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"According to the Integrated Household Survey 2015/16 produced by The Gambia Bureau of Statistics, the proportion of the Gambian population living beneath the national poverty line has remained flat. National poverty increased slightly from 48.1 ...
Mr Gaye was fired from the police on 24 November 2009 after he was accused of attempting to overthrow the government of former President Yahya Jammeh together with the former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt General Lang Tombong Tamba, and seven others.
Salih Mollaoglu from the school of Medicine of the University of Yildirim Beyazit and also Mr. Sabri Er, representative in the Turkish office of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), recently visited The Gambia, under the framework of a project aiming to ...
In a forceful speech punctuated by stern warnings against individuals bent on undermining Gambia's peace, stability, and tranquility, in the name of " democracy" Interior Minister Mai Fatty, vowed that such folks will face the full brunt of the law if ...
The failure of the previous government to establish the Lands Commission in the country had made it very difficult for hard working average Gambians to register his or her piece of property.
Foroyaa went on tour to find out what the farmers needed and called on the government to address the problem of fertilizer and seeds.
The Network of Agricultural Communicators (NAC), The Gambia, in partnership with the Danish Food and agriculture Journalism, DFAJ, on Friday19th May 2017, completed an 18-month agric-journalism training course, for ten communities and three radio ...
Mustapha Manneh, a youth activist from Kartong on his part, said government has neglected their concerns for long and now that they voted for change, their voices and concerns should be heard and further said another demonstration is in the offing and ...
Presidents from several other West African countries, such as Guinea and Mauritania, spent hours at the Gambian State House urging Jammeh to step down, with countries like Nigeria and Morocco offering him asylum if he agreed to leave the country.
Mr. Tamba, who is in the good books of the UDP led transition government, has been groomed for a job, according to sources familiar with the story.
This is scary Gambia. She wants to run the government as a family enterprise". Of course, it is correct that Mrs Fatoumatta Tambajang is an aunt to Alpha Barry and Omar Njai's wife but let's understand that the office of a Supreme Court Judge in the ...
Thank you to the Gambian government and Justice Minister Tambadou for inviting Human Rights Watch to contribute to this important conversation.
The gathering brought together many eminent experts whose experience could provide useful guidance to The Gambia government, the people and specific stakeholders in the choice of options available to address the challenges. Justice Jallow said the ...
Madam Ceesay Sabally also hit hard on the death penalty currently in the Gambian laws calling for its total abolition. She also called on the new government to ensure that the judiciary enjoys full independence and also security of tenure of judicial ...
... Owned By Former Dictator, Yahaya Jammeh. The new Gambian government, headed by Mr. Adama Barrow, has accused Mr. Jammeh of large-scale fraud, including theft of public funds during his 22-year rule, which was terminated via an electoral defeat in ...
According to Sallah-Njie, EU cannot continue funding the project but with her hope, the government of The Gambia would take up the responsibility of sustaining the project for the benefit of the Gambian citizenry. Yusupha Bojang, programme officer at ...
Her daughter going around as investment expert, was sponsored by the former government. she was working at the Ministry of Information and Communication where she obtained a scholarship.
From Nigeria to The Gambia, to Benin and Ghana - to mention just a few examples - African leaders and citizens have demonstrated great political maturity and a strong sense of responsibility that must be welcomed and supported.
Farato youths went on rampage on Tuesday, burning cars, properties, and even attacking personnel of the police intervention unit deployed to the village to ...
Arecent news report indicates that The Gambia government has just secured a $50 million grant from the Chinese government to build an international conference center. The question that immediately came to mind was who suggested ... project suggested ...
The Gambia government has signed a three-year agreement with the International Islamic Trade finance corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic ...
Fatoumatta Tambajang Jallow, is Gambia's women's Affairs Minister, and also the overseer of the Office of the Vice President.
FILE: Gambian former president Yahya Jammeh. Picture: AFP. Gambia · Yahya ... The new government has accused Jammeh of massive fraud including siphoning off public money during his 22-year rule that ended in election defeat and disgraced exile in ...
(JollofNews) - The press release issued by Golden Lead fish factory on Monday May 22 has come as the latest insult to the intelligence and dignity of Gambians perpetrated by this company and condoned by our own government. In the press release the ...
