Fisheries Minister Speaks on Fish Dumping

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

NAC Graduate 24 Agricultural Journalists

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

STATE REVIEWS EBRIMA JAWARA AND 3 OTHERS CASE

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