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Gambia, voters will head to the polls this spring to elect local officials as expected, but it will be the last time they will vote using glass marbles. For the past 60 years, each Gambian has cast a vote by dropping a glass marble into a barrel painted in party colors. (Election officials listen to make sure each ...
Mr. Sanyang said government can only create laws and define penalties for defaulters, saying the laws that were so far enacted with regard to abuse of drugs among others are very severe, reminding the local authorities that as representatives of the people, they have to talk to their people on the dangers ...

It could be recalled that one of the agreements between the protesters and the KMC authorities, is the constant presence of the bulldozer at the site and the leveling of all waste piled at the site. However, at the time of writing this article, information reached this reporter that the CEO of Kanifing Municipal ...
BANJUL, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The People's Republic of China has offered 400 short term study packages to the Gambia government as part of bilateral ... Jawo said the beneficiaries will be trained on information and communications for mainstream media and government officials, mainly staff of his ministry ...
The Pharisees, Sadducees, the Roman authorities, Herod and Pilate all of them were--unknowingly---pawns chosen to carry out God's work. How do we know this? Jesus responded to Pilate who poked Him with; “Don't you realise I have power either to free You or to crucify You?” Jesus answered: You ...
The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) in collaboration with (IMF) organised a capacity building forum for senior staffs of GRA on Tax Administration ... In his official opening, Commissioner General Yankuba Darboe said the authority in consultation with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs had ...

Funded by the World Bank and facilitated by Management Development Institute (MDI), at Kanifing, the workshop aims to last for a month with a view to cover all the public enterprises in The Gambia. According to officials, The Ministry of Finance through the director of Public Private Partnership came with ...
A Commonwealth Games spokesperson said the misprint was a result of a formatting error when making room for The Gambia, just before printing. "GOLDOC is aware of a formatting error in the England team overview section of the official GC2018 Program," a spokesperson said in a statement to SBS ...
It gave priority to capacity development and Institutional strengthening such as transforming The Gambia College and Management Development Institute –MDI to universities. Technical Vocational Education training is decentralized at the regions. The Higher Education Ministry also has plans to work with ...
According to officials of Tujereng United, the secretary general of the committee did not sign the letter deducting them the points but rather it was one ... Ousman Marena, Turereng United head coach said they have also written to The Gambia Football Federation about the issue but are yet to receive a reply.
Combating official corruption hasn't been his government's top priority since he came to power. Corruption is becoming endemic in the new Gambia. There is also massive waste of government resources at the expense impoverished Gambians. Public officials have been living beyond their means, and ...
The senior national team of the Gambia- the scorpions were on Friday held to a one all draw against the Central African Senior team in match held at the Independence Stadium in Bakau. The Scorpions were the first to score in the early part of the first half through a penalty by Assan Ceesay-11 whose ...
I also reassured them of my commitment with the procurement of drugs and other resources needed, to save our Gambian citizens," the VP was quoted as ... Dr. Neneh refuted rumors that their association has refused to talk to the authorities, saying the rumors are 'baseless' because they have met several ...
In a media dispatch last night following the conclusion of the Article IV consultation with The Gambia on March 22, 2018, the IMF said the Gambian authorities' commitment to the staff-monitored programme (SMP) remains strong. Under the Programme, Gambia is reported to have made good progress in ...
The senior national team of the Gambia- the scorpions were on Friday held to a one all draw against the Central African Senior team in match held at the Independence Stadium in Bakau. The Scorpions were the first to score in the early part of the first half through a penalty by Assan Ceesay-11 whose ...
Semlex offices were recently raided by the Belgian law enforcement officials amid allegations of corruption. According to sources, the government of the Gambia has now decided to put the biometric contract in an open competitive tender—which will allow competent companies to bid for the contract.
The Gambia police announced on Monday that they arrested another senior intelligence official in connection with the April 2016 murder of activist, Solo Sandeng. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The death in custody of Solo Sandeng triggered a political movement that brought down the then ...

