Gambian authorities should immediately release Fatou Camara, a journalist who has been held incommunicado since 17 September, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The government has not disclosed Camara's whereabouts or any charges against her, according to news reports.
4 Oct 2013 09:46
A Foundation for Rural Education, Wildlife and Environment - The Gambia (Forewengam) is a charitable organisation registered in The Gambia, West Africa, which is working towards sustainable development since its inception in 2004.
22 Jul 2013 10:29
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns an amendment to a media law adopted by the Gambian parliament that imposes lengthy prison sentences and heavy fines on individuals who use the internet in any capacity to criticize government officials.
11 Jul 2013 12:40
The aftermath of the three-day intensive training at GPU [Gambia Press Union] secretariat that brought to the end the lively interactions among different media practitioners ranging from newspaper journalists, magazines, electronic media and online journalists on scintillating subject matters that were chosen by the Gambia journalists umbrella body like gender reporting, reporting on children's issues and those marginalized in the society in a more ethical and professional manner.
By Kebba Jeffang 27 Jun 2013 12:30
The Young People in the Media (YPM) The Gambia, during the weekend observed International Children's Day of Broadcasting, at a ceremony held at Unique FM Radio in Bakau.
By Fatoumata Ceesay and Samba Jawo 12 Mar 2013 14:05
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013 10:33
Three media houses, Taranga FM, Daily News and The Standard have remained closed since their closures - on 14 August 2012 in the case of Taranga FM, and 14 September in the case of Daily News and The Standard.
By Abdoulie G. Dibba 9 Oct 2012 16:05
Two Gambian newspapers received orders on Friday [14 September 2012] to immediately cease operations, according to local journalists, in what is apparently the second attempt within a month to censor Gambian media.
18 Sep 2012 11:58
The new board of advisers of the Young Journalists Association of The Gambia (YJAG) was on Thursday last week inaugurated at the Gambia Press Union secretariat in Fajara.
25 Jul 2012 12:17
The African Platform on Access to Information (APAI), an intercontinental initiative to promote access to information on the continent, took the campaign a step further in its address to the 51st session of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights.
25 Apr 2012 10:52
The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) on 15 April 2012 bemoaned the current state of access to information in Africa, citing the negative impact the glaring lack of information is having on the citizenry. This observation was made during the ongoing NGO Forum of the 51st Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) in the Gambian capital of Banjul.
20 Apr 2012 11:27
BANJUL, GAMBIA: A journalist has been arrested and charged with defamation in the tiny west African nation of Gambia, police said yesterday, 12 January 2012, after he wrote an article accusing a local chief of mismanaging public funds.
12 Jan 2012 15:07
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011 09:36
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011 11:00
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010 10:35
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