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The Gambian government also agreed that the trial of Ousman Sonko should take place in Switzerland instead of extraditing him to The Gambia. “We wish to respect the integrity of the Swiss process and not interfere in any way, apart from providing assistance to the Swiss authorities,” Gambian Justice ...
Barrow Government mute over Commonwealth Report. By Ansumana Darboe. The Barrow led fragile coalition government is still mute and down played the concerns raised by Commonwealth report on different issues, including the persistent closure of the Daily Observer Company, despite assurances ...

It was several days/weeks after the closing of the tenders and after Semlex failed to submit a bid, that The Gambia government decided to unilaterally ... as a Gambian owned company, a fair opportunity to compete with Semlex, the Government agreed, for strategic legal reasons, to conduct a restricted ...
The Commonwealth debate also raised in my mind the role of the Gambian diaspora in restoring The Gambia to a prosperous, safe and healthy country. Let's not forget that there has been a huge outflow of educated migrants to other countries during the Jammeh regime for a variety of reasons whether ...
The problematics of government, in concept terms, involves political rationalities and governmental technologies enhanced by non-governmental forces in a ... As for the everyday Gambian, we should remind ourselves that it is incumbent upon government to deliver B.I.G whilst creating an enabling ...
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has Friday April 13, recognised Musu Bakoto Sawo, of Gambia as the 52nd Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of ... Government including Vice-President Fatoumata Tambajang and Minister of Trade, Dr Isatou Touray, this is a fight that Gambian women can and will win.

President Barrow further pointed out that Gambians seemed not to be aware of the importance of local governments, adding the public was sensitised about the importance of Local Government election in the television and several gatherings and still they did not come out in large numbers to vote for their ...
Part of the agreement reached between GARD and the government of The Gambia is for the Ministry of Health to urgently address the essential drugs and medical supplies, poor working condition of health workers and report to the vice president, and also the government to safeguard the rights of doctors ...
... with 23 seats, the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) come 3rd with 18 seats, PDOIS wins 7 seats, Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) wins 1 seat, National Reconciliation Party (NRP) wins 5 seats, while NCP and GPDP were not able to win a seat in the Local Government elections.
Ex-President Yahya Jammeh's Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) came in third during the just-ended local government elections held on Thursday, April 12. ... #Gambia: Electoral Commission Chairman Alhaji Alieu Momar Njai announcing results of Thursday Local Gov't election.
Due to consistent inaccurate media reports brought to the attention of the Spokesperson of The Government of The Gambia, the Minister of Information and Communications Technology wishes to clarify that: Ministry of Justice. Further to news reports that the Semlex Contract was aborted, the Minister of ...
The Gambia government needs to act swiftly to arrest the ongoing coordinated economic crimes being perpetrated at the Gambia Port Authority. The government is losing millions of dalasis in terms of tax revenue, and port handling fees, thanks to greedy custom/port officials, and street operatives called ...
The Gambia's new government has accused supporters of the former president, Yahya Jammeh, of welcoming foreign rebels into their homes in an attempt ... Residents of Foni, the Gambian region where Jammeh had a vast farm and allegedly “bunkers and treasure”, have been hosting members of a rebel ...
Residents of Foni, the Gambian region where Jammeh had a vast farm and allegedly “bunkers and treasure”, have been hosting members of a rebel group that for three decades have been fighting for the secession of their region from Senegal. Giving them a safe haven in the Gambia threatens to upset ...
As the New Gambia is taking shape, the GMC leader further stated that it requires a new type of citizens, saying part of the responsibility of the new government is to strengthen institutions, both government and non-governmental. Fatty reiterated the importance of such an initiative and took the opportunity ...
Gambia's spy chief has warned that the use of social media in the country could affect policy thinking, cause social unease and affect security ... others in dominance in trade and wealth creation for their peoples; in The Gambia after historic December 1st change of government, demands have been made ...
“Through strong partnership and effective collaboration with the private sector, the government is fast on track in implementing reforms to support private sector in The Gambia”. The vice president said the theme for this year's trade fair: Economic Transformation for Gambian Business Empowerment is ...

She described the trade fair as an excellent platform for the Gambian business to showcase their products and to network with those who have the better understanding of the global distribution channels. She reiterated government's commitment to private sector development. “Our gathering demonstrates ...
The annual Trade Fair is organized by the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). VP Tambajang said Government recognizes the centrality of economic transformation and private sector development, in achieving its national development goals. “Gambian businesses through the medium ...
It is important however to emphasize on this, as a learning lesson for Gambia, the current government must instill a provision in the constitution which will only power a candidate to be a president if he or she secures more than 50% of the electoral votes, anything short of it, a second round voting must come ...
Further to news reports that the Semlex Contract was aborted, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General has confirmed that the contract between the Government of The Gambia and Semlex has not been aborted. As indicated by the Spokesperson of the Government of The Gambia during the last press ...
NJABA KUNDA, The Gambia – As the midday sun bore down on this small Gambian farming village, women shopping in the local market listened as ... While Jammeh had been uncooperative with E.U. efforts to reduce migration, Barrow's new coalition government embraced the E.U.'s offers of aid to tackle ...
The Gambian government has aborted a cabinet decision to give green light to a Belgian biometric company to start the production of the country's ID Card and Passports, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. Semlex, is a Syrian owned company which had its head offices situated in Belgium. The company ...
“Gambia is a small country and can easily be developed but without security, peace and stability it cannot be realized.” Delivering the launching statement on behalf of the Minister of Interior, Mbayang Njie said peace and security is top in government agenda to ensure that everyone living in the country is ...
Foreign Affairs Minister, Honourable Ousainou Darboe who led the Turkish delegation to State House expressed the government's commitment to further strengthen The Gambia –Turkish relationship. In another engagement with a delegation from the West African Examination Council – WAEC, the Gambian leader said ...
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambian police have arrested 10 officers of the State Intelligence Service with possible links to the murder of activist Ebrima Solo Sandeng. Police spokesman David Kujabi confirmed to The Associated Press that two were released on bail while the remaining eight are in detention ...
Gambia: Doctors have taken to social media to apply pressure on the government and to expose the plight of medical professionals ... An obstetrician/gynecologist in his third year of practice, wrote: “The Gambian doctor can easily make around US $ 100,000 annual salary compared to as low as US$ 1000 ...
The President thanked the Turkish government for the support and partnership with The Gambia. ... In another engagement with a delegation from the West African Examination Council - WAEC, the Gambian leader said Africa can learn best practices from others by putting emphasis on science and ...
He said Government is seizing tractors from poor Gambian farmers and placing them at police stations; that this cannot yield any benefit to either Government or farmers. Kebba Jallow the Member for Jarra Central said his Constituency has no meaningful water and electricity supply as well as Hospital; that ...
Wisdom continues to urge our leaders to promote and facilitate, fund and support entrepreneurship for young people in the Gambia in order to reduce the backway problem. In light of this campaign Wisdom has gone out to condemn the mass deportation of Gambians by the Gambian government calling it ...
However, according to the project document, the Government of The Gambia committed itself to give priority to the 115 established traders and in particular, to women, in the allocation of space in the new regional markets. The rest of the traders include people engaged in informal trading activities who are ...
No matter what happens, the Gambia government should have find another solution to the problems faced by Gambian migrants in America, Europe or anywhere else, instead of accepting deportations. One of the deportees from America said on Kerr Fatou TV show that Gambia government received 40 ...
Deportation of Gambians abroad was associated with maladministration and disregard for fundamental rights and freedoms by the previous administration. Many Gambians had hoped that a change of government through the ballot box would lead to more tolerance of Gambians who are already living in ...
