#Headlines

Barrow to address Assembly on State of the Nation

Sep 9, 2020, 12:44 PM | Article By: Fatou Bojang

The president of the Republic of The Gambia on Thursday 17 September 2020 will address the National Assembly on State of the Nation, according to a dispatch from the Office of the Clerk of the National Assembly.

This is in accordance with section 77 (1) of the 1997 Constitution and Clause 24 (1) of the Standing Order of the National Assembly. The release, however, indicates that entrance to the SoNA will be strictly by invitation.

Meanwhile the Assembly will resume the session of the 2020 Legislative Year between Monday 14th and Thursday 24th September 2020. During this period, lawmakers will consider the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia (Promulgation) Bill, 2020 and other important government and National Assembly businesses.

Due to the surge in the number of coronavirus cases in the country “the Assembly will restrict the admission of strangers into the public gallery” the release stated.

Read Other Articles In Headlines
Aminata Jallow Jeng
‘GDC to teach Barrow a lesson in 2021’
Jan 26, 2021, 12:55 PM

The GDC’s candidate for Lower Fulladu West in the last NAM election, Aminata Jallow-Jeng, has warned that “GDC will prove all skeptics wrong and will teach President Adama Barrow and his party a lesson in December 2021 Presidential elections.” 

JHR trains Journalists v2
NHRC urges immediate end to sexual & gender based violence
Apr 14, 2021, 12:55 PM

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says it’s deeply troubled by the spate of rape and other forms of sexual and gender-based violence in the country.

Gambia struggles with elimination of human trafficking
Jul 14, 2021, 11:49 AM

The Gambia remains on Tier Two Watchlist – signifying that The Gambian government does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so, according to the newly-released 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report.

Hon. Magassy says Barrow ‘will bring university, airport in Basse’
Nov 16, 2021, 11:35 AM

Hon Muhammad Magassy, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Basse Constituency on Sunday promised his people that President Adama Barrow will build a university and airport in Basse when re-elected president.