NJABA KUNDA, The Gambia – As the midday sun bore down on this small Gambian farming village, women shopping in the local market listened as horrifying stories aired over the public loudspeaker system. “While I am alive and here today to recount this story to you, my friends have been shot, died of ...
On March 22, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with The Gambia. The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better ...
Secondly from the point of view of Gambia laws, the environment is central to economic development of any nation at least on paper and I have no doubt Gambian law promulgate sustainable exploitation of both sea and land resources. It is no secret that politicians and greedy government officials and its ...
I am not suggesting that government officials should not travel abroad to conduct business on behalf of the Gambian people. However, we all know honestly that there are too many unnecessary official missions, with too many unnecessary delegates for very many number of days, all designed to make the ...
The tour is basically to keep his fans posted with his activities ahead of the official launch of the new album later this year. “It's been a while my fans miss to hear from me as they only hear my voice on radios or watch my music on the television. So I decided to come to the radio to talk to my fans and update ...
Speaking to journalists at the Banjul International Airport, Dr. Mary Shuttleworth spoke at length on the significance of her visit to The Gambia. She explained the purpose of her visit, saying it includes interacting with youths about human rights particularly the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human ...
U.S. Will Deny Visas to Gambian Officials For Refusing To Take Back Deported Gambians. This was the headline of a news wire ... How about “Procedures” this means on official duties to the public, the particular agency must follow certain steps that are for the most part clearly defined. “Determination” the ...
Macky Sall said his country and neighbouring Gambia were building bridges instead of walls after officials of both countries met during a historic presidential council meeting held in the Gambian capital, Banjul. “Some places in the world are building walls, Senegal and the Gambia are building bridges.
Medical Research Council The Gambia (MRCG) and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in collaboration with various schools in The ... Dr. Anna Roca an official from MRC Gambia said the role of women in science is fundamental, saying women are underrepresented and there is need to ...
Shocking information from insiders tells us that the authorities are about to make a payment to the International Settlement of Investment Disputes of nearly US dollars 500,000 as a prepay for the three litigations the Government are involved in at the moment. This does NOT include the costs of three ...
The President of Youth for Human Rights International is due to visit the Gambia next week as part of her annual world human rights tour. ... including kings, heads of government and officials of the United Nations and Commonwealth of Nations to promote the implementation of Human Rights Education.
Meanwhile, President Adama Barrow presided over another Cabinet meeting yesterday. The meeting focused on trade and investment for job creation and economic growth. The Cabinet also discussed the upcoming first high level meeting between The Gambia and Senegal. Gambian officials will host ...
Several officials of the National Telecom Company Gamtel and its subsidiary Company Gamcel, yesterday appeared before the 'Janneh' Commission in connection to the management of Gamtel International Gateway Project. The General Manager of Gamcel Elizabeth Mendy-Johnson, while testifying ...
The objective of the visit was to renew UN's engagement to support the authorities of The Gambia in their efforts towards the implementation of new and vital ... Ibn Chambas commended the Gambian authorities for the launch of the National Development Plan (NDP) on February 6 and the articulation of the ...
On March 22, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with The Gambia. The Gambian economy has started to recover, following the sharp growth slowdown in 2016. For 2017, economic growth is estimated at 3.5 percent with a better ...
During a sensitisation forum involving local authorities held in the western town of Brikama, about 30km from Banjul the DLEAG released figures at the ... According to officials' reports drug dealers mostly use juveniles who do not know much about the legal implications of drug trafficking to transport or sell ...
America's move to only impose visa restrictions on Gambia government officials in response to Jammeh's intransigence was the first step in its drive to secure compliance. The Americans would have gone the whole hog to withhold visas from the entire Gambian citizenry if Banjul continued to refuse to take ...
