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The 6th Annual Award Ceremony organised by the Sports Journalists' Association of The Gambia (SJAG) has been moved to 10 April at the Ocean Bay Hotel by the event's organising body...
18 Mar 2015
Gambian police arrested a newspaper editor on Monday over an article about politicians deserting the ruling party, a security source and his staff said.
14 Jan 2014
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
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
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.
Kebba Jeffang 27 Jun 2013
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
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
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
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
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
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