The most important declaration made by the Government in recent years is the promise to ensure self sufficiency in rice production by 2016. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
SHOULD THE POSITION OF MINISTER BE LINKED TO HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE?
The Public service is supposed to be independent and impartial and should function with effectiveness and efficiency regardless of which person is sitting on the Presidential seat. Hence a civil service post which is pensionable at 60 should not be equated Continue reading
By Mustapha Jallow
A former Director of National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDEA), Mr. Pa Habib Mbye, has been arrested and detained at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) headquarters in Banjul since on Sunday, 20 December, 2015. A family source says he is denied access to them.
According to the source Mr. Mbye was arrested at his home in Tallinding around 10 pm. Some members of the NIA came with a Continue reading
Mamour M Mbenga
The opposition National Reconciliation Party (NRP) organized a Press Conference on the 29 December 2015 at their bureau at Kairaba Avenue.
The Press Briefing was witnessed by NRP militants and journalists from various media houses.
NRP leader Hon Hamat NK Bah explained to journalists, the activities of the NRP in the political arena and the party’s agenda for the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading
By MUHAMMED Sailu BAH
It was observed that there was a long queue of vehicles at the entrance of Banjul at the Denton Bridge on the 30th December 2015.
This has hindered the movement of vehicles going in and out of the capital city. At the bridge there was a joint security task force comprising the police, armed soldiers, immigration and PIU officers. Continue reading