Sunday, February 5, 2023

General News

WFD Trains Journalists On Parliamentary Reporting

By: Kebba AF Touray The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), has commenced a two day capacity building training mainly journalists reporting from the National Assembly. The...

Forum On Co-management Of Mangroves For Women Shell-Fishers Held

By Madiba Singhateh ‘Try Oyster’ association together with the University of Cape Coast in Ghana; Development Action Association (DAA ); World Agroforestry (ICRAF) and the...

Rural Dwellers Lament High Cost Of Essential Commodities

By Lamin Fatty Rural Gambians have voiced out their concerns amid the continuous surge of essential commodity prices in the country such as rice, sugar,...

Transports Ministry, GTU Monitor Drivers on New Traffic Policy

By Kemeseng Sanneh (Kexx) The Ministry of Transport in collaboration with the Gambia Transport Union (GTU) on Tuesday embarked on an exercise to ensure the...

Family Denies Allegation for cutting down Cashew Trees in Kunkujang Mariama

By Louise Jobe  Karamo Bojang of Sanyang Village has denied the allegation that they were responsible for cutting down seven (7) cashew trees on a...

Police Investigate Alleged Fraud Involving Vista Bank, GPA

By Mustapha Jallow Detectives of the Serious Crime Unit (SCU) of the Gambia Police Force (GPF) have commenced investigations into an alleged fraud involving internal...

Foroyaa Workers Association Elect New Leadership

By Sariba Manneh & Bubacarr Gaye Foroyaa Workers Association (FoWA) Saturday held its third congress where they elected their new leaders. FoWA first held its congress...

President Barrow Posthumously Awards His Former Vice President

By Makutu Manneh In recognition of his efforts and his patriotic services for his country, President Adama Barrow has posthumously awarded his former Vice President...

Jabang Estate Residents Renew Compensation Demands, Call For Drainage Construction

By Assan Bah Residents of Jabang Estate in the West Coast Region of the Gambia, have renewed their compensation demands from the government and call...

Cashew Owners Clear Farms In Anticipation Of A Successful Season

By Nelson Manneh  Cashew owners in the Kombo South District of the West Coast Region have started clearing their farms in anticipation of a good...

Court Bars Anyone from Hindering Garawol ‘Slaves’ from Constructing Mosque  

By Lamin Fatty A high court judge in Banjul has made orders barring anyone from interfering with the construction of a mosque and Arabic school...

IRI Program Manager Speaks To Foroyaa

By: Kebba AF Touray Erin McMenamin, Program Manager at the International Republican Institute (IRI) and Center for Global Impact, said the Legislature should always prioritise...

Commuters Express Dissatisfaction Over Transport Fares Increment

By Makutu Manneh Scores of commuters plying the Brusibi Turntable to Westfield and Brusibi Turntable to Tippa Garage and Westfield roads, expressed dissatisfaction and disappointment...

Sharab Hospital Opens New Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Pediatric Complex

By Nelson Manneh The Board of Directors and staff of Sharab hospital have launched a new Obstetrics and Gynaecology complex in Bakau on Saturday 21st...

Late VP Joof To Be Laid To Rest Today

By Makutu Manneh The late Vice President of the Gambia Alieu Badara Joof, will be laid to rest today, Monday January 23rd 2023 next to...

Tabital Pulaagu calls for peace, unity among other tribes

By Mustapha Jallow As Tabital Pulaagu the Gambia set to observe its annual international cultural festival, the executive members of the association on Friday, 13th January,...

Trade Minister Embarks On Industrial Tour

The Ministry of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment (MoTIE), have reported that Minister Baboucarr Ousmaila Joof, the new Minister holding the portfolio at the...

Finance Ministry Validates Draft Bill to Enhance Transparency

By: Kebba AF Touray The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs has recently validated a bill entitled ‘The Public Finance Management Bill.’ Led by the Directorate...

TANGO Chairperson Tells Lawmakers That They Are Not Enemies

By: Kebba AF Touray The Chairperson of the Association of Non-Governmental Organization (TANGO), Mr John Charles Njie, has told members of the sixth legislature that...

EFSTH Dialysis Unit Express Gratitude to Trust Bank Limited

By: Bubacarr Gaye Shortly after receiving medical items worth D300,000 from Trust Bank Gambia Limited, the Dialysis Unit of Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital on...