Aug 11, 2022, 11:24 AM
Mam Jallow has been re-appointed as chief of Sami District in Central River Region. He served as chief of the district from 2014 to 2018 before being dismissed.
Director, Pension Directorate Division at the Personnel Management Office (PMO) has revealed that the new Pensions Act shall repeal the Pensions Act 1950 and shall introduce a contributory pension scheme as opposed to the current non-contributory scheme, thus addressing a number of limitations of the Pensions Act, 1950.
The governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Buah Saidy, has stated that considering the latest forecast by the IMF on the prospects of the global economy which downgraded its growth forecast to 3.2 percent for this year compared to 6.1 percent last year, it is evident that low-income countries are bearing the brunt of the economic consequences through sharp increase in the cost of living, debt sustainability challenges and rising external vulnerabilities.
Honorable Ebrima Sillah, the minister for Transport, Works and Infrastructure recently presented over 172 road traffic signs to the road safety working group, which comprises stakeholders from the National Roads Authority, Ministry of Interior, Gambia Police Force, University of The Gambia, Transport Union and Kanifing Municipal Council among institutions.
Lawyer Sagarr Jahateh, the defence counsel representing Sainabou Mbye, Cherno Mbye, and Kibili Dembele, in the on-going alleged manslaughter case, has urged Justice Sidi K. Jobarteh, the vacation judge presiding over the case to either “conditionally or unconditionally” release the applicants.
A research conducted by the Epidemiology and Disease Control Unit under the Ministry of Health (MoH), has revealed series of cases Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) among under 5 children in The Gambia
Rohey Malick Lowe, the mayoress of Banjul over the weekend embarked on a series of visits to flood victims in Banjul amid the heavy downpour.
Banjul, 5th August 2022 - The 44th Ordinary Session of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), which concluded on Friday, 5th August in Banjul, unanimously elected Mr. Buah Saidy, Governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia as the new president of the association.
The Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul yesterday reported the detection of a rare medical condition among children that is already causing deaths. This is currently being studied and observed at the hospital’s Paediatric Outpatient.
Events surrounding the criminal case involving Mr Bubacarr “Bob” Keita and his former wife Ms Sainabou Mbye have shocked the nation and deeply heightened our concerns.
Top officials of the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC) on Friday visited flood victims at the Jabang Housing Estate amid severe flooding that affected about 30 households.
As efforts intensify to respond adequately to the flooding this past week,
Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court in Banjul has returned the bail application to the Chief Justice of The Gambia for him to assign the case to a vacation judge.
Flood victims in Banjul North have expressed disappointment with President Adam Barrow, claiming he did not pay attention to them amid severe flooding that affected many parts of the country.
Negotiations between Senegal and the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC), which began in 2014, remained secret until the end of the discussions on Thursday in Bissau.
The senior social protection specialist from the World Bank and the Task Team Leader of The Gambia Social Safety Net Project (SSNP), Christabel Dadzie, was impressed with how Gambia is implementing the US$31 million project – a support designed for vulnerable poor households.
Dawda A. Jallow, Minister for Justice and Attorney General of The Gambia has reaffirmed the government's commitment to improving the country’s legal and institutional framework to enhance human right standards.