Hope for the Better

[The Point] We are trying to be hopeful that the energy validation workshop underway at the Kairaba Beach Hotel will bring us some improvement in the electricity supply we receive in this country.

[The Point] We are trying to be hopeful that the energy validation workshop underway at the Kairaba Beach Hotel will bring us some improvement in the electricity supply we receive in this country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Tobacco Control Act 2016 Launched

[The Point] The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with partners yesterday launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016 and the celebration of the World No Tobacco Day awards, held at the Arch 22 in Banjul.

[The Point] The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with partners yesterday launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016 and the celebration of the World No Tobacco Day awards, held at the Arch 22 in Banjul.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Credit Union Plays Vital Role in Economic Development’

[The Point] Abba Sankara, Registrar of Cooperatives, has said credit union plays a vital role in the economic development and stability of the communities they serve by helping people improve their lives and making the world a better place to live.

[The Point] Abba Sankara, Registrar of Cooperatives, has said credit union plays a vital role in the economic development and stability of the communities they serve by helping people improve their lives and making the world a better place to live.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

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