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Friday, 05-22-15, 14:31African Liberation Day[Daily Observer] The Gambia on Monday will join the rest of the African continent to commemorate another African Liberation Day. The day initially emerged on April 15, 1958, in Accra in Ghana, when African leaders and political activists gathered at the first Conference of Independent African States. It was later changed to May 25th after leaders of 32 independent African States met on that date, in 1963, to form the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 16:08President Macky Sall Is New ECOWAS Chairman[The Point] Senegalese President Macky Sall was on Tuesday elected as the new chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) at the end of the 47th ordinary summit of heads of state of the sub-regional bloc held in Accra, Ghana. read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 15:54More for Gambian Women[Daily Observer] It is common to hear people talk about women empowerment and the liberation of women from poverty and domestic oppression and exploitation as pre-requisites for national development. Yet very few people walk the talk. But President Jammeh is one of the few who not only talk about women empowerment but marches words with action. read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 11:54NAWEC Financial Performance in 2013[Foroyaa] Mr. Ebrima Sanyang Managing Director of the National Water and Electricity Company NAWEC on Tuesday 12th May 2015 told the Public Account and Public Enterprise Committee of the National Assembly that the revenue of NAWEC for the year ended 2013 was D2,021 million while cost of sales stood at D2,000 million.Mr. Sanyang informed Deputies this is due to an increase in the cost of inputs mainly fuel, lubricant and spare parts maintenance. He added that as NAWEC procures most of its inputs overseas, foreign exc read more...
Thursday, 05-21-15, 11:46Who Is the New UTG Vice Chancellor?[Foroyaa] Unconfirmed reports indicate that the University of The Gambia (UTG) has now got a new Vice Chancellor following the reported end of the contract of the former holder of the position, Prof. Muhammed Kah last month.However, the new occupant is said to be one Mr. Jenung Manneh, who is currently working with the University. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 15:13NEA and the Anti-Plastic Campaign[Daily Observer] Barely a month after the government announced a ban on the importation of plastic in the country; it is good to see the National Environment Agency walking the talk with awareness creation on the dangers of using plastic to both human health and the environment. The significance of the awareness day held by the institution with the theme: say no to plastic and save the lives of living beings and the environment', cannot be overemphasized. read more...
Wednesday, 05-20-15, 15:11Rohingya Muslims Offered to Resettle in Gambia[Daily Observer] The government of The Gambia has offered to have Rohingya Muslims resettled in the country. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 16:07Gambia - a Fertile Ground for Agricultural Investment - Minister Senghore[Daily Observer] The Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, has said that The Gambia is a fertile ground for any type of agricultural investment. read more...
Tuesday, 05-19-15, 13:54Gambia Offers to Resettle Royingya People of Myanmar[The Point] The Gambia government has offered to resettle the Royingya people of Myanmar, a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand. read more...
Monday, 05-18-15, 16:19Gambia's New Coach Raoul Savoy Is Welcome![The Point] We would first of all like to congratulate and thank the Gambia Football Federation (GFF) and the Gambia government for recruiting a foreign coach to uplift the standard of football in The Gambia. read more...

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