Archive for May, 2019

Who Will Tell The President? Part1

Who Will Tell The President? Part1

Saul Saidykhan To underscore the frustration behind the growing disenchantment with President Barrow’s leadership style among Gambians who truly wish him success (forget the never liked,) allow me to state the Gambia’s top dozen priorities in January 2017 when Barrow took over as most of[Read More…]

by May 31, 2019 1 comment Politics
Gambia Closes Airport For 48 Hours

Gambia Closes Airport For 48 Hours

By Abdoulie John Authorities in The Gambia announced Wednesday the closure of Banjul International Airport for 48 hours as major obstacles are preventing flights to continue. Mai Ahmad Fatty, Special Adviser to President Adama Barrow, told reporters that the situation prompted the Gambian leader to[Read More…]

by May 30, 2019 0 comments News
GPU Welcomes Govt’s Journalists’ Compensation Payment

GPU Welcomes Govt’s Journalists’ Compensation Payment

The Gambia Press Union welcomes and highly appreciates the payment of compensation to four journalists by the Government of The Gambia. In a landmark ruling made in February 2018, the Ecowas Community Court of Justice based in Abuja, Nigeria, ordered the government to pay compensation[Read More…]

by May 29, 2019 0 comments Politics
Israeli Ambassador Praises Jawara

Israeli Ambassador Praises Jawara

Israel’s 71st Independence Day Ambassador Roi Rosenblit National Museum, Banjul, 29 May 2019 Dear Ministers Dear Guest, “The idea of settling conflicts between peoples by peaceful means applies to all countries, in the Middle East as in Vietnam” said Prime Minister of the Gambia, Sir[Read More…]

by May 29, 2019 0 comments Society
President Barrow Set up Emergency Committee to Address Bird Strikes at Airport

President Barrow Set up Emergency Committee to Address Bird Strikes at Airport

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, instituted an Emergency Strategic Committee to clean up dumpsites and landfills within close proximity of the Banjul International Airport in order to reduce the risks of bird strikes – a collision between birds and aircraft. The[Read More…]

by May 29, 2019 0 comments News
CRC Consults with Key Gov’t Stakeholders

CRC Consults with Key Gov’t Stakeholders

The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) has conducted successful meetings with key stakeholders in the country. The series of stakeholder consultations began on 12th of May, 2019 with Political Parties and it was followed by the Legislature, the Judiciary, the Executive, the Office of the Ombudsman,[Read More…]

by May 29, 2019 0 comments Society