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Posted by admin on July 5, 2016

GPU declares 2016-2026 as decade of campaign for press freedom

SaikouThe umbrella body for Gambian journalists, the Gambia Press Union (GPU), has declared 2016-2026 as the decade of campaign for press freedom and freedom of expression in that West African country.

Mr Saikou Jammeh, the Secretary General, announced this declaration on May 28, during his organisation’s national day of unionism. (more…)

Posted by admin on July 5, 2016

DPS Jones presides over launch of code of conduct for journalists

Mr Malick Jones, the deputy permanent secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure, presided over the official launch of the code of conduct for journalists in the Gambia.

This was on Saturday May 28, at a local hotel where the Gambia Press Union (GPU), a not-for-profit umbrella body for Gambian journalists, convened a national day of unionism. The event also featured (belated) commemoration of World Press Freedom Day 2016 and maiden National Journalism Awards. (more…)