‘Right to Information a Guiding Principle for Participatory Democracy’ – Information Minister

[Foroyaa] The Information Minister, Demba Ali Jawo, on Thursday 10th August 2017, highlighted the need for the right to information as a guiding principle for participatory democracy, since it is an informed population that can effectively contribute t…

[Foroyaa] The Information Minister, Demba Ali Jawo, on Thursday 10th August 2017, highlighted the need for the right to information as a guiding principle for participatory democracy, since it is an informed population that can effectively contribute to the construction of governments and political institutions. Mr. Demba Ali Jawo was speaking to participants at a two- day stakeholder workshop on transparency and accountability of public institutions, at a local hotel in the Senegambia area.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Concern Over High Number of Rejected Ballots in 2017 Polls

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The just concluded General Election has seen thousands of votes being rendered invalid with the rejected presidential votes standing at 401,003 as at Friday evening.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The just concluded General Election has seen thousands of votes being rendered invalid with the rejected presidential votes standing at 401,003 as at Friday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Banjul North Nam Calls for Relocation of Mile II Prison

[Daily Observer] The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, Honourable Ousman Sillah has called for the relocation of Mile II prison and the city’s dumpsites to a more suitable location and undertake a comprehensive reform of the facility.

[Daily Observer] The National Assembly Member (NAM) for Banjul North, Honourable Ousman Sillah has called for the relocation of Mile II prison and the city's dumpsites to a more suitable location and undertake a comprehensive reform of the facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UNFPA Donates Dignity Kits to Ndma

[Daily Observer] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday donated about 1000 different dignity kits to the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) for onward delivery to disaster victims across the country.

[Daily Observer] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday donated about 1000 different dignity kits to the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) for onward delivery to disaster victims across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Star GSM, GPA Clean Gutters in Brikama

[Daily Observer] Star GSM Communication in collaboration with The Gambia Protective Association (GPA) on Tuesday embarked on a long cleansing of gutters around the Brikama GTSC complex, the market and the health centre areas.

[Daily Observer] Star GSM Communication in collaboration with The Gambia Protective Association (GPA) on Tuesday embarked on a long cleansing of gutters around the Brikama GTSC complex, the market and the health centre areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ending Impunity Is Essential

[Daily Observer] The new global order trading on novel ideals of rule of law, democracy, good governance and respect for human rights, seriously frown on the culture of impunity and its related injustice across the globe.

[Daily Observer] The new global order trading on novel ideals of rule of law, democracy, good governance and respect for human rights, seriously frown on the culture of impunity and its related injustice across the globe.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Environmental Protection Is Critical to Socio-Economic Development

[Daily Observer] Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang, program officer for Environmental Awareness & Communication at the National Environment Agency ((NEA) has said that environmental protection and sustainable natural resource management is critical to the socio-economic development of the country as the population depends on it for her livelihoods. He therefore, called for positive attitudinal change from all and sundry in their daily environmental dispensations. He recently made these remarks in his Kanifing office during an exc

[Daily Observer] Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang, program officer for Environmental Awareness & Communication at the National Environment Agency ((NEA) has said that environmental protection and sustainable natural resource management is critical to the socio-economic development of the country as the population depends on it for her livelihoods. He therefore, called for positive attitudinal change from all and sundry in their daily environmental dispensations. He recently made these remarks in his Kanifing office during an exc

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Ecowas Immigration Chiefs Endorse Proposal for Migration Training Academy

[Daily Observer] The ECOWAS heads of Immigration Services have endorsed a proposal by the Nigerian government for the establishment of a Migration Training Academy as part of measures to effectively manage migration and emerging trends associated with …

[Daily Observer] The ECOWAS heads of Immigration Services have endorsed a proposal by the Nigerian government for the establishment of a Migration Training Academy as part of measures to effectively manage migration and emerging trends associated with cross border movement of people, a press release from the ECOWAS Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria stated.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

St, Big FAA Set to Thrill Fans in London

[Daily Observer] Two of Gambia’s phenomenal artistes are set to thrill their fans in what could be described as their first-ever musical performance in London, United Kingdom.

[Daily Observer] Two of Gambia's phenomenal artistes are set to thrill their fans in what could be described as their first-ever musical performance in London, United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Police Question Mamma Kandeh

[Daily Observer] The party leader of The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), Mamma Kandeh was on Tuesday invited for questioning at the Police Headquarters in Banjul, the Daily Observer was reliably informed.

[Daily Observer] The party leader of The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC), Mamma Kandeh was on Tuesday invited for questioning at the Police Headquarters in Banjul, the Daily Observer was reliably informed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia