By Hatab Nyang
‘‘Protect our Environment’’ was the slogan demonstrators chanted in Kartong, during a peaceful demonstration by members of the communities of Gunjur and Kartong, on the 20th May, 2017.
Addressing the demonstrators, Lawyer Ebrima Jaiteh thanked everyone who participated in the demonstration to exercise civic liberties, duties and responsibilities. Continue reading
Interview by Hatab Nyang
Hatab: There is a lot of fish on the shores and along the roadside of certain coastal villages. What caused this?
Minister: It is caused by illegal fishing. Because there are laws that say that you should not catch juvenile fish and there are laws which states nobody should buy juvenile fish, so the fishermen went and caught juvenile fish and they gave it to the transporters who were trying to sell these juvenile fish to factories. Continue reading
By Amie Sanneh
The Programme Manager, Food and Nutrition Security, EU Delegation, The Gambia, Darrell Sexstone, has said that 2.6 million children under the age of five die every year as a result of under nutrition.
Sexstone made the remark at the opening of a two day workshop on food fortification held at a hotel in Continue reading
By Awa B. Bah
The Network of Agricultural Communicators (NAC), The Gambia, in partnership with the Danish Food and Agriculture Journalism, DFAJ, on Friday19th May 2017, completed an 18-month agric-journalism training course, for ten communities and three radio stations in the country. The event was held at a local hotel in the Senegambia area.
The training of 24 agriculture journalists was aimed at empowering agriculture and farmers by means of better Continue reading
The Attorney General’s office wrote to Justice Simeon Abi at the Banjul High Court Complex, that they are reviewing the criminal case of the State versus Ebrima Jawara, Alasan Bah, Sulayman Manneh and Hassan Jallow.
On the 22nd of May, 2017, the case was called before Hon Justice Simeon Abi at the Banjul High Court Complex.
Once again the State was not present but they delivered a letter to the Honourable Judge, explaining their Continue reading