• Gambia: Gambia to sell four planes obtained under previous govt’s watch – Finance Minister

    The Gambia’s Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Amadou Sanneh, has announced the government’s plan to sell four aircraft obtained at the time of the government of former President Yahya Jammeh.The Minister made the announcement to lawmakers, when he presented the revised 2017 draft estimates of revenue and expenditure (the revised national budget) of the Gambia government, to the National Assembly in Banjul on Thursday. Selling the planes, which are believed to be parked at Banjul International Airport, and four landed properties situated in the Tourism Development Area, before the end of this year, is expected to generate D471 million (more than $10 million) which would be put in state coffers to address the economic challenges the new government inherited...

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