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Is Enfranchisement Of The Diaspora The Priority?

Is Enfranchisement Of The Diaspora The Priority?

Since the removal of our corrupt and divisive dictator of twenty-two years there have been numerous calls for enfranchisement of the Gambian diaspora, specifically to enable Gambians abroad to vote in our future elections and better still, have representatives in our legislature. Probably very few[Read More…]

by May 18, 2019 0 comments Politics
Executive Branch of Government Receives C.R.C. Consultations Team

Executive Branch of Government Receives C.R.C. Consultations Team

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow and members of the Cabinet on Thursday, May 16th received Commissioners of the Constitutional Review Commission at the State House as part their institutional consultations with key governance bodies in the country. The Commissioners, led by Chairman, Justice Cherno Sulayman[Read More…]

by May 18, 2019 0 comments Politics
Deputy IMF Chief Extols Gambia’s Economic Performance

Deputy IMF Chief Extols Gambia’s Economic Performance

By Abdoulie John The Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Tao Zhang, lauded the economic transformation The Gambia has been experiencing as evidenced by the country’s significant growth being registered in 2018. “We are very pleased to see that the Gambian economy[Read More…]

by May 16, 2019 0 comments Politics
U.S. Announces 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows

U.S. Announces 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows

PRESS RELEASE The United States Embassy in The Gambia congratulates seven young Gambians selected for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The 2019 Fellows are Kemo Bojang, Ndey Fatou Jabang, Ebrima Sonko, Binta Badjie, Modou Lamin Fatty, Sainabou Barra Cham, and Lamin[Read More…]

by May 16, 2019 0 comments Politics
Amnesty Int’l Applauds Gambia’s Death Sentence Commutation

Amnesty Int’l Applauds Gambia’s Death Sentence Commutation

Responding to the news that Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has commuted the death sentences of 22 prisoners to life imprisonment, Marie-Evelyne Petrus Barry, Amnesty International West and Central Africa Regional Director-who met with the Gambian President last week- said: “The President’s commutation of these death[Read More…]

by May 10, 2019 0 comments Politics
“Ongoing Reforms Will Rectify Wrongs of the Past”, President Barrow Tells UN Chief

“Ongoing Reforms Will Rectify Wrongs of the Past”, President Barrow Tells UN Chief

The President of the Republic, His Excellency President Adama Barrow has reiterated the importance of the ongoing reforms programme of his administration, stressing that it will go a long way in correcting the institutional and governance failures of the past regime. “This is a priority[Read More…]

by May 10, 2019 0 comments Politics