Monday, 24 September 2012

4 YJAG Members attends media freedom and responsibility training in Ghana

L-R: Ceesay, Faye, Jahateh, & Bah at the Tarmac, Banjul Intl' Airport/PHOTO:Facebook

  By Modou S. Joof / YJAG Member

Four YJAG members on September 16 left Banjul for Accra, Ghana, to attend a two-week intensive course on “Freedom and Responsibility in the Media.”

They are Lamin Jahateh, YJAG Secretary General and an editor at the MarketPlace Business Newspaper, Yussuf Ceesy, Co-opted members of YJAG executive and a reported for The Point newspaper, Binta Bah,a judicial correspondent for The Daily News Newspaper, and Amie Faye, a reporter for the Gambia News & Report Magazine.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Welcome Remarks by Mr. Modou S. Joof, President of YJAG

L-R: Mr. Cherno Jallow, Veteran journalist & Media Consultant, YJAG President Mr. Joof & GPU Vice President, Baboucarr Ceesay: PHOTO/Omar Wally
On the occasion of the 5th Anniversary of the association @ the Secretariat of the Gambia Press Union, William Dixon Colley Memorial Hall, Fajara – Sunday 16th September, 2012 

Monday, 10 September 2012



On 16th September this year, the Young Journalists Association of The Gambia will be five years old and as such the association is to hold a day-long symposium on the day at the new secretariat of the Gambia Press Union, in Fajara, to mark the anniversary.

A news release from the association has it that the theme of this year’s anniversary is: “Promoting Professionalism Through Capacity Building”, and a number of lectures in line with theme are to be delivered on the day by veteran journalists in the country.