Gambia: Over 144 senior gov’t officials to attend Barrow’s meeting at State House

Hits: 2040In the bid to have an efficient, effective and responsive public sector institutions to the needs of the citizens and other stakeholders, over 144 senior government Civil Servants will attend a one day meeting presided over by His Excellency, Mr Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia. The meeting that was earlier scheduled on the 16th January 2018 will now take place on the 23rd January 2018 at 10:00AM prompt. The meeting will be held at the Grand Tent at the State House. President Barrow will engage…

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Gambia: US Gov’t recognises challenges Gambia faces

Hits: 2037The United States Ambassador to The Gambia, Ambassador C. Patrica Alsup, said the US government recognises the challenges The Gambia faces in her transition from authoritarian rule to democracy. She made this statement while delivering a speech during the opening of a three-day seminar for parliamentarians on Good Governance and Rule of Law at the Paradise Suite Hotel. The seminar was funded by the US embassy and implemented by WANEP. She said the project was made possible by funding from her mission in Banjul and the US State Department…

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Gambia: Gov’t generates D8 million from fisheries in 2017

Hits: 2060The Minister of Information has said that since the commencement of industrial fishing operations in June 2017, a total revenue of D8, 279,085 has been realised from license fees. Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Demba Ali Jawo said a further D135, 000 was generated from payment of fishing license fees. Last week, director of press also informed journalists that government fisheries policy is geared towards increasing the Gross Domestic Production and reducing poverty through employment creation. The government took decision to lift the embargo as a way of…

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