Not so long ago, abolition of the death penalty in Gambia seemed like a pipe dream. In August ... Yet last month, on the 53rd anniversary of the country's independence on 18 February, President Adama Barrow announced an official moratorium on executions as a step towards abolition of the death penalty.
“We are not a sex destination. If you want a sex destination, you go to Thailand. The Gambia is not a sex destination. We are not, we are not and please every Gambian must sing that song,” Bah said in the interview. The comments sparked a diplomatic row leading the Thai government to officially lodge a ...
Buba Jabbi of Wisconsin Rapids will be deported to his native country of The Gambia on March 6. He came to the U.S. on a temporary visa in 1995 and hasn't been to the West African country in 20 years, his wife, Katrina, says. The couple have two daughters, ages 5 and 1, and are expecting a third child in ...
The High Court in Banjul presided over by Justice Ebrima Jaiteh has discharged four former officials of the Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC) ... stealing by persons in public service, Neglect of official duties, Fraudulent false accounting and Economic Crime contrary to the laws of The Gambia, ...
The PDOIS official said IEC has only one month to resolve the controversy or face a legal challenge from the party over the integrity of the results. ... PDOIS veteran Adama Bah was confirmed as the party's aspiring candidate for the mayoral race in the Kanifing municipality, Gambia's biggest and most ...
ADAMA BARROW PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 58 TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND ... the secondment of surgical specialists from the sub-region to support our plans in building an effective residency programme for our Gambian surgeons.
What a scandalous mess, painted with untruths sold to the Gambian people. I demand a police inquiry, immediately, and to question Semlex officials, and all those involved. The problem of Gambia, today, faced with spineless lawyers devoid of moral fibre, only adds to its many problems dragging the ...
The Zambian side opened the score sheet through Ernest Mbewe, in the 15th minute of the game after capitalising on a defensive blunder from the GAF back line. The match attracted hundreds of Gambians, including Gambia Armed Forces senior officials. Gambia Armed Forces could have leveled the tally ...
The arrested forestry officers according to our sources are Seydou Balde, Cheikh Mane and Babacar Diakhate while the fourth person Abdourahman Balde ran way. The Point has learned that Gambian authorities later visited the scene where the five bullets were reported to been fired by the Senegalese ...
The Thai Foreign Ministry has taken action after reports the Gambian tourism minister made an unfavourable comment on Thailand's tourism. Hamat Bah told state media on Saturday Western tourists planning to travel to the Gambia in search of sex tourism should stay away from his country, according to ...
“I realised a lot of hope for the country because Gambia has gone through a difficult time but we are happy to hear that there is space for people to fulfill their potentials and that is Tostan's mission. We advocate for dignity for all and from the conversation I had with different officials, I have found that there is a ...
Outbreaks of Rift Valley fever in animals precede human cases, thus the establishment of an active animal health surveillance system is essential to provide early warning for veterinary and public health authorities. WHO does not recommend any restriction on travel and trade to Gambia based on the ...
"A man will wait on a man to bring something for him foreign when a similar thing is available in Gambia," he said. "We have to have faith in our products. We must try to elevate the good things about our beloved nation, to put it on the world map." Gambian authorities have so far not addressed that request.
'new Gambia has disappointed us'. The authorities under new Gambia are elected/appointed to serve, not to harm those who are struggling to make ends meet, especially if they have been paying taxes. Destroying stalls of petty traders who are trying to make ends meet is not a solution to unemployment ...
MILAN (AP) — A right-wing extremist suspected of shooting six Africans in central Italy was “lucid and determined, aware of what he had done” and exhibited no remorse, an Italian law enforcement official said Sunday.Luca Traini, 28, remained jailed as police investigated him on multiple counts of ...
He assured them of his office's support by helping to link them with concerned authorities. Fafa Mbye, one of the victims said the fire had caused serious damages to his properties, leaving him and his family desperate. “The fire started at very terrible time when the wind was heavy and before people could ...


 

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