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Gambia Press Union
We promote freedom of expression, safety of journalists and media development in The Gambia
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Gambia Press Union Jan 21
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Gambia Press Union Jan 20
As part of our safety measures for journalists, we now issue to interested and bona fide members of the Union. More info:
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Gambia Press Union Dec 23
Chairpersons of our gender n welfare committee, programs committee, n ethics committee present the directions of their respective committees for the year 2020. The year-end evaluation offers platform for the to scrutinize the operations and performance of the Secretariat
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Gambia Press Union Dec 22
Our N are on a 2day evaluation retreat to retrospectively look at our performance in terms of the programs and projects that were implemented in 2019 n plan for the events of 2020 n beyond. The idea is to make sure we're always on track serving Gambian media
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Gambia Press Union Dec 18
Prexy of Network of Community Radio Broadcasters said since community radios focus on local issues, they have far more capacity than other radios to enhance development activities at grassroots level.
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Gambia Press Union Dec 18
Rep of DG said the Authority has actively promoted and encouraged the proliferation of community radio stations to the extent that it has waived almost all fees, and relaxed some major requirements related to community radio station applications
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Gambia Press Union Dec 18
Information Minister said govt is 'extremely committed to supporting the media but more so the community radios because they are extremely important and the government has recognised that.'
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Gambia Press Union Dec 18
Replying to @gmpressunion
The objective of the national forum was to promote community media sustainability by influencing legal and policy reforms and sustainably funding mechanisms.
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Gambia Press Union Dec 18
As part of our project on ‘Community media sustainability for sustainable national development’ funded by , we held a daylong national forum to discuss the legal N policy frameworks as well as institutional and political controls imposed on community radios.
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Gambia Press Union Dec 11
Today, we approved 9 grants to report on the national budget n public finance. Each grant is a minimum of D7,000 per story. This was just the first phase. Going forward, applications would be approved on rolling basis.   We can fund up to 20 more stories!
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Gambia Press Union Dec 2
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The 20 participants of the training are from all the community radio stations across the country. It's part of broader efforts to enhance professionalism across all the media platforms in
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Gambia Press Union Dec 2
It's the commencement of a 3day training today for community radio broadcasters on Community Journalism. It is supported by to build the capacity of community broadcasters on the principles and techniques of news gathering in the community.
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Gambia Press Union Nov 25
Today we started the 2nd phase of the training of journalists on the national budget and public finance. The training at Football Hotel in Yundum was organised by the Union and funded by part of a project to promote fiscal transparency and accountability
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Gambia Press Union Nov 23
Thank you for the support.
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Gambia Press Union Nov 23
On Friday, we ended a 2day interactive session with security officers from army, navy, PIU, police, prisons, fire service, SIS as well as officials of the ministries of interior and defence. Discussion centred on and access to info n national security Funded by
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Gambia Press Union Nov 21
GPU reacts to assault on journalists covering the president’s tour The Gambia Press Union has been informed of a disturbing news from journalists covering the ongoing Meet the People’s Tour of President Adama Barrow. THE FULL STATEMENT BELOW:
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Gambia Press Union Nov 21
country director of Gambia said the Institute's support to GPU is part of a project on enhancing fiscal transparency and accountability in which is funded by the
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Gambia Press Union Nov 21
, the trainer on budget and public finance reporting from Ghana, said when the finance minister presents the budget, the task is then up to journalists to take the budget to the people by breaking down the jargons and explaining the issues and their implications
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Gambia Press Union Nov 21
President said the national budget touches on everyone’s lives and livelihood, and also have a bearing on the democratic process of the country. Therefore, journalists should have the capacity to follow through the process from inception to execution
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Gambia Press Union Nov 21
Yesterday Wednesday we started a 4day training for a total of 30 journalists from the print, electronic and online media on how to effectively report on national budget and public finance. It's supported by
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