Gambia: Gambia, BP oil exploration deal takes off adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia: Gambia, BP oil exploration deal takes off

By Alagie Manneh : The Gambia government yesterday finalised a contract signed with oil giant British Petroleum some three months ago to explore oil and gas. The A1 block was one of two that The Gambia government took from Norwegian-listed African Petroleum Corporation in 2017, claiming their license had expired. Petroleum minister Fafa Sanyang and BP representative Jonathan Evans signed the deed of assignment at Petroleum House on behalf of their respective parties. “…This is just the beginning of a long and sometimes difficult journey i n the implementation of…

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Gambia: UDP Nam urges 3-years jotna to remove Barrow in December adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia: UDP Nam urges 3-years jotna to remove Barrow in December

The United Democratic Party’s national assembly member for Serekunda West, Madi Ceesay has called on the 3-years Jotna activist group to rise up and remove President Barrow in December. He further called on UDP executive, which has said the party has not taken a position on the matter, not to interfere with the group’s planned demonstration, arguing that the group comprises Gambians who want to end political deception. Mr Ceesay, who was speaking at a UDP rally in the CRR last weekend, added that the executive should know better than…

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Gambia: GPU accused of influencing journalism award adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Gambia: GPU accused of influencing journalism award

The Gambia Press Union has been criticised by a section of the Gambian media for “interfering” in the selection of awardees in this year’s media awards as well as its decision to award the Minister of Justice Abubacarr Tambadou the Press Hero Award. Yero Jallow, former co-proprietor of the then Independent Newspaper was among few journalists who openly criticized the union’s decision to award the Justice Minister. “The optimistic take on this is that perhaps it will make it plain to everyone that the GPU Award Night is best simply…

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Barrow’s Foday Gassama Gets Savaged For Calling For Regulation Of Social Media adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Barrow’s Foday Gassama Gets Savaged For Calling For Regulation Of Social Media

By Lamin Njie Nominated national assembly member Foday Gassama has been rebuked for calling on the government to regulate social media. Gassama who was sworn in as a nominated member of the national assembly on Monday after weeks of controversy exclusively told The Standard that “social media played an important role in the change of government but today it is being abused.” He also told The Standard he thinks the government should act now to look into the issue like what China did to censor information disseminated via social media…

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Young People Calls for end to Irregular Migration adama barrow Featured Gambia News yahya jammeh 

Young People Calls for end to Irregular Migration

Young People Calls for end to Irregular Migration By Aja Dahaba Returnees from Libya commonly call Youths Against Irregular Migration an anti back way group has called for an end to irregular migration thus creating awareness on the perilous journey. YAIM is currently embarking on a 10days caravan sensitization caravan in the Lower River Region to create awareness among young people village heads, religious heads, women leaders and other pertinent stakeholders on irregular migration. YAIM is a youth led association comprising young Gambian migrant returnees who aimed to improve lives…

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GAMBIA: THE LEADERS MUST TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR FARABA INCIDENT

This is the biggest insult one can tell us. Minister Mballow should just man up and take full responsibility for his total lack of competence and sense of direction. You as the interior minister, President Barrow, VP Tambajang and IGP Kinteh must take full responsibility for this mess. Stop using the young officers as scapegoats and sacrificial lambs. The president as the chief administrator of our country has refused to show leadership from the onset of these problems. As a result of his incompetence, he failed to exercise due supervision…

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