Author: Gainako

By Gibril Saine The advent of social media instant connections in the world has transformed our lives in so many ways than one. Conversely, technology has however come at a great cost, even loss, to society in various ways than I care to divulge. The disintegration of society for one, its social fabric that is, continues to cause friction separating families, maiming lives, and even taking lives along its destructive path. In politics & tricks of the trade, I observe in sheer desperation the collision of politics & social media on amplifier radiating fake news or even blatant lies masqueraded…

Read More

By Yusef Taylor and Alieu Ceesay The Gambia’s Minister of Justice, Hon Dawda A. Jallow presided over the launch of the Government’s White Paper on the implementation of the Truth, Reparations and Reconciliation Commission (TRRC) Recommendations and announced that it rejected the Commission’s recommendation to grant Sanna Sabally amnesty and to categorise certain Foreign Judges as “Mercenary Judges”. The Government also rejected the Commission’s recommendations to ban the current State Intelligence Services (SIS) Director-General for 10 years for his role in destroying evidence at the former National Intelligence Agency where torture and other human rights violations occured. The rejection was…

Read More

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) facilitates over 193 Gambians who were stranded in Niger and Libya. According to the press release 143 Gambians were stranded in Libya while 45 were stranded in Niger. By IOM IOM Facilitates Voluntary Return of 148 Gambians from Libya, 45 from Niger Banjul – On 19 May, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) facilitated the voluntary humanitarian return of 148 Gambian migrants stranded in Libya through a return flight, and another 45 through a commercial flight from Niger. This represents the highest number of Gambian migrants assisted with voluntary return in a single day, since…

Read More

By Team Gom Sa Bopa The Pan-African Network for Artistic Freedom (PANAF) initiative will be launched in The Gambia on 18th June 2022. PANAF was established in November 2021 in response to the need for an active and inclusive regional voice in the creative sector that could raise awareness of incidents of artistic freedom violations and collaborate with artistic rights advocates in regional and national advocacy efforts. In The Gambia SELAM has partnered with Team Gom Sa Bopa. This partnership will allow the two organisations to work together to develop a unified voice for artists, and cultural producers advocating for…

Read More

OEC Secretary-General has urged the Gambia Government to utilize technology to improve systemic Governance and transform education in Post-COVID learning environment By Patience Loum The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) through the partnership of the African Union, the African Curriculum of Association, the Organization of Educational Cooperation, and the UNESCO International Bureau of Education launched a five-day international conference and training program in the Gambia to mark the 3rd African Continental Curriculum Conference on Education Technology and Curriculum Alignment. E. Sheikh Manssour Bin Mussallam, the Secretary-General of the Organization of Educational Cooperation (OEC) said in as much as…

Read More

By Patience Loum The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) in collaboration with the American Bar Association Rule of Law (ABA) concluded its three-day national dialogue with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), victims and families of victims who were affected during the 22 years of the former dictatorship of President Yahya Jammeh. The engagement aims at sharing ideas on the implementation of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) recommendations. This dialogue will look into recommendations and measures of restitution, satisfaction and rehabilitation to be highlighted in the Victims’ Reparations proposed bill. In December 2017, the TRRC was established by an Act of…

Read More

By Patience Loum The World Bank Group in partnership with the Gambia Government launched a five-year development strategy on Wednesday, 17th May 2022 through a new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) to aid in the country’s development priorities including infrastructure and economic growth under the theme “Galvanizing towards accelerated growth, productivity, and resilience”. The CPF, which works in line with the National Development Plan (NDP) consists of a series of areas of focus, key amongst them is the E-Government Strategy 2020-2022. In his speech, the former Minister of Information, Ebrima Sillah welcomed the partnership which he believes will significantly aid in the…

Read More

it’s significant to research it intimately. Read the textual content two or extra times to know the fundamental ideas of the article and understand its objectives and motives. These have been the best on-line summarizing tools to deal with the task successfully. We hope some of them grew to become your favorite summarizers, and you’ll use them typically sooner or later. The software has solely two buttons-one to summarize the document and the other to clear the sector. The premium subscription prices four.90€ per thirty days or 39.90€/year. You will not find another free text rewriting software program online that…

Read More

By Edrissa Jallow This is the maiden edition of the Gambia Parliamentary Newsletter (GPN), a monthly newsletter on the activities of the Gambia’s National Assembly. It aims to increase awareness and understanding of Parliamentary proceedings and engagements through publications from journalists that report directly from Parliament. The first edition is written and produced by three journalists; one from Foroyaa in the person of Kebba AF Touray and two from Gainako Online News in the persons of Edrissa Jallow and Yusef Taylor. The newsletter is designed by Alieu Bobb and printed with support from R&A Designs. It is the intention of…

Read More

There are several vital benefits to using an electronic data bedroom. First of all, these kinds of rooms allow all parties look at here now to share and edit paperwork without the need intended for an intermediary. This is especially useful when you will find multiple departments or sites for your provider. You can use these rooms to obtain documents and maintain them up dated, while enabling access to acquaintances from any kind of location. By following these three tips, you are able to maximize the efficiency of your electronic data room. Another benefit of using an electronic data room…

Read More