Minister Fabureh pointed out that poverty in the Gambia is mostly concentrated in rural areas largely characterized by fragile ecosystems. She said areas along the Gambia River are endowed with natural sources but continually degraded and lack acceptable infrastructure and public companies.

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist at the agency says that worth discount within the space of web tariff has been realized, though affordability stays a challenge which makes it past the reach of average Gambian. Sulayman Gaye, the Customer Care Supervisor of telecoms service provider, Comium admits that considering the earning of an odd Gambian, the cost of internet is still a bit expensive. However, he mentioned the value of the internet goes down drastically in comparability with a decade ago.

Despite complaints about the fee, Musa says the standard of the providers is maintaining and growing Africell’s customers. Also within the list of referees and assistant referees is Abdul Azziz Bolel Jawo who is also on the CAF advantage listing nominated as assistant referee for the Championship. Three times Gambia-born CAF referee of the year, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the many listing of CAF preferred short record of referees for 2020 CHAN event in Cameroon. Jeffang has a Diploma in Journalism from Media Academy for Journalism and Communication , where he’s at present pursuing his Advanced Diploma programme. Jeffang is a passionate advocate for the rights and welfare of media employees and currently serves as the president of Young Journalists’ Association of The Gambia . He nonetheless cautions that to maintain up these low tariffs, PURA and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology must decrease the costs of licenses and tariffs to accommodate this progress and assist the gamers out there. At continental entrance, he also officiated the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations last between Ghana and Cote D Ivoire.

In a country where many people live on hand-to-mouth system, average monthly revenue spent to buy cellular information or broadband packages value more than the whole salaries of lots of full-time workers. Internet utilization has grown tremendously in The Gambia over the previous decade. Smartphone penetration has spiked, resulting to the growth of cellular data. Most of the native web customers at present entry the web through their phone information. Comium Building along Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is remitted to manage internet service suppliers and their services.

The Minister accompanied by her Permanent Secretary Momodou Mbye Jabang briefed the organisation concerning the status of agriculture in the nation.

These areas based on the Minister are inhabited by meals insecure communities, malnourished children, women and young people which are largely susceptible to local weather change. She noted that these challenges are amplified by weak public establishments and personal service operators, excessive population progress, low agricultural productiveness, and restricted access to sources.