PRESS RELEASE: Monrovia, Liberia, August 9, 2022 ECOWAS, in collaboration with the European Union, German Cooperation and the African Security Sector Network, is organizing a training workshop on security and governance reform. The training, scheduled from August 9 to 12, 2022 in Monrovia, Liberia, aims to build the capacities of […]
President Barrow appoints new Cabinet Ministers
The President of the Republic of The Gambia, HE Adama Barrow has today, 4th May 2022, dissolved his Cabinet and appointed a new Cabinet in accordance with the powers vested in him by the Constitution of the Republic Of the Gambia. The President has effected the following Cabinet appointments: Vice […]
GPU Urges Gambia Government to Expedite Media Law Reforms
WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY STATEMENT Fajara, The Gambia 3 May 2022 – Every year, 3rd May is observed as a day to remind governments and other stakeholders of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom. It is a day for media workers globally to reflect on issues of […]
IN COMMEMORATION OF WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY ” FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IS FORBIDDEN HERE”Freedom of Expression is Forbidden Here. Delayed Democracy: How Press Freedom Collapsed in The Gambia.
Reviewed by Foday Samateh. “Six armed men wearing masks came to the printing works at 2:00 a.m., fired shots into the air, and ordered the employees to lie on the ground. One of them then set fire to the new press…completely destroying it.” The police didn’t investigate the crime much […]