Monday, July 24, 2017

Sunday, July 23, 2017

GIABA recognizes civil society’s potential in fight against money laundering


CSOs are usually influential in promoting good governance, human rights and fighting against corruption. GIABA Photo: A regional stakeholders meeting in Dakar on emerging global trends in AML/CFT.

Friday, July 7, 2017

AN UPHILL TASK



The Gambia: Adama Barrow

Adama Barrow astonished the world by unseating long-time autocrat Yahya Jammeh, but now faces an unenviable task of rebuilding a country left in ruin

An uphill task

Barrow is faced with a task of righting the country’s brutal political past under his predecessor. It is a process he started slowly, and after three months in office his public ratings were low, especially on social media (Photo Credit: MSJoof/TNBES/Feb 2017)

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The Political Monitor With Empty Political Message



The Gambia is without a Vice President. Barrow reserves the post for the woman who gingered an opposition united front against the former dictator. But she is over-aged. (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/TNBES/Feb2017).

Monday, July 3, 2017

GYIN Gambia, Managers’ Prescription Consultancy Sign MoU to Mentor Rural Youth


Amb. Njie (L) and Mr. Sonko
Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN Gambia) and Managers’ Prescription Consultancy Firm on 3rd July, 2017 signed two official documents to support youth development.

The documents are a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and a Contractual Agreement that seeks to support youth in the area of entrepreneurship through a three months mentorship programme.

Under the MoU and the Contractual Agreement, both institutions committed themselves in supporting rural developments through a mentorship programme that will promote entrepreneurship in rural areas.

Twenty-five rural youth will undergo the three month mentorship programme of which fifteen males and ten females have already been selected for the programme which will commence in the first week of August, 2017..

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Executive Director of GYIN Gambia, Ambassador Mamadou Edrisa Njie, said that there is great need to support youth especially those in the rural areas in the areas of entrepreneurship mentorship.

“My office is aware of the lack of mentorship that many rural youth lacks, therefore, we’re piloting this programme to fill the gap and we hope that the programme will become a bigger one,” he said.

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