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Gambia-BP Oil Deal: A Breakdown of What Happens Next

The Gambia on Tuesday finalized two agreements, including the Deeds of Agreement and Joint Operation Agreement with British Petroleum (BP) for the exploration of Block A1 offshore. The latest development gave BP the green light to start the oil exploration of the Block. This followed the initial signing of a formal exploration agreement between…
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Robbery of Woman by Taxi Driver Leads Gambian Software Engineer to Develop App for Safer Taxi Experience

The conventional way of hiring a taxi in The Gambia is that you stand by the road, stop a passing taxi, tell the driver where you’re going, negotiate the price and within a few seconds, you’re onboard and being driven to your destination. You hardly have any idea who your taxi driver is. You know nothing about him. Chances are that if your safety…
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As Gambia’s Groundnut Production Declines, Experts Call for Shift to Alternative Remunerative Crops

Experts in agriculture and economy have stressed the need for The Gambia to explore alternative remunerative or additional cash crops as the production of the traditional export crop - groundnut - continues to steadily decline.About three decades ago, The Gambia was one of the highest exporters of groundnut in the sub-region. That trend has been…
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