The president of the Gambia Press Union (GPU), Sheriff Bojang Jr, accompanied by the Secretary-General Saikou Jammeh today met the Minister for Health, Dr Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, at his offices in Banjul.
The executive board
and staff of the Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Saturday validated two policy
manuals – on Finance, Procurement and Anti-Corruption, and on Human Resources
Management and Staff Performance Appraisal.
The executive board and staff of Gambia Press Union (GPU) on Saturday, 25 April, ended a three-day training on monitoring and evaluation of donor-funded projects in line with its strategic plan of strengthening the institutional capacity of the union.
The 15-participant training at TANGO Conference Hall observed social distancing in the sitting arrangement, and in addition, face masks and sanitisers were provided.
GPU re-echoes call for journalism without fear or favour
Banjul, May 03: Today marks the 27th edition of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD). May 3rd has been set aside by the United Nations to pay tribute to journalism and journalists who have been killed in line of duty.
The executive board and staff of the Gambia Press Union on Thursday, 8th May 2020, ended a two-day training on conflict and crisis management.
The Gambia Press Union on Sunday, 23 December 2018, held a symposium in commemoration of the 14th anniversary of the assassination of Deyda Hydara, co-owner of The Point newspaper.
The theme for this year’s anniversary was: ‘Safety of Journalists: National Response to End Crimes against Journalists’ and it was held at Djembe Beach Hotel.
The Gambia Press Union Youth Recruitment Team 2019 starts a four-day recruitment process.
The Gambia Press Union on Tuesday 11th Febuary 2020 held a consultative meeting with the National Assembly Select Committee on Education on the draft Access to Information Bill, 2019 that has been submitted to the National Assembly for enactment.
The Gambia Press Union (GPU), in collaboration with the Network for Community Radio Broadcasters, held a daylong national stakeholder consultation forum on Community Media Sustainability.
A total of twenty-five state security personnel from the army and navy, police and police intervention unit, prison services, fire and rescue services and other security agencies were engaged on access to information and national security.
A total of 15 broadcasters from the nine community radios across the country on Monday, 25th November 2019, began a four-day training on how to effectively report on the national budget and public finance.
Gambia Press Union on Friday July 3rd ended a three-day sensitization workshop on Access to Information 2019 draft Bill, with members of the coalition of civil society organisations at the NaNA conference hall in Fajara.
The workshop is in line with series of activities scheduled to compliment the process of the development and passage of the Bill. All the necessary COVID19 measures were observed during the training.
The Gambia Press Union, with the support of International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), on Thursday, 2nd July, completed a two-day training on climate change reporting for journalists.
The Gambia Press Union (GPU) together the civil society coalition on
access to information Thursday, September 10th 2020, concluded a daylong
virtual workshop to review and adopt standardised messages on access to
The Accountant General’s Department and the Central Bank of The Gambia recently
sensitised journalists on their various roles and functions in the national budgeting process
and public finance management.
Friday, July 2, 2021:
The Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF) and Media Rights Agenda (MRA)
have commended The Gambia’s National Assembly for passing the country’s
Access to Information Bill 2021 into Law yesterday, July 1, 2021 and
called on President Adama Barrow to speedily sign the Bill into Law to
consolidate the restoration of participatory democracy in the country
which began with his ascension to power in 2017, following the historic
elections of December 2016.