Frontline Surveillance Officers Graduate

[Foroyaa] The ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and the Field Epidemiology Training Programme (FETP), on Thursday 28th September 2017 held its gr…

[Foroyaa] The ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and the Field Epidemiology Training Programme (FETP), on Thursday 28th September 2017 held its graduation ceremony of cohort three and four, on the Gambia Frontline Field Epidemiological Training Programme, at a local hotel in Senegambia. The one hundred and two trainees comprising fifty-six surveillance officers drawn from different public institutions, but mostl

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EU Election Observation Mission Report Part 1

[Foroyaa] The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to The Gambia has released its Final Report, in which it states that Extensive Legal Reforms and Continued Civic Education will be critical for the Gambia’s Democratic Development.

[Foroyaa] The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to The Gambia has released its Final Report, in which it states that Extensive Legal Reforms and Continued Civic Education will be critical for the Gambia's Democratic Development.

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Former Circumcizer Explains Reasons for Chucking Up Circumcision

[Foroyaa] Former circumciser and FGM practitioner, Aja Babung Sidibeh Diab, asserted that she has stopped the inhumane practice of FGM, because she observed it caused more harm than good to women and girls.

[Foroyaa] Former circumciser and FGM practitioner, Aja Babung Sidibeh Diab, asserted that she has stopped the inhumane practice of FGM, because she observed it caused more harm than good to women and girls.

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‘The Gambia Operates a Free Market Economy,’ Trade Minister

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment Dr. Isatou Touray has asserted that the Gambia operates a free market economy and a liberal trading environment, where prices of goods and services are determined by forces of demand …

[Foroyaa] The Minister of Trade, Regional Integration and Employment Dr. Isatou Touray has asserted that the Gambia operates a free market economy and a liberal trading environment, where prices of goods and services are determined by forces of demand and supply.

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Civil Society Organizations Present Statement to Information Minister

[Foroyaa] As the 28th of September marks the International Right to Know Day, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations presented a statement on the Commemoration of International Right to Know Day to the Minister of Information, Communication and In…

[Foroyaa] As the 28th of September marks the International Right to Know Day, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations presented a statement on the Commemoration of International Right to Know Day to the Minister of Information, Communication and Infrastructure, Mr. Demba Ali Jawo.

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President Tours Kotu Power Plant

[Foroyaa] The President of the Republic, Mr. Adama Barrow, on Friday 29th September 2017, visited Kotu Power Station to acquaint himself with ongoing projects that the national Utility Company has embarked upon to stabilise the country’s perennial elec…

[Foroyaa] The President of the Republic, Mr. Adama Barrow, on Friday 29th September 2017, visited Kotu Power Station to acquaint himself with ongoing projects that the national Utility Company has embarked upon to stabilise the country's perennial electricity crisis. It was just on the 22nd September 2017, that the Deputy Managing Director of NAWEC, Mr. Nani Juwara, admitted in a press briefing with journalist, the dire situation the Utility Company is going through.

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Kuntaur Major Health Center Theatre Dysfunctional

[Foroyaa] Mr. Ensa Jarju, a registered Nurse stationed at the Kuntaur Major health Center, in the Central River Region (CRR North), has told journalists that the health Center’s theatre, is not functional because there is no Medical Doctor to use the f…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Ensa Jarju, a registered Nurse stationed at the Kuntaur Major health Center, in the Central River Region (CRR North), has told journalists that the health Center's theatre, is not functional because there is no Medical Doctor to use the facility.

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The Chieftaincy Dilemma

[Foroyaa] Chiefs are heads of district tribunals. They have judicial powers. This is why the drafters of the 1997 Constitution provided for the Elections of Chiefs by the people and gave them a tenure of office that would last until they reach 70 years…

[Foroyaa] Chiefs are heads of district tribunals. They have judicial powers. This is why the drafters of the 1997 Constitution provided for the Elections of Chiefs by the people and gave them a tenure of office that would last until they reach 70 years. In this way, they would not have been subjected to appointment and removal by the Executive.

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