NCCE Holds Reconciliation Dialogue in Kanilai, Kanfenda

[Foroyaa] The National Council for Civic Education, NCCE, held a dialogue with the residents of Kanilai and Kanfenda in the Foni Kansala district, with a view to put to rest an ongoing impasse that has characterized the post December election in Southe…

[Foroyaa] The National Council for Civic Education, NCCE, held a dialogue with the residents of Kanilai and Kanfenda in the Foni Kansala district, with a view to put to rest an ongoing impasse that has characterized the post December election in Southern Gambia, West Coast region. This is an ongoing meeting that will be hosted by 30 communities in Foni and this particular one, was held on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Government Urged to Address Past Rights Violations and Avoid Recurrence

[Foroyaa] The delegation of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances has undertaken its first official visit to The Gambia from 12 to 19 June 2017 headed by Ms. Houria Es-Slami. After a study on the measures adopted by…

[Foroyaa] The delegation of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances has undertaken its first official visit to The Gambia from 12 to 19 June 2017 headed by Ms. Houria Es-Slami. After a study on the measures adopted by the government of the Gambia to prevent and eradicate enforced disappearances, including issues related to truth, justice and reparation for the victims of enforced disappearances.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Will the Government Abandon the Policy of Skinning the Goat Twice?

[Foroyaa] The Gambia lacks industry and its private sector and public sector are not widespread. Hence its economy heavily depends on the informal sector which constitutes the tailors, carpenters, masons, market vendors, street vendors, photographers, …

[Foroyaa] The Gambia lacks industry and its private sector and public sector are not widespread. Hence its economy heavily depends on the informal sector which constitutes the tailors, carpenters, masons, market vendors, street vendors, photographers, welders, mechanics, shopkeepers, etc.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Captain Sonko Arrested

[Foroyaa] Foroyaa have learned that Captain Jerreh Sonko, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces was arrested and taken to Yundum Barracks by the Military Police since Thursday, 15 June 2017.

[Foroyaa] Foroyaa have learned that Captain Jerreh Sonko, a serving member of the Gambia Armed Forces was arrested and taken to Yundum Barracks by the Military Police since Thursday, 15 June 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gunjur Fishing Industry Needs Urgent Attention to Sustain Incomes and Employment

[Foroyaa] Ever since large chunks of fish were littered on the beaches of Gunjur portions of which were found to be exhibiting strange colours, there have been accusations, denials, court action and now production is at a standstill.

[Foroyaa] Ever since large chunks of fish were littered on the beaches of Gunjur portions of which were found to be exhibiting strange colours, there have been accusations, denials, court action and now production is at a standstill.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Business Resumes At Latrikunda Market As Shops Reopen

[Foroyaa] Shops at the Latrikunda Market have resumed business after the GRA’s recent tour of markets and business entities to check on tax defaulters. The shops were closed on Wednesday June 14, 2017, but business has once again started on Saturday, f…

[Foroyaa] Shops at the Latrikunda Market have resumed business after the GRA's recent tour of markets and business entities to check on tax defaulters. The shops were closed on Wednesday June 14, 2017, but business has once again started on Saturday, following 3 days of interruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia