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Focus on The Gambia: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang at the conclusion of a visit to The Gambia

By: Momodou Camara (ACCA) On 16th May, Mr Tao Zhang, the deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement at...

Transparency supports business Tanzania was East Africa’s strongest democracy then came ‘The Bulldozer’

By: Momodou Camara (ACCA) Tanzania's president has put fighting corruption at the centre of his agenda. But is it worth the suppression of civil liberties?...

Re: talk rice vs. rice talk-where are the basic commodity subsidies?

By: Momodou Camara (ACCA) Fit has been almost one year since President Barrow and his Team in the Cabinet poured millions by way of tax...

Africa economic outlook

By: Momodou Camara (ACCA) Africa is not hidden. Its shining light is seen in its people, their entrepreneurship, creativity and intellectual accomplishments. But you rarely...

IMF COUNTRY FOCUS -The Gambia: 2017 Article IV Consultation and First Review Under and Extension of the Staff-Monitored Program with The Gambia-Press Release;...

By: Momodou Camara (ACCA) Summary: Following the historical transition to a democratically elected government in January 2017, the new administration has had to contend with a...

Country economic outlook

By: Momodou Camara (ACCA) Good Morning Gambia and welcome to MONEY & MARKETS, a Column we wish to stage each week here on the STANDARD...

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Gambia gets $3M grant to develop capacity of local governments

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Police say reported kidnappings are false

Press release The office of the Inspector General of Police has noted with concern information going round social media platforms about missing persons including adults...

Government condemns murder of UTG student

Press Release The Ministry of Interior strongly and categorically condemns the tragic murder of 25 year old Gambia University student, Kebba Secka in the hands...