25 Prison Inmates Graduate on Electrical Installation

By Nelson Manneh

The Gambia Prison Department in collaboration with Insight Training Centre, on Thursday, 16 March, 2017 ‘pumped out’ 25 prisoners who were trained on Electrical Installation.  The ceremony was held at the prison headquarters in Banjul. This, according to the speakers, is the first time such a skill is embedded on the prisoners which will enable them live a better life in society. Continue reading

No APRC Candidate Nominated in North Bank Region

By Yankuba Jallow

On Thursday, 9 March, 2017, no candidate for the Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) was nominated in the North Bank Region of the country. No APRC candidate showed up at the North Bank IEC Regional office to file in their nomination papers. The reason for their failure to turn up for nomination is not known to the press. The contestants in the North Bank Region for the seven constituencies are PDOIS, NRP, Independent Candidates, UDP and PPP.