Trainees train rural community radio reporters

The Professional Reporter Programme is heading for a successful graduation. By Peter Kramhøft, Trainer of Trainers. November 2011, Bakau New Town, The Gambia ”We can facilitate a discussion with the rural reporters from the community radios about how they give the local citizens a voice”, says Sanna Camara to the class. He starts writing on … Læs mere Trainees train rural community radio reporters

Meet two trainees from the Professional Reporter Programme

In 2009 Gambia Media Support (GAMES), in cooperation with Gambia Press Union (GPU), launched the Professional Reporter Programme as part of the project Media for Development – Development for Media, to meet the demand for journalistic training in the Gambia. During a period of two years, we educate 12-20 Gambian journalists to perform professional and … Læs mere Meet two trainees from the Professional Reporter Programme

The 2011 Gambian Presidential Election

The 24. November The Gambian people went to the polls to vote for their future president. The results show that the president-elect, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh again has defeated his  opponents. The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) notes however that The Gambia does not have a political environment conducive … Læs mere The 2011 Gambian Presidential Election

Human Rights Journalists appeal

Human Rights Journalists appeal for 1,800 Danish Kroner for internet connection. The Network of Human Rights Journalists (NHRJ) in The Gambia lacks money and cannot pay its wireless Internet connection subscription for the last quarter of 2011. The network is a charitable but poor organization of committed, hardworking and creative journalists, set up to promote … Læs mere Human Rights Journalists appeal

Gambia Press Union pays for the release of board member

The Gambia Press Union paid in November 100,000 Dalasis (approximately 3,300 US Dollars) for the release of GPU board member, Mr. Saikou Ceesay, who works for The Daily News. Mr. Ceesay was arrested due to the fact that he stood as a surety for another journalist, the former Daily Observer Sports editor Nanama Keita, who … Læs mere Gambia Press Union pays for the release of board member