STATEMENT OF THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE

I start today’s briefing by introducing three new additions to the Ministry. First, I would like to introduce Mr Hussein Thomasi as the Special Adviser to the Attorney General. Mr Thomasi comes with over 25 years as counsel. He had served the Ministry since 1987 in various capacities including as State Counsel, Senior State Counsel, Principal State Counsel before he joined the Assets Management Recovery Corporation (AMRC) as a legal adviser in 1994. Mr Thomasi subsequently worked for WAMI in Accra, Ghana. As my Special Adviser, Continue reading

THE BIGGEST ENEMY TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IS VOTER APATHY

This article is about Understanding Elections and Civic Responsibility.iggest-enemy-to-national-development-is-voter-apathy

In this lesson, I am going look at three aspects of what a voter should understand. And these are; getting the most from your vote, organizing civic engagement and Engaging with Candidates and Elected Officials.

These three seek to educate and inform on the role of citizens in the electoral process, and provide guidance on how to exercise Continue reading

PRESIDENT JAMMEH’S ADDRESS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Muhammed S. Bah Reporting

On 31 March 2016, President Jammeh addressed the National Assembly. Section 77 subsection (1) of the Constitution requires Yaya Jammehthe president at least once every year to attend a sitting of the National Assembly and address a session on the condition of The Gambia, the policies of the Government and the administration of the State. It is important that every citizen digests how the Continue reading