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Grants to Gambia reduce by more than half in a year

1 Jan
Thumbs Down: For the first nine months of 2016, grant disbursement to the government stands at D242 million, much lower than D565 million it was in the same period of 2015. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/TNBES/FPI)

Thumbs Down: For the first nine months of 2016, grant disbursement to the government stands at D242 million, much lower than D565 million it was in the same period of 2015. (Photo Credit: MSJoof/TNBES/FPI)

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NA approve D300M additional budget for Gambia Government

25 Jun
English: Serrekunda, street scenes

The Jammeh-led Government in Banjul has requested additional funds from the National Assembly for the past 4 years (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Modou S. Joof

The Gambia’s National Assembly (NA) on Monday approved a D300 million supplementary budget for the Yahya Jammeh-led Government for the fourth time since 2009.

It is fully funded by The Gambia Government, an initiative welcomed by the International Monetary Fund, IMF, which had expected the Assembly’s approval of the supplementary budget in April.  Continue reading

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