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Coronavirus May Impact Referrendum On Gambia’s Draft Constitution

Coronavirus May Impact Referrendum On Gambia’s Draft Constitution

The Gambia’s Justice Minister has cautioned that the “Coronavirus pandemic and the measures adopted under the state of public emergency will inevitably have a significant impact on our ability to follow timelines and meet deadlines. This will have serious ramifications on other related activities we[Read More…]

by March 30, 2020 0 comments Politics
New Constitution to Provide Safe Haven for all Citizens

New Constitution to Provide Safe Haven for all Citizens

President Adama Barrow has said that the new Constitution, premised on strong foundations and all-inclusiveness, will provide a safe haven for all citizens to enjoy the path to peace, freedom and prosperity. The President made this remark in receiving the draft new Constitution presented by[Read More…]

by March 30, 2020 0 comments Politics
The African Microsite On Coronavirus That Aims To Counter Fake

The African Microsite On Coronavirus That Aims To Counter Fake

News and Inspire hope. As Coronavirus cases continue to grow in Africa, the Zikoko team of Big Cabal Media has partnered with X to put together a microsite — coronafacts.africa — that provides accurate information and resources for the general public to help understand and[Read More…]

by March 30, 2020 0 comments Society
President Barrow’s 2nd Coronavirus Address

President Barrow’s 2nd Coronavirus Address

Fellow Gambians, Distinguished Viewers, As the coronavirus pandemic continues to be of grave concern globally and nationally, my government continues to remain vigilant and steadfast in reviewing and intensifying measures to prevent, contain and manage its spread within our borders. In less than two weeks[Read More…]

by March 28, 2020 0 comments News
UKJA’s COVID-19 Measures

UKJA’s COVID-19 Measures

Dear Editor, I am writing to inform you what the UK Jarra Association (UKJA) is doing during this unprecedented time to contribute towards the impacts of Covid-19 towards our members in the UK and Jarra in The Gambia. The executive held an emergency meeting on Sunday[Read More…]

by March 28, 2020 0 comments Society
Gambia Enforces Price Control

Gambia Enforces Price Control

In its efforts to protect consumers from being exploited, the Gambia government has introduced price control measures on essential commodities. The introduction of Commodities Emergency Powers Regulations 2020 comes on the heels of price hikes of essential commodities resulting to panic buying in the West[Read More…]

by March 24, 2020 0 comments News