Archive for June, 2019

Gambia: Women Accuse Ex-President of Sexual Violence

Gambia: Women Accuse Ex-President of Sexual Violence

Three women have accused Gambia’s former president, Yahya Jammeh, of rape and sexual assault while he was in office, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said today. Former Gambianofficials said that presidential aides regularly pressured women to visit or work for Jammeh, who then sexually abused many[Read More…]

by June 28, 2019 0 comments Politics
Nema Project Delights 14 Youth Groups with Processing Machines, Accessories

Nema Project Delights 14 Youth Groups with Processing Machines, Accessories

By Mariam Saine As part of its intervention to support youth and women in agricultural production and productivity, the National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development Project (Nema) on Friday, 21st June, 2019 handed over 16 rice and cereal processing machines and accessories to 14[Read More…]

by June 27, 2019 0 comments Society

Diaspora calls on The Gambia Government to prioritize and accelerate promised reforms

Lament the disenfranchisement of at least 100,000 Gambians living abroad Banjul, 27 June 2019- Participants of the Gambia Conference on Reforms and Democracy- GAMCORD, met on 10-12 June, 2019, under the theme: ‘The Diaspora’s potential for impactful reforms in times of transition’, and raised concerns[Read More…]

by June 27, 2019 0 comments Society
NAWEC MD Shown The Exit Door

NAWEC MD Shown The Exit Door

By Abdoulie John Reports reaching this medium’s editorial desk have it that Baba Fatajo has been sacked as Managing Director of the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC). When contacted to shed light on the news being circulated on social media platforms, NAWEC Press Officer,[Read More…]

by June 25, 2019 0 comments News
French Ambassador Bids Farewell to President Barrow

French Ambassador Bids Farewell to President Barrow

The Dakar-based French Ambassador to The Gambia, His Excellency, Christophe Bigot, has paid farewell to the President, His Excellency, Mr. Adama Barrow at the State House on Monday, June 24, 2019 after a completion of his tour of diplomatic duty.   The President Barrow has[Read More…]

by June 25, 2019 0 comments Society
‘Government Registering Progress In Achieving NDP Goals’

‘Government Registering Progress In Achieving NDP Goals’

Going by the outcomes of the second quarter retreat of top government technicians and administrators this weekend, the Director General of the Strategic Policy Delivery and Coordination Unit, Mr. Alhagie Nyangadou has maintained that significant progress are being registered by government in achieving the  goals[Read More…]

by June 25, 2019 0 comments News