PS Lamin Camara of MOICI talks about the development of ICT in The Gambia during the
Innovation Digital Africa Summit in The Gambia -- March 25th to 27th 2014
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GOVERNMENT DENOUNCES THE TERRORIST ATTACK ON STATE HOUSE
The government of The Gambia Wednesday evening issued a startling statement that exposed how the December 30th terrorist attackers on State House planned to destabilise the country.
The three-page statement further exposed how the terrorists planned to kill service chiefs and other individuals as well as launch attacks on key government installations such as; the Central Bank of The Gambia building, Kotu Power Station, Gamtel House and the Denton Bridge.
The full statement is reproduced below verbatim.
“On Tuesday, 30 December, 2014, at 2am GMT, the State House was attacked by a well-equipped, well-funded group of Gambian terrorists living in the U.S.A, U.K, Germany and Senegal with support from their collaborators abroad with sophisticated automatic machine guns and assault rifles.
Five of these attackers launched their assault from the main gate of the State House by the Albert Market while the three others attempted to enter through the rear gate by Marina Parade.
MOICI in Partnership With ITU Organise Workshop on Regulatory Auditing and Cost Modeling in Sub-Saharan Africa
Government through MOICI in partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organized a five-day workshop on “Regulatory Auditing and Cost Modeling in Sub-Saharan Africa,” that took place from the 19th - 23rd August 2013 at the Coco Ocean Resort and Spa.
Being the first of its kind in The Gambia, the ITU workshop was initiated by its Harmonization of the ICT Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa (HIPSSA) project. The project’s objective for the five-day
Commonwealth Technical Assistance Geared Towards the Formulation of a Holistic National Strategy on Cyber Security.
A two-man consultant team from the Commonwealth Cyber Crime initiative was in the Gambia for a one week scoping mission (June 24th to 28th), with a view of coming up with legal measures to create a cyber security strategy.
According to the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Technical, Mr. Lamin Camara, “This visit is a timely one. The Gambia being already a member of the African Union Convention on Cybercrime would