Articles by: Sarata Jabbi

Barrow Youths to Implement 120 Projects

Barrow Youths to Implement 120 Projects

November 12, 2018 at 10:23 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The President Barrow Youth for National Development (PBYND) has kick-started to implement 120 projects within six months in different communities across the country. The secretary general of the organisation, Kebba Lang Fofana has disclosed, during a handing over ceremony of its completed perimeter fencing project of NewRead More

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government:Part 1

Journalists Cannot Assume All the Blame for Failing to Report Government:Part 1

November 11, 2018 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

Alagi Yorro Jallow I despair of the way in which commentators, especially (with a few exceptions) our resident economists, are not prepared to decry the illusion of the emperor’s new clothes that is the applicability of Keynesian economics in the Gambia. Future generations, I am sure, will laugh at theRead More

Social Security MD Reinstated, Staff President Fired

Social Security MD Reinstated, Staff President Fired

November 11, 2018 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

President Adama Barrow has reviewed the Report and Recommendations of the Independent Fact-Finding/Investigative Panel on the crisis involving Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation (SSHFC). Having closely reviewed the report, the following decisions have been taken: I. That administrative leave of the Managing Director, Mr. Muhamadou Manjang will be liftedRead More

No Oil, Gas in 1st Offshore Drilling

November 11, 2018 at 10:45 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has been updated on the results of the first FAR and Petronas offshore exploration in The Gambia.  The prospect of finding oil and gas in the first offshore exploration has been unsuccessful. The oil and gas explorers drilled the wireline logging atRead More

Press Release: Gambia’s Economy to Grow by 6.6 % in 2018

November 8, 2018 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

At a Special Cabinet meeting that focused exclusively on the economic outlook and expected revenue performance of the 2019 fiscal year today, the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs announced that The Gambia’s economy is expected to grow by 6.6 percent by the end of 2018 from 4.6 percent inRead More