Regional Training On Responsible Fisheries Begins In The Gambia

By Emeka Umejei – Reporting from The Gambia – A five-day training for West African journalists on policy of responsible fisheries  kicked-off  on Wednesday, September 15, at  Baobab Holiday Resort, Bijilo,The Gambia.  The training is  organised by the West African Journalists Network for Responsible Fishery (REJOPRAO) with the support of the Jade/Syfia Senegal press agency and the European NGO Coalition for Fair Fisheries Arrangements (CFFA). The training seeks to equip journalists in the sub-region with the requisite knowledge and capacity to report issues bothering on artisanal fisheries. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Anicet Laurent Quenum, the communication officer of the... Continue Reading

Publish Date: Saturday, September 18th 2010 | Read Comments

Google launches Wollof web search interface

By Kemo Cham – Internet users in Senegal, Gambia and nearby countries can now do their research in Wollof with the launch of a Wolof Google web search interface. Wollof is the most widely spoken language in Senegal as the second official language after French. It is also spoken widely in neighboring Gambia, mainly in the urban centers, and also in Mauritania. According to the Senegalese Press Agency (APS), the newly launched search interface, dubbed ‘Gëstu ko ci Google’ (meaning check it out on Google), is set out to democratize research on the web for internet users knowledgeable in Wollof.... Continue Reading

Publish Date: Friday, September 17th 2010 | Read Comments