Tag: local government

News, Women & Children's Affairs

3 Female Governors, Others Appointed

Press Release Dated: 1st June, 2024 Appointment and Redeployment of Governors and Deputy Governors Banjul – The Gambia. Acting under Section 123 (1) of the Local Government (Amendment) Act, 2006, His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has effective immediately, appointed the following Government officials as Governors: Mrs. Fanta Bojang Njie Samateh […]

Editorial, News, Politics

Letter to the Editor

Written by Alieu SK Manjang Dear Editor, There is a looming cemetery crisis in the urban areas of the country; however, a critical policy issue like this does not seem to have garnered the attention of elected officials of Brikama Area Council, Kanifing and Banjul municipalities as well as religious […]

Human Rights, Legal Matters, News, Politics

President Sets Up Commission Of Inquiry Into The Conduct Of Local Councils

His Excellency, President Adama Barrow, acting under section 200 of the 1997 constitution of the Gambia and Commissions of Inquiry Act (CAP,30:01) has constituted a commission of Inquiry into the conduct of all Local Government Councils, and for connected matters”. The commission which is expected to complete its inquiry within […]