Sunday, May 9, 2021

National

Minister Tangara Receives Gambian Student Association in Sudan

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Tuesday held an audience with the leadership of Gambian Student...

Lawmakers Issue Statements on Current National Matters

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Members for Kiang Central, Old Yundum and Baddibu Central have recently issued statements on current matters in the...

Solo Sima: PURA Issued 15 Petroleum Re-Export Licenses in 2017

By: Kebba AF Touray Mr Solo Sima, Director of Consumer Affairs, has said the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) has issued 15 re-export licenses since...

Defence Minister Says GAF Subscribes to Constitutional Order of Government

By: Kebba AF Touray Gambia’s Defense Minister, Sheikh Omar Faye, has told Parliamentarians that the Gambia Armed Forces is an organization that subscribes to Constitutional...

Sanyang Riot: VP Touray Promises Gov’t Will Follow Due Process

By Ndey Sowe The Vice President of The Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray, has given assurance to the media that due process of the law will...

IEC Staff, Law Enforcement Trained on Access to Information, Elections

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Thursday began a two-day training of staff of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and members of both the...

Gambia, Senegal Committed to Implement Policy on Fisheries Resources

By Ndey Sowe The Gambia and Senegal have shown commitment to regulate and implement a policy that will enable the citizenry to benefit on the...

Justice Minister Apologizes for Error in Elections Bill 2021

By: Kebba AF Touray  The Gambia’s Justice Minister, Dawda A Jallow, has on Monday 29th March 2021, apologized to lawmakers for an error inserted in the...

GPU Validates Policies on Legal Assistance, Membership Welfare

The Gambia Press Union, GPU, on 24th March, 2020 reviewed and validated policies on Legal Assistance and Membership Welfare. The Legal Assistance Policy is intended to...

PURA Concludes Tour of Media Houses

Reporting by Aisha Baldeh The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) of The Gambia on Thursday concluded a two-day visit to media houses in strengthening relationship...

GBoS, IOM Launch UK-Funded Study on Impact of Indebtedness on Returnees

By Ndey Sowe A study conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the impact of indebtedness on returnees in The Gambia has revealed...

Trade Ministry Begins Enterprise Risk Management Training

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment on Wednesday 24th March, 2021, convened a three-day training workshop entitled “Knowledge Sharing...

CA Continues To Engage Gambians on Importance of Voting in Coming...

By Kebba Mamburay Citizens’ Alliance (CA) last week held a press conference where it disclosed to the media its continuous engagement with Gambians across the...

Trade Ministry Asks Importers of Essential Commodities to Obtain Licensing System...

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment has asked importers of essential commodities in The Gambia to obtain licensing system...

Gambia Records Two New COVID-19 Deaths, 62 New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has on Friday 26th March 2021 registered two new COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths registered since...

Information Minister to Probe into Circumstances Surrounding the Erection of Towers...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s Information Minister, Ebrima Sillah, has on Wednesday assured lawmakers that his Ministry will investigate the circumstances surrounding the erection...

Commissioner Sireh Jabang Says Institutions Responsible for Administration and Security of...

Police Commissioner Sireh Jabang said on Thursday the institutions responsible for the administration and security of an election must fulfil their mandate, and they must remain...

Gambia Qualifies for Nations Cup

The Gambia National Team, dubbed the Scorpions, has on Thursday made history after qualifying for the African Cup of Nations for the first time...

UTG Launches Its Counseling Centre, Main Library

By Mariama Marong The University of the Gambia (UTG) on Wednesday the 24th of March 2021 inaugurated its novel Career and Wellness Center for Counseling...

Works Minister Says 2000 Kilometer Rural Roads Need Urgent Repair

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s Works Minister, Bai Lamin Jobe, told lawmakers that about 200 kilometers of rural roads are in dire need of...