Archive for November, 2019

“We Want Gambian Artists to Compete on the World Stage’’

“We Want Gambian Artists to Compete on the World Stage’’

On the margins of the ongoing President’s Meet the People tour, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow granted an audience to popular Gambian singer Jizzle to congratulate him for successfully launching his latest music album at a mega-concert at the Independence Stadium. “We are very proud[Read More…]

by November 30, 2019 0 comments News
Gambians Remember Media Titan

Gambians Remember Media Titan

By Abdoulie John The family of the Gambia’s late media titan organized Quranic recitation to pray and remember the life and legacy of a man who had served his country with all his intellect, resources and energy. Swaebou Conateh, a doyen journalist, answered to Allah’s[Read More…]

by November 30, 2019 0 comments Society
Regarding the Draft Constitution, Part II

Regarding the Draft Constitution, Part II

By Foday Samateh The National Assembly is a true winner in the draft Constitution. Here is why. In the 1997 Constitution (the current Constitution), the President appoints five nominated members to the Assembly, two of which serve as the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker. The[Read More…]

by November 29, 2019 0 comments Politics
‘Put Victims At The Centre Of The Transitional Justice Process’

‘Put Victims At The Centre Of The Transitional Justice Process’

By Abdoulie John The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence, Fabián Salvioli, wrapped up his Gambia visit Wednesday with a call on authorities to make sure that victims take centre stage in the transitional justice process.[Read More…]

by November 29, 2019 0 comments Politics
President Barrow Visits Community Garden that Yields D3 Million in One Season

President Barrow Visits Community Garden that Yields D3 Million in One Season

Members of the community horticultural garden in Nema Fass saved a staggering amount of over three million dalasis at the end of the first seasonal harvest, President Adama Barrow told during a visit there on the fourth day of the ongoing President’s Meet the People[Read More…]

by November 29, 2019 0 comments News
New Gambia College Annex Ready

New Gambia College Annex Ready

The Basse annex of The Gambia College that President Barrow commissioned last year is near completion and will begin operations in January 2020. Local authorities led by the Principal of The Gambia College told the president that the first batch of students that will be[Read More…]

by November 29, 2019 0 comments Society