A school whether private or public ultimately belongs to the community it is designed to serve. It’s closure affects all its stakeholders, parents, students, teachers, administrators, vendors, drivers, etc. Continue reading
20TH November 2014 –
on Behalf Of The Central Committee
The battle cry of the movement for self determination and independence pioneered by Edward Francis Small in the Gambia among others in Africa is: “ No Taxation Without Representation” . This clarion call combines three fundamental demands of public service, that is, Democracy, Transparency and Accountability. This slogan calls for the transfer of the ownership of power from monarchs to the people. It transforms Governance from a privilege into a service. Those who used to serve as rulers above scrutiny were transformed into public servants who are subject to public scrutiny. Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
Two employees of ‘Facts International Ghana Ltd’, based in Accra, Mr Seth Yaw Kandeh, (a Ghanaian), and Mr Olufemi Erinli Titus (a Nigerian), are still under detention at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) detention center in the Capital, Banjul. Continue reading
Abdoulie G. Dibba
Following the publication of the negative impact of the unseasonal rains in this year’s cropping season, this columnist visited North Bank Region and was reliably informed that the unseasonal rain in this cropping season has not only impacted negatively on upland rice but also on early millet and maize.
Sambou Dampha, the President of the North Bank Region Nerica rice growers Association, revealed that upland rice has performed badly in his region as well as early millet, Coos and Maize. Continue reading
By Kebba Jeffang
The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) as mandated by the 1997 constitution of the Republic of the Gambia is currently embarking on a country-wide sensitization programme for security officers.
The programme is specifically targeting the police on matters pertaining to the constitutional provisions as well as human rights issues.
The event that was held at Kairaba police station in Fajara attracted police as well as immigration officers. Continue reading