A Shop Burnt To Ashes

All the goods of one Mr. Yahya Jallow a shopkeeper at Johanness in Kololi were burnt in a fire accident on 2 February. The fire started when a gas stove which was leaking due to lack of tightening was lit. a blaze started which engulfed all his goods.

Alagie Sambou, neighbour explained that they made effort to put off the fire,but the blaze was too powerful and Continue reading

Youth Groups express disappointment with NAMs

By MUHAMMED S.BAH

 Young associations in the Gambia have expressed their total dissatisfaction with the members of the national assembly on their recent resolution to declare 90 days state of public emergency thus extending the mandate of the former president and the National Assembly.

This was disclosed at a press briefing on Monday, 23 January, 2017 in a statement read by young activist, Khaddijatou Jallow. Expressing her concern, she described the act of the parliamentarians as unpatriotic.  Continue reading

FAO gives over D4.7m worth of fishing gears to communities, Fisheries Department

29 December, 2016, Banjul – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 28 December handed over fishing gears worth over GMD4.7m to 12 communities and the Fisheries Department at a brief ceremony held in Banjul. The Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources Pa Ousman Jarju who presided over the event received the donation on behalf of the beneficiaries.  Continue reading