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National Assembly Committee Rejects BAC Reports

By Momodou Jarju The National Assembly Select Committee on Regional Government and Lands, Ombudsman and ICE has on Thursday rejected reports of the Basse Area...

NA Select Committee Frowns at Area Council Director’s Oblivious Claim

By Momodou Jarju Parliamentarians were disappointed by the statement of the Finance Director of Janjanbureh Area Council, Bubacarr Manneh, who claimed that he didn’t know...

Tourism Minister Underscores Importance of Culture in National Dialogue

Tourism Minister Hamat Bah has said Gambia like other countries emerging from many years of despotism needs culture to regenerate national dialogue and consensus. According...

Parliamentary Health Committee Engages Stakeholders on Women Discriminatory Bill

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Select Committee on Health has on January 22nd 2020 engaged stakeholders on the proposed Women’s’ (Amendment of Discriminatory...

Cabinet Discusses Revitalisation of Cooperatives, Regulation of Veterinary Services

President Adama barrow on Thursday 16th January 2020 presided over the second cabinet Session of 2020. The session deliberated on several issues, including the revitalization...

Ward Councillors Implement Projects From 60% Fund

By Lamin Fatty The Ward Councilors for Baja and Foday Kunda together with their Ward Committees, presented building and borehole materials for construction and rehabilitation...

Wuli East MP Wraps Up Tour Of His Constituency

By Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly Member for Wuli East Constituency Suwaibou Touray has ended a tour of his Constituency on Wednesday January 1st...

“Farmers’ Concerns Will Be Addressed” Agric. Minister Fabureh

By: Kebba AF Touray Gambia’s Agriculture Minister Amie Fabureh, has assured legislators at the Gambia’s National Assembly, that farmers’ concerns will be addressed. Agric. Minister...

Fisheries Minister Debunks Claim Recent Fire Outbreak Was ‘Foul Play’

By Kebba AF Touray The Minister of Fisheries James F Gomez, has debunked in totality, claims that the recent fire outbreak at his Ministry was...

NA Rejects Baboucarr Suwareh’s Appointment as Ombudsman

By Momodou Jarju The Gambia National Assembly on Friday rejected the appointment of Mr. Baboucarr A. Suwareh as Ombudsman. The decision was made during the first...

President Cautions Against Religious Tensions In His Christmas Message

In his annual Christmas Message President Barrow cautioned Gambians against religious tension.The Gambian President stated that religion is part of the country's diverse heritage. His...

Sidia Jatta Calls on Deputies to Refrain from Insulting Each Other

By Yankuba Jallow Honourable Sidia S. Jatta, the member for Wuli West has on Monday urged his fellow Parliamentarians to refrain from insulting each other...

‘National Assembly Will Serve Supreme Interest of Gambians’ Majority Leader

By: Kebba AF Touray Kebba K. Barrow, the Majority Leader and National Assembly Member for Kombo South District, yesterday assured his colleagues that the National...

Lawmakers Highlight the Concerns of their Constituents

By: Kebba AF Touray Lawmakers have yesterday highlighted concerns affecting their various constituencies and called on the authorities to provide remedies. They made these remarks at...

Mayor Bensouda Assures D20 Million Support for Youth of KM

By Makutu Manneh As he continues his Mayoral tour of his Municipality, Mayor Talib Ahmed Bensouda on Monday 23rd December 2019 assured people of his...

Works Minister Says 400 Kilometres of Roads Earmarked For Construction

By: Kebba AF Touray Transport, Works and Infrastructure Minister Bai Lamin Jobe, has told Deputies at the National Assembly that the National Roads Authority (NRA)...

Motion on Appointment of Babucarr Alieu Suwareh Referred to Appointment Committee...

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly on Wednesday December 18th 2019, referred the motion to confirm the appointment of Baboucar Alieu Suwareh as Ombudsman,...

Kololi Residents Express Their Concerns to Mayor Bensouda

By Makutu Manneh Residents of Kololi on Tuesday December 17th 2019 expressed their concerns to the Mayor of the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) Talib Ahmed...

Petroleum Minister Explains Factors on Erratic Water Supply in GBA

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia’s Petroleum and Energy Minister Fafa E. Sanyang, has explained to Deputies the factors responsible for the recent erratic supply...

‘Access to Information Bill Seeks to Enforce Right to Information’ Justice...

By: Kebba AF Touray Abubacarr Tambadou, the Gambia’s Justice Minister has told Lawmakers at the country’s National Assembly that the Access to Information Bill 2019...