Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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Finance Minister Attends Maiden Climate Vulnerable Finance Summit

By: Kebba AF Touray The Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs virtually took part in the first Climate Vulnerable Finance Summit and V20 Ministerial Dialogue...

Advocacy of Multiple-Stakeholders on Implementation of ECOWAS, GBV, Child Rights Texts...

By Nelson Manneh The National Agency for Trafficking in Persons in partnership with the ECOWAS permanent mission has on Tuesday 13th July 2021 commenced training of...

“There is Inaction on the side of the police,’’ Interior Minister...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Interior Minister, Yankuba Sonko, has admitted to the public petitions committee of the national assembly that there is inaction on...

Truth Commission Awards Five Major Partners

By Nelson Manneh The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has on Tuesday 13th June 2021, presented five organizations with awards to show appreciation for their...

From Torment of 3 Prisons: Madou Living Electrical Engineering Dream

BY MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) During the impasse, in the face of looming threat of an ECOWAS military intervention to dislodge former dictator Yahya Jammeh...

Gambians Urged To Embrace Community policing System To Ensure Peace

By: Kebba AF Touray The Deputy Permanent Secretary (DPS) Ministry of Interior, Fanta Samateh Manneh, has urged Gambians, especially young people, to embrace a community...

Government Reduces Ferry Crossing Fees By 50% Amid “Tobaski” Feast

By Ndey Sowe The Government has reduced the fees for ferry crossing by 50%, and all livestock dealers with more than five (5) animals are...

Barrow Assesses Damage Caused by Windstorm

President Adama Barrow on Friday visited over 10 villages in the North Bank Region affected by Wednesday night’s storm to assess the damage and...

UDP Asks Gov’t To Expedite Relief Support For Windstorm Victims

By Nelson Manneh The United Democratic Party (UDP) on Friday 9th July 2021, called on the Gambia Government to act with all deliberate speed to comfort...

46 Communities in CRR, URR to Receive Electricity

By Makutu Manneh  President Adama Barrow last Saturday laid a foundation stone for the electrification of 46 communities in the Central River Region (CRR) and...

Government Sets Aside D10 Million to Respond to Effects of Climate...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s Finance Ministry has issued a press release on Monday 12th July 2021, disclosing that the government has set aside...

Lawyers Working for NALA Suspend Sit-Down Strike

By Kebba Secka Ahmed Kemo Ceesay, Executive Secretary of National Agency for Legal Aid (NALA), has confirmed to this medium that his lawyers have agreed...

GDC NAM Blames Government for Failing to Bring Development to his...

By Makutu Manneh The National Assembly Member for Niamina East, Omar Ceesay, on Tuesday 6th July 2021, blamed the government for failing development to bring to...

NALA Lawyers Anticipate Breakthrough after Intervention of the Chief Justice

By Kebba secka Bekai Saidy and other members of National Agency for Legal Aid (NALA) have informed this medium that they are looking forward to ending...

Framework for Smallholder Agriculture Program Validated

By Madiba Singhateh Dawda Badjie, Deputy Director of the National Environment Agency (NEA) together with stakeholders, on Tuesday 6th June 2021 validated the Environment and...

NCCE Calls for Tolerance, Peace Ahead of Presidential Election

By Mustapha Jallow Officials of the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) have called for tolerance, political pluralism and peace in the forthcoming Presidential Election...

FSQA Launches Food Fortification Regulations 2020

By Makutu Manneh The Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA) of the Gambia on Wednesday 7th July 2021 launched the country’s Food Fortification Regulations 2020. The Food...

Explanatory Memorandum And Preliminary Statement Of The Chairperson Of The Public...

Honourable Speaker, Overview Section 112 of the Constitution states: “ The responsibilities of the members of the National Assembly shall include the following : (a)  all members shall...

National Assembly Public Enterprises Committee Chairman Explains

By Makutu Manneh The National Assembly Public Enterprise Committee (PEC) Chairman, Halifa Sallah, has said that they are steadfast to end the public enterprises’ backlog...

Government Commences Nationwide Sensitization on Peace, Stability

By Kebba A.F. Touray Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray and some senior Government officials, commenced a nationwide sensitization on Friday 2nd July, 2021, on peace building...