Archive for January, 2020

Barrow’s Statement On Erdogan Visit

Barrow’s Statement On Erdogan Visit

Your Excellency, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey Honourable Cabinet members Distinguished visiting guests Representatives of the Media Ladies and Gentlemen Good afternoon / good evening On behalf of the Government and People of The Gambia, I am pleased to welcome Your[Read More…]

by January 27, 2020 0 comments News

First Lady Commits Support To Fight PMTCT

By Abdoulie John   The Gambia’s First Lady, Fatoumatta B. Barrow, said Thursday that the welfare of women and children are top priorities for her Office, including the prevention of Mother-To-Children transmission of HIV (PMTCT).   “For this reason, I headed a nationwide caravan last[Read More…]

by January 27, 2020 0 comments News
Gambia: Mass Arrests Risk Fuelling Tensions

Gambia: Mass Arrests Risk Fuelling Tensions

In response to the arrest of 137 protesters following clashes with security forces in Gambia yesterday, Amnesty International’s Acting Deputy Regional Director for West and Central, Marta Colomer, said:   “Yesterday’s crackdown on protesters had alarming echoes of Gambia’s brutal past. There have been some[Read More…]

by January 27, 2020 0 comments Politics
GPU To Pressure Gov’t Over Journalists’ Detention

GPU To Pressure Gov’t Over Journalists’ Detention

By Abdoulie John In wake of the arrest and detention of four journalists, the Executive of the Gambia Press Union (GPU) has vowed to embark on a hunger strike. The move is aimed at shifting the axis of contradiction, and making Gambian authorities uncomfortable. “Gambian[Read More…]

by January 27, 2020 0 comments Society
Gambia Bans Operation 3-Years Jotna

Gambia Bans Operation 3-Years Jotna

The Gambia government has banned Operation 3-Years Jotna from operating within its shores. The ban news is contained in a press statement issued by the Government Spokesman. This comes after the group had earlier conducted peaceful protest calling President Adama Barrow to honour the Coalition[Read More…]

by January 26, 2020 1 comment News
Comfort Rebuts Plates Contract Allegations

Comfort Rebuts Plates Contract Allegations

By Ousman A. Marong Ousman Njie, Operation Manager for Comfort Quality Service Company limited has on Thursday 23 January 2020 rebuts allegations over the awarding of the aluminum, vehicles and motorcycle number plates. It could be recalled that in 2018 the Gambia government through the[Read More…]

by January 26, 2020 0 comments News