Oct 30, 2020, 10:46 AM
The first copyright law in The Gambia called the Copyright Ordinance was enacted by the colonial government in 1911, according to information gathered from NCAC.
The inclusion of women especially victims of rights violation in transitional justice processes is critical to a society’s ability to achieve sustainable peace.
Mr. President, the West African region is in serious trouble with some leaders wanting to overstay and manipulate the electoral process to win elections which is causing a lot of their people to lose precious lives. This is not fair to our democracy and rule of law.
Counting the costs of COVID-19 far transcends head-count of fatalities. As a matter of fact, fatalities, if it will be rightly counted, should include, not only the numerical value of human lives lost; but also, losses in economic, industrial, vocational, educational aspects, among others.
The Independent Electoral Commission has announced that it will conduct by-election in Kerr Jarga Ward to fill a vacant seat in the Kerewan Area Council. The vacancy follows the notification from the Kerewan Area Council of the resignation of the Councilor for Kerr Jarga Ward.
Mr. President, now that your government has decided to relax almost all the restrictions that were put in place to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, it is now left for the populace to follow the WHO preventive measures and health protocols, by compulsory wearing of face mask, cleaning of hands and environments.
Mr. President, your government's commitment to renewing institutional reform presupposes that there have not been serious and adequate efforts in the implementation of the transitional agenda.
Expanding market stalls in a bustling municipality like KM will significantly boost business, thereby opening up avenues for many local dwellers. Walking through the busy markets in KM, one would notice that the overcrowded nature needs to be addressed.
Covid-19 is the biggest challenge that the global tourism sector has faced till date. The United Nations World Tourism Organization estimates a reduction of 58% to 78% in tourist traffic across the world.
Lack of storage facilities is one of the main challenges confronting agric development in most developing countries. Every year, post-harvest losses of fruits and vegetables alone due to lack of proper storage, inability to move food produce accounts for a significant loss in the agric business.
Mr. President, Gambians are disappointed to hear from the Information Minister that the Cabinet dismissed the recommendation of term limit in the Draft Constitution and also disagreed with 22 other clauses.