‘GTTI to Be Transformed Into University’ State House Press Secretary

[Foroyaa] State House Press Secretary Amie Bojang Sisoho, has revealed that the Higher Education Ministry has engaged the president on the progress of work, regarding the transformation of The Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI), into a Universi…

[Foroyaa] State House Press Secretary Amie Bojang Sisoho, has revealed that the Higher Education Ministry has engaged the president on the progress of work, regarding the transformation of The Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI), into a University, to focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic (STEM). Mrs. Bojang Sisoho made this and other statements to journalists during the State House press briefing on Wednesday June 13th 2018, in Banjul.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

At the ‘Janneh’ Commission – NAWEC Deputy MD Debunks Mazegi’s Statement On Company’s Management

[Foroyaa] Nani Juwara, Deputy Managing Director of NAWEC, yesterday told the ‘Janneh’ Commission that he begged to defer with Fadia Mazegi’s testimony that Global Electrical Group (GEG), was not in charge of the day to day activities of Gambia’s only U…

[Foroyaa] Nani Juwara, Deputy Managing Director of NAWEC, yesterday told the 'Janneh' Commission that he begged to defer with Fadia Mazegi's testimony that Global Electrical Group (GEG), was not in charge of the day to day activities of Gambia's only Utility Service Company.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NA Environment Select Committee – Tanji Fish Landing Site Turned to Dumpsite

[Foroyaa] The National Assembly (NA) Select Committee on the Environment, continued on their visit to mining sites and environmental hot spots. This time the Committee visited the Tanji Fish Landing site where a dumpsite has encroached on the landing s…

[Foroyaa] The National Assembly (NA) Select Committee on the Environment, continued on their visit to mining sites and environmental hot spots. This time the Committee visited the Tanji Fish Landing site where a dumpsite has encroached on the landing site used by fishermen to unload their catches. As part of its mandate, the NA select committee on the environment is assigned to assess environmental challenges and make recommendations to Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Estate Dwellers Lament Prolonged Water Shortage

[Foroyaa] Residents of Kunkujang Badjie Estate, lament the prolong water shortage in their community; that for nearly two months, they have not received water supply from the nation’s Utility service provider.

[Foroyaa] Residents of Kunkujang Badjie Estate, lament the prolong water shortage in their community; that for nearly two months, they have not received water supply from the nation's Utility service provider.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Standard Gauge Railway Should Have Been Completed Yesterday

[Monitor] At the beginning of the 20th Century the British constructed the Uganda Railway to open up the East African hinterland for Britain’s exploitation of its resources. It was called the Uganda Railways because it was to link up with the ancient k…

[Monitor] At the beginning of the 20th Century the British constructed the Uganda Railway to open up the East African hinterland for Britain's exploitation of its resources. It was called the Uganda Railways because it was to link up with the ancient kingdoms in the Great Lakes region, especially Buganda Kingdom, which had welcomed the British 'with open arms'.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty

[allAfrica] Geneva -Gambia’s Vice President and Minister for Women’s Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains for the world economy, but it needs to be more fully …

[allAfrica] Geneva -Gambia's Vice President and Minister for Women's Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains for the world economy, but it needs to be more fully optimized.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Leads As EAC Member States Roll Out Budget Plans

[Daily News] FINANCE Ministers of East African Community (EAC) member states yesterday simultaneously presented their budget estimates for financial year 2018/2019 in which Kenya leads other countries with a financial plan of 66trl/-. Tanzania is the s…

[Daily News] FINANCE Ministers of East African Community (EAC) member states yesterday simultaneously presented their budget estimates for financial year 2018/2019 in which Kenya leads other countries with a financial plan of 66trl/-. Tanzania is the second in the regional bloc with a budget of 32.5trl/-, followed by Uganda at 18.9trl/- and Rwanda at 12.4trl/-.

It’s Industrial Drive Stimulating Budget

[Daily News] THE Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Philip Mpango, yesterday unveiled a 32.47trl/- budget themed “to build an industrial economy that will stimulate employment and sustainable social welfare.”The budget speech prioritises utilisation…

[Daily News] THE Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Philip Mpango, yesterday unveiled a 32.47trl/- budget themed "to build an industrial economy that will stimulate employment and sustainable social welfare."The budget speech prioritises utilisation of locally available raw materials, notable from agriculture, livestock and fisheries whereas locally imported products will stagnant excise duty compared to imported ones.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania