Sunday, July 21, 2024

Banjul North NAM Lays Foundation for Construction of Football Court

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By: Dawda Baldeh The National Assembly Member for Banjul North Constituency, Hon. Modou Lamin B. Bah, has laid the foundation stone for a six-a-side football court in Banjul. Speaking...

Gambia’s First Immigrant Serving in the German Armed Forces Shines in the Spotlight

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By Dawda Baldeh The dream of a young Gambian, Pa Ousman Kujabi, has come true as he pursued it over a distance of approximately 4,824.25 km, from his...

Opinion: A Call for Fairness and Equity: Rejecting Unjust Salary Increases for Elected Officials

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Dear fellow Gambians, I am deeply dismayed by the recent developments surrounding the proposed bills in the National Assembly aimed at increasing the remuneration for judicial officers and...

MESSAGE TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND THE NATION

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By:Servant Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly The proposed Judicial Officers (Remuneration and Other Entitlements) Bill, 2024, is a glaring testament to the government's disregard for the plight of ordinary...

Kandeh Cautions Against Passing of Judicial Officers Bill

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By: Dawda Baldeh The leader of the opposition Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), Mamma Kandeh, has strongly warned against the passing of the proposed Judicial Officers Bill currently before...

Niamina Dankunku NAM Reacts to Allegations of Underrepresentation

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By Dawda Baldeh The National Assembly Member for Niamina Dankunku Constituency, Honourable Samba Jallow, has responded to accusations of not adequately representing his constituents in parliament. Jallow has been...

Environmental Activist Accuses Government of Complicity in Timber Smuggling from Senegal

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By Alieu Jallow Omar Malmo Sambou, an academic and consultant specializing in contemporary environmental issues such as Natural Resources Management, Climate Change, Social & Environmental Impact Assessments, and...

MAJaC and US Embassy Empower Gambian Change-Makers through Training Initiative

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By: Zackline Colley In a significant milestone for civil society and media in The Gambia, the Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC), supported by the US Embassy,...

Ensuring Safe and Efficient Transport: PURA Wraps Up Training for 70 Petroleum Road Tankers

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By Alieu Jallow The Public Utility and Regulatory Authority concluded a four-day health, safety, and environment training for seventy petroleum road tanker drivers on Thursday. The training aimed to...

Exploring the Need for a Female Leader in The Gambia Ahead of Future Elections

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OPINION  By Michaella Faith Wright As The Gambia approaches its future elections, a growing discourse centres on considering a female leader to guide the nation into a new era...

Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe Welcomes Mayor José Medina Lobato and Delegation from Bissau to...

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Banjul, Gambia – Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe of Banjul extended a warm welcome to His Worship José Medina Lobato, Mayor of the City of Bissau, and his...

20 Suspected Nigerian Online Scammers in Custody

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By: Dawda Baldeh Operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency (DLEAG) have arrested over twenty (20) suspected Nigerian online scammers, the agency announced on Thursday. The agency’s Public Relations...

Innovating for Change: The Story of Mariama Sarge and Her Solar-Powered Cart

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By: Kodou Jeng Gaye In the bustling streets of The Gambia, Mariama Sarge, a dedicated member of Women in STEM, has introduced a groundbreaking innovation: the Multifunctional Solar-Powered...

President Barrow’s Stand: The Gambia’s FGM Debate Amidst Legislative Review

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By: Zackline Colley In his state of the nation address, President Adama Barrow reiterated his government's commitment to enforcing the prohibition of FGM. “Noteworthy is the Private Member...

President Adama Barrow Highlights Agricultural Growth, Future Plans in State of the Nation Address

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By Zackline Colley In his annual State of the Nation address, President Adama Barrow underscored the crucial role of agriculture and natural resources in The Gambia's economy, highlighting...

Gambians Have Something To Learn From Rwanda 

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OPINION By Alasana Justice Jallow  CEO, Peace Network I recently returned from Rwanda where I spent some weeks training on peacebuilding organized by the Never Again Institute of Rwanda. I...

Human Rights Organizations Convene Roundtable on Women’s Amendment Act 2015

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By Alieu Jallow Following the conviction of three women in September 2023 for performing FGM on eight girls under five years old, a controversy emerged, sparking widespread public...

The Dilemma of an Immigrant: Navigating Immigration Realities in Sweden

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By: Mustapha 'Paragon' Sonko Speaking and writing are useful abilities, but listening and learning are much more crucial. As a student, understanding migration concerns requires both learning and...

Fact-Check Center Organizes Two-Day Fact-Check and Verification Training for UTG Students

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By: Mama A. Touray FactCheck Center The Gambia organized a two-day Fact-Checking and Verification Masterclass for journalists and journalism students in The Gambia yesterday. The training aims to serve...

Westminster Country Representative Highlights Under-reporting of Important Parliamentary Issues

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By: Alieu Jallow Tabou Sarr Njie, the country representative of the Westminster Foundation in The Gambia, says many important issues discussed in parliament are underreported. Madam Sarr underscores the...