Should UDP apologize to Gambians for giving us Barrow? adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Should UDP apologize to Gambians for giving us Barrow?

“UDP should apologize for giving us Barrow.” This is a controversial statement made by a US-based journalist Alex Darboe. He seems to be right on point given the problems The Gambia is facing under President Adama Barrow. But some UDP stalwarts think otherwise. Writing on his Facebook page Darboe argued: “Seriously: UDP as a political party under the leadership of Lawyer Ousainou Darboe needs to go on a nationwide tour at home and abroad to apologize to Gambians. Why if you ask me? UDP needs to apologize for the irresponsibility…

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Lawratou to represent Gambia at Miss Tourism World adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Lawratou to represent Gambia at Miss Tourism World

23-year-old Lawaratou Camara is travelling to China today to represent The Gambia at the Miss Tourism World. The stunning model is the second Gambian to take part in the famous beauty pageant that celebrates beauty, culture and tourism. Established in 1991, one of the main objectives of the Miss Tourism World is to help host countries attract both domestic and international tourists, as well as foreign investment. Lawratou was chosen to represent The Gambia by the CEO of Face of Beauty Gambia, Ida Bidwell of Biddy’s Promotions. The grand finals…

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Meet Gambia’s most arrogant senior civil servants adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Meet Gambia’s most arrogant senior civil servants

When they arrived in their new jobs, many Gambians thought they will change the trajectory of our country for good, but we were all wrong. Here are the most arrogant and divisive senior civil servants in Barrow’s scandal ravaged government: Ebrima Sankareh This badly dressed and bombastic government spokesperson is one of the most annoying top civil servants The Gambia ever had. Sankareh as a government spokesperson instead of building bridges is engaged in burning bridges between the government and the country’s hard-working media. Sankareh makes sure to lambasts the…

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Statement by the Chair, Dr. Lamin J. Sise, at the opening of the 8th Session of the TRRC’s public hearings Sept. 16, 2019 adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Statement by the Chair, Dr. Lamin J. Sise, at the opening of the 8th Session of the TRRC’s public hearings Sept. 16, 2019

Statement by the Chair, Dr. Lamin J. Sise, at the opening of the 8th Session of the TRRC’s public hearings On August 22, 2019, the TRRC completed its seventh three-week session of public hearings. During that session, eleven witnesses appeared before the Commission, bringing the total number of witnesses to testify so far to 104. Twenty-one of these 104 witnesses were perpetrators and alleged perpetrators; the rest were mostly victims, including 16 women. The seventh session started off with the completion of testimony by the first batch of Junglers to appear before the Commission, and continued…

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Stakeholders review draft FoI Bill adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Stakeholders review draft FoI Bill

Banjul – September 17: Stakeholders in The Gambia on Saturday wrapped up a two-day technical review of the Draft Freedom of Information Bill, 2019. The event gathered about two dozen experts from government, civil society, media and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Right. It was held at the Ocean Bay Hotel. Addressing the technical committee, Mr John Charles Njie, chairman of the Civil Society Coalition on Freedom of Information, said the Bill came out of an extensive and inclusive consultation process involving range of national and international actors. He added:…

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