Thursday, April 18, 2024

General News

WCR Governor Shrugs Off Claims Stalls at Brikama Market Were Unlawfully...

By Louise Jobe  The Governor of the West Coast Region, Ousman Bojang, has denied unlawfully allocating market stores to individual vendors at the new Brikama market....

New Tourism Minister Calls for Teamwork

Abdoulie Jobe, the new Minister of Tourism and Culture has called on staff of the Ministry to work together as a team, in order...

BAC’s Acting Valued Property Manager Denies Allegations of Revenue Suppression

By Makutu Manneh Mustapha Joof, the Acting Valued Property Manager of the Brikama Area Council has on Monday, 25 March denied allegation that he suppressed...

Revenue Collector Jainaba Cham Testifies before Local Government Commission of Inquiry 

By Makutu Manneh Jainaba Bah, a resident of Pipeline and a rates and taxes collector for the Brikama Area Council on 25 March 2024 testified...

Revenue Collector KSJ Admits Misusing Brikama Area Council Funds

By Makutu Manneh Kebba Sanna Jatta, a resident of New Yundum and a revenue collector for the Brikama Area Council (BAC appeared before the Local...

The Nyang-Sanneh Institute urges NAMs of all political parties to vote...

Banjul, The Gambia: The current national debate over female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) or female circumcision in local parlance and the efforts to reverse the...

President Barrow Calls for Stronger Partnership in Fighting Cancer

President Adama Barrow has called for collaboration between The Gambia and key stakeholders in the fight against cancer, during an audience with the leader...

Gambia wins two gold medals

By Amadou Manjang The Gambia has won two gold medals in the 13th African Games in Ghana. The medals were secured by Mariam Gina Bass...

UN Agencies, others express concerns over FGM Bill

UNICEF, UNFPA Alarmed By Proposed Repeal of Law Banning FGM in The Gambia The UNICEF representative in The Gambia, Nafisa Binte Shafique, and the UNFPA...

Brikama Area Councils Spends Over 12 Million Annually on Fuel Purchase

By Makutu Manneh Sulayman Barry, the Principal Internal Auditor of Brikama Area Council (BAC) has Thursday, 21st March 2024 told the Local Government Commission of...

GRA Head warns against indiscipline at Banjul airport

By Mustapha Jallow Yankuba Darboe, the Commissioner General for the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) Wednesday issued a strong warning against customs officers operating at the...

119 Arrested, Charged with Various Offences

By Nelson Manneh The Serekunda Police Division on Wednesday, 20 March 2024 arrested one hundred and nineteen individuals during a significant operation of decongesting and maintaining...

President Barrow demands establishment of performance appraisal instrument

By Amadou Manjang President Adama Barrow has demanded the establishment of performance appraisal mechanism for improved productivity in the public service as new cabinet ministers...

PEC Tasks Auditor General to Investigate Omission of over D37M from...

By: Kebba AF Touray The Public Enterprise Committee of the National Assembly (PEC) has tasked the Auditor General to investigate the status of US1,845,500 (approximately...

National Assembly Passes Rent (Amendment) Bill 2024

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly the Gambia, on Thursday, 21 March 2024 passed the Rent (Amendment) Bill 2024. The bill was tabled before the...

BAC Principal Auditor Says Income Generated From Sale of Assets Still...

By Makutu Manneh Sulayman Barry, the principal auditor of the Brikama Area Council (BAC) has informed members of the Local Government Commission of Inquiry (LGCI)...

DLEAG Registers Cannabis Seizure of over One Ton in 2023

By Nelson Manneh The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency-The Gambia (DLEA-G), said the Agency has seized a cumulative total...

New Constitution making its way to Cabinet soon

By: Kebba AF Touray The Attorney General and Minister of Justice is on the verge of tabling a draft Constitution Bill before Cabinet to replace...

Four Revenue Collectors Admit Misusing Brikama Area Council Funds

By Makutu Manneh Four (4) revenue collectors from the Brikama Area Council have testified before the Commission of Inquiry into the Local Government Councils to...

Witness Accuses Ex-BAC Chairperson Sheriffo Sonko of Audit Interference

By Makutu Manneh  Sulayman Barry, Principal Internal Auditor of the Brikama Area Council (BAC) has accused former Chairperson Sheriffo Sonko of interfering with his special...