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The Gambia Press Union is calling for
the immediate release of the manager
of Teranga FM radio station, Mr Alagie
, who was picked up on the night of Thursday July 2, 2015, at the… 278 more words

Human Rights

The Gambia Press Union is calling on the
Gambia Armed Forces to investigate the case of Mafugi Ceesay of The Voice
Newspaper.

The journalist reported… 446 more words

Banjul

Is There Room for Case Studies in Development Practice?

Amid the current much-needed revolution in (quantitative) evidence-driven development practice, is there room for case studies?

Michael Woolcock at the Bank says yes:

The frequency and sophistication with which case studies are deployed by social scientists has greatly expanded in recent years.

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Africa

Down On The Farm

My fourth visit to the Gambia is being spent at MyFarm, a small educational project based near the village of Nema Kunku, not far from my previous VSO placement with the Department of Agriculture. 1,457 more words

ALERT: Gambia’s National Assembly Caution Journalists on 2015 Auditor General Report

The Gambia’s National Assembly has warned newspaper parliamentary correspondents to stop publishing findings by a damning report on alleged fraud, misappropriation of public funds and managerial malpractices, local journalists told FPI Tuesday. 589 more words

Breaking News

Leave Newsrooms To Journalists: Special Rapporteur Tells Politicians

The Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa has told politicians to get out of the newsrooms and allow journalists to do their work. 306 more words

Politics

Confrontation Does Not Work: Pansy Tlakula Tells GPU To Dialogue With Government

The Gambia Press Union (GPU) should engage The Gambia government in dialogue on its advocacy for press freedom and freedom of expression, according to the African Commission’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information… 378 more words

Politics