On Wednesday, 24 February, 2016, the People’s Democratic Organisation for Independence and Socialism (PDOIS) issued a press release indicating that Halifa Sallah was selected on the first phase of its primaries as Presidential Candidate for 2016. Many people expected GRTS to broadcast this news item. Continue reading
QUESTION OF THE DAY
Does GRTS have the constitutional power to discriminate political parties which are different from the ruling party?
The answer is in the negative. No public institution or public officer has a right to discriminate anyone on the basis of political affiliation. Continue reading
It is fourteen days today since the official Gambia-Senegal border crossings started closing for all vehicular traffic following the introduction of a new tariff imposed by the Gambian Customs on all Senegalese registered trucks to pay FCFA 400, 000 or more D26, 000 before entering the country and which their road transport unions are protesting against. Continue reading
By Rohey Jadama
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), on Friday 26th February, convened a press briefing on the border closure at its office in Bijilo.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GCCI Mr. Alieu Secka said during the last few weeks, the GCCI had received several enquiries from its membership about the border closure by the Senegalese transport unions. Continue reading
Abdoulie G. Dibba
The Network of Animal Breeders and Multipliers on Sunday, 28 February 2016, at the Sahel Plaza on the Kairaba Avenue exposed it members to the ABC of animal breeding practices.
In his introductory remark, Dr Omar Touray said the objective of the Network is to try and bring together all the people in the area of animal husbandry and multiplication with a view to overcoming the challenges facing them in order to satisfy the demand of the consumers. Continue reading