* The nine-member Board of Gamtel comprises of Katim Touray, former managing director of Gamtel as chairman and Mustapha Njie (TAF), as vice chairman of the new board. Other members of the new board include Foday Ceesay, acting Chief Executive Officer of Gamtel/Gamcel; Ebou Ceesay, acting chief technical officer of Gamtel; Banding Sillah, acting chief financial officer; Muhammed Jammeh of the University of the Gambia (UTG); Lawyer Cherno Marenah of the Attorney General's Chambers; as well as two permanent secretaries from the departments of state for Communication and Finance.

* The Minister in the office of the President in charge of Information Communication Technology (ICT), Science and Technology Professor Romain Murenzi on Friday won an Africa ICT achievers award in recognition of his dedication to the proliferation of ICT in Africa.