Mar 22, 2021, 11:07 AM
As a forum for dialogue among political party leaders to promote a level ground for multi party contest and peaceful co-existence among members, the Inter- Party Committee (IPC), over the weekend held an Inaugural Quarterly Breakfast Meeting under the theme: ‘Commitment to Peaceful Elections’ through collective implementation of the MoU and Code of Conduct signed by registered political parties at the Sir Dawda Kairaba International Conference Centre.
Rana Adib, executive director of the renewable energy 21 has called on countries around the world to accelerate their efforts towards energy transition without delay.
The Curriculum Research, Evaluation and Development Directorate (CREDD), a unit under Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) on Wednesday wrapped up its Strengthening Access to Quality Comprehensive Health Education in The Gambia dissemination forums.
The Gambia’s Finance Minister Mamburry Njie and the Commissioner General of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), Yankuba Darboe, have reassured the Malian delegation in the country of firm commitment to use diplomacy to resolve the obstacle on transit trade barriers via Senegal to Mali.
The Gambia Consul General to Angola, Haggi Jawara has called on Gambians particularly young people to unite, stop insulting political leaders as well as respect those in power.
BANJUL, The Gambia, March 18, 2021— Following two years of strong growth, at 6.1% in 2019 and 7.2% in 2018, The Gambia’s economy has been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic and is expected to stagnate in 2020 due to trade disruption and the fall in tourism, according to the first World Bank Economic Update for The Gambia released today. Declining incomes, rising food prices, and school closures resulting from the health crisis took a toll on the livelihoods of many households. The economy is expected to gradually rebound in 2021 if the pandemic recedes and the global economy starts to recover.
Speaking at an event hosted by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (The Gambia), elected women National Assembly Members and Lady Councilors decried as little, the level of solidarity that exists amongst Gambian women in politics.
The National Assembly Member for Jarra East Sainey Touray, on Tuesday said he would be very proud even if he is as black as ebony because he is African, adding that one is proud when referred to as fair in complexion and one is also not happy when referred to as black or dark in colour.
Over 30 Senegalese fishing boats were on Monday set on fire by a mob at Sanyang, forcing hundreds of its nationals to flee the community. The incident followed the alleged killing of a 32-year-old native Gibriel Ceesay, by a Senegalese citizen.
Furious customers at Access Bank Ltd. have threatened to close their accounts, as staffs of the bank yesterday protested, demanding better pay.