Archive for March, 2019

Jammeh Dried Gambia’s Coffers

Jammeh Dried Gambia’s Coffers

It is now evident that the former military leader who overthrew the Jawara government on claims of uprooting corruption has found to even more corruption. As established by a summary of the Janneh Commission’s report, Yahya Jammeh and his associates have dried the Gambia’s coffers,[Read More…]

by March 31, 2019 1 comment News
Barrow Hopes Gambians Learn Lessons From Janneh Commission

Barrow Hopes Gambians Learn Lessons From Janneh Commission

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow was on Friday presented with the report of the much awaited findings of the Janneh Commission set up to probe into the financial dealings of the Ex-President Jammeh, at the State House in Banjul. President Barrow in his address hailed[Read More…]

by March 30, 2019 2 comments News
Why I Write My Own Story

Why I Write My Own Story

The Gambia’s former Information Minister who has throughout written the story of others and the things around him explained the reasons for writing his own story. In a speech that was meant to be read at the launch of A Date With Destiny, Demba Jawo[Read More…]

by March 30, 2019 0 comments News
Kunta Kinteh: A tiny island’s huge impact on world history and culture

Kunta Kinteh: A tiny island’s huge impact on world history and culture

A boatman arrives to Kunta Kinteh Island, the Gambia, Africa. Picture: Dan MacCarthy By Dan MacCarthy ONE of the most famous names from the modern TV era is that of Kunta Kinte, whose fame in television land, for a certain audience, may only be surpassed by[Read More…]

by March 30, 2019 0 comments News
GYINers Conquering the Agribusiness Market

GYINers Conquering the Agribusiness Market

By Madi Njie Introducing GYINer Ebrima Janko of Sotuma Sere from Upper River Region, the Proprietor of EJ Enterprise. Janko, a farmer by profession, is into cultivation and marketing of food crops such as groundnuts, coos, millet, etc and also serves as a middleman between[Read More…]

by March 30, 2019 0 comments Society

The Gambia: IFJ backs call for journalists to boycott selection process

The IFJ-affiliated Gambia Press Union (GPU) has called on journalists not to comply with new rules imposed on journalists seeking to cover events in the Presidency. The GPU confirmed that the Office of the Director of Press and Public Relations (DPPR) is requiring journalists to[Read More…]

by March 30, 2019 0 comments Press Freedom