Gambia Press Union deplores closure of Teranga FM

Wednesday 14. August around midnight armed forces assailed the independent radiostation Teranga FM. Soldiers from The National Intelligence Unit demanded the radio closed immediately. The Director of the radio, Ismaila Ceesay, was offered no explanation, but he assumes closure is related to the radio stations’ interview with an opposition leader. In the interview, he accuses … Læs mere Gambia Press Union deplores closure of Teranga FM

Nominated for the Nairobi-prize

Gambia Media Support has been nominated for the prize “Nairobi-prisen” – a recognition of contributions to journalism in the developing world. The prize, Nairobi-prisen, is given by the Danish Union of Global journalists, Nairobi-klubben, to a person, a group or an organization, which has brought conditions in poor countries to the attention of Danish media … Læs mere Nominated for the Nairobi-prize

Two journalism educations on the way

By offering a bachelor programme in journalism and communication already this summer, the University of the Gambia is overtaking the 2 year long basic journalism education that the Gambia Press Union-Gambia Media Support project has been preparing since April and that is to start in January-February 2013. However, as the basic journalism education programme of … Læs mere Two journalism educations on the way

New book from exiled Gambian journalist and author

Unlocking Stories is among the latest books written by Gambian writer, Seedy Bojang, the current guest writer of the city of Fredeirksberg in Denmark. It is a collection of stories in a volume published by Red Lead Publishing House, in the United States of America. The stories in the book have their leanings in oral … Læs mere New book from exiled Gambian journalist and author