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Presight to fast-track The Gambia’s transformation through digital ID, govt initiative

Digital transformation efforts in The Gambia will get an improvement after the government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with generative AI-powered big data analytics firm Presight to support the country’s socio-economic growth ambitions. The deal, concluded with The Gambian Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (MOCDE) at the Gitex Africa 2024 event last month, aims at […]

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EVIDENCE BILL (electronic evidence) Consultative and Validation Workshop

From the 20th – 22nd May 2024, the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy in close collaboration with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) supported by the Council of Europe embarked on a consultative review and validation workshop pertaining to the Evidence Bill. The aim of the workshop was to incorporate electronic evidence provisions in the

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The Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Hon. Ousman Bah, is attending the CTO Digital Week and DCO 62nd Council Meeting

The Minister of Communications & Digital Economy, Hon. Ousman Bah, is attending the CTO Digital Week and DCO 62nd Council Meeting from 21st to 24th May, in London, UK. Digital Week 2024 will bring together CTO’s members from across the Commonwealth and stakeholders in the technology sector, for a series of activities designed to assist

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The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy in Collaboration with UNECA Conducts a Two-day Validation Workshop on Digital ID and Digital Transformation Strategy

The Validation Workshop for the National Digital ID and Digital Transformation Strategy 2023 to 2028 was held in the Gambia on the 16th and 17th of May 2024 at the Sunset Beach Hotel, in Kotu, Kanifing Municipal Council of the Gambia. The need for Digital Transformation was initiated by the government of the Gambia in

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Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy embarked on a two-day retreat to discuss the Cybercrime Bill 2023

On Tuesday, 14th of May 2024, the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy of The Gambia embarked on a two-day retreat to discuss the Cybercrime Bill 2023 with Members of the National Assembly Select Committee on ICT and Education. The two-day retreat, which took place at the Bakadaji Hotel, was attended by key stakeholders in

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🌐 DTfA/ WARDIP SOP 1 – CONTINENTAL LAUNCH 🚀

Last week marked a monumental moment as the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, alongside esteemed partners, officially launched the Digital Transformation for Africa/Western Africa Regional Digital Integration Program (DTfA/WARDIP)! Among the highlights was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between The Gambia and Guinea, paving the way for the deployment of a second

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Smart Africa Focal Point Forum and Training

As part of the sideline events of the continental launch of the Digital transformation for Africa / Western Africa digital integration program (DTFA/WARDIP) scheduled for Wednesday 24th April 2024, the Honorable Minister of communications and digital economy, Honorable Ousman A. bah opened the 2nd Smart Africa Alliance Focal Point Forum and Training. This event brings

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Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy in Collaboration with ITU Conducts GovStack Deep Dive Workshop

This Ministry in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), through the GovStack Initiative organized a Deep Dive workshop on the approach to digital service design and delivery. GovStack is a multistakeholder, community-driven initiative, focused on accelerating national digital transformation worldwide, and drawing on expertise from contributors across the private sector, civil society, and governments

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Hon. Minister Bah Receives Prestigious Digital Icon Award in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Hon. Ousman Bah, has been honored with the distinguished “Icon Award” at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI) Round Table and Awards 2024 held in Dubai. The accolade according to SWFI is in recognition of the Honourable Minister Bah’s immense contributions and leadership in the digital transformation sector

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🌐Digital Cooperation Assembly Unveils Future Initiatives in Bahrain!

🇬🇲 The Gambia, a proud founding member of the Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO), took center stage as Honourable Ousman A. Bah, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, attended the DCO General Assembly in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. 🎉 The Assembly, a momentous occasion, provided a unique platform to reflect on collective achievements and unveil

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