Jul 15, 2020, 12:15 PM
Gambia Revenue Authority Commissioner General said his office will strengthen cordial working partnership with Gambia Bureau of Statistics (GBOS) to train the revenue authority staff on software and other IT techniques.
The Reporter of the Month Award is sponsored by a former Daily Observer newspaper deputy editor-in-chief and marketing manager who is now based in the United States. The purpose of the award is to encourage reporters of the paper to do more and to reduce heavy load on editors in the course of editing and to encourage effective reporting.
Receiving the award, Mr Faye said he was taken by surprise by the award, adding that it will encourage him to work harder and diligently.
He pointed out that it is not easy for someone to have his/her work recognized by others, noting that one should have dedication and commitment to his/her works.
The veteran journalist advised young journalists, especially his trainees to be serious with their work and to sacrifice for society. He also advised them to always verify their facts and come up with balanced stories.
He thanked the management and staff of the paper and the sponsor for the award as well as for their cooperation and support.
“Credit goes to the government for creating an enabling environment for press freedom and freedom of expression,” he said.
Meanwhile, Journalist Dawda Faye has written three novels and won the 2011 best health journalist award by The Gambia Press Union.
The Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Center (KAIPTC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and funding from the Government of Japan, is commencing a new one-year project to develop the technical capacity of maritime crime control officials in Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
It’s Sunday morning and I have just stepped out to the bakery close to your newly inaugurated (though incomplete) International Conference Centre around the Senegambia Hotel area to buy some croissants. So early this morning, a group of women have congregated at the entrance of the bakery with their children, begging. I know that we have always had beggars in this country but I have recently noticed an upsurge in their numbers and the frequency at which they appear in the streets.
The European Union co-funded project “Circular Economy in Sustainable Agricultural Development” has installed signboards across over a dozen project implementation sites in North Bank Region.
Ahlul Bait Foundation, a foundation that seeks to advance the cause and foster unity and togetherness among Sheriffs in The Gambia and abroad has been formed.
State House, Banjul, July 2, 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has appealed for unity in preserving peace and stability of the country, as the new Attorney General and Minister of Justice takes oath of office today.
Journalists’ International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) has appointed Ousman A. Marong, a journalist with Mamos Media as its summit committee chair for The Gambia.
Munyagen Development Foundation; a local charity over the weekend donated over D300,000 worth of food and non-food items to Munyagen village in North Bank Region’s Jokadu District.