Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Impact of sea level rise on Banjul, the need to plan and design a new city

The Gambia is not just economically poor and highly indebted but equally vulnerable and exposed to the debilitating impacts of climate change, particularly the rise in global sea level. (Photo: Access Gambia)

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


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.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Gambian Wins U15 Best Player Award in Germany

“I am playing with the aim of reaching the top, I want to be a professional player and represent my country, The Gambia in the future" (Photo Credit: Abdoulie Nget)

Saturday, June 17, 2017

The GPU/UTG MoU Institutionalised Negative Discrimination

Key in the agreement is for the SJDM to allow students graduating with a diploma or advanced diploma from the GPU J-School into the second and third year respectively pending the meet the entry requirements of the University of The Gambia (Photo Credit: GPU School of Journalism)

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

One tractor is increasing agricultural production and yield in 27 villages

The multiple roles the tractor plays make it a lucrative investment. They use it for tilling the ground, transporting sand and stones for housing (Photo taken from Sunu Rew shows a tractor parked at Bansang Hospital)

Monday, May 29, 2017

Causeway increases rice production by two folds

Mr. Banjul Yaffa, a Contact Farmer showing previously inaccessible land at the Masembe rice fields to a regional agricultural director and an agriculture expert (Photo Credit: MSJoof/TNBES)

Saturday, April 8, 2017

South Africa: Agric, Culture, People and the Sky

South Africa is a water scarce country where only 12 per cent of land can be used for crop production, but it is Africa’s largest producer and the only net exporter of food on the continent, says Nico van Burick, chairperson of the Local Organising Committee for the 2017 IFAJ World Congress. In this photo, Vito Rugani (center) displays carrots to a visiting team of IFAJ delegates at his carrot packaging and juice factory in the Gauteng region. He moved from rags to riches in 20 years and used to sleep on the floor at an apartment in Johannesburg in the early 1990s. Today, Rugani and his partner, Vincent Sequeira, produces 40% of South Africa's carrots (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/TNBES/April 4)

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Africa Forum: Journalists Find Solutions to Challenges Facing Agric Journalism

One of the most important tools we can use to improve agriculture is to invest in young people - IFAJ President Owen Roberts (Photo Credit: M.S.Joof/TNBES/April 2).

58th IFAJ Congress: Networking among most valued aspects of membership

Chairperson of LOC says networking top of the list at 2017 IFAJ world congress. Photo shows agriculture journalists from Danmark and Gambia (Photo Credit: Tom Bricknell/Australia)

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Family of ‘executed’ soldier wants thorough investigation

 In his 22 years rule, human rights groups repeatedly accused Jammeh (seen in this photo on November 10 at Election House in Kanifing) of carrying out summary executions (Photo Credit: Mamadou Erdisa Njie/Nov 2016)

Monday, February 27, 2017

Sunday, February 26, 2017

NAQAA: GPU journalism school curriculum in line with expectations

Amadou Jallow (right) said the school’s curriculum ascribes to lifelong learning opportunities and  possibilities of self employment, while Saikou Jammeh (left) and Maimuna Sidibeh (center) listen. (Photo Credit: Sanna Camara)

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Gambia: Enhancing food security will take national vision, local action

More than 170 project staff and beneficiaries taking part in the annual consultative forum (Photo credit: M.S.Joof/TNBES/Feb 2017)

For Gambia to enhance food security, strategy and implementation must be linked to attain food security and reduce poverty, the Agriculture Ministry’s permanent secretary Sait Drammeh said.