Coffee Time With Peter Gomez

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 31 August 2022

  1. More rain forecast for flood-affected Gambia
  2. Gambian Red Cross takes care of rural victims of July flash floods
  3. Gambian fishermen cry foul over Chinese trawlers and “greedy” Gambian inspectors
  4. Gambian vet and animal welfare activist denies outbreak of lumpy skin disease in Gambia
  5. Government calls press conference on controversial Banjul Rehabilitation Project

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 30 August 2022 – Hour 1

  1. Is Gambia still only country in world on track to meet climate agreement goals?
  2. NDMA and UN partners visit flood victims in URR
  3. Essayist Alagie Barrow on Government officials and politicians who are only about the ‘peace and security’ of their positions
  4. Q&A with Gambian scientist who co-developed AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 30 August 2022 – Hour 2

Q&A with Minister of Information, Hon. Lamin Queen Jammeh, and Government Spokesperson and Presidential Adviser on Diaspora Affairs, Ebrima G. Sankareh

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 29 August 2022

  1. Gambian authorities intercept vast quantities of illegal logs amid timber export ban, Minister vows to punish all involved
  2. Japan pledges $30b in African aid and investment as Barrow calls for start-up support
  3. Germany declares support for Gambia’s case against Myanmar at ICJ
  4. Nawec trains staff in bid to improve customer service
  5. Pakistan declares state of emergency, blames deadliest floods in more than fifty years on climate change

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 26 August 2022

  1. Education Ministry denounces regional examining body over ‘partial’ Grade 12 results
  2. News in brief
  3. Dealer in three-wheelers announces intention to seek KM mayorship
  4. Research group launches initiative to encourage participation in local governance
  5. MP lifts youth spirits with donation of football materials to teams in flood-ravaged Banjul North
  6. Management consultancy to hold first-ever ‘recognition event’
  7. Friday Commentary

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 25 August 2022

  1. Gambia’s Attorney-General on UK Government’s declared intention to intervene in Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the ICJ.
  2. GTBoard DG reacts to Swedish tour operator’s cancellation of winter package to Destination Gambia
  3. Wife of Sports Minister repays per diem moneys paid for her to accompany her husband to sporting events
  4. NDMA swats aside allegations of discrimination in flood relief distribution
  5. GRA helps more businesses to understand the tax system
  6. Nawec power manager discusses capacity at the utility company

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 24 August 2022

  1. Agency charged with protecting our food from unsafe chemicals says it can’t eliminate risk of exposure to food additives
  2. Banjul North MP blames flooding on failure of faulty pumping station
  3. Tobacco Road flood victims angry at ‘lack of help’
  4. Rare praise for commercial transportation

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 23 August 2022 – Hour 1

  1. Update on national flood relief effort
  2. Former Banjul North MP calls for immediate moratorium on housing and business development in flood-affected “Tan-Bi” wetland
  3. WASSCE Results 2022: Alagie Barrow opinion
  4. Ecowas Parliament openly criticises corruption and vows legislation to bar Presidents from seeking a third term
  5. Author of book on Gambian national anthem weighs on ‘poor’ WASSCE results

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 23 August 2022 – Hour 2

Q&A with Minister of Information, Hon. Lamin Queen Jammeh, and Government Spokesperson and Presidential Adviser on Diaspora Affairs,
Ebrima G. Sankareh

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 22 August 2022

  1. Planting trees to tackle flooding and other climate disasters in the Gambia
  2. Health authorities promote hand hygiene practice in communities at risk of waterborne diseases
  3. Health Director satisfied with progress of latest Covid-19 vaccination campaign
  4. Public Service Minister on critical planning meeting
  5. Wallidan wins GFF season-ending Cup.

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 19 August 2022

  1. Process to acquire new e-birth certificate and health insurance card frustrates citizens
  2. UN sends experts to coordinate Gambia’s response to flooding disaster
  3. GRA boss addresses Hadim Gai tax gossip
  4. Yankuba Darboe harps on benefits of GRA digitalization
  5. GCCI sets stage for September AGM
  6. Friday Commentary

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 18 August 2022

  1. Grade 12 exam results released but PS says more awaited
  2. Gambia’s chief tax collector calls for review of tax incentives for big companies amid falling tax revenues
  3. Minister extols ongoing reforms at new Public Service Ministry
  4. Transport Minister tells CTWPG government is alive to commuters’ plight and working towards adding new buses by year’s end
COFFEE TIME – 18 August 2022

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 17 August 2022

  1. Ecowas parliamentarians meet in Banjul seeking to give new impetus to regional integration
  2. Gambia’s sole female judoka may have yet to taste international success but Maimuna Camara very pleased with progress
  3. Explosions and fires in ammunition depot in Russian-annexed Crimea
  4. Former Australian PM apologises over secret appointments as pressure mounts to force him out of parliament
  5. Regional rents rise as house values fall
COFFEE TIME – 17 August 2022

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 16 August 2022 – Hour 1

  1. Animal welfare activist tells government to take urgent steps to protect both people and animals by including the latter in their flood disaster plans
  2. Environment agency boss says frequency of freak and stormy weather a sign of the climate change experts warned about
  3. Kanifing mayor and councillors elect to plant trees in bid to tackle climate change in municipality
  4. Min. of Finance begins stakeholder consultations on 2023 budget
  5. Don’t let your survival be contingent on ruling party support, essayist advises Gambians
  6. ‘Protective’ Gina wants strong support for up-and-coming young athletes
  7. US-based Wurrie Njadoe expects great things in her career as Gambian athlete
COFFEE TIME – 16 August 2022 – Hour 1

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 16 August 2022 – Hour 2

  1. Volunteering students in Turkey delight in two gold medals for homeland
  2. Q&A with Min of Information, Hon Lamin Queen Jammeh and Government Spokesperson and Presidential Adviser on Diaspora Affairs Ebrima G Sankareh
COFFEE TIME – 16 August 2022 – Hour 2

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 12 August 2022

  1. Four soldiers die escorting presidential car; Barrow condoles with bereaved families
  2. UN sends experts to coordinate Gambia’s flood relief effort
  3. Gambia Red Cross details aid for weather-displaced persons
  4. Gambia launches mass vaccination against fifth Covid-19 wave
  5. Female coach gushes about Gambian athletes at Islamic Games but slams event’s organisation
  6. African Beach Volleyball champions Sainey and Mbye on Qatar ‘courtship’
  7. New UN Special Rapporteur on Torture discusses way ahead
  8. Friday Commentary
COFFEE-TIME -12-August-2022

Coffee Time With Peter Gomez – 11 August 2022

  1. The health risks of the Gambian floods
  2. Victims narrate stories of encounters with snakes and crocs
  3. NDMA to work with UN disaster relief agencies OCHA and UNDAC
  4. Former Banjul North MP speaks on Tobacco Road inundation
  5. Cost-of-living protests turn deadly in Sierra Leone
  6. Kenya awaits as votes counted in presidential election
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