(JollofNews) - Our 1997 Constitution modelled for us a Presidential System of government and a certain separation of powers of the three arms of government. I guess the intention of the drafters, the separation of powers, is to limit excesses, abuse of ...
We are approaching the summer school holidays and this period should the opportune moment to invite the Gambian Diaspora University and College Lecturers to a national educational conference in the Gambia with a view of building a government/Univ.
He is an investor from Mauritania, who got Gambia government approval to build that factory. We heard about the presence of Chinese fishermen in the coastal village of Gunjur and Kartong.
Gambia's Information Minister Demba Ali Jawo, says he doesn't know the source of the two vehicles, in which president Adama Barrow reportedly donated to The Gambia Radio and television Services (GRTS). Mr. Jawo received the vehicles from the Director ...
What on earth is happening in the Republic of The New Gambia amid a rain forest of new Ambassadorial appointments. All around the world, countries and governments are trying to reduce/cut the cost of government while our small bankrupt country, The ...
Dear editor, I want to express my disagreement with anyone who called the Founder and CEO of Qcell group in The Gambia , Mr Muhammmed Jah an advocate ...
The corporation has also signed a framework agreement with the government of The Gambia amounting to US$ 210 Million over a period of 3 Years.
Gambia government has on Friday signed a 50 million dollar deal with China for the construction of an International Conference Center.
Mr Bojang went on, Mr Darboe can you imagine a Gambian doing this sort of stuff in China or India. Chinese and Indians who kill black folks just for dating their girls.
Gambia has the highest tariffs worldwide. It is not fair for Gambians and businesses. How about the new radio and TV licenses?
"The Gambian authorities will present the arrest warrant to Interpol or the country where they are hiding for them to be extradited to Gambia," the source said. Manjang left the Gambia for Guinea-Bissau the day that Jammeh went into exile after ...
Mr Bojang went on, Mr Darboe can you imagine a Gambian doing this sort of stuff in China or India. Chinese and Indians who kill black folks just for dating their girls.
Due in part to the flaws in these elections, the government's decentralization program has had limited success in defusing the secessionist rebellion in the Casamance region.
(JollofNews) - The Gambian government and China Friday signed a US$50 million (equivalent to D2,302,654,160.09) grant agreement designed for the construction of an International Conference Center in the tiny west African nation.
(JollofNews) - A magistrate court in the Gambian capital, Banjul, Thursday granted a government request to issue a warrant for the arrest of former Interior minister Ousman Sonko, who is currently detained by Swiss authorities.
In 2016, when human rights violations spiked in the West African nation, HRC once again sounded the alarm, joining 15 human rights organizations in urging the U.S.
More than 1 million people in The Gambia lack access to basic sanitation, the Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Saffie Lowe-Ceesay, has said.
President Barrow said the joint team showed the collaborative effort of the international community's readiness to support The Gambia, which has raised hopes of his government. He said their coming to The Gambia demonstrated their belief in the mission ...
Mr Kandeh's comparison of current government to 22 years of military dictatorship is an insult to the intelligence of Gambian people. Today , fathers , mothers , sons , daughters and uncles in every major town and small village can go to bed without ...
Our government must understand and cooperate with the people, people have been misled and lied to and this isn't compatible with the purpose why Gambians advocated and voted against Jammeh, our government must be competent and well managed, and be ...
Opinions are divided at this hour, as to who should be contracted to manage Gambia's ports. Gambians have been kept out of the loop though.
She told me in an interview "son even if I die, I will not let go the monies owed to me by the Jammeh government. I will make sure that any future government that assumes the presidency, will refund me my money. I have asked my family to claim the ...
Barrow's government is one of the most inept and disruptive regime the Gambia has ever had. Hence, folks like Alhagie Conteh, the former Managing Director of NAWEC, now the CEO of the Dabanani company to storm offices lobbying for vendor contracts ...
Gambia's new government arrested about 14 special forces officers, who are accused fo taking part in torturing, killing and kidnapping Jammeh's political enemies.
(JollofNews) - Gambians in the Gambia and diaspora are mourning the death of Khalifa Bajinka, a former major of the Gambian armed forces. Major Bajinka ... Despite this request, the Nigerian government refused, and Bajinka finished his studies in Nigeria.
This government is being a government of secrecy, leaving the general public out of the loop as to the treaty signed and agreement made on behalf of the Gambian People. The idea that this government is a baby government and need some time to effect ...


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