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Civil Service Becoming Ghost Town!

Civil Service Becoming Ghost Town!

Historically, the Gambia’s Personnel Management Office (PMO) is always full of people most of who are job seekers in the Civil Service. The place is the first port of call for would-be career Civil Servants. The office announces vacancies, conducts interviews, vets and employs government[Read More…]

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Editorial
President Barrow’s Real Headache

President Barrow’s Real Headache

By Benny Gudo When the coalition government led by property mogul, Adam Barrow, came into effect in a post-Jammeh, a mammoth task of steering the economy as well as the social and political fabrics of Gambia towards the right trajectory was in the waiting room.[Read More…]

by June 21, 2017 0 comments Politics
Observer Crisis: GPU Is Ill-informed

Observer Crisis: GPU Is Ill-informed

This statement from GPU, if it is not a demonstration of the low calibre of people in Gambian media, it nonetheless shows that they are ill-informed about the issue and the subject matter. What the Daily Observer has done is fraudulent and criminal and those[Read More…]

by June 21, 2017 1 comment Society
UTG Alum Steals The Show in Turkey

UTG Alum Steals The Show in Turkey

By Sangkalang Marong The institution’s management may have been embroiled in some administrative bickering but the students of the University of The Gambia (UTG) continue to excel in different areas of professional and academic areas around the world. One of the university’s alumni has stolen[Read More…]

by June 21, 2017 0 comments News
Minister Explains Observer Closure

Minister Explains Observer Closure

The Gambia’s Minister of Information, Communication and Infrastructure, Demba Jawo, has issued a statement, explaining that the closure of the Daily Observer has nothing to do with the paper’s editorial policy. Rather, he said, the development resulted from the company’s failure to pay over D17 million[Read More…]

by June 19, 2017 0 comments Society
Observer Closure Impairs Press Freedom

Observer Closure Impairs Press Freedom

The Gambia Press Union has described the temporary closure of the Daily Observer as “regrettable” because it “impairs freedom of expression.” The Union’s reaction to the Gambia  Revenue’s closure for accumulated tax arrears of over 17 million dalasis is published below. The Gambia Press Union[Read More…]

by June 19, 2017 4 comments Politics