Adherence To Drug Treatment

Adherence to drug treatment is important. However, only about half the people who leave a doctor’s office with a prescription take the drug as directed, Among the many reasons people give for not adhering to drug treatment, forgetfulness is the most common. The key question then is: Why do people forget? Sometimes, the psychologic mechanism […]

New Women’s Council Inaugurated

The vice president and minister of Women’s Affairs has inaugurated the new National Women’s Council at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. The council consists of women councilors from all around the country. The council was created by an act of Parliament in 1980 to serve as an advisory body to government on women issues such as […]

Gambia Press Union Conference Set For August 31st

The Executive Board of the Gambia Press Union (GPU) has scheduled the triennial Congress of the Union for August 31st and September 1st, 2018. This decision was reached on Monday July 30th following a Board Meeting. The GPU, the umbrella organisation for media practitioners – with both trade union and professional pursuits – has since […]

Women Need To Make Their Own Decisions

Another Women Council has just been inaugurated, and this time under the UDP- Led coalition.  Yet the marginalization of women in the African continent continues unabated. The political landscape calls for women’s political participation to bring legitimacy to government and reinforce democracy in its real and practicable form. Women’s participation renders validity and trust in […]

OSIWA Officials Meet Journalists

The Minister of Information and Communications Technology Ebrima Sillah has said that the Protection of Media is a necessary precondition to democracy and good Governance citing that the Government of the Gambia has the responsibility to remove legal and institutional obstacles. He said the Gambia Government through his Ministry remain Committed to engaging all stakeholders, […]

Abuko Abattoir Leaders Outline Their Challenges

Livestock dealers Association at Abuko Abattoir have been complaining of the poor living conditions for both dealers and their livestock especially in the rainy season. Speaking to our reporter, the President of Livestock Dealers Association in the Abattoir Mr. Musa Njie outlined the numerous challenges they are facing especially with their livestock saying that, heavy […]

Red 5 Sensitizes Local Communities On ECD Enrolment & Retention in School

The Regional Education Directorate (RED) of region 5 recently concluded ten days communities’ sensitization campaign on the importance of Early Childhood Education and retention of the girl child in School. The sensitization campaign was funded by UNICEF and implemented by MOBSE through RED 5. The ten day sensitization outreach campaign has already taken place in […]

Ousman Darboe – Gambian Activist In The USA

Ousman Darboe is a young Gambian, human and social justice activist residing in the United States of America. Ousman was the country director for Heart to the Future International the Gambia, an international organization committed to maintaining peace and security and human rights. Darboe was among the few young people who were publicly active in […]