The price of fuel in the world market has been dropping for a long time now but it is only recently that the pump price has been reduced in The Gambia. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
IS TERM LIMIT FOR THE PRESIDENCY A WESTERN PHENOMENON?
Many countries in Europe are still ceremonial constitutional monarchies and many do not have term limits. However, the governments depend on highly competitive multi Continue reading
By Amie Sanneh and Ousman Sillah
A 75 years old man, Saidou Sowe, who has been working at the dock from 1977 until 2007 when he and his fellow dockworkers were terminated by the management of Gambia Ports Authority (GPA), is complaining about the total official neglect and his present ordeal as a family head without any means of earning income. Continue reading
Abdoulie G. Dibba
Groundnut farmers in Wuli East District, Upper River Region (URR), are said to be selling their groundnuts to buyers across the border who offer them better prices than the “seccos”.
The farmers revealed that a bag of groundnuts is sold between D875 to D900 at the Continue reading
With Sarjo Camara-Singateh
Dr. Omar Jah, the deputy Vice –Chancellor at the University of the Gambia (UTG) and a member of the Supreme Islamic Council, on Saturday, 30 January, 2016 addressed an audience at a local hotel on the hotly debated issue of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) following its banning in The Gambia. The gathering was meant for Islamic leaders to dialogue around the issue. Continue reading