The Gambia Saudi MOU Not Convincing Enough

Tourism Minister Hon. Hamat Ngayn Kumba Bah has not been able to adequately justify the terms of the so-called Mou the government of the Gambia signed with the Saudi government which he said will pave the way for Gambians to travel to the Kingdom for employment in tourism facilities. Hamat Bah failed to tell us […]

Newspaper Publishers Association of the Gambia (NEPA) Launched

Professor Pierre Gomez of the University of the Gambia has called the launching of the newspaper publishers association (NEPA) of the Gambia as a day of great reckoning in that he sees history of September 1971 repeating itself. In his launch statement attended by a cross section of the international community, leaders of political parties, […]

NGO Forum Ends Ahead Of Ongoing 63rd Ordinary Session in Banjul

The Continental platform for Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), Civil Society Organizations and other rights related activist otherwise called “NGO Forum” recently ended at a local hotel in Kololi. The szynergy came amidst intensified calls for effective and efficient implementation of provisions of African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, especially those on promotion and protection of […]

World Parliamentarians Renew Commitment To Protect The Rights Of Women & Girls

Over 200 law makers, cabinet ministers, UN experts, representatives of national, regional and international organisations and civil society leaders from all over the world have concluded the 7th International Parliamentarians Conference on the Implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action (IPCI.ICPD) in Ottawa, Canada, with a renewed commitment to collaborate […]

Gambia Armed Forces Personnel Face Janneh Commission

Colonel Musa Jammeh of the Gambia Armed Forces yesterday on behalf of the Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. General Masanneh Kinteh, appeared before the Janneh Commission in connection to salaries and allowances paid to former army officers. According to Jammeh, retired Captain Edward Singhateh received the sum of over D249, 000 from 1st May, 1994, […]

The Tony Elumelu Foundation

Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents the foundation’s 10-year, $100 million commitment, to identify and empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs, create a million jobs, and add $10 billion in revenues to Africa’s economy. From 2010 to 2015, TEF’s past programmes focused on […]