Investors accuse government of red tapism for not clearing path to spur economy

By Kebba Ansu Manneh February 4, 2022 Even as unemployment and economic hardships continue to bite the average Gambian, sixteen investors are pointing fingers at the government for not clearing the path... Read more »

Covid-19 tumbles Ferries Services fortunes

By Ismailah Sonko Pa Dawda Samyang, the director of operation at the Gambia Ferry Services (GFS) has said that his department lost 80% of the revenue as a result of the outbreak... Read more »

Comium’s resurgence inspires new hope

In what could be described as a promising move after the recent meeting with President Adama Barrow, the new management of the beleaguered GSM company are confident about the prospects of reviving... Read more »

Gambian Acting ECREEE Executive Director says renewable energy and energy efficiency is the future

August 25, 2021 The Gambian Acting Executive Director of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, (ECREEE) has stressed the importance of capacity building to the successful implementation of the... Read more »

Fishmongers hard-hit by post-Tobaski fish scarcity

By Maria Lopes July 30, 2021 Fishmongers in the Gambia are again feeling the crunch of the usual post-Tobaski fish scarcity. Fatou K Sanyang, a fishmonger at Bakoteh Market, told The Progress... Read more »

Gambia not attracting quality FDI because…

By Bubacarr Komma July 19, 2021 The Gambia is not attracting quality Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) that will help catapult the economy to greater heights. Economic experts at the International Growth Centre... Read more »

AfDB approves grant to kick-start Desert to Power programme in West Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $6 million grant to launch the initial phase of the Desert to Power West Africa Regional Energy Programme. Desert... Read more »

Drivers, commuters voice frustrations over traffic congestion

By Ismaila Sonko July 14, 2021 Traffic congestion on Gambia’s urban road network has increased substantially over the last few years.It has become so prevalent that it is causing frustrations for commuters... Read more »

Fajikunda residents decry unending water stress

By Vincent Ogo July 14, 2021 Residents of some parts of Fajikunda are complaining about the unending water shortage in the area. They say that in recent years it has become increasingly... Read more »

Sub-regional market very much open for smoked fish from Gambia

By Vincent Ogo July 14, 2021 Spoilage of agricultural commodities is common in The Gambia due to lack of adequate storage facilities. One of the affected areas is the fisheries sub-sector. Fisheries... Read more »