed the Anti-Corruption Commission Act which was assented to by Pres. Yaya Jammeh on 17th August 2012 to become a law in the Gambia. The law was meant to establish a body to fight corruption by public officers in theRead More