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Why Observer Must Pay Taxes!

Why Observer Must Pay Taxes!

Daily Observer Possibly Traded Illegally Since It Was Taken From Baba Jobe! When I briefly took over as MD of the Daily Observer between November 2007 and June 2008, there was a fight between Amadou Samba and myself from day one about the financial situation[Read More…]

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Society
Mr. President Dump Bureaucrats!

Mr. President Dump Bureaucrats!

By Lang Barrow Mr. President please give priority to the most pressing needs of the Gambian people and the economy. Your success depends on forgetting about the long awaited so-called blue print from your think tank you have been talking about. They are too bureaucratic[Read More…]

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Politics
Barrow Assures Justice Security for All

Barrow Assures Justice Security for All

President Adama Barrow today met with members of the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances. The Group operates as part of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva. Chairperson and Rapporteur Houria Es-Slami said that the Group’s primary task[Read More…]

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Society
2 Gambians Succumb to London Fire

2 Gambians Succumb to London Fire

A Gambian mother and her daughter were among the 17 people who succumbed to for that engulfed west London block of flats. Mary Mendy (54) and Khadija Saye (24) were last heard from shortly after the fire broke out. The duo lived on the 20th floor[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 2 comments News
Daily Observer Closed Down

Daily Observer Closed Down

By Lamin Cham The Daily Observer, the legendary name in Gambian newspaper industry, which began publication in May 1992, has been shut down on the orders of the Gambia Revenue Authority, GRA, reliable sources told The Standard yesterday. According to our sources, the GRA officials[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 1 comment News
Cabinet Identifies Priority Sectors

Cabinet Identifies Priority Sectors

President Adama Barrow last night presided over the third Cabinet meeting at Fajara. Unlike the previous government, the current administration has been keeping the public abreast with what has been discussed and agreed. In the last meeting, ministers, among others, laid emphasis on the need[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 0 comments News