Govt Validates Roadmap to Tackle Electricity Shortage

[The Point] The Ministry of Petroleum, in partnership with the National Water and Electricity Company, yesterday began a two-day donor conference to validate an electricity sector roadmap for The Gambia.

[The Point] The Ministry of Petroleum, in partnership with the National Water and Electricity Company, yesterday began a two-day donor conference to validate an electricity sector roadmap for The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

NIA 9 Trial Adjourned for Adoption of Briefs

[The Point] Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul yesterday adjourned the criminal trial involving the nine former officials of the defunct National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

[The Point] Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul yesterday adjourned the criminal trial involving the nine former officials of the defunct National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Gambia National Think Tank (Tt) – Formation, Gaps and the Propositions

[The Point] Preamble: According to literature, Think Tanks exist across the globe and are presented in variant forms and shapes. Although government type Think tanks are common, generally TTs emerge spontaneously and often outside government establishm…

[The Point] Preamble: According to literature, Think Tanks exist across the globe and are presented in variant forms and shapes. Although government type Think tanks are common, generally TTs emerge spontaneously and often outside government establishments and without government influence or protection. Even if they are within government calls, they are assigned specific tasks in non conflicting roles and their establishment supported by law. Government TTs are often reactive in nature but in the long run become insti

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violation On the Special Prosecutor Mr Sheriff Tambadou’s Leaked Tape

[The Point] Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations has been made aware of a leaked tape, between one of the Special prosecutors, Mr Sheriff Tambadou and the wife of Yankuba Badgie, former NIA director and now one of the defendants (NIA 9)…

[The Point] Gambia Center for Victims of Human Rights Violations has been made aware of a leaked tape, between one of the Special prosecutors, Mr Sheriff Tambadou and the wife of Yankuba Badgie, former NIA director and now one of the defendants (NIA 9) against the Solo Sandeng case. We find this reprehensible that a man of Mr Tambadou's caliber will make such a gaffe. We are asking the government to recuse him from this case as we do not have the confidence that he will represent the victims in an effective manner. Th

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Waho Regional Meeting Kick-Starts in Banjul

[The Point] The West African Health Organisation (WAHO), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, yesterday began a six-day regional meeting at Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.

[The Point] The West African Health Organisation (WAHO), in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, yesterday began a six-day regional meeting at Paradise Suites Hotel in Kololi.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘I Never Said to Mrs Badjie the State Had No Case Against Her Husband’

[The Point] Sheriff Marie Tambadou, co-prosecutor in the case of the State vs. Yankuba Badjie & others, has denied telling Mrs Ndura Badjie that the state has no case against her husband, Yankuba Badjie.

[The Point] Sheriff Marie Tambadou, co-prosecutor in the case of the State vs. Yankuba Badjie & others, has denied telling Mrs Ndura Badjie that the state has no case against her husband, Yankuba Badjie.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Sydo Seeks Partnership for Skills and Agricultural Development

[The Point] Sarahulleh Youth Development Organizations (SYDO) is hereby seeking for partnership and support from willing hands to embark on construction and implementation of skills and agricultural development project for education improvement and pro…

[The Point] Sarahulleh Youth Development Organizations (SYDO) is hereby seeking for partnership and support from willing hands to embark on construction and implementation of skills and agricultural development project for education improvement and promotion of culture in the spirit of peace and unity.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Security Personnel Trained On HIV and Aids

[The Point] Almost 40 security officers from all the administrative regions in the country have ended a three-day training on HIV and AIDS prevention and its linkages with Gender Based violence, protective policing and Human Rights for the reduction of…

[The Point] Almost 40 security officers from all the administrative regions in the country have ended a three-day training on HIV and AIDS prevention and its linkages with Gender Based violence, protective policing and Human Rights for the reduction of new infection.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Interior Minister. Who Are You?

[The Point] I must admit that I am one of your fans who followed your actions and utterances with keen interest and defended almost all of them. I supported your actions as a BAYE FAAL disciple would do to a SERIGN.

[The Point] I must admit that I am one of your fans who followed your actions and utterances with keen interest and defended almost all of them. I supported your actions as a BAYE FAAL disciple would do to a SERIGN.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia