AGRIC MINISTER PROMISES REVIVAL OF COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES

By: Abdoulai G. Dibba

The Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Omar A. Jallow, has informed farmers that his ministry under the administration of the Barrow government will do everything possible to revive the defunct cooperative societies.

The Agriculture minister asserted that the Barrow administration through his ministry will revive the defunct cooperative societies in order for farmers to get what they want and have peace of mind. Continue reading

Sedition law unconstitutional – Attorney General

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice has acknowledged before the Supreme Court on Wednesday that the law on sedition is unconstitutional. He is however yet to take a position on the law on false news.

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) in 2015 filed a civil suit against the Gambia government for the repeal of sedition and false publication. The case which is before the Supreme Court of the Gambia had suffered a prolonged delay. Hearing however began on Wednesday May 30 at the country’s constitutional court chaired by the Chief Justice, Hassan Jallow. Continue reading