2019 Budget Estimates approved by the National Assembly

By:Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly has approved the Estimates of revenue and expenditure of the country for the coming fiscal year 2019 with amendments after days of intense scrutiny. This came following the Finance Minister’s presentation of the said estimates in the tune of D25.28 billion. The estimates of revenue and expenditure for [...]

2018-12-07T19:23:12+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Nassim Fish-Meal Factory Pipes Set Ablaze

Pipes Set Ablaze By Madiba Singhateh and Hatab Nyang Pipes laid from the Nassim fish-meal factory in Sanyang into the sea were on Wednesday, 5 December, 2018 set ablaze on the very day. The pipes were meant to discharge the water from the treatment plant to the sea, when the factory resumes operations. The [...]

2018-12-07T18:21:51+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Id Cards Processing Interrupted For Four Hours

Claimants queuing for ID cards By Kebba Secka The Commissioner for ID cards, Mr Ebrima Manneh, on Thursday 6 December, confirmed the non-processing of cards at the Kanifing South Branch for four hours. Manneh made these statements known to the public following a visit by this reporter to verify the information of the non-issuing [...]

2018-12-07T17:20:50+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Gambia told to be strong in the face of ‘looming’ food crisis

By Omar Bah The Gambia government has been told to remain firm and take full responsibility of the looming food crisis in the country.Noël Marie Zagré said the Barrow government must not continue entirely relying on foreign partners.“This is something that needs to be in the hands of the government and not in the hands [...]

2018-12-07T06:04:59+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

SEEDY NJIE BLASTS GDC OVER BARROW COMMENTS

Seedy Njie, a former APRC spokesman and one-time Information Minister, has described the statement from the opposition GDC criticising President Barrow’s recent remarks as erroneous, fallacious and deceptive.In a write up shared with The Standard, Njie said the GDC’s reaction is nothing but a deliberate misrepresentation of facts calculated to mislead Gambians and plant a [...]

2018-12-07T04:04:03+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments

Sanyang environmentalists oppose resumption of fish mill factory

By Tabora Bojang The Nessim fish mill factory, which was temporarily closed down by the government in June for operating without a treatment plant, are set to resume operations after fulfilling requirements. This was revealed during a meeting between the National Environment Agency NEA, Sanyang environmentalists, Alkalo, VDC and other stakeholders.During the meeting, the NEA [...]

2018-12-07T02:03:07+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Gambia News|0 Comments