“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 ...
The government of Adama Barrow has just re-introduced the vehicle policy that was controversially reversed in January 2018. The crusade which started since last Wednesday have started yielding tangible results as we begin to see fewer and fewer government vehicles plying our roads on private errands ...
The commissioner for Refugees, Ensa Jawara, recalled that since 2015, the government of The Gambia has agreed for all the relevant stakeholders in The Gambia to respect the refugees' ID cards for the fact that they are vulnerable people who leave their countries and decided to come here because they ...
He hoped that they will get more Gambian soccer players getting into serious leagues in Europe and develop The Gambia soccer team. After imagining from the 22 years of dictatorship, the ambassador deemed it necessary to hear from the present Gambian government to set the agendas for themselves ...
The eleventh prosecution witness Sulayman Gaye, yesterday told the Court-Martial that the 'Whatsapp' group was created after the political impasse, to overthrow the current Government of the Gambia; that Sergeant Yusupha Jammeh was assigned to recruit or add soldiers into the group, under the ...
Last week, President of Bakau Fishermen and Target Beneficiaries Association Nuwa Sajor appealed to Gambia government to help them in placing policies that will guide the sea because there isn't enough fish available in Gambian waters. He attributed the situation to what he called the “semi industrial ...
Semlex is a Belgian bio-metric company, while Pristine is a Gambian owned company. “We have decided to award the bio-metric contract to Semlex in the best interest of the country. It was in the country's interest for government to award the contract to Semlex,” Sanneh said, adding that the new Barrow ...
By then, Ms. Patricia Alsup, the current US Ambassador to The Gambia, was on her diplomatic mission elsewhere. In April 2016, she was less than ... It's wonderful that the Gambian people did come out and vote, speak out… and it's been great work for this new government. Que: Everyone was happy… at ...
According to the Khaosodenglish new portal, the Thai embassy has handed a formal request to the Gambian government after its minister, Hamat Bah, suggested that sex tourists should head to Thailand because Gambia would not welcome them. A foreign affairs spokeswoman, Makawadee Sumitmor ...
Santiago/New York, 27 February 2018 – Over 450 CEOs, government leaders and gender, labour and development experts from 25 countries kicked off the two-day IV Global Forum Business for Gender Equality today in Santiago, Chile, committing to take concrete action to achieve equality for women and ...
BANGKOK — The foreign affairs ministry on Monday handed a formal protest to the Gambian government after one of its minister reportedly suggested tourists looking for sex should go to Thailand. Thai diplomats in Senegal, whose jurisdiction covers The Gambia, filed a letter expressing “displeasure” at ...
In this analysis, the idea is to unpack and debunk claims as to legal niceties, loopholes, and to lay the facts bare for the Gambian people to chew on. Ladies and gentlemen – Welcome to the world of big government & the behind-the-scenes dealings by shady investors tricking clueless African executives ...
Members of the Victims' Center including family members and loved ones, held a protest march 17th April 2018, on Independence Drive in Banjul, demanding urgent action regarding their plight, from the Government of the Gambia. The protest march started from the roundabout of the Gambia Senior ...
“No matter what happens, the Gambia government should have found another solution to the problems faced by Gambian immigrants in America, Europe or anywhere else, instead of accepting deportations” he emphasized. Although Foreign minister, Ousainou Darboe had claimed that the government ...
Among the valuable natural resources that The Gambia has include its fisheries and water resources and therefore all efforts must be put in place to protect ... However, all what the government needs to do is to hugely invest in our fishing industry and encourage Gambians to engage in fishing activates.
Whether the government of President Adama Barrow's administration will repeal the aggravated homosexuality law or not remains unknown but there are pledges to repeal many of the draconian laws passed by Jammeh during his 22-year rule. Gambian law, policies, and practices violate the ...
Last week, President of Bakau Fishermen and Target Beneficiaries Association Nuwa Sajor appealed to Gambia government to help them in placing policies that will guide the sea because there isn't enough fish available in Gambian waters. He attributed the situation to what he called the “semi industrial ...


 

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