Wednesday, August 4, 2021

National

Defence Minister Reaffirms Government’s Commitment to Address Insecurity in Gulf of...

By: Kebba A. F. Touray Gambia’s Defence Minister Sheikh Omar Faye, has reaffirmed the commitment of Government in combating insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea...

NHRC Condemns Attack On UDP Voter Registration Monitoring Team In Kanilai

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a press release dated 5th July, 2021, strongly condemning the attack on a United Democratic Party...

Network of Journalists on Disaster Risk Reduction Gambia Chapter Launched

By Ndey Sowe The Network of Journalists on Disaster Risk Reduction Gambia Chapter (NJDRR) was launched on Friday, 2nd of July, 2021 at NaNA Conference Hall,...

IEC Chairman Assures Gambians of Free, Fair Elections

By: Kebba AF Touray The Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), Alieu Momarr Njai, has assured Gambians that they will conduct free and fair...

Independent Presidential Candidate Says Security Tops His Agenda

By Ndey Sowe Tamsir M. Jasseh, an independent candidate vying for the position of president in December, 2021 election, has revealed that security will be...

GPA Gets First Female Deputy Managing Director

By Yankuba Manneh  The Gambia Ports Authority Board of Directors has appointed the first ever female Deputy Managing Director (DMD) since 1972.  Naffi Macdouall’s official appointment dated 25th June, 2021 came six months after the statutory retirement of...

UTG Staff To End Sit-Down Strike

By Yankuba Jallow The University of the Gambia Faculty and Staff Association (UTGFSA) have agreed to end the ongoing sit-down strike after a successful meeting...

Lawmakers Confirm Abdoulie Conteh’s Nomination into Armed Forces Council

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly on Thursday 1st July, 2021, confirmed the report of the Standing Committee on the nomination of Retired Lieutenant...

GPU, CSO Coalition welcome the passing of Access to Information Bill...

The Gambia Press Union and the Civil Society Coalition on Access to Information welcome the passing of the Access to Information Bill 2021 by...

Retired GRA Staff Awarded Certificates in Honour of Their Services

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Tuesday awarded four of its retired staff with certificates, cash and gifts, in honor of their...

World Food Program Hands Over Four Automated Weather Stations to Government

By: Kebba AF Touray The United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) with funding from the European Union, on Wednesday 30th June 2021, handed over four...

IEC Finally Allows Voters’ Registration In Manduar-Touba

By Mustapha Jallow Officials of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) accompanied by Police commissioners on Thursday allowed attestation for voters’ registration to take-place in Manduar-Touba...

NEVER AGAIN: The Manifesto of an Unlikely Candidate (Part Three)

By Baba Galleh Jallow Fellow Gambians, It is high time that together we all loudly say enough is enough and Never Again to the chronically poor...

Calm Restored in Manduar

By Abdoulie Fatty The situation at Manduar village in West Coast Region has calmed now as mediation efforts by government and IEC officials and villagers...

EU, ECOWAS Donate Life Saving Health Equipment to Health Ministry

By Nelson Manneh The European Union together with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), on Tuesday 29th June 2021 donated life-saving equipment to the...

NCCE Engages Stakeholders on Peace, Security Challenges Relating to Elections

By Makutu Manneh/Mustapha Jallow The Nation Council for Civic Education (NCCE) has organized a national dialogue among security forces, youth, media and other stakeholders, to...

Lawmakers Consider Persons with Disability Bill 2021

By: Kebba AF Touray Members of the National Assembly on Tuesday 29th June 2021, considered the persons with disability bill 2021. The bill inter alia seeks...

Four Retired GRA Staff Awarded Certificates in Honour of Their Services

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) on Tuesday awarded four of its retired staff with certificates, cash and gifts, in honor of their...

IEC Edges Million Voters Target

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is getting closer to attaining its target of registering one million voters in the ongoing general registration exercise. A dispatch...

GRA Holds Virtual Meeting on Revised Kyoto Convention

By: Kebba A. F. Touray The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) in collaboration with World Customs Organization (WCO) and donor support from Her Majesty’s Revenue and...