Archive for June, 2019

1st Ever Beach Game: Gambia Beach V’ball Team Finish 7th 

The Gambia Women and Men beach volleyball teams has completed the 1st African Beach Games famously called Sal 2019 on high note in the beach volleyball events with a big improvement on continental ranking. The Women team of Fatoumatta Ceesay/Abi Kujabie who finish the group stages[Read More…]

by June 25, 2019 0 comments Sports
Fear Looms Over Jammeh’s HIV/Aids Healer

Fear Looms Over Jammeh’s HIV/Aids Healer

It is almost three years since President Yahya Jammeh left for exile in Equatorial Guinea. Ironically, life has been far from being the same for many people. The former Gambian dictor’s victims and the very people he had used to harm others have been reeling[Read More…]

by June 25, 2019 0 comments Society

Justice Minister Handed Over FI

Press Release Banjul: June 24: The Gambian Civil Society Coalition on Freedom of Information on Monday June 24, handed over a draft Freedom of Information Bill 2019 to the Honourable Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Mr Abubacarr Tambadou. The chairman of the Coalition, Mr John[Read More…]

by June 25, 2019 0 comments Society
SSR Training For Media Practitioners Kicks-Off 

SSR Training For Media Practitioners Kicks-Off 

In wake of the launch of the country’s first ever National Security Policy (NSP), a four-day training session on Security Sector Reform (SSR) kicked-off Tuesday at the National Nutrition Agency Conference hall (NaNa) located along Berthil Harding Highway in Bakau. Up to 15 participants drawn[Read More…]

by June 19, 2019 0 comments News
The Minister of Interior Must Respect Citizens Right to Protest

The Minister of Interior Must Respect Citizens Right to Protest

It is highly concerning that the Minister of Interior Ebrima Mballow would equate protesters with ‘troublemakers’ and to go further to say that the police will use the water canon truck to pour hot water on them. This is indeed one of the most undemocratic[Read More…]

by June 19, 2019 0 comments Politics
President Barrow Gains Traction In Brikama

President Barrow Gains Traction In Brikama

By Abdoulie John President Adama Barrow on Saturday put  his popularity to the test in Brikama where thousands of people witnessed a marathon meeting held at SSP football arena. He signaled his resolve to hit the ground rolling come 2021. “Those who want to challenge[Read More…]

by June 19, 2019 0 comments Politics