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New Executive Secretary appointed to Gambia’s Media Council

The Media Council of The Gambia appoints Bai Emil Touray as the new executive secretary of the independent self-regulatory mechanism. Touray possesses a distinguished record of advocating for the rights and interests of journalists in The Gambia.

The Gambia's President Adama Barrow attends the swearing-in ceremony for Mauritania's newly elected president, in Nouakchott, Mauritania, 1 August 2019, SEYLLOU/AFP via Getty Images

President Adama Barrow puts his seal of approval on ATI law

President Adama Barrow signs The Gambia Access to Information Bill into law, less than two months after the country’s National Assembly passes it.

Leveraging the digital space to combat human trafficking

Through its study of the role of the internet in human trafficking, the African Legal Think Tank on Women’s Rights realised it’s possible to use the same technology to curb the illegal practice.