Archive for June, 2020

Gambia Gov’t Refutes Purported Coup Plot

Gambia Gov’t Refutes Purported Coup Plot

In the wake of malicious and subversive audio messages circulating on Social Media warning The Gambia Government of a looming coup plot allegedly being hatched by some private citizens, senior government and military officials, the public is hereby informed that these are outrageous and baseless[Read More…]

by June 9, 2020 0 comments News
An Uncomfortable Conversation

An Uncomfortable Conversation

By Ebrima Conteh  It is important for people to understand and frame the current unrest in the United States as a struggle by moral people. This long historic struggle for justice for the descendants of people who endured slavery for 250 years, who then endured[Read More…]

by June 9, 2020 0 comments Politics
Loyalty to Country, Not Entities

Loyalty to Country, Not Entities

God be with you Dr. Ahmadou Samateh [Minister of Health] for proving to Gambians that public servants should not just have good educational and skill set backgrounds, but they also need the fortitude to think beyond themselves. So long as technocrats are divorce from the[Read More…]

by June 9, 2020 0 comments Society
CRC Process – Bad, Undemocratic and Unconstitutional

CRC Process – Bad, Undemocratic and Unconstitutional

Problem 1 – unconstitutional Dr. Barrow’s aides cobbled together a bill. Send that bill to the National Assembly. The National Assembly vote yes on the bill. The bill is sent back to Dr. Barrow and he signed it in to law. Dr. Barrow sets up[Read More…]

by June 8, 2020 0 comments Society
Finance Ministry, UNDP Validate COVID19 Impact Study

Finance Ministry, UNDP Validate COVID19 Impact Study

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme on Thursday concluded a virtual validation exercise of a study that assesses the Impact of COVID19 on lives and livelihood in The Gambia. The study explores the immediate, medium, and[Read More…]

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EU Expands Support to Youth Empowerment in the Context of COVID-19 

The European Union is expanding its support to young Gambians by enabling the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) to venture into new, well-needed activities, and extending its implementation period to November 2022. The additional support will help more young entrepreneurs and small businesses to create and[Read More…]

by June 8, 2020 0 